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CTW September 15, 2017 18:07

South Korean7.62
 
Anyone ever saw this ammo or tried it. Says boxer primed which is a plus. I just saw it at AIM.
https://www.aimsurplus.com/product.a...+CAN&groupid=6

Fraxinus September 15, 2017 18:34

I'm curious as well.... that being said, for the price on reloadable brass I'm snagging some regardless :biggrin:

762gunr September 15, 2017 19:02

The US Army has fired many millions of S Korean(PSD) 7.62 in training over the last 10 years.
PSD = Poongsan Metal Manufacturing Company Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Apparently PMC, PS and PSD are all from the same plant.

Probably of better quality than the ZQI/MKE that some of use bought by the thousands a couple years ago.

mutter September 15, 2017 19:04

just ordered 4 cans

Thanks for the link and the find.

Good stuff. If I had more money I'd have ordered more.

starbuck September 15, 2017 21:53

I shot up a crap load of 30-06 with that headstamp back in 05 or so. It worked great.

HankC September 17, 2017 19:55

.39/rnd. Who would buy the Malaysian Berdan primed @ .37/rnd now! Does the 83.02 head stamp means made in 1983? 34 yrs old?

moonbat60 September 17, 2017 20:15

I wonder why they sell it. They might need it themselves in the future.

ammolab September 18, 2017 17:10

Quote:

Originally Posted by HankC (Post 4479491)
.39/rnd. Who would buy the Malaysian Berdan primed @ .37/rnd now! Does the 83.02 head stamp means made in 1983? 34 yrs old?

Because they live far from Ohio and the shipping is $34/can. The Korean ammo isn't any younger.

joeyjoejoe September 21, 2017 17:35

Quote:

Originally Posted by moonbat60 (Post 4479496)
I wonder why they sell it. They might need it themselves in the future.

Probably sold and replaced at the 30 year mark.

ammolab September 21, 2017 17:40

Quote:

Originally Posted by joeyjoejoe (Post 4481070)
Probably sold and replaced at the 30 year mark.

Everybody does it....if a war doesn't happen your "war reserves" time out and warehouse space runs out so you sell it (yea for us) or as is popular in Europe, you pay a BUNCH to demil and recycle it (BOO!).

ftierson September 21, 2017 18:09

Quote:

Originally Posted by ammolab (Post 4481072)
Everybody does it....if a war doesn't happen your "war reserves" time out and warehouse space runs out so you sell it (yea for us) or as is popular in Europe, you pay a BUNCH to demil and recycle it (BOO!).

:)

Forrest

HankC September 21, 2017 22:27

Quote:

demil and recycle it
But where are the cheap pulled brass, pulled bullets and surplus powder for reloading?:confused:

ammolab September 21, 2017 22:34

Quote:

Originally Posted by HankC (Post 4481213)
But where are the cheap pulled brass, pulled bullets and surplus powder for reloading?:confused:

RECYCLE, not sold for components. Metals are shredded and sold scrap. Powder is turned into plant food or ashtrays whatever it takes to keep it off your loading bench. Instead of $$$ in from surplus sales govts are spending significant $$$ to demil and scrap.

Stupid!

ftierson September 21, 2017 23:46

Quote:

Originally Posted by ammolab (Post 4481217)
RECYCLE, not sold for components. Metals are shredded and sold scrap. Powder is turned into plant food or ashtrays whatever it takes to keep it off your loading bench. Instead of $$$ in from surplus sales govts are spending significant $$$ to demil and scrap.

Stupid!

I picked up a few cases of loaded ammo of the East German late production of 7.62x39mm M43 ammo just before they decided to turn it all into green products. I still remember the pictures of millions of rounds of ammo being turned into components, including the powder being processed into fertilizer. My heart still aches over all that waste...

The East Germans also paid millions of dollars to have their old Mig-21s scrapped. They could have made much more selling them to aircraft enthusiasts, of course...

Gotta love how governments are so happy to waste your money...

