Don't shoot unknown ammunition rounds
A few days later I took a closer look at it and the case
had "that look" (different case color) of one of those
rounds that use Burdan primers with the two flash holes that
arenâ€™t suitable for easy reloading. Out of curiosity I
decided to pull the round apart and inspect its' component
parts (the bullet, powder, case and primer).
impact bullet puller,
I tried to disassemble the round. I wacked the heck out of
it four or five times and the darn thing would not separate.
I didn't wish to damage my new bullet puller so I stopped
I tried to separate the round again the
next day using more force on the bullet puller. Still the
round would not separate.
That got me to thinking. If that bullet is in there so
tight that I could not separate it with a bullet puller,
then it might be too dangerous for me to shoot. Maybe the
case was crimped too tightly. If so, excessive pressures
could build up during firing leaving me with disastrous
Never shoot any "found" ammunition or ammunition of
unknown origin or ammunition reloaded by others