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    powder cans old

    Here`s a few of mine.Click image for larger version. 

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    a few more powder cans

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    Cool I like the old cans very interesting compared to most today.

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    this is a great thread I love it

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    Thanks for sharing, these are all really neat!

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    Great! And I thought I had some cans that had been around a long time....

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    wow!! i love the oldies. it is great that some of us saved them in stead of chucking them. keep em cumming!.

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    About 5 years ago I threw a 15 gallon plastic bag full of the old metal powder cans away, IMR, Hercules, Winchester, Remington, etc. . Such a dumb move, I regretted it within days of doing it. A case of spring cleaning getting out of hand. james

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    Neat, thanks for sharing all.

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    Are these cans collectible or do they have any value? I have a few and like sailorman, I have pitched them in the past. Actually still using powder from some of them.

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