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Are these Black Talons?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by cowboyarcher, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. cowboyarcher

    cowboyarcher

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    Got 27 of these in a trade, anybody have an ID? W-W headstamp, brass case. . .

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  2. SJ 40

    SJ 40 Deplorable,Clinger

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    I can't quite see the nose of the bullet but all of the BT's that I shot were loaded in nickel cases. I also do not remember there being any primer sealant used,my guess if they are they have been handloaded not factory. SJ 40
     

  3. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Yes, 230 grain BT's. They were loaded in both nickel and brass cases.


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    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

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    cadillacguns Millennium Member

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    Yes BT, I used .40 issued in both brass and nickle cases.
     
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    banger

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    The cartridge appears to be a "Black Talon", however the packaging does not appear to be original.

    They came in the stiff Styrofoam tray (as used in most Winchester products), or a black plastic "tub" with a softer more flexible type of material, (almost like a closed cell foam).
     
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    Rusty Guns

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    I have a box that was given to me, 357mag.
    They are in a box of twenty box is marked Black Talon.
    They have never been loaded into a cylinder.
    I wonder what they would be worth?
     
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    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

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    Check gunbroker.com and see what the current going rate is.
     
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    banger

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    Ummmmmm. Zombies like eAt BrAins...
     
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    toshbar Timber Baron

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    SCmasterblaster G17 carrier since 1989 Millennium Member

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  12. Mwinter

    Mwinter I'm MilkMan Dan

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    Nickel case = commercial Black Talon
    Brass case = Winchester Ranger Talon (T)
    Same bullet in many instances (10mm/200gr for instance).
    I've seen the Ranger product come in both the crappy crumbly styrofoam tray (more recent) and the neat tray/dense foam cutouts (older production). As for primer sealant, I'll dig some out at home and take a look; if memory serves most of the Ranger Talon stuff I used had reddish sealant at the annulus.