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Discussion in 'General Firearms & Ammo' started by Pilgrim, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    So, I was out at Best of the West this morning to take the new (and by new I mean new to my safe) Marlin 1894 made in 1981. I bought a box of 240g Winchester "Deer and Black Bear" JSP.

    So there I was, loading and shucking away happy as a clam when I noticed this abomination halfway through the box...

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    Luckily, I visually inspect all of the rounds that I pack into my firearms. In fact, my fingers caught the aberration even before my eyes focused on it. Mmmm, mmm, mmm - don't really want to think about what may have happened if I tried to chamber that bad boy.

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    Hey Winchester if y'all are listening. Ya may want to keep an eye on QC.

    On a side note, I bet y'all got pulled in by the title of this post... ya dirty birdies!
     


  2. Jakashh

    Jakashh TGT Addict

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    Call Winchester, get a free box of 44 mag, sell it, profit
     
  3. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Hell no! I'd shoot that free box, brother.
     
  4. Jakashh

    Jakashh TGT Addict

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    I need another .44 mag lol. Preferably a revolver
     
  5. TreyG-20

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    I have seen worse from Winchester premium. Somewhere around here I have a thread from some .380 pdx1 ammo I bought and one case was split all the way down so far that powder was exposed.
     
  6. Ole Cowboy

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    I worked in the Ammo industry at one time and I can assure you that is difficult to do. They do ammo in runs just like painting cars at the factory. If its Thurs the second week of the mo then it must be paint them green day and in that you won't find any yellow ones. Much the same for ammo. What I guess is that the rd may have been from another run and somehow got knocked on the floor and someone picked it up or could have got stuck in the line somewhere and someone pulled and stuck it in the box. You might want to contact Win and just let them know so they can tighten up procedures. We had LOTS of meetings to insure safety and that things like this did not happen. Someone should have been instructed to turn the rd in to a supervisor, rather than put it back in the line...
     
  7. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    I reported it to Winchester along with pics and the lot number. We'll see what happens...
     
  8. macshooter

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    Damn, looks like that case was out of spec/too long.
     
  9. Ole Cowboy

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    be sure and let us know the results...
     
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