Forrest

mutter September 22, 2017 03:06

My 4 cans just came in today. Fast shipping. Opened 1 can and it looks really good. It is packed in 20 round card board boxes with a card board separator inside and inside a 50 cal can. No rust, very clean, and crimped at bottom of cannelure. Might talk my son into shooting some this Sunday.

tommygun2000 September 22, 2017 04:04

Risking divorce, or maybe just a good beating:rofl:, I may have to just take a day trip and drive my truck up to AIM and back it up to the loading dock, plastic in hand.

On second thought, I'd be charged sales tax so that actually makes the shipping a bit more palatable.

gunplumber September 22, 2017 07:38

I use PMC by the thousands in other calibers (particularly 5.56 62g) and have had my eye on this. I hate it when my supply of a caliber drops below 10k. A local associate is an importer for IMI, and while I bought around 8k of his 5.56, he can't get his .308 below $0.50/rd. So yeah, I'm considering some. Really want to know how it shoots. Koreans have a reputation of "not screwing around" with their military stuff. Something like the threat of death hanging over their heads, makes them take such things more seriously.

KoKodog September 22, 2017 12:49

about Korean headstamps .........

from http://www.cartridgecollectors.org/h...adstampcodes#P


Quote:

PMC - Poongsan Metal Manufacturing Company Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea (probably at the Angang Ammunition Plant). Note that the "M" is shaped like an upside "W"


PMC - Eldorado Cartridge Corporation (previously Patton and Morgan Corp., and Pan Metal Corp. ) PO Box 62508, Boulder City, NV 89006. The PMC headstamped ammunition for ECC has been made in Korea, the Philippines, Mexico and the Repuclic of South Africa.


PS - Poongsan Metal Manufacturing Company Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea (probably at the Angang Ammunition Plant)


PSD - Poongsan Metal Manufacturing Company Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea (probably at the Dongrae Ammunition Plant)

hope that helps .....

Tweek-ak September 22, 2017 17:43

Anyone have a promo code?

hueyville September 22, 2017 18:14

If it's all from same plant PMC is made have never had a bad batch or even single round of PMC and like IMI it's on my list of don't hesitate to press the button if its on a good sale.

ammolab September 23, 2017 20:39

Quote:

Originally Posted by hueyville (Post 4481500)
If it's all from same plant PMC is made have never had a bad batch or even single round of PMC and like IMI it's on my list of don't hesitate to press the button if its on a good sale.

This has to be the shortest post Huey has ever done. Shooting, loading and TYPING...how does he have time to live?

whos2kno September 24, 2017 14:53

Does anybody know does this ammo stick to a magnet?

I need some non magnetic ammo

fuatos September 24, 2017 15:10

Quote:

Originally Posted by whos2kno (Post 4482071)
Does anybody know does this ammo stick to a magnet?

I need some non magnetic ammo

I just checked mine and the magnet DOES stick to the projectile.

whos2kno September 24, 2017 15:49

Pooo

Thanks for the reply

ftierson September 24, 2017 16:01

Quote:

Originally Posted by ammolab (Post 4481863)
This has to be the shortest post Huey has ever done. Shooting, loading and TYPING...how does he have time to live?

:)

Forrest

tommygun2000 September 28, 2017 15:03

Well, I decided I like being married so I only bought 4 cans. Shipped fast and arrived yesterday. Already had 5 cans of Malaysian sitting there from last month's purchase so not bad.

Nice clean stuff. Its all being dumped out of the boxes into the cans loose with a couple of box fronts with the LOT# and date. I despise having to mess with boxes when loading mags or belts so that's the first thing I get rid of, plus they tend to attract and hold moisture

I pulled one bullet, they are sealed with what ever the black sealant of the day was in 1983.

The powder charge is 46.5 grains(weighed on a Dillon digital scale) of a very fine ball powder and its right up to the bottom of the projo, if not compressed slightly.
I tried doing the shake test to hear the powder inside but no go so I pulled one and found out why. There was a little bit of powder that did stick to the inside wall of the case when I dumped it out. This may be from moisture or compaction over time.

