Norinco ammo

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Smitty, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. Smitty

    Smitty Monkey+

    Found a few 1200rnd unopened crates and one open. The open crate is head stamped 311 93 which I believe is lead core, copper washed, and non corrosive but have yet to open the other crates. Anyone have a head stamp chart for the 7.62x39 norinco? Just know I'm not going to be able to leave those crates unopened for too long:rolleyes:

    Also anyone know the current value on this stuff?
  2. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    Don't know about headstamp codes, but back in the day my first Norinco SKS liked the Norinco FMJ ammo pretty well - but the softpoint stuff would hang up when chambering.

    A 'few crates', you lucky man you! [applaud]
  3. WestPointMAG

    WestPointMAG Monkey++

    There is/was a web site for the head stamps on 7.62x39 ammo that is/was very well put together. I will see if I can find again.
  4. Smitty

    Smitty Monkey+

    Good to know. I recently acquired a norinco mak 90 that I plan on feeding this stuff to. Here is a little ammo porn for you;)

    A pic of headstamp

    Thanks, I'll be looking as well.
    uploadfromtaptalk1339539127250. uploadfromtaptalk1339539291202.
  5. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

  6. Smitty

    Smitty Monkey+

    Yep, they are there. I was hoping to find a list with a break down on the ammo itself. Such as core type, corrosive/non, casing, etc...hopefully there is one out therefoosed
  7. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Send me a case...I will take it apart on for you and dissect it .....

  8. Smitty

    Smitty Monkey+

    Hahaha, I believe I'll keep these but thanks for the generous offer:rolleyes:
  9. wrc223

    wrc223 Monkey+

    Smitty, you need to quit trying to be faster than the blades on yer lawnmower.
  10. Smitty

    Smitty Monkey+

    What's that supposed to mean?
  11. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    That's a nice bit of ammo. Plenty good to keep zombies at bay for a minute.

    I'm thinking my SKS is worth about 10 grand. What's that you say? That's enough to buy a barrett. Hadn't thought of that. Lol.

    My rifle kicks like a mule, is hard to sight in and eats Wolf. Good as in point and click. Nothing too fancy. I think I'm getting away from using it myself until I grow a recoil pad on my shoulder. Lol.
  12. a SKS has recoil?
  13. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

  14. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    I fired about 100 rounds through it, then graduated. I beat my shoulder up in the space of a few hours with no breaks and it taught me a lesson. I'm not a beefy fellow with padding, so yeah it got painful. Shot about 20 rounds through my 30-30, then fired 5 shots through my Mossberg 308 and called it quits for the day. So yeah, I'm a big wuss. Lol.
  15. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Yup. :D

    When you shoot until it hurts, the more it hurts the less accurate you become. It is one of the best ways to develop a flinch I am aware of.
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