7.62x51 Purple Tip


#1

Cleaning out some cigar boxes of misc ammo.

7.62 x 51 NATO

LC 91

Purple tip color

Whatzit?

Thanks

Ray


#2

Complete SWAG from me, but wasn’t there some special IR or NVG only visible tracers put out? Maybe one of those?

Please proceed to spank me experts!


#3

7.62mm M276 Infra-red Tracer.


#4

The paint used for the purple tip is water-based and often fades to a pinkish color.

Dave S


#5

Thanks guys.

Ray


#6

How common are these? I dont have one in my collection, in fact I dont think Ive seen one :(
Anybody with any spares please let me know


#7

Holy Cow, I was right…see, perusing these forums do pay off!