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Old 04-22-2014, 01:35 PM
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Howdy folks,

I wrote up a report of some testing of 12 different brands/types of 22LR ammo I did over the weekend and I thought I would share my findings here.

The report is a bit long so I've put it together on a separate web page:

http://allencorneau.com/AmmoTest/Amm...est_Day_1.html

One detail I neglected to include was that the measurements were made from center to center.

I look forward to your comments and/or critiques.

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Old 04-22-2014, 04:55 PM
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Nice test, I'm a big Blazer fan.
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Old 04-22-2014, 07:18 PM
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Blazer is good stuff. Equal to Golden Bullets for me... in warm weather. My theory is that the was just doesn't do as well when it's cold. Golden Bullets are more universally reliable in warm and cold weather. My best ever group with bulk ammo was shot with Blazer in the summer.
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Old 04-22-2014, 07:30 PM
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Thanks for taking the time to put your tests together, looks about in line with the general reputation of the different rounds.
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Old 04-25-2014, 03:06 AM
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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 didn't receive any replies.
Thanks.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:50 AM
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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 didn't receive any replies.
Thanks.
It was the first time for me to shot the Pistol Match and I've never seen a box of the Green Tag to purchase, so I have no experience with it.

Also, I don't know why CCI would call this "Pistol" match. Don't know what would be different than something that would be geared toward rifle usage. In fact, according to the CCI website they have the exact same specifications:

http://www.cci-ammunition.com/produc...re=0033%2c0051
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I went out today and ran another series of tests. Go check it out...

http://allencorneau.com/AmmoTest/Amm...est_Day_2.html

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Old 05-18-2014, 05:46 PM
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Yeah, my bad. The link has been corrected.
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It was the first time for me to shot the Pistol Match and I've never seen a box of the Green Tag to purchase, so I have no experience with it.

Also, I don't know why CCI would call this "Pistol" match. Don't know what would be different than something that would be geared toward rifle usage. In fact, according to the CCI website they have the exact same specifications:

http://www.cci-ammunition.com/produc...re=0033%2c0051
If the Pistol Match attains a muzzle velocity of 1070 fps from a 4-6" pistol barrel, and the Green Tag does it from a 16-20+" rifle barrel, the Pistol Match propellant must burn a lot faster. I wonder how the chrono'ed muzzle velocities of these two from the same rifle barrel would compare?

The reason I have to ask is because I have probably never seen any "Pistol" ammunition at local gun stores, and certainly not recently.

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If the Pistol Match attains a muzzle velocity of 1070 fps from a 4-6" pistol barrel, ...
It doesn't, the CCI website states, "40 grain lead round nose bullet at 940 ft/sec in a six-inch pistol (1070 ft/sec in rifle)".
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The link to my ammo test? Hmm, works for me.

Try this link to the first page, the link to the second page is near the bottom:

http://allencorneau.com/AmmoTest/Amm...est_Day_1.html
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Ah, the link in the first post...

Edited to fix the link.
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Old 05-19-2014, 08:35 PM
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I liked your test and I will say you are doing well if you were only using a red dot for this test. Unless I read wrong. Good shoot'n


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