7.62x51 Starlight tracer LC 93


#1

Brass case, copper or copper plated steel jacket, green over white tip, headstamp is “LC 93”. I do not know if the headstamp contains the NATO cross in it or not, as I am relaying second hand information and the pic I have seen is of the cartridge only, not the headstamp. This cartridge was also reportedly linked 1:10 with ball ammunition. The color code on the tip is that of the M-160 Frangible load, but the projectile material is wrong. The tip color also looks authentic, not “faked”. I’m thinking that this is one of the “Starlight” tracers maybe?

AKMS


#2

This is one of the ‘Starlight’ tracers - I think it’s correct designation is ‘7.62mm Dim Tracer M276’. That’s what mine’s called anyway!
Jim


#3

It’s a starlight tracer. The example (+) LC 93 I have has GM jacket, brass case and primer. I also have similar marked cartridge with the hs (+) LC 70 but with a GMCS jacket. This definitely a tracer as I also have a sectioned round. I’ve heard somewhere that the color markings on this one were a marking error. I’d be interested to know if anyone can confirm or deny this.