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|06-04-2007, 07:01 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2005
10 year old Hercules Herco
I recently bought 4 lbs of Herco for about 10$.
This stuff is about 10 years old. It was stored in a guy's reloading room, which was cool and dry. For the price I couldn't pass it up. Even if it is not any good I'm not out much. My question is, do you suppose it is still in good condition? It looks good, smells good, tastes good. I don't just don't have time to reload any for awhile, and I was just wondering.
|06-04-2007, 03:56 PM||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
As long as it smells okay (Sweet AHHH So Sweet, Excuse me ) and appears okay, I would say load a few and see how it shoots!!
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|06-06-2007, 11:59 PM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Upper left coast, propping up Washington
Most powders smell like ether. If it smells much different than that (the only word I can think of is "acrid"), and/or you notice any discoloration/reddish brown kernels and maybe dust of the same color wafting up when you open the container, it's "turned" and you should just use it for fertilizer. If it looks and smells like gunpowder, go for it. The stuff can last decades if its been stored properly.
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