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    Winchester 333/555 Good or crap?

    Hi all,

    I have some failures to feed in my 10/22 with this stuff, maybe the odd misfire too.


    IS this stuff any good at all or are Winchester just having a laugh?

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    Always worked in the magtec, come to think of it, everything had worked in it except remington ammo.

    It wasn't too accurate though unlike the winchester in the 50round boxs
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    Power Point has always run, almost flawlessly and accurately in my gun, only failing if the guns a but gummed up i think

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    power point that's them! I called them 50round boxes cause I forgot what they were called lol
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    Crap.
    get powerpoint.

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    Not as good as Power Point, but better than the bulk Federal .22. I ended up with 26 duds out of the box I had.

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    I buy it when taking the mates kids shooting 555 disappears fast in a 10/22 with the kids plinking on steel targets
    its not the most accurate but plenty good enough for plinking or blowing possums away has the odd misfire say 2 per 555 box but you turn it around and try again and it goes

    bets the federal bulk box hands down but

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    Yes Power Point is the best.

    but $100 a brick.

    The heavier PowerPoint $120 a brick.

    I got about 1000 555.

    Then got a case of it cheap as chips, oh well if its complete crap itll be a giggle at the range and keep the brick and a half of power point for actual hunting.

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    Federal worked perfect in my marlin, only problem was the projectiles were bloody near a solid, they opened so little
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    From what I can understand this was a BAD batch of PowerPoint made in the states not Australia and sold in bulk packs to get rid of it

    This is only what I have herd from a couple of sources

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    my kids are half way through their second box of 555 with their bolt actions and zero duds.
    i have to admit the more expensive winchester subs and high velocity seems to be more accurate at longer ranges, but for general plinking i would get another box of 555 for $45, its a bargin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 260rem View Post
    From what I can understand this was a BAD batch of PowerPoint made in the states not Australia and sold in bulk packs to get rid of it

    This is only what I have herd from a couple of sources
    Im inclined to believe that too as American power point is lighter. But there seems to be a shit load of this ammo about

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    Quote Originally Posted by grunzter View Post
    my kids are half way through their second box of 555 with their bolt actions and zero duds.
    i have to admit the more expensive winchester subs and high velocity seems to be more accurate at longer ranges, but for general plinking i would get another box of 555 for $45, its a bargin.
    Thats the same reason I got the case, Im going to compare it to Power point at 50-75yards to see what is better. Just doesnt seem to feed to good in some semi's

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    feeds fine in my stand'ed 10/22

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    Quote Originally Posted by rambo-6mmrem View Post
    feeds fine in my stand'ed 10/22
    No misfires?

 

 

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