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Old December 30, 2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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Which one of these...

... Is not like the other ones... Just opened this box of .308 and removed two rounds before noticing, I had to tear the tape off and the box appears in no way to have been tampered with. Brownie points to the first person who catches it

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Old December 30, 2013, 05:41 PM   #2
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223, 222 but something smaller.
Send my prize to me.
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Old December 30, 2013, 05:42 PM   #3
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After thought...I once bought a box of Federal .30-30 and one
bullet was inserted backwards.
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Old December 30, 2013, 05:51 PM   #4
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It was .223, CBC/Magtech slipped a poodle shooter in with my .308

On a good note there were still 50 rounds of .308 in the box, guess I owe Magtech a thank you lol. On the downside I don't own a .223

Brownie points awarded to Smoke & Recoil


Anyone else have something like this happen to them?
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Old December 30, 2013, 05:56 PM   #5
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Never had a wrong caliber. But I did buy a box of new production 8x57 one time that had a nice, shiny, primed casing with no powder or bullet in it.
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Old December 30, 2013, 07:36 PM   #6
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On the downside I don't own a .223
Now I guess you'll have to go out and get a Match AR-15 with a Nightforce scope to go with your free cartridge.
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Old December 30, 2013, 10:00 PM   #7
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^THAT sounds like an excellent idea! Little lady at home would be none too pleased however... If only.
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Old December 30, 2013, 10:09 PM   #8
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Kind of like when you find a macaroni in a box of rigatoni.
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Old December 31, 2013, 02:11 AM   #9
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-had a nice, shiny, primed casing with no powder or bullet in it.
There wasn't printing on the box that said 'some assembly required' was there?
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Old December 31, 2013, 04:19 AM   #10
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Only time I've had something like that happen was with a box of Winchester .44 mag and one bullet was seated the wrong way.
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Old December 31, 2013, 08:40 PM   #11
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I had a box of 45 colts that had the bullets in the cases backwards on two rounds. I called the un-named company( cough Federal cough). The guy I talked to asked for the lot number off the box, my name, address and phone number. Three weeks later a brown van pulls up and I have two brand new 50 round boxes of Fed premium 45 colts.
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Old December 31, 2013, 10:55 PM   #12
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The guy I talked to asked for the lot number off the box, my name, address and phone number. Three weeks later a brown van pulls up and I have two brand new 50 round boxes of Fed premium 45 colts
It would be nice if all businesses followed similar practices when their mistake is pointed out to them
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Old January 1, 2014, 12:31 AM   #13
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Hah, try that with Winchester, tightwads. 5 out of three boxes.

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Old January 3, 2014, 08:45 AM   #14
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Hmmm, makes you wonder how much powder might be in that .223 cartridge?
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Old January 3, 2014, 10:38 AM   #15
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Disturbing thought there Skans... I need to acquire a bullet puller.
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Old January 6, 2014, 02:40 AM   #16
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Kind of like when you find a macaroni in a box of rigatoni.
Or an onion ring on the bottom of your fries from burger king!
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Old January 7, 2014, 07:34 PM   #17
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Bought a 50rnd box of .40 WWB at Walmart. Got to the range and opened the box to find it was half .40 and half 9mm. Walmart said "we don't take returns on ammo so it's not our fault" Emailed Winchester and they asked for the lot number. Gave it to them and they said they heard of no other situations like mine.

Pretty sure someone at Walmart did it. I didn't own a 9mm at the time so I just gave the 9mm to the range officer. He said they would pull the bullets as they did not trust it not knowing if it was overcharged.
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