Advertise on Northwest Firearms
Oregon Rifleworks
Low Price Guns
Defensive Arts
Southwest Firearms Forum
Buster Beaver Cerakote
Oregon Arms & Ammunition
Landhawk Arms
Sporting Systems
J&B Firearm Sales
Gun Deals
Welcome to Northwest Firearms
Join our community, sign up for free today!
Sign Up

What is THIS ammo??

OP
I
Messages
3
Reactions
7
Thanx for the welcome! Not really ANY primers there, just small holes that LOOK too deep to be "fixed" primers, but I could be wrong. I THOUGHT they might be some sort of grenade launcher rounds, but, out of a 1911, I doubt it. SOMEONE old military buff will recognize them.
 
Messages
4,708
Reactions
11,950
I think that is a mortar primary charge. Morton shells come with the explosive charge and secondary charges all built in. To arm the shell you screw in a fuse of one sort or another and add the primary charge then drop it down the tube.

I believe this because of size, shape, and packing in the box.

I am willing to accept other alternatives.
 
  • Like
Reactions: ron

UPCOMING EVENTS

Speed Steel @ Tri-County
Tri-County Gun Club
13050 SW Tonquin Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, USA
IDPA @ Tri-County
Tri-County Gun Club
13050 SW Tonquin Rd, Sherwood, OR 97140, USA
Casade Mountain Man Show...
Casade Mountain Man Show
The Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272, USA
NRA Pistol marksmanship Simulator Training
Defensive Arts Center
4620 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy C2, Portland, OR 97221, USA

LATEST REVIEWS

  • Curt's Discount Shooter's Supply
    5.00 star(s)
    Bought two guns from Curts over the past 5yrs and quite a few accessories. They have more of the really nice high-end products. I live on the...
    • Helocat
  • Curt's Discount Shooter's Supply
    4.00 star(s)
    Great place good people, transfer fee is a joke.
    • FireArm
  • Northwest Armory - Milwaukie
    3.00 star(s)
    I used to go in often, even when the store is empty its hard to get someone to help, they say just a sec and never come back to you, or are having...
    • FireArm
  • TJ Gun Sales
    5.00 star(s)
    Great shop and decent selection, good for a hunting rifle or Glock , hit or miss on just about everything else.
    • FireArm
  • Money Market Pawn Shop
    5.00 star(s)
    Great place, people and service.
    • FireArm

SUPPORT NORTHWEST FIREARMS