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Posted: 9/3/2003 5:48:04 AM EDT
Last weekend I went shooting with a friend of mine. I generally run Winchester Q3131A thru all of my .223 guns.4 AR`s and a Mini-14.
Now my friend has PMP so I tired some. It ran fine. PMP is also a little cheaper than Winchester. Any body here have any complaints about PMP ammo? I`m talking about 223 mostly, but I was also wondering about their other ammo (.308) too.

Thanks
Link Posted: 9/3/2003 6:32:55 AM EDT
PMP (Pretoria Metal Pressings?) is the same company that makes the beloved SA battle packs.
I have shot lots of both with no problems at all.
Cheap and pretty accurate, always goes bang. What more can you ask? I love the stuff.
Link Posted: 9/3/2003 9:02:05 AM EDT
It is loaded to a lower pressure than M193 ammo, so it would be mainly for plinking and small game hunting.

That said, it is very good commercial ammo! The price is almost always very reasonable, and the brass is great for reloading!
Link Posted: 9/3/2003 10:34:22 AM EDT
Just be carefull reloading. I think the brass might be NATO judging by the lack of internal capacity when compared to Winchester.
Link Posted: 9/3/2003 11:04:07 AM EDT
A bit underpowered, but otherwise good quality.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2003 8:55:06 AM EDT
DPMS recommends against it in their guns. I had some trouble with it in a DPMS rifle, but it has worked fine in several other AR15s. Watch-Six
Link Posted: 9/5/2003 9:37:15 AM EDT
Functions fine in my Bushmaster.
Link Posted: 9/5/2003 9:50:17 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Watch-Six:
DPMS recommends against it in their guns.



Really? Any idea why? PMP meets ISO 9002 standards, and meets SAMMI specs. It should work fine in any firearm.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2003 11:42:00 AM EDT
The PMP should run fine thru a Bushmaster and 3 Colts right?
Link Posted: 9/5/2003 12:12:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 223spree:
The PMP should run fine thru a Bushmaster and 3 Colts right?



As was stated earlier, PMP made the battlepacks that everyone loves.

I use PMP commercial in my 2 Bushmasters, and it has never failed. Shoots better than UMP or American Eagle.

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Link Posted: 9/5/2003 10:45:19 PM EDT
runs fine in my weapon.
Link Posted: 9/6/2003 7:51:57 AM EDT
I got a case when I built my current 16" AR. Runs GREAT. I've shot about 500 rounds. Accurate enough (haven't really benched it to see), feeds and cycles great.

(BTW, it's a Bushmaster lower with RRA upper 16" SS bbl with CAR length handguards)
Link Posted: 9/6/2003 8:31:41 AM EDT
I've shot lots of .223 & 9mm PMP with no problems.
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 4:44:02 PM EDT
yo dude! I see, just couldn't take my word for it huh? Just kidding, I told you that PMP is good shit! So now you know what my M4gery likes to eat, I advise to go to surplus city immediately and get 500rds if you want to keep shootin it with me.....lol
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:52:36 AM EDT
556sniper I just wanted to see what people here think of it.
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