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Old 08-26-2011, 10:54 PM   #1
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What type ammo should I use for target pratice and zeroing my AR15?
This the upper I have ordered:

Spikes Tactical 16" M4 5.56/.223 Upper Receiver

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Old 08-26-2011, 11:23 PM   #2
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Nice upper...its a 1:7 so you should be able to shoot anything 55gr and up without problems. My choice would be a 62gr FMJ green tip. Lake City, Federal or American Eagle are good choices. Avoid the cheap bulk ammo until you get a good zero so you don't waste time adjusting for variations in the ammo itself.

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62 grain PMC green tip is good also, PSA often sells it at good prices.

Once you get it zeroed, enjoy some Wolf steel case for some less expensive trigger time.

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Here is just about the cheapest place to find the 62 grain PMC green tip.
.223*PMC X-Tac 223/5.56 - 62gr FMJ-Green Tip - 500 rds*A223PMCX
They have good prices on .223 Silver & Brown Bear ammo too.

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I like Hornady ammo the most. That's just my thing.

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