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Old 10-15-2012, 03:25 AM   #11
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Holy ****! I just got back from Walley World, I bought a 100 rnd value pack of Federal 5.56 ... and got 2 extra rounds!


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Are you really going to go 100 for 100 killing zombies?. How do you know that a machine doesn't cycle the ammo into boxes? That's why it's called bulk, you don't count it.
If it says 100 rounds on the outside of the box...that's what should be on the inside.
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So, I bought the federal value pack at Wal Mart, of 100 rounds of 5.56. I get home and load up three magazines...that's 90 rounds. Have 10 rounds left, start to partially load a magazine... 1...2.....8....
8 rounds.
For those playing the home game, that's 98 rounds of ammo...NOT 100.

So, that's about 80 cents lost, which is fine, I don't mind that too much, but I think it speaks volumes to their quality control. But then I started thinking...

Magpul makes the miad grip, based on the idea that two or three rounds might save your life... so what the heck?! That's 2 rounds!!!

What if I was attacked by EXACTLY 100 zombies?!

What if I had bought a 100 pack of balloons for the range?!

What if i had brought 100 of my friends to the range with the explicit promise that each would get to fire ONE round...

What if the good lord had taken the same quality control when he made me?...
two eyes,
two kidneys
two lungs
two arms
two legs

two...

Seriously, if your quality control can't count to 100, how am I expected to trust that you know how to measure powder, seat a primer, make something that will safely explode next to my face 100-excuse me, 98 times...


I am emailing this to Federal, I will keep any response updated.
Not to be a dick, but are you sure you know how to count to 100? I mean that is a pretty big number......
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Not to be a dick, but are you sure you know how to count to 100? I mean that is a pretty big number......
No, that's why it's so easier going by magazines. 30, 60, 90, ... 8. 98 rounds.

Magazines are like the slide rule of the ammunition world.
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Not to be a dick, but are you sure you know how to count to 100? I mean that is a pretty big number......
No, that's why it's so easier going by magazines. 30, 60, 90, ... 8. 98 rounds.

Magazines are like the slide rule of the ammunition world.
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Wasnt the initial thought behind the three rounds in the grip to serve as an S-O-S notification when your troops arrive in the area? I remember reading that was how a downed, or other, member could identify himself without just walking right out into the open.

Perhaps just Interwebz myth.

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No, that's why it's so easier going by magazines. 30, 60, 90, ... 8. 98 rounds.

Magazines are like the slide rule of the ammunition world.
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No, that's why it's so easier going by magazines. 30, 60, 90, ... 8. 98 rounds.

Magazines are like the slide rule of the ammunition world.
So there you go, you double-tapped!



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None taken vikingdad. You make me laugh.

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None taken vikingdad. You make me laugh.
Good! That's how it was intended.
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UPDATE!!! :-D

Here is the response I just received. Actually I had forgotten completely about this, and sent them my post as a joke, but they just responded, cut and paste...

Jeff,

Great word pictures and thank you for the feedback. This is not the quality standard that we expect at Federal Premium and we apologize for your inconvenience. I would like to send you a check for $5.00 to cover the cost of the two missing shells I just need your address.

Thanks
Federal Premium

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