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Posted: 12/14/2003 8:42:19 AM EDT
Hey gang,
Never tried any of this ammo yet, but the forum polls seem to be favorable. Anyways, I just started work at our local gun shop, and I can purchase this stuff, for personal use, by the case, at our dealers cost...is it worth it?
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:53:51 AM EDT
Yeppers , sure is. To give you and idea I just paid $164.00 for 1000 rds.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 10:32:23 AM EDT
Federal Lake City XM193 is the standard that all other .223/5.56 is compared to... It's the ammo of choice of the hoarders, with Q3131a running a damn close second... In keeping with the official motto of ARFcom, get both!
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 10:50:30 AM EDT
XM193 is an execllent cartridge. In testing with a chronograph, it averages about 100fps over other well respected loads: Q3131A and PMP(M1A3) It is accurate, reliable, and can be found at good prices. It will have a greater recoil and muzzel blast. You can feel confidant about having a very good round when you choose this load.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 11:05:27 AM EDT
Definitely good stuff, the best widely available 55gr load.
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 11:21:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2003 8:23:58 PM EDT by Wingman26]
Wholesale Hunter has Federal XM193 on sale for $149.50 for 1,000 rds. [url]http://www.dealerease.net/catalog/subcategory.asp?scid=11&ret_id=373508[/url]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 12:26:26 PM EDT
Free shipping or add another $12.00 for it?
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 8:25:50 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Phila-PD: Free shipping or add another $12.00 for it?
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Sorry, brain fart, previous post edited. [smash]
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