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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-25-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,664
Posted By arcticap
I appreciate the info. about the CCI Pistol Match...

I appreciate the info. about the CCI Pistol Match showing that it tested the best individual group and group average.
I had previously asked about its performance compared to CCI Green Tag and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-16-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,810
Posted By arcticap
I agree. All shooting sports are good. Plate...

I agree. All shooting sports are good. Plate match shooters consider our sport of repetitive shooting to be about learning how to become a "natural" combat shooter to where to point and shoot...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,810
Posted By arcticap
2 years ago there was as much .22 ammo as any...

2 years ago there was as much .22 ammo as any person wanted to buy. Then after Sandy Hook most Walmarts virtually stopped selling .22 ammo for nearly a year or more.
There doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By arcticap
IMO, while consistent crimps are usually more...

IMO, while consistent crimps are usually more important than how tight the crimps are,
there's always the possibility that the crimps could be too loose.
The only way to find out is to test it...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-09-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,488
Posted By arcticap
I once bought a case of Sellier & Bellot which...

I once bought a case of Sellier & Bellot which contained 8 bricks of 500 rounds for a total of 4,000 rounds instead of the usual 5,000.
4,000 is a full case for the Czech's mate! :)
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,619
Posted By arcticap
Both the Russian made Pistol "Temp" .22 LR and...

Both the Russian made Pistol "Temp" .22 LR and Bailkal Super Match .22 Shorts have the exact same "V" headstamp.
The Temp ammo is labeled as being made at the Klimovsk Stamping Plant and also come...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-11-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By arcticap
My local gun shop also got some in 2-3 weeks ago...

My local gun shop also got some in 2-3 weeks ago and they sold out quickly.
They appear to be a similar to American Eagle 38 grain copper plated hollow points except they came in 500 round bricks...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-06-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By arcticap
It shot great groups in my finicky semi-auto...

It shot great groups in my finicky semi-auto target pistol when many other popular and expensive ammos wouldn't.

Many user reviews on MidwayUSA give it very favorable ratings while some don't:
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-25-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,465
Posted By arcticap
IMO Remington Target is a good value, especially...

IMO Remington Target is a good value, especially if shooting at 50 feet indoors. I've shot many boxes from Walmart without a misfire. It may not be the most accurate, but it's accurate enough. I tend...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-20-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,217
Posted By arcticap
A lot of folks are critcal about buying bullets...

A lot of folks are critcal about buying bullets that have loose crimps and I use to feel the same way.
But since the bullets are heeled and are made to expand when fired, I'm not sure that the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-20-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By arcticap
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g159/arcticap/am...

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g159/arcticap/ammo/P1260483a80_zps01cd6939.jpg

I bought some from a friend that was his practice ammo. He probably originally purchased it about 7-10 years ago....
Forum: Weatherby 02-04-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By arcticap
It's interesting that even their semi-autos were...

It's interesting that even their semi-autos were made by so many different companies.
Forum: Beretta 02-01-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 897
Posted By arcticap
It's not quite that cut and dry. Beretta is...

It's not quite that cut and dry. Beretta is building a major new plant and research facility in Tennessee, but isn't leaving Maryland.
Instead of expanding in Maryland, they are choosing to build a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-22-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By arcticap
A distributor website lists them both as having...

A distributor website lists them both as having the same velocity of 1083 FPS, but the Semi-Auto description states:



http://www.murphysammo.com/ammo-corner.php
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-22-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,012
Posted By arcticap
Fill out a Canadian Non Resident Firearms...

Fill out a Canadian Non Resident Firearms Declaration Form, sign it in the presence of the customs official and pay $25.

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf/fs-fd/visit-visite-eng.htm
...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-20-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By arcticap
I'm also an Erma fan and had one of their M1 .22...

I'm also an Erma fan and had one of their M1 .22 carbines. I thought that it was a very accurate semi-auto but ended up selling it.
However an Erma ESP 85a Target Pistol was my staple .22 bullseye...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,012
Posted By arcticap
One cannot import any ammo from Canada into the...

One cannot import any ammo from Canada into the U.S. without a permit.
One would first need to get approval from the ATF.
That can be applied for by an individual with what's called a Form 6....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-20-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By arcticap
A Google search showed that CCI seconds were...

A Google search showed that CCI seconds were being sold from at least from 2009 - 2012.
They included SV & HV rounds with both copper and lead bullets.

Among the reasons that retailers and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-20-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,012
Posted By arcticap
I found the info. below about how much ammo that...

I found the info. below about how much ammo that non-residents can bring into Canada. And I imagine that a person can bring back into the U.S. that unused ammo which they had previously declared when...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-20-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,012
Posted By arcticap
At the very least, in order to buy ammo in person...

At the very least, in order to buy ammo in person in Canada one would need the proper permit, license or declaration as required by Canadian regulations, and then also the proper import authorization...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,115
Posted By arcticap
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g159/arcticap/P1...

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g159/arcticap/P1020460a50.jpg

If they're still using the same code, then the lot numbers for the black "pointy nose" CCI Blazers will begin with a letter....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-18-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By arcticap
Arrow Remington Outdoor 2013 Profits Increased ~52%

Remington Outdoor Co. profits have increased by an estimated 52% during 2013 since it expects to earn $235 - $240 million compared to $156.5 million for 2012.
Whether folks like Remington .22 ammo...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-11-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,083
Posted By arcticap
Is the blue bulk labeled as Federal Champion? ...

Is the blue bulk labeled as Federal Champion?
That always seemed to be the same ammo as Walmart Bulk in the red boxes, or perhaps even better due to more consistent batches.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-07-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By arcticap
That's a Hi Standard pistol model.

That's a Hi Standard pistol model.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-30-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By arcticap
Did you try some ammo that wouldn't cycle in it? ...

Did you try some ammo that wouldn't cycle in it?
From watching the 1st Youtube video, it cycles very reliably with Federal Automatch bulk ammo.
Other Youtube comments have said that it doesn't like...
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