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a_tack
08-16-2012, 18:37
I have a Smith & Wesson model 637. Someone gave me an old box of Hornady Frontier Cartridges 158gr .38spl +P JHP's. I have no clue how old it is, but the 50 round box has an old price tag on it for $11.99. Is it safe to shoot out of my gun? Here is a pic of the box and one of the cartridges. All rounds look in equally good condition, no corrosion or discoloration. Im just looking to shoot them for target practice, not to carry for self defense, maybe to carry in the woods. Thanks!

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/426769_160287934108678_617523241_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/409576_160288017442003_1700680337_n.jpg

willie_pete
08-16-2012, 18:49
The 637 is a +P gun so you should be ok. +P's are a handful in a J frame though.

WP

FLIPPER 348
08-16-2012, 19:01
yes, shoot them and enjoy

bac1023
08-16-2012, 22:04
...shouldn't be an issue.

4 glocks
08-17-2012, 10:38
Not long ago I shot some 380 ammo from the 1970's. No problems at all.

ca survivor
08-19-2012, 10:54
shoot them and enjoy.

a_tack
08-19-2012, 14:53
Thanks guys!