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Offline afss

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What is the GSR composition of HP ammunition?
« on: December 09, 2009, 03:39:07 PM »
Hi,

Does anyone knows what is the GSR composition of 6.35 mm (25 Auto) HP ammunition?
Could one of the components be Tin (Sn)?
Thank you,
Lior
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Re: What is the GSR composition of HP ammunition?
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2009, 03:59:27 PM »
Another question: Could HP (Hirtenberger Patronen) ammunition have Czech primers? That would explain the Tin! :detective:
« Last Edit: December 14, 2009, 04:02:10 PM by afss »
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Re: What is the GSR composition of HP ammunition?
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2009, 12:33:32 PM »
Hirtenberger is no longer producing ammunition below 40mm (since 2005).
Hirtenberger was also selling licence for production to smaller ammunition companies, so it is possible that smaller company bought components from Hirtenberger (powder, cases, bullets) but used different primers.
According to papers I have, Hirtenberger used same primer type (1206) and same powder (Vihtavuori N310) for .25ACP, .32Auto and .380Auto.

I hope this information will help.

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Re: What is the GSR composition of HP ammunition?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2010, 11:51:23 AM »
Hi Dalibor,

Could you send me the paper you are talking about?
Thank you,
Lior
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