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    AR15 ammo

    Belmont 62gr FMJBT brass case or Barnaul FMJBT coated steel case - any thoughts on either of these two?

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    I've had pretty poor accuracy with both.

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    Who in hell shoots an AR 15 for accuracy...I thought the name of the game was to put as much lead one way and brass the other.
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    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    I struggled to hit the barn door I usually shoot at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Banana View Post
    I've had pretty poor accuracy with both.
    What twist barrel was that out of? Looking for something reasonably priced and reasonably accurate ...

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    I use the Belmont in a 1/7 norinco ar and its fairly accurate for me out to 100 mtrs .... ....
    NO MATTER HOW MUCH IT HURTS, HOW DARK IT GETS OR HOW FAR YOU FALL , .....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Banana View Post
    I struggled to hit the barn door I usually shoot at.
    Easy fix...go inside the barn and shut the doors...then start shooting
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    Who in hell shoots an AR 15 for accuracy...I thought the name of the game was to put as much lead one way and brass the other.
    Me, my varmint ar is the most accurate hunting rifle I have ever had. Not going to say how accurate it is because some would not believe me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    Me, my varmint ar is the most accurate hunting rifle I have ever had. Not going to say how accurate it is because some would not believe me.
    And just to be fair, I wont ask how many hunting rifles you have ever had.
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
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    I'm impressed
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    But to get the thread back on track- I have not had a lot of luck with the ammo the op has put up to choose between. Reloading is almost a must in my mind if you want good cheep ar fodder
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    For a wee bit more you can get Hornady Brass Training ammo, found this to be very accurate, compared to above brands mentioned 1/7 & 1/9 twist 16" barrels
    Had some stoppages with the Barnaul, they may have been 5 shot magazines fault though as rifle seems to prefer big P Mags

 

 

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