GUN Storing corrosive ammo in an ammo box with a handgun...

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  1. PC Principle

    PC Principle New Member

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    It won't cause any harm to the handgun, right? I opened up my surplus sardine can of 54r today and stored it in a big ammo box I have that also has a handgun in it. I know the corrosiveness comes from the salt in the primer so it should be OK, right?
     
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    You'll be fine. The Corrosive properties come from salts produced as a result of actually firing the rounds, not when they're just sitting there sealed up.
     
  3. PC Principle

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    Cool. I was just alarmed at a very weird smell after I opened up the can. Thanks.
     
  4. Keesh

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    It'll burn your eye out, kid.
     
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    tofuthecourageous OT Supporter

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    smell of soviet russia.
     
  6. Hooligan

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    the ammo will eat through the can it's in.
     
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    I never really post anything on topic or helpful
     
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    smells like victory.
     
  9. PC Principle

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    It's alright. At least you make me laugh.
     
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    I love the smell of old Eastern Bloc ammunition.
     
  11. Slick26

    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Got some surplus 54r on the way to me right now too, w00t!
     
  12. Keesh

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    :h5:
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    Who knows how long it'll take though... AIM Surplus is apparently rather backed up right now. :sad2:
     
  14. Keesh

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    Free shipping from Century with orders over $500

    I just did a group buy for $2,300 worth of 7.62x54 and 7.62x25. Who ever delivers it is going to be pissed :o
     
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    Holy shit. :rofl:
     
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    It always amuses me how similar the smell of US and Soviet milsurp stuff is.

    Smells like statism!
     
  18. Slick26

    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    800 rounds for like $150 or whatever it was is plenty for me. I doubt I'll ever go through all that.
     
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    Damn, son.

    What other calibers are they stocking right now?
     
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