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Old 05-29-2003, 10:18 PM
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waterproofing ammo

Does anyone here try to put somekind of coating on the primer and bullet or would it even be worth it?
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Old 06-01-2003, 07:33 PM
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Re: waterproofing ammo

I dont know for sure at what point guys waterproof their ammo, what I do know is that on a very wet hunt last year the bag I had my ammo in filled with water accidently and for several days. I later took that same ammo to the range and fired them at 300 yards. They all hit their mark and grouped well. I do not know however if that would happen every time. I imagine that it would depend on how tight tolerances are ect..
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Old 06-01-2003, 08:02 PM
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Re: waterproofing ammo

I think Sinclair Intl sells a product for sealing primers. I bought some just for fun and tried it. It looks and smells like fingernail polish.

I don't use it though.

It's just not that wet here in Texas.

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Re: waterproofing ammo

A friend of mine used fingernail polish around the necks and primers of 357 cartrages for use in Bang sticks while scuba diving.
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Old 06-01-2003, 10:26 PM
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Re: waterproofing ammo

So in other words it really isn't worth it. My only reason for asking the question was incase you or your weapon were stuck in the rain for extended periods without worrying if your ammo would still work.
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