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slowngreen
03-07-2013, 1:34 PM
My dad gave me a magazine he found, has 22 rounds in it, the casings are marked with 05 and 79. Any idea what they are? I was guessing 7.62x39 but not sure, their 2-1/16 long end of casing to end of bullet.

Colt562
03-07-2013, 1:36 PM
any pics?

slowngreen
03-07-2013, 1:41 PM
Heres some...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x193/slowngreen/IMAG0220.jpg
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x193/slowngreen/IMAG0221.jpg
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x193/slowngreen/IMAG0222.jpg

Colt562
03-07-2013, 1:48 PM
Someone said it looks like a East German Practice Round....also is has a plastic core but steel jacketed. Short range ammo

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=7.62x39+05+79

cpiaaq
03-07-2013, 1:50 PM
^^First link in that search brings up an .exe file. Probably a virus.