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Old 03-22-2013, 04:02 AM   #11
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Might sound a little silly.....but since you said your gun is disassembled, any chance you could post a picture of the round your trying to chamber? It does look a little like a 7.62x54R.
No it's not silly at all. - Hand to Forehead- I did look it up online and it is a 54R. The package isn't labeled and I just opened it up to do the check. I guess you don't get what you ask for.lol

Maybe they'll take them back up at the shop. They sold me the wrong ones.

Thanks for the help folks. I'm going to hide in the corner from embarrassment now for not catching the rimmed case myself.
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No it's not silly at all. - Hand to Forehead- I did look it up online and it is a 54R. The package isn't labeled and I just opened it up to do the check. I guess you don't get what you ask for.lol

Maybe they'll take them back up at the shop. They sold me the wrong ones.
Well.....personally I'd just go out and buy a Mosin-Nagant instead of returning the ammunition. You might also be able to trade someone in your area as well. But I'd try to trade after seeing wether or not the shop will do the switch.
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STOP.

As has been said, you have the WRONG AMMO.

Below are two rounds. On the left, 7.62x54 Rimmed. This is for the bolt action Moisin/ Nagant rifle. The OTHER is 7.62x39. Shorter, no rim, much less powerful, and intended for the SKS and the AK-47 rifle.

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This is NOT a slam- we need all the gun owners we can get- and we cannot afford to lose any of them. Lack of knowledge here can get you hurt. You REALLY need some hands-on guidance from an experienced shooter or gunsmith. There may be some of us in the area where you are. Talk to us, and reach out, my brother.

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Where should I look? I have looked a couple of times but haven't seen anything. Is there a specific place it could be hiding?
My CAI AK also has no caliber markings on the barrel. My receiver is stamped 7.62 x 39

Double check your 7.62... I too think the round in your pics looks much longer and wonder if you did not accidentally buy 7.62 x 54.

Did you try the ammo in your AK Mag? 7.62 x 54 would not fit in the mag let alone the chamber.

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Well.....personally I'd just go out and buy a Mosin-Nagant instead of returning the ammunition. You might also be able to trade someone in your area as well. But I'd try to trade after seeing wether or not the shop will do the switch.
Most excellent idea there kaido,I second this notion!

Lol I know some mosiholics that would love to have an excuse half as reasonable as "got some spare x54r laying around" to go out and buy another mosinz
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Well.....personally I'd just go out and buy a Mosin-Nagant instead of returning the ammunition. You might also be able to trade someone in your area as well. But I'd try to trade after seeing wether or not the shop will do the switch.
That's kinda funny. Wife saw a Mosin at the gun show a couple weeks ago and wanted me to get one. It must be my destiny to own one after all.hahaha
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Haha well there you go, all the more reason to pick one up. I want one for a few reason.....I think the biggest one is to bug my girlfriend. We shot one during the summer and with out the bayonet, she was barely taller then it. Once we added the bayonet, she was, no word of a lie, close to a foot shorter then it.

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