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Old 02-10-2012, 04:50 AM   #21
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Federal is good, I agree.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:50 PM   #22
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Remington golden bullets are ok. Had some guns that loved em. I do hate thunderbolts. Dirty ammo. Some even had a lower report than others when firing. Inaccurate. I just got a marlin 795 that Gander Mountain had on sale for $119. In the manual for suggested ammo it states use "remington golden bullet (not thunderbolts)". Golden bullet and thunderbolt are all i have seen in stores in my area.
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:04 PM   #23
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While it's hardly scientific, but no one I know has not seen improvement in reliability and accuracy after switching from Remington. My experience has been that while not particularly unreliable, but nearly everything groups better than Remington. Remington has noticeably more flyers. I stick with CCI Blazers for bulk ammo.
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i buy the Remington bulk pack ammo for my Ruger Mark III and my Marlin M60, and have used several boxes with no problems at all. also use the Federal bulk pack if they are out of the Remington, have used the Winchester bulk pack, and they are the only one i had a few that had a FTF with. i wonder if it's a regional problem with the Remington ammo? my dad also uses the Remington ammo in his Browning SA-22 sometimes, and hasn't had any issues either.
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The Remington subsonics are my favorite. They're quiet, consistent, & reliable.
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Other than those cone shaped .22LR rounds I've always had good luck with Remington ammo in rifles and handguns of all calibers. Most of my ammo inventory is Remington and Winchester with some Federal, CCI, American Eagle and MagTech thrown in for good measure.
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At least the Remington Thunderbolts were dirty, unreliable, and some having a bigger bang. On some, I had to take the bolt out and look down the barrel to see if the darn bullet even made it out or not! For the same price, I have good luck with Federal Champion (510), Federal Lightning (510b), and CCI Blazers in my gun.
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I seem to have the worst reliability with Remington 22.
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I do agree there are slightly more FTFs with the Rem GBs and they are dirty but in my guns it's kind of a trade off. They seem to be more accurate. I have 4 22 pistols and about 10 22 rifles, The only one that has a major FTF problem is the H&R 929, it has at least 1 FTF in every cylinder no matter what ammo brand. Probably a gun issue.
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Remington ammo is not consistent allot of misfires and dirty Eley ammo in Remington label shoots good and reliable For inexpensive ammo federal works good I use them for plinking and 4h kids and ccw classes very reliable
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