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    Preference in range ammo?

    For something easily picked up locally (ie, Wally World) and not being reloads, what's everyone's preference for range ammo? For locally available stuff, I've just been using WWB but how does it compare to CCI Blazer and Rem. UMC?

    Thanks for any input.

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    All of those you mentioned shoot well for me at the range. They all generate brass, and I've been recycling for good causes. I was disappointed actually with my last outing with the P220 and the Blazer Brass in 45acp. A friend of mine put three mags worth through my pistol as well. Neither one of us were hitting worth a darn. Maybe both of us were having an off day, or maybe it was the ammo. I have used the same before with better outcomes though. I hope QC isn't passing more over to keep up with demand.
    I've also used the Independence, Magtech, PMP, Speer Lawman, American Eagle, and Fiocchi ammo for the 45acp and they all do well, and I do usually go for the cheapest practice ammo unless I make a discovery of poor quality and hits on target.

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    I purchase all of my range ammo from my Walmart. I prefer Blazer Brass, WWB and UMC in that order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeefyBeefo View Post
    I purchase all of my range ammo from my Walmart. I prefer Blazer Brass, WWB and UMC in that order.

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    I shoot WWB, Remington UMC, and some Blazer Brass out of the 9mm's. The WWB, and UMC out of my 1911. For some reason my 1911 does not like the Blazer Brass, it appears the crimp is not tight enough and I get FTF as a result of the bullet being pushed back into the case when the magazine is full.

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    If I can I'll spoil myself with ammo that is not reloaded and shoots cleaner than the cheaper stuff. I like Speer Lawman ammo and I buy it by the case. But with prices sky high I'm seriously considering reloading my own!
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    Just FYI. UMC ammo is actually made by Remington. Some of it comes from right here, close to home. Lonoke, Ar!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasabi View Post
    For something easily picked up locally (ie, Wally World) and not being reloads, what's everyone's preference for range ammo? For locally available stuff, I've just been using WWB but how does it compare to CCI Blazer and Rem. UMC?

    Thanks for any input.
    At the range, I shoot WWB & Remington UMC.
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    Remington UMC for the range. Wally Mart in the 250 count boxes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ram Rod View Post
    Some of it comes from right here, close to home. Lonoke, Ar!
    Ain't that half way across the state from you? Oh, yea, thats right half way across AR is close to home compared to Texas.
    Just remember that shot placement is much more important with what you carry than how big a bang you get with each trigger pull.
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    I shoot all handloads for match practice but for everything else I rock the WWB. Fairly clean and the price is right!

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    WWB is dirty, blazer brass is a little less dirty but not much, UMC the boy next to me at the range had a squibload, no thanks!



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