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#1 Sig

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:46 AM

I was lucky enough to find a box of shot shells, thought I would share it with everyone as you do not see them often.

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#2 hawksnest

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 10:29 AM

Beautiful find Sig. Wouldn't it be nice if someone made reproductions so we could shoot a magazine every once- in-a-while. Nice display piece.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 10:34 AM

Hey if anyone ever saw the inside of one of these before was there something holding the shells? Curious because of the tissue paper how they were placed inside.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 11:27 AM

I have two full boxes. Every other round is upside down. That seems to help spave them out without them falling over in the box.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 11:39 AM

Of all the boxes of Shot Shells that I have owned, none ever had tissue paper. The Shells were placed inside, like Fred has described.
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#6 Mario Scarpino

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 11:49 AM

Sig,

Thanks for "finding" my misplaced box of shot shells!!! I forgot where I put those darn things. I'll send you some money for shipping and you can send them home!

Cool deal, hope you got them at a decent price, or did you really "find" them!!!

I've got two mint condition clips for shot shells but only a few shells. And my clips are not for sale, so don't even ask.

Everybody have a great day!

Have you hugged your Thompson today?

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#7 Sig

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 12:34 PM

I knew the tissue paper was not right. Someone in the past did that I think to keep the pressure off of the shell cover itself. I will rearrange them as described the right way, thanks Fred and Lionhart!!

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:05 PM

Those are cool!
Surprising someone does not make them today...
Are any available for .45 pistols?
Do they ruin the rifiling of the barrel?
Neat find!
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:23 PM

They still make shot shells. I don't know who they are, but I've seen some at gun shows. The new ones have a plastic front with the buck shot. I used to have some for my pistol eons ago. Great to hunt bunnies with in .45. Really. I just wonder how they would work in a FA gun.
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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:59 PM

cci currently makes shotshells , should be avilable at your local dealer or he could order them. they dont feed very well in most pistols, so i doubt they would run in a f. a. thompson
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 12:22 AM

The CCI aluminum cased ammo both 45acp and 9m/m luger function fine in
auto pistols,the slide retracts cocks and feeds a fresh round into the chamber.The latest ammo has a long case with a slight crimp at the neck which holds a clear blue plastic wad over the #9 shot. I havent tried it in a Thompson yet but will in the near future and report back.
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 07:24 AM

I recently tried the CCI aluminum case .45 ACP shot shells in a TSMG. Did not cycle in either semi or full. I have a fairly new recoil spring but even so the ammo I normally shoot (Federal Red Eagle) works just fine.

I appears as if the mass of the shot in the CCI loads does not present enough impedance to the bolt/actuator/spring mechanism to fully cycle the action.

The CCI loads do work just fine in the 1911 which also has a rather new recoil spring.
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 08:49 PM

If I recall correctly, didn't a Thompson ad mention that the shot rounds could be used for crowd control, giving the mob a "gentle pelting" of birdshot? ohmy.gif
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Posted 22 March 2004 - 08:51 PM

That would control my mob, I'm not sure how "gently" the "pelting" would be though, smile.gif
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Posted 24 March 2004 - 08:06 PM

Tried the CCI shot loads in a 27-A1 that feeds everything.They do feed from a stick magazine but don't function the bolt. Tried to manually cycle the bolt all I got were jams.
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