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Old September 26, 2012, 09:39 AM   #1
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What is this round?

Does anyone know what this round is? I found it just outside an army ranger training area about 6 years ago. Still have not found anything like it. I'm guessing it is a custom round, but still never seen anything close. The only thing I can make out on the rear of the casing is " L 5 7" and I can not identify the other symbol.
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:43 AM   #2
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Trying to post more shots of it... Doesn't want too. Give me just a moment
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:45 AM   #3
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:47 AM   #4
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:48 AM   #5
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Looks to be a 30.06 blank or 7.62 blank. I'm not good with meter conversion stuff.

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Old September 26, 2012, 09:48 AM   #6
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:50 AM   #7
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Hard to see. I take it that there is no bullet in the cartridge? Might it be a blank round used to propel a rifle grenande or something else?
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:51 AM   #8
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Never thought of a blank... That makes sense being where I found it.
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Old September 26, 2012, 09:54 AM   #9
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It is a blank round for M14 and M60. The 30-06 blanks do not have the nose on the end.
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Old September 26, 2012, 10:07 AM   #10
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Yep, your right, 7.62s.
http://thefiringline.com/forums/atta...1&d=1348671999

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Old September 26, 2012, 12:01 PM   #11
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...a wildcat of some kind that was necked down from a standard rifle case; right?

I think wildcats were more popular decades ago....I have not seen any in magazines or other places for many years...
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Old September 26, 2012, 12:50 PM   #12
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Old September 26, 2012, 03:13 PM   #13
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Pretty standard 7.62 Nato blank. The headstamp should read L C 7 5, from Lake City Arsenal.
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