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Old 10-29-2012, 02:46 AM   #11
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Well so far I've been unimpressed with everything I've tried. The SK was the worst, but nothing else has been anything to brag about. I've tried the Eley Target yellow box, the Aguila Match, and the Aguila Target. Neither of those were any more accurate than the Eley Sport I was using for fun. I've still got the RWS to try though.

I mean most of these different brands were about twice as expensive and so far none of them have been any better than the Eley Sport. I have even been using my Caldwell Lead Sled just to take as much of the human element out of the equation.

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Well so far I've been unimpressed with everything I've tried. The SK was the worst, but nothing else has been anything to brag about. I've tried the Eley Target yellow box, the Aguila Match, and the Aguila Target. Neither of those were any more accurate than the Eley Sport I was using for fun. I've still got the RWS to try though.

I mean most of these different brands were about twice as expensive and so far none of them have been any better than the Eley Sport. I have even been using my Caldwell Lead Sled just to take as much of the human element out of the equation.
Hrm...out of curiousity, did you micrometer the bullets before firing??

There can be interesting variations in bullet width that quite often show unusual results...
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Yeah, I'd be interested in hearing your results as well with each of the brands you tried. I haven't figured out who makes Wolf match .22 ammo yet but figured it would either be SK or RWS since it is a German manufactured round.
its RWS for sure

my old man has a RWS pellet gun that is awesome as well. that was the first i had heard of them but then got some .45 from them and was impressed,

that is good and bad to hear about all the ammo. i will be getting some eley sport though its pretty cheap compared to everything else.

i probably got two weeks before i can go.
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Hrm...out of curiousity, did you micrometer the bullets before firing??

There can be interesting variations in bullet width that quite often show unusual results...
No micrometer needed. They weren't even close in terms of group size.
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I hear the Fiocchi (not sure how to spell that) match grade stuff is pretty good.

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You have tried some good ammo.How many rounds through the gun when starting most 22s like a little lead but it sounds like that is not your problem. I know rimfires are picky but with the ammo you are using one of those should work may have a crown or barrel floating problem I've got some CZ and allot of my friends have them and the shoot lights out with Eley target SK standard plus and wolf match which wolf and SK are same they are made in the Lapua factory Eley sport is Aguila ammo. good luck in your quest 22lr is the hardest to get to shoot accurately.

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finially got to shoot my cz yesterday and....

i love the gun.. it is so much fun and soon it will be giving my buddies kimber a run for its money.

but ammo is the topic and that is where i will report.

eley sport and augulia rifle match shoot about the same groups and consistency.

fed target shoot well but seemed to have more flingers. it was on or not..

wolf match shot the best with eley match (yellow box) holding the tighest average groups.

wasnt the best day for shooting with a choppy head and cross wind. i was shooting from 50 yards and rested on sand bags sitting. i know i pulled a few and took those into consideration. As for barrel swabbing in between ammo.. i didnt do all that. i was really looking for the cheaper ammo first and i will soon be getting some better stuff to check it out as well. the weapon is also brand new and did start shooting better towards the end.

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FWIW SK ammo is the same ammo as Wolf. It just has a different name on the box. There are different levels of each but even there it's just about sorting out the stuff that is out of spec (weight a little off or thickness of the rim off, etc.). Most of us have had really good luck with SK and Wolf over the past few years but lately the Wolf I have bought has been terrible. CCI SV does better and costs half as much. For really tight groups I've been shooting either Eley Black Match EPS or Federal Gold Medal Ultra Match. Expect to go into shock when you see the price of those rounds.

A lot of people have been having good luck with Aquilla ammo. I can't remember exactly which type though. I believe it's rifle match or something like that.

FWIW the worst ammo I've ever shot has been Remington. Yet once in a while I see people who love it. Go figure. Every rifle is different but the Remington I bought would have a hypersonic round then one that barely cleared the barrel. I actually checked a few times to make sure the bullet did leave the barrel. There was no consistency at all between rounds and it was by far the most dirty ammo I've ever picked up.

At times Federal bulk ammo has been good but not lately. For bulk I have been using CCI Blazer. It's been working well for me. Winchester bulk works well too. But it seems things change every other day in the ammo world. Blame Obama because quality control went down when people stocked up after the first election.

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... Anyone have any guesses on what will shoot best?
Wolf Match
Aguila Match Rifle
Aguila Target Rifle
SK Target
Eley Target (Yellow Box)
RWS Match Target
I can reccommend Aquila than runs flawlessly in an M&P 15-22, Ruger MIII and a Walther P22. Decently priced as well.
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I can reccommend Aquila than runs flawlessly in an M&P 15-22, Ruger MIII and a Walther P22. Decently priced as well.
I'm shooting a bolt gun so all ammo will run flawlessly for me.
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