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Russian 7.62x38R @ Graf's

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Russian 7.62x38R @ Graf's

#1 Post by Zeliard » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:42 pm

OK, so why haven't I been seeing people talk about buying/shooting this?

https://www.grafs.com/catalog/product/productId/24718

Seems like they've been selling it at $4/14 for forever now and I'm amazed they still have it. Did they just buy a boatload or is nobody buying it?

Sure, it's corrosive but it's hard to beat Graf's shipping once you add enough stuff together, so what gives?
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Re: Russian 7.62x38R @ Graf's

#2 Post by 72 usmc » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:04 am

The shells stick in the cylinder and they are a dog to push out. A pain in the butt to push out. Maybe at 10 cents a round it would be ok; it is a hot round. It is Russian. Fiocchi & Hotshot are anemic rounds & expensive. Like shooting a .22 revolver. I get the best results with 32 S&W or 32-20 brass reloaded with a cast lead wad cutter. Just resize with a .30 carbine sizer die. I have better luck with reloaded ammo, but the Russian Nagant revolver is best hung on the wall. Buy a tokarev. That is a real pistol! :clap:

Last weeks gun show had an open tin and the guy could not sell the junk at $3 per small Russian box. I picked up 5 boxes of Hotshot Nagant with PPU marked boxer brass at 50 per box at $5 per box. Not many like those Nagant re built revolvers. I favor Nagant bring backs that did not go through an arsenal rebuild. I rarely shoot mine- just too many better revolvers or autos.
SOG just dumped a ton of the stuff real cheep about 6-9mo. ago at $130 a tin of 1092 rounds. Lots of places sell the Russian Ammo, nice to have a few boxes for display. It is 14 rounds per box, hot, brass case, 1970s dated, corrosive Berdan primer, original Russian military grade ammunition. 7.62×38mmR. So at a buck a box it might sell? :clap: :roll: :lol:
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