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    Soak them in a bucket of water. Then offer them up for free explaining why you soaked them. No takers toss them in the trash can.
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    Turn them into fishing sinkers.

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    Would water work?

    I've had ammo that was submerged in a flooded basement that went "bang" after it dried out.

    Oil?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emptymag View Post
    Would water work?

    I've had ammo that was submerged in a flooded basement that went "bang" after it dried out.

    Oil?
    Not really. You might get a number of misfires after a prolonged soak but it will not deactivate all (even most?) of the rounds. Bullets and primers are seated pretty tight.

    A penetrating oil like Kroil might work after soaking for weeks but even then you can never be sure. Then what do you do with the ammo?

    Give them to a reloader or spend $15 on a puller. Only safe bet
    Last edited by Delkal; February 11th, 2018 at 05:17 PM.

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    Maybe they will give you a gift card at a gun buy back?

    Then when the cop that pockets them shoots them... "BOOM!" instant karma!

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    Depending on where you live, tossing them in a fire works just fine. There is nothing to support the case so the case bursts. Bullets don't fly anywhere. I wouldn't stand next to it but being 50 feet away is more than enough. Of course, living in a subdivision or city would make that less practical.
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    I am sure there will be someone willing to pick them up and use the components. I would offer them in the classifieds or the pay it forward thread with the disclaimer that they may be overcharged.



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    I have an RCBS hammer around here somewhere, if you bring the stuff to the next Oaks show on Friday I'll take it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by M77MKII View Post
    I have 200 rounds of 40 S&W I need to dispose of.what to do with them.poly coated bullets,don't need to save the brass
    Attend our PAFOA NFA Group Shoot on May 5th and burn your ammo through our H&K UMP-40 machine gun.

    http://forum.pafoa.org/showthread.php?t=329385

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    county sheriff's bomb squad.
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