.30-06 "Peters 30G1906" w/Speer "Plinker"


#1

I think it is a reload, because the primer is raised a bit, but may also be an experimental. Any thoughts?



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#2

Appears to have a Speer “Plinker” half-jacketed bullet. Likely a reload.


#3

An experimental what?
Just a reload.


#4

The .30-06 was for a time called the “.30 Government 1906”, hence the headstamp.

I imagine Peters was an ammunition manufacturer.


#5

Ditto. Speer 100 gr. “Plinker” bullet. When did this bullet first appear in their product line? I’ve used them since the 1980’s as I recall…

AKMS


#6

They’re still makin’ 'em.


#7

I know the Plinker goes back at least to the late 1960s, as I was using them then to load .30 Carbine.


#8

This bullet was announced as “new” in this add dated June 1961:

This one is dated February 1965: