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Posted: 10/5/2004 4:24:16 PM EDT
And who makes this ammo?

Just wondering.

Link Posted: 10/5/2004 8:38:15 PM EDT
The company is called Natac. It's definitely alot lighter than brass cased ammo, I can't see any other benefit. Can't reload it and it's not any cheaper, I'd stick with the metallic cartridges.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 6:23:24 AM EDT
Ive shot about 500 rds of it and had 4 torn cases. 2 case necks jamed into my chamber and had to be pushed out with a cleaning rod. It is lighter but not realy any cheaper so ill stick with brass( and steel).
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 12:27:28 PM EDT
Natec PCA 55 grain .223 review

I have had good success with it so far. Not quite EOTWAWKI ready, but I cannot wait for their hunting ammo to come out!
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 12:37:08 PM EDT
I shot about 300 rounds with no malfunctions. I did find a few cases on the ground with the shoulder blown off, and I'm assuming the torn shoulders simply followed the bullets out of the bore, because it didn't cause any problems.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 5:18:57 PM EDT
I couldn't get threw 20 rounds out of a BM 20" and a BM16" without a failure to feed. Way underpowered.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 5:38:10 PM EDT
Solution to a problem that doesn't exist.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 11:14:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/6/2004 11:15:31 PM EDT by NightWatchman]
The weight reduction is would be a huge leap in technology, but not at the expense of the problems seen so far.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 6:18:06 AM EDT
I was in Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, MO and they had this ammo for $10.99 per box! That's crazy!
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