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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/28/2005 9:25:15 PM EDT
Hello all, A shop around me currently has PMC and Remington (UMC) 55GR FMJ ammo available for around $3.95, per 20rd box out the door. I have shot both, and have had no problems with either.
So, if you had a choice, which of the two would you stock up on, and if you don't mind me asking, why? Thanks guys.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 11:34:57 AM EDT
I guess you guys don't care for this stuff. Maybe I should of added .223 62Gr Wolf ammo to my list also.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 12:03:59 PM EDT
The Remington UMC is good for plinking, and after you shoot it, you have quality brass for reloading.
It isn't M193 though, and at $4 it isn't much of a steal.

The PMC stuff is junk in my opinion.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 12:27:20 PM EDT
Only had ONE BULLET ever get lodged so bad it took me quite a while to dislodge the bolt carrier.
A bent round of UMC...I used to shoot it, but no more. Its not bad ammo, but just not what I shoot anymore. I think you are better off with it than PMC
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 5:07:23 PM EDT
I just fired a case of PMC with no problems.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 5:22:17 PM EDT
Go with the UMC.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 7:18:51 PM EDT
Looks like I'll grab more of the UMC. I hope Winchester white box comes back soon.
Link Posted: 8/29/2005 8:51:19 PM EDT
UMC cuz I reload and it's available locally. That price is good compared to how high it's gone up around here.
Link Posted: 8/30/2005 2:45:39 AM EDT
I'm sitting on 1k of Win. Q3131 no A stuff, I would like to shoot it all up but everytime I fill a mag with it all I can see is that after its spent, thats it, it's spent. I can get the UMC locally and thats mostly what I have been shooting lately. It's pretty accurate and It never gives me any trouble.

I can't wait to see the good stuff . Before I got into the AR life, there were Win. Q3131 & 3131A stuff in every store as with the Federal XM193 sitting in boxes on the shelves by the thousands and they would be sitting there with dust a week latter. Now, theres no time for dust to settle on the boxes.

I received 1k of XM193 (20 rnd boxed) stuff yesterday and I'm handling it like Plutonium. I loaded 14 30 round mags with the Lot#100 I bought 6/05. It's funny because the lot# I received yesterday is also 100. I fiqured with several months gone by I would get a higher lot#.

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