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Someone has a 1k box of 7.62 Nato ammo in a "rubber box" for $300. Who made/packaged ammo like this? I am currently trying to get info on the ammo but is there something I should watch for? Thanks for your responses.
 

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Research, the only good game in town anymore......

I am currently trying to get info on the ammo but is there something I should watch for?
Yes Dirtyharry,

The headstamp for starters, or maybe a picture of the printing on the case/box if any would help a lot of people here to answer your question.DI5
 

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The 200 round battlepacks are labeled "200 cartuchos" on the thick plastic. Any idea what country has this label?
 

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The 200 round battlepacks are labeled "200 cartuchos" on the thick plastic.
Well, we are getting into the Ballpark with that Dirtyharry.

It could be from Portuguese or Spain.DI5
 

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You are giving a "Whole Lot " to work with Here
 

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Well if it's Spanish or Portuguese is this still good ammo?
 

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Well if it's Spanish or Portuguese is this still good ammo?
Yes it is, both are Excellent Ammo!
Tell us the Head Stamp, if it is BF or FNM it's Portugese, if it is SB it's Spanish!
 

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Euro I'm OK with. However, there have been quantities of 7.62 NATO from Central and S American sources that came with issues like cases splitting and primers cratering. Chilean from the '80's comes to mind. Post some headstamps if you can.
 

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As stated above, we need to see a pic of the case head and/or box it came in.
 

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Euro I'm OK with. However, there have been quantities of 7.62 NATO from Central and S American sources that came with issues like cases splitting and primers cratering. Chilean from the '80's comes to mind. Post some headstamps if you can.
I have never track down South American 200 round battlepacks before. I'm still say it's from either Spain or some Port. and yes both are good.

Some of my past scores....

1, M118LR Lake City from 2003. Top score of 200-13X, on a SR-1 NRA standard 100 yard target, 1-20 round mag only with my NM M1A.
2, German DAG, surplus from 1993, 200-12X.
3, M118SB Lake City from 1963, 200-10X.
4, Radway Green surplus from 1990, 200-10X.
5, M118SB Lake City from 1985, a 199-12X.
6, Australian MF surplus from 1966, 199-10X.
7, Portuguese m/963 surplus from 1979, a 199-10X.
8, M852 Lake City from 1985, 198-13X.
9, Radway Green surplus from 1985, 198-12X.
10, Belgium surplus from 1977, 198-10X.
11, Bosnian surplus from 2003, 198-10X.
12, Radway Green surplus from 1995, 198-8X
13, South African surplus from 1980, 198-6X.
14, Santa Barbra surplus from 1980, 197-14X (Spain).
15, Argentine surplus from 1983, 197-8X.
16, German DAG, surplus from 1976, 197-8X.
17, Austria surplus from 1980, 197-6X.
18, Greek surplus from 1980, 197-6X.
19, German MEN 41, surplus from 1969, 197-6X.
20, Singapore surplus from 1986, 196-11X.
21, Israeli surplus from 1974, 196-10X.
22, Australian ADI surplus from 1988, 196-8X.
23, Bosnian M118 surplus from 2003, 196-8X.
24, Yugoslavia surplus from 2002, 196-6X.
25, Malaysian surplus from 1982, 195-6X.
26, Malaysian surplus from 1983, 194-9X.
27, Lithuanian surplus from 2003, 194-6X.
28, Yugoslavia surplus from 1989, 194-2X.
29, Venezuelan surplus from 1989, 194-2X.
30, Denmark, surplus from 1993, 193-2X.
31, Canadian, surplus from 1970, 192-8X.
32, Chilean, surplus from 1976, 191-4X.
33, Portuguese m/963 surplus from 1978, 190-4X.
34, Austria surplus from 1978, 190-3X.
35, South African surplus from 1981, 189-1X.
36, Pakistan military surplus from 1979. Score of 188-4X.
37, Indonesian surplus from 1985, 187-1X.

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The ammo from Spain has embossed shield like emblems in the rubber of battle packs. The battle pack rubber is thick also. The "rubber" ammo box sounds like it's not a NATO standard. Portugal was a founding member of NATO, Spain was not. In non-NATO standard packaging it sounds more likely to be from Spain than from Portugal.
 

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The only South American surplus I ever bought was half corroded - so bad I wouldn't think of shooting it. The rest shot okay, though.
 
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