Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

Spanish 1916 7.62 ammo?

Message
Author
Tuna
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 35
Joined: Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:32 am
Location: New Bern NC
United States of America

Re: Spanish 1916 7.62 ammo?

#16 Post by Tuna » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:57 pm

I am not saying I disagree with you BUT I do remember when these rifles first appeared that the caution was with them not to use standard NATO ammo or commercial .308. It was the importer who stated that the CETME rounds were loaded to lower pressure then the standard NATO rounds. That could have been the case till the German made rifles entered into service and the bolt actions were withdrawn from service. I am only stating what we were told when we had these coming into our shops back in the late 70's and early 80's.

User avatar
Arminius
Registered User
Registered User
Posts: 16
Joined: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:19 am
Age: 58
Location: Vienna
Austria

Re: Spanish 1916 7.62 ammo?

#17 Post by Arminius » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:45 am

Israeli ammo from the 80´s? Might be German … reparations and such.

German 7.62 ammo is rather hot, and features a very thin jacket, to aid partition of the bullet on impact.

If German it will be non corrosive, with Sinoxid primer.

Hermann
Guns. Also classy Women, good beer and fine wines. Did I mention guns? Lots of guns.
A man can never have enough ammunition, books and booze.

Rex_in_OTZ
Junior Member
Junior Member
Posts: 27
Joined: Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:57 pm
Age: 52
Location: Kotzebue, Alaska
United States of America

Re: Spanish 1916 7.62 ammo?

#18 Post by Rex_in_OTZ » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:37 am

I was given a Spanish 1916 7.62 .
So the question is.
If I simply to buy run of the mill 7.62 NATO
Is this goibg to cause damage?
I did aquire some Federal Ammunition
American Eagle specific for use in the M1A.
Would that work?
I have a 7.62 Century Arms converted MAS 49/56 where the quality of this type ammunition would be preferable?

Faintly staped at the muzzle of the Mauser is the importer & firearm
'***EDO SPAIN M-1916'
, ' *AMCO 308W'
I will chalk it for a better photo and post later.
Attachments
20190403_065541.jpg
20190402_075311.jpg
20190402_075136.jpg
20190402_074308.jpg
20190402_073934.jpg

Post Reply

Return to “Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests