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No_1
03-14-2017, 05:32 PM
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p206/no_one_photos/IMG_9995_zpsgeomdwmn.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/no_one_photos/media/IMG_9995_zpsgeomdwmn.jpg.html)

C. Latch
03-14-2017, 05:42 PM
This entire forum is going to be very, very neat.

BUCKEYE BANDIT
03-14-2017, 06:16 PM
190530Dang,found some of these too, Don't tell me I'm getting OLD !! .

JonB_in_Glencoe
03-14-2017, 06:29 PM
I did a swap with a fellow member a couple months ago...so these are gone.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu127/JonB_in_Glencoe/empty%20commercial%20%20rifle%20ammo%20boxes_zps1v kqdodk.jpg (http://s640.photobucket.com/user/JonB_in_Glencoe/media/empty%20commercial%20%20rifle%20ammo%20boxes_zps1v kqdodk.jpg.html)

Hogtamer
03-14-2017, 08:23 PM
Is that 540 can full?

No_1
03-14-2017, 08:58 PM
Is that 540 can full?

Yes it is as well as the Red Dot & H110.

OS OK
03-14-2017, 09:18 PM
190561

oneofsix
03-14-2017, 09:30 PM
I'm a newb so trying pics of mine...pardon the messy desk. The Red Dot can is unopened, the 296 can I believe is unopened too, it feels full.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170315/b4dc8c67b8bb9ee5c6dffb0d3e368db0.jpg

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RP
03-14-2017, 09:38 PM
Some are full some have been long gone
http://http://i244.photobucket.com/albums/gg31/Ricky1965/P3140013_zpsxp6352a1.jpg

JimB..
03-14-2017, 10:24 PM
I do hope this thread continues! Nothing to share yet, but working on it.

rking22
03-14-2017, 10:53 PM
OK, like this thread, but lots of those look like some I load out of right now! I've shot bullseye and Unique that is older than I am :)

therealhitman
03-14-2017, 11:47 PM
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l22/THEREALHITMAN/20160918_154010.jpg

54bore
03-15-2017, 09:10 AM
Neat to see the old cans! My dad has a small cache of old Goex 2F unopened cans, Everything is plastic bottle stuff now days

dg31872
03-15-2017, 09:28 AM
OS OK, I like that idea. I have a old can of Unique from the early 60's (?) that I will add a lamp just as you did.

JonB_in_Glencoe
03-15-2017, 10:03 AM
OK, like this thread, but lots of those look like some I load out of right now! I've shot bullseye and Unique that is older than I am :)
Most of the cans I posted, were purchased during the recent shortage and were used in the last couple years and/or transferred to modern black plastic powder containers...which are more user friendly.

OS OK
03-15-2017, 10:54 AM
Oldies...

190600

waarp8nt
03-15-2017, 11:49 AM
One of my favorites because it belonged to my Dad's collection and he has long since passed. I do not know the history, but assume it predates his use.

190605

Outpost75
03-15-2017, 11:56 AM
Here are some I am still using

190606

OS OK
03-15-2017, 12:08 PM
! Love that Bullseye Keg...all it needs is a picture of Wylie Coyote with a cannon fuse in his paw...getting ready to fix that blasted Road Runner!

JonB_in_Glencoe
03-15-2017, 01:38 PM
! Love that Bullseye Keg...all it needs is a picture of Wylie Coyote with a cannon fuse in his paw...getting ready to fix that blasted Road Runner!
LOL ...and "Acme powder company"

mold maker
03-15-2017, 03:21 PM
These pictures and the narrative are making me feel even older. I have many of them and some are still full, with prices that astound me today.
My large paper tube of green dot has a $13.79 price, for 8 lbs. There are four W 296 full cans marked $3.77.
So far they're all still just like new.

Reverend Al
03-15-2017, 03:50 PM
Part of my small collection ...

http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd466/Reverend_Al/Powder%20tins%20Large_zpsssdosi6q.jpg (http://s1221.photobucket.com/user/Reverend_Al/media/Powder%20tins%20Large_zpsssdosi6q.jpg.html)

BorderBrewer
03-15-2017, 03:53 PM
Here's an oldie and it's still full.

190628

kmrra
03-15-2017, 05:49 PM
Most of these re full and no signs of degradation, all given to me by a friend
190640

C. Latch
03-15-2017, 09:42 PM
I get "invalid attachment" notices when I click on these two links.

Let's try this:
These are empty:
190674

These are half-full and still used:

190675

I sold several UNopened cans of Herco and 2400 to another member last week. Maybe he'll see this thread and post pics.

beemer
03-15-2017, 10:56 PM
These pictures and the narrative are making me feel even older. I have many of them and some are still full, with prices that astound me today.
My large paper tube of green dot has a $13.79 price, for 8 lbs. There are four W 296 full cans marked $3.77.
So far they're all still just like new.

mold maker, remember Charlie's Bait Shop in Conover.I have a square can of BE with Charlie's sticker marked $2.65. When I was young it was a magical place.

Dave

z4lunch
03-16-2017, 08:40 PM
Here are the few that I have... The Red dot is the only one that's empty.)
Steve

GOPHER SLAYER
03-17-2017, 01:24 PM
Here are a couple of oldies.

copdills
03-17-2017, 07:06 PM
very nice

54bore
03-20-2017, 04:42 AM
Another pawn shop find

191164 191165

Kent Fowler
03-21-2017, 05:06 PM
Still haven't figured this one out, but I'm suspecting it's either English or French




191346

jhaston
03-21-2017, 07:20 PM
191357

quack1
03-26-2017, 05:22 PM
Most of the cans I posted, were purchased during the recent shortage and were used in the last couple years and/or transferred to modern black plastic powder containers...which are more user friendly.

That's funny, I do just the opposite. When the round plastic cans started showing up, I started saving all my metal IMR cans and transferred the new powder into them. The rectangular metal ones take up less space in the powder cupboard.

EMC45
03-27-2017, 11:27 AM
I have a few of the little square Hercules tins that still have the sheet metal seal around the cap. I plan to open them and load with it.

Bent Ramrod
03-31-2017, 08:34 PM
I prefer the square ones. They pack better into square boxes than the round plastic jars. For some reason, I don't have the heart to toss them out, either, while the round jars, filled with water, make great plinking targets.

192290 192291

192292 192293 192294

Bent Ramrod
03-31-2017, 08:41 PM
Here's some more.

192295 192299

192303 192304 192305

The Elephant and Swiss cans are not all that old, but definitely in the realm of "gone but not forgotten."

The subtle (or not) differences in the labels of cans of the same powder will no doubt excite the "serious collectors" of the future to no end.

10 ga
04-08-2017, 11:59 AM
At one time that Elephant was my go to Holy Black. AND that AL7 in 1962 was what I used to make those 1&3/8 oz baby mag shells, and they would kill ducks a ways away. Still have a couple oz of that AL7 in the powder magazine. 10

243winxb
04-12-2017, 07:12 PM
3 cans with info at link http://s338.photobucket.com/user/joe1944usa/media/2015%20Reloading/3cans_zpsea075cdc.jpg.html