Aussie Ammo .22LR

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Aussie Ammo .22LR

Post by bladeracer » 13 Jul 2020, 3:48 pm

An American posted this on FB today!
I went through cases of this stuff in the 80's, never seen it since.
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Post by bigrich » 13 Jul 2020, 4:21 pm

i remember that ammo . should have some empty boxes in a draw somewhere . right next to empty "redheads" match boxes :lol:

anyone remember the matches that dick smith brought out ? he called them "d**kheads" :lol: what a character and top aussie bloke :thumbsup:
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Post by southwest shooter » 13 Jul 2020, 5:41 pm

Cool .
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Post by bladeracer » 13 Jul 2020, 6:59 pm

bigrich wrote:i remember that ammo . should have some empty boxes in a draw somewhere . right next to empty "redheads" match boxes :lol:

anyone remember the matches that dick smith brought out ? he called them "d**kheads" :lol: what a character and top aussie bloke :thumbsup:


If you find them I would love an empty box just for the nostalgia :-)
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Post by marksman » 13 Jul 2020, 7:10 pm

l may have a box in the gun room l think, l do remember using that ammo,

here's another old aussie 22 rimfire ammo

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Post by bladeracer » 13 Jul 2020, 7:18 pm

marksman wrote:l may have a box in the gun room l think, l do remember using that ammo,

here's another old aussie 22 rimfire ammo

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Yep, I have a box of the same stuff, but I'm down to just a couple dozen rounds.
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Post by deanp100 » 13 Jul 2020, 8:20 pm

marksman wrote:l may have a box in the gun room l think, l do remember using that ammo,

here's another old aussie 22 rimfire ammo

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That was the first round I ever fired. I think I was 6.
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Post by animalpest » 17 Aug 2020, 3:37 pm

Yep, got a couple of boxes of that too. It was my grandads, and I am over 60 myself!!!
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