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Wagontrainer
May 05, 2016, 22:10
Was wondering if it would be safe to shoot Military Surplus(Greek,FN) 30.06 ammo in a Browning Medallion Bolt action?

4x401
May 05, 2016, 22:38
Hell. Yes.

Aeroscout
May 06, 2016, 02:02
Hell. Yes.

Nuff say'd

Wagontrainer
May 06, 2016, 07:34
Thanks, I just acquired one and have some Surplus ammo set aside and wanted to make sure It would be safe.

yovinny
May 06, 2016, 11:27
FWIW, most Greek is head stamped 'HXP'...
A 'FN' head stamp would be Belgium and anything dated 58' or newer is non-corrosive and good to go.

Wagontrainer
May 06, 2016, 16:48
FWIW, most Greek is head stamped 'HXP'...
A 'FN' head stamp would be Belgium and anything dated 58' or newer is non-corrosive and good to go.
Thanks I will check them out

fnogger
May 06, 2016, 19:06
Be aware that you may have hard(er) primers, and perhaps not the worlds best accuracy...

But certainly safe.

Wagontrainer
May 06, 2016, 22:20
Be aware that you may have hard(er) primers, and perhaps not the worlds best accuracy...

But certainly safe.

Accuracy not a problem,I can't hit the broad side of a barn.

randy762ak
May 08, 2016, 21:54
FN--58--61 is very accurate as is OJP 50-60's both berdan primed !

pre1989
May 08, 2016, 23:26
Just as noted with surplus ammo make sure it is not corrsive and that there is a chance it could have hard primers on it making it harder to touch off

And of course I dont see this happening with that ammo but make sure your looking out for hangfires and such ..