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norma66
03-09-2009, 10:48 AM
Anybody have any info on lacquered 7.62x39 head stamped 711 87? I'd like to know what it is and the current market price. Thanks in advance.
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JeffM
03-09-2009, 10:57 AM
That sounds like some Norinco that I have, but it has been a while since I've shot any of my stash. I might dig it out of the closet when I have more time this evening to check.

7.62x39 prices are crazy right now, so $0.30/round seems to be what people will pay for it. I'm glad I have a chunk from way back when.

norma66
03-09-2009, 11:01 AM
Damn that was fast. Thanks for the info Jeff!

JeffM
03-09-2009, 9:16 PM
Norinco may not be the correct answer. I just checked mine and it's stamped 71 93.

Actually, from this website, it looks like you have some genuine soviet ammo.

http://www.ak-47.net/ammo/headstamps.html

711 - USSR/Russia

See #30 from the chart here:

http://www.ak-47.net/ammo/chart1.html

yellowfin
03-09-2009, 11:02 PM
What would get some more cheap 7.62x39 ammo back in this country? If we had a different person in the White House, one who wasn't an enemy, could the Chinese ammo ban be lifted and we get some more that way?