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    AR15 Ammo

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    What do you think is the best factory ammo to run through AR15s? Specifically a Remington R15 with an 18 inch barrel and 1/9 twist. Not set up for reloading. What's best for hunting? What's best for target? Plinking?
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    Brass cased Hornady training ammo seams to be going well through most AR's. Easy on the wallet and kills pretty well too.

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    Ive had little to no change in poi when changing from brass and steel cased hornady. Shoots around the inch mark through all my gear. Price wise its pretty much unmatched by anything out there, especially for consistancy and reliability. Shame its hard to find unless you know where to look....

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    heaps on trademe at the moment

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    Most of that hornady on tardit is a dollar a round other than the tula which works out at 75 cents with postage. Theres even a box of steel case sitting at 51 bucks. No thanks. Ive been spoilt with what ive been scoring it for. If anymore of it comes into the country im dropping a few thosand dollars on the stuff. Hornady make a brilliant round.

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    I find the hornday 55gr sp make nice holes in 6mm steel
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    The BVAC 55 grain SP from Reloaders is pretty good. It's MOA stuff in a decent rig, and almost all Lake City brass.
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    Highland or PriviPartisan (same stuff) runs nicely through my R15.
    Hornady steel training ammo is good - but supply has almost dried right up, and Hornady aren't making anymore in the forseeable future yet.
    Used these 2 brands mainly and are good on goats, wallaby's, bunnies and fallow deer.

    I've been warned off using the Barnaul ammo as well.
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    Steel hornadys due into NZ in 3 weeks or so from memory .Been a while since I spoke to the importers about that stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clint Ruin View Post
    Steel hornadys due into NZ in 3 weeks or so from memory .Been a while since I spoke to the importers about that stuff.
    That would be great if there is a supply coming.
    Hornady have it on their list of ammo they've stopped making for a while. There's the link to that on here in another thread.

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    Last I heard there was a shipment coming . Will confirm in the next day or so once I ring them as theres a few things I need to restock from the the weekend and today .

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    Due sometime next week .Both brass and steel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clint Ruin View Post
    Due sometime next week .Both brass and steel
    Well that's good news to read.

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    Lol and it will probably all be gone in a week. It's great "cheap" ammo. I'm surprised it shoots so well in so many guns, when I chronied it there was a good amount of shot to shot variation.

 

 

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