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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/8/2002 5:21:20 PM EST
Hey guys. I need to buy some cheap ammo and was wondering what is the best military surplus ammo for:

1. Accuracy?
2. Quick fragmentation?
3. Reloading?

Link Posted: 12/8/2002 7:33:31 PM EST
To my knowledge, no surplus ammo will be good for reloading because of the crimped primers. That makes things hard on reloaders. I am sure someone will correct me if mistaken.
Link Posted: 12/9/2002 7:09:19 AM EST
Once the primer pocker crimp is removed, I believe Federal Lake City brass is pretty darn good, IMO.
Link Posted: 12/9/2002 9:02:10 AM EST
1. IMI M193 2. Winchester Q3131A 3. SA M193 I don't do reload so I have no idea on that matter.
Link Posted: 12/9/2002 9:10:56 AM EST
I've reloaded the cases from M193 and they're very nice for military cases. Extra thick and they will reload many more times than some of the Win or Remington commercial brass I've used. I got mine (Grade 1, unprimed) from Midway some years ago. They're gone as of this summer, but I'm considering more.
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