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Found around 100 rounds stamped lc 92 at a yard sale and bought them for $30. Is it safe to shoot them through my colt? They are probably reloads but I'm not sure.
 

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Have your buddy shoot one first.
 

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30 cents a round at a yard sale? Hmmm... I know there is a crazy amount of demand right now, but I wouldn't have spent at 30 cents a round at a yard sale. That is almost retail.
 

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Sounds high to me also. I never shoot unknown handloads. When I find handloads of unknown origin I pull the bullets dump the charge and reload with my powder. It is easy to dbl. charge a .45 ACP the results can be dangerous.:eek:
 

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Look at the primers. LC ammo should have brass colored primers that are crimped in. A reload will probably have a silver colored primer and the primer pocket crimp will be removed. Post a pic of the case head stamp for further.
 

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Pull the bullets and start over. There is a great big UNKNOWN there. I was standing behind one of our officers when his A3 Colt blew up. Colt estimated the chamber pressure at 80,000 POUNDS! They blow guns up intentionally and measure the pressure it took to do it. They had never blown one up that badly.

All because a "friend " gave him some reloads
 

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Pull the bullets and start over. There is a great big UNKNOWN there. I was standing behind one of our officers when his A3 Colt blew up. Colt estimated the chamber pressure at 80,000 POUNDS! They blow guns up intentionally and measure the pressure it took to do it. They had never blown one up that badly.

All because a "friend " gave him some reloads
Some friend...huh?

Yikes!
 

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After reading this, I'll make sure from now on when I go to the range not to accept free ammo......
 

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Reminds me of the Vietnam War. The Americans spread very high pressure "Face Removing" loads 7.62X39 loads in the Congs ammo supplies.
They started to blame the Chicoms for making dangerous AK-47 Rifles. :D
 

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