This is a discussion on UMC Ammo within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by dustinfox
I read somewhere that Remington purchased UMC which is now a separate division of the company. I just wasn't sure if ...
March 16th, 2010 12:30 AM
UMC (Union Metallic Cartridge Co.) was indeed acquired by Remington - back in 1912.
Originally Posted by dustinfox
I've used the UMC bulk packs, but I have to say that the "generic" offerings from both Federal (American Eagle) and Winchester (white box) in both .223 and .45 ACP have been more accurate for me.
Re hollowpoints - Winchester, UMC and CCI Blazer offer JHPs in several calibers in their generic ammo lines. But, you don't get something for nothing, and I for one will continue to load the "high priced spread" in my defensive weapons when they are on my person or lying in wait in a defensive mode.
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March 16th, 2010 08:26 AM
Just picked up a 250rd. "Mega-Pack" of UMC 9mm @ WM...$51.97...
~$10.40/50rd. -- Yeah, I'm OK with that.....the Federal Champion is $9.47/50......but my local Wally almost NEVER has it!!
March 16th, 2010 10:57 AM
Our local walmarts just got in 250 bulk packs of 45ACP, and I snagged one, Isaw the elusive big yellow box last year in 9mm and snagged a couple. I am proud of those once a year finds...
I've shot old UMC and newer UMC and never had a problem...
March 16th, 2010 04:42 PM
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