type 99

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by sltxdm11, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. sltxdm11

    sltxdm11 New Member

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    Hello I have a type 99 Japanese rifle and was wondering if anyone knew were I could get ammo for it it is 7.7 mm
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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  3. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    c3 hit the nail on the head. You're probably not going to find a much better deal than that box of Hornady ($26.37 for a box of 20). Not exactly a gun you would go shoot all day, but still not outrageously expensive.
     
  4. RaySendero

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  5. Trez

    Trez Well-Known Member

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    Do you reload? The brass can be made from cut down .30-06... My Type 99 was the main reason I started reloading... I never did have any luck, buying 7.7 ammo.. It was always outta stock, except for norma... and im not gonna pay $40 for 20 rds.. Now that I roll my own, I can shoot the Arisaka all day long for next to nothing...
     
  6. sltxdm11

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    Thanks guys and I do reload but don't have dies for the 30-06 but thanks everyone's help
     
  7. Trez

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    You use the .30-06 brass and cut it to the correct length, then resize it in the 7.7Jap die.. a set of dies will cost about as much as a box or two of ammo... and probably easier to find..