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Posted: 1/19/2002 12:09:52 PM EST
.223, IMI, M193 ball,Israeli Military Industries 55 grain FMJ-BT

Has any one ran this ammo throught their AR's ?
Any jams or missfires ?
Is it worthy.
What does IMI and M193 ball mean ?

Any insight is appreciated.
Thanks
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 1:32:05 PM EST
M193 is it's Military designation.

um, IMI is Israeli Military Industries, but I'm sure you would have figured that out eventually
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 2:06:26 PM EST
Yeah,
After writting it I figured parts of my questions were stupid one's.

Is it about the same as the South African .223 ?
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 2:42:54 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 3:26:33 PM EST
Thats a good web site.
It answers a lot of other questions.

Thanks Kevin.
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 3:33:42 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 3:52:47 PM EST
Great stuff if you can get it. Is anyone importing it yet?

Looks like the Israelis need it a lot more than our troops. Maybe our SOF's could solve the Palestinian problem.
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 3:54:08 PM EST
10-4
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 3:59:15 PM EST
Isn't Cole's an official IMI distributer?
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 4:00:00 PM EST
]www.chestnutridge.com/products/ammo.asp[/url

I found them at this site.
500 rounds for $100
Link Posted: 1/19/2002 8:53:00 PM EST
imi also makes ammo for winchester

Link Posted: 1/20/2002 1:20:16 AM EST

Originally Posted By Garmentless:
Isn't Cole's an official IMI distributer?


Yes. IMI is good stuff. I've ordered from Cole's before with no problems. www.coledistributing.com/
Link Posted: 1/20/2002 3:27:03 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/20/2002 11:52:20 AM EST

Originally Posted By Garmentless:
Isn't Cole's an official IMI distributer?



Not anymore. They wrote me that they no longer sell ANY IMI ammo.
Link Posted: 1/21/2002 12:03:39 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/21/2002 6:34:15 AM EST
There was a shortage of IMI ammo during the war in the Balkans, so I think this war in Afghanistan has alot to do with it. IIRC, I waited about 8-9 months to get a case of IMI M855 during the Balkans thing.
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