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Laundering Ammo?

This is a discussion on Laundering Ammo? within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; just passed the break in period for my kimber ultra carry II. I bought a 20 pack of the Federal .45 Hyrdo-shok 230gr. rounds. any ...

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    .45 ACP Federal Hydro-shok 230 gr. opinions

    just passed the break in period for my kimber ultra carry II. I bought a 20 pack of the Federal .45 Hyrdo-shok 230gr. rounds. any thoughts on these? this gun is carried off duty as i cannot carry a single action secondary. anything better? anyone done any testing on these with a Kimber or similar 1911? thanks

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    I would go to the range and try them. If they go bang, there are good.(you can use them) If not just toss em.
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    No way I would use them for CCW. You could use them for practice, but ammo is cheap, why bother risking it? False economy. I tested a bunch of different ammo for weeks in WD40, salt water, Hoppes #9 and most of it worked fine. The last time I washed a speed strip full of SJHP, the hollow points got beat up so bad it was almost closed up. Washed a Kel Tec 32 mag once or twice too, just tossed the ammo.

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    You Should Have Been Using Hydro-Shoks...

    Main Entry: hydr-
    Variant(s): or hydro-
    Function: combining form
    Etymology: Latin hydr-, hydro-, from Greek, from hydOr -- more at WATER
    1 a : water <hydrous> <hydroelectric> b : liquid <hydrokinetic> would have been good to go...

    Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”

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