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Old October 28, 2012, 01:17 PM   #1
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5.56 brass ?

Who makes the TW72 head stamp ?
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Old October 28, 2012, 01:20 PM   #2
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Twin Cities Ordnance Plant, Minneapolis, MN. The 72 is probably the year.
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Old October 28, 2012, 01:38 PM   #3
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"Initially, the plant was known as the Twin Cities Ordnance Plant but it was renamed the Twin Cities Arsenal in 1946 and finally, in 1963, the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.[4]"
"In 1965, during the Vietnam War, the plant was re-opened for the manufacture of new types of small arms ammunition. It was on standby status from 1976 through 2002."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Ci...munition_Plant
Treat the same as Lake City. Regarding the age, yes 1972. There is still quite a bit of Vietnam era age brass around. I use it without hesitation after inspecting for obvious flaws.
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Old October 28, 2012, 04:06 PM   #4
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Thank you for the replies, I appreciate it
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