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Posted: 6/12/2009 9:18:47 AM EST
How many rounds have you put through your Steyr AUG A3? What Ammo do you use? What issues and what frequency, if any, have you had?
Link Posted: 6/12/2009 5:19:20 PM EST
So far about 200 rounds or so. Had feeding issues with Steyr US -made mags. No issues with Austrian made mags. Steyr has replaced my US-made mags since then. I like to shoot Hornady 75 gr bullets - despite 1:9" rate twist they seem to stabilize fine and are quite accurate, IMHO.

-albertr
Link Posted: 6/13/2009 5:52:44 AM EST
I have put about 500 rounds through my Steyr AUG A3 with the Austrian 42 round magazine without a single malfunction.

I haven't tried the American made 30 round magazines yet other then to test bullet alignment in the top of the magazine as mentioned in a previous post.

Rich
Link Posted: 6/14/2009 7:00:30 AM EST
Anybody put a NATO stock & trigger pack on their A3 and used Magpul 30 Rd PMAGs and tested those out for feeding issues?
Link Posted: 6/14/2009 12:48:08 PM EST
Today I fired another 200 rounds which puts me at a grand total of 800 rounds through my new Steyr. Ammo was a mix of Lake City M855 and XM193 and a handful of Hornady 75g TAP.

I used new commercial mfg mags and Preban Steyr mags and have not had a malfunction yet.
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