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Posted: 9/9/2009 6:47:41 AM EST
Just wondering what kind of ammo others are using and their experience...I'm about to get my dedicated upper in a day or two and wanted to know.
Link Posted: 9/9/2009 7:05:08 PM EST
Federal red box, stay away from the remington.
Link Posted: 9/9/2009 7:21:31 PM EST

Originally Posted By mb877:
Federal red box, stay away from the remington.

I don't own one of these kits,but definitely stay away from remington .22 ammo
Link Posted: 9/10/2009 7:11:04 AM EST
Yeah remington is crap, they paint their bullets gold for f*** sake..

Federal copper plated or CCI is all I will use, save the Remington crap I unfortunately bought 3 boxes of for the 10/22 since I could care less about that rifle.
Link Posted: 9/10/2009 7:37:53 AM EST
I've run Spike's & CMMG uppers and currently have a Colt .22 M4....

You have a very low probability of any AR platform .22 liking anything Remington. While CCI minimags work great in my P22, they are about 70% in AR platforms in my experience. Anything Federal will be your best bet. I currently use Winchester bulk 555 packs since they have tight fitting bullets and function 99.9% in my Colt however they wont cycle my P22.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 3:47:20 AM EST
I tried out CCI mini mags. FAIL about 80% of the time. Bends the bullet when I extract it.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 3:59:35 AM EST
Federal and CCI have been great.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 4:04:22 AM EST
I heard something about filing down the feed ramp a bit on some dedidcated uppers. I don't understand though, my conversion kit fed rounds better than this upper does.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 4:35:15 AM EST
I'll tell you what NOT TO USE. Remington Cyclone. Shit Shit Shit.. Misfeeds and misfires every 3 rounds with my CMMG.. With their mag; Blackdog mag. Same shit.

Now I'm stuck with 3 bricks of the shit...
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