All in all, good ammo at a fair price. Someday I'll get that truck up there.:cry:

Hebrew Battle Rifle October 04, 2017 21:13

So, has anyone actually fired any of this ammo yet?

gunplumber October 05, 2017 08:30

Shoot it? Buuuuuuttttttt . . .. . We just want to look at it. And fondle it. Under candle light.


Seriously, I too am waiting for a range report. I usually buy ammo in multiple case lots and want to know how it compares to say, the IMI. Which I can get locally by the pallet but is still too high priced.

whos2kno October 05, 2017 16:21

I'm curious myself

Buffman October 05, 2017 22:32

I've been trying to get someone to sell me a smaller lot for testing :D only need 100 rounds..

Hebrew Battle Rifle October 08, 2017 02:29

I ordered 920 rds from AIMSURPLUS. I suppose that it will be here by next week end. That is assuming that it is actually in stock and ships by Tuesday.

I plan to shoot it in my 3 best performing F A Ls. I have Federal Gold Medal Match ammo in 168 and 175 gr SMK loadings to use as a control group for each rifle. I will test currently available surplus ammo before I test surplus that is no longer available.

I plan to post the results here and across the street.

Buffman October 09, 2017 10:54

Aim is going to send us some for testing :D!

ftierson October 09, 2017 11:43

Quote:

Originally Posted by Buffman (Post 4487720)
Aim is going to send us some for testing :D!

Cool...

Forrest

eternal24k October 09, 2017 12:02

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hebrew Battle Rifle (Post 4487234)
I ordered 920 rds from AIMSURPLUS. I suppose that it will be here by next week end. That is assuming that it is actually in stock and ships by Tuesday.

I plan to shoot it in my 3 best performing F A Ls. I have Federal Gold Medal Match ammo in 168 and 175 gr SMK loadings to use as a control group for each rifle. I will test currently available surplus ammo before I test surplus that is no longer available.

I plan to post the results here and across the street.

looking forward to your results

ftierson October 09, 2017 12:16

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hebrew Battle Rifle (Post 4487234)
I ordered 920 rds from AIMSURPLUS. I suppose that it will be here by next week end. That is assuming that it is actually in stock and ships by Tuesday.


Just as a related aside, AIM usually lists stuff as out-of-stock when it is actually out-of-stock...

Perhaps your experiences with AIM have been different...

Forrest

Hebrew Battle Rifle October 10, 2017 04:13

Quote:

Originally Posted by ftierson (Post 4487740)
Just as a related aside, AIM usually lists stuff as out-of-stock when it is actually out-of-stock...

Perhaps your experiences with AIM have been different...

Forrest

I ordered it on a weekend after an "event." I recognize that there may be some lag time.

ETA: email from aim say WOOHOO!

ftierson October 11, 2017 10:52

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hebrew Battle Rifle (Post 4488052)
I ordered it on a weekend after a "event." I recognize that there may be some lag time.

Makes sense...

I also look forward to your thoughts on it.

Forrest

TenTea October 11, 2017 11:53

Patronized AIM last weekend due to great price for boxer brass.
Yesterday, SG listed some stock of the same ammo for $10 less (for my location) so...I ordered more.
I'm weak, I swear, I'm weak. :cry:

We haven't seen 40 cent (delivered) boxer primed surplus *tree oh ate* for quite some time. At least I haven't ~ don't know about youse guys.
Cripes, we went years with nearly zero on the US market, other than private sales.
I didn't need it, but I wanted it...like money in the bank (basement ;)), I suppose.

Buffman October 21, 2017 22:48

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Buffman October 21, 2017 22:49

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ftierson October 21, 2017 23:44

Cool...

Nice test.

Thanks

Forrest

The Pigpen October 29, 2017 06:06

Thanks for the test buffman.

Anyone else shoot this stuff yet and can provide an opinion?

Hebrew Battle Rifle November 01, 2017 22:39

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Pigpen (Post 4495429)
Thanks for the test buffman.

Anyone else shoot this stuff yet and can provide an opinion?

I've been trying to get to the range all summer without success. I MAY be able to after worship this Sunday.


ETA: Nope! Gotta work. Maybe someday.


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