Ammo Boxes

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Pielover, Apr 19, 2008.

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  1. Pielover

    Pielover Old-Salt

    Any ideas where you can get hold of surplus 7.62 ball ammo boxes? A friend is looking for one to use as a tool box to mount onto his panniers on his trans alp.
     
  2. Airfix

    Airfix Crow

    High street surplus shops seem to do them.
     
  3. A_Knocker_Till_The_End

    A_Knocker_Till_The_End LE Moderator

    they are an accountable item i seem to remember within uk certainly.

    herrick have thousands of the things lay strewn around.

    all the best.
     
  4. msr

    msr LE

    I don't believe they are accountable, despite the best efforts of the storeman to try and convince me otherwise.

    msr
     
  5. Forks

    Forks Crow

    I've never nicked any off the ranges, but they are never counted or checked so if your really wanted one...
     
  6. They are accountable!

    Ammo accounts on UNICOM automatically issue the box as well as the ammo on the 8227 and expects the box to be recovered afterwards.

    It is a pain in the arse, but not as much as trying to explain the whereabouts of hundreds of ammo boxes to the LSI Team.
     
  7. That is a bit of a heavy tool box to bung on with panniers. OK for in a garage, but way too heavy to be lugging about. He'd rattle a bit with it too.
     
  8. GrumpyGit

    GrumpyGit Old-Salt

    If I had been the storeman trying to convince you that they ARE accountable, I would have simply got the QM to have a word - sure you would have been convinced within seconds then! What makes you think you know better than the storeman?
     
  9. blimey chill out norman!!

    blimey! everyone knows there is two storeman, one you know who does things for 'mates' and the ********!!

    i've got one for me tools and i literally just asked the QM! said it was for tools so i werent lying just he said i'd have to paint it green!
     
  10. Rockhopperst4

    Rockhopperst4 Old-Salt

  11. AT55

    AT55 LE

    Thanks for the pic. Thank God it is the Mk2 version! Think I will save it for my desk top on my compooter. You don't happen to have any pics of of American boxes M2 or M19A1 do you?
     
  12. msr

    msr LE

    What happens to the box? Presumably it is sold as scrap?

    msr
     
  13. guards1231

    guards1231 Swinger

    Ask your PSAO is that not the advice you normally give!!
    Ha Ha
     
  14. Ammoman

    Ammoman Old-Salt

    They get backloaded to Longtown for refurbishment and reuse, or disposal.
     
  15. dingerr

    dingerr LE

    Nooooooooooo! Much of the time the Ammunition Container is more expensive than the ammo it contains 8O