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Old 04-20-2013, 01:10 PM   #11
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I will admit that I am still learning with my gun...in this environment..it has been impossible for me to stock too much of any one brand...currently I have about 500 total rounds of various brands (and have just eclipsed 500 through the gun) and all of them seem to shoot similarly, to me. As I said, still learning. I figure I will hone in more once I start reloading in a few months.
Reloading is a good option but you will need alot of spare time on range and reloading. But you can get better results from it, and it will work out much cheaper in the long run. Happy shooting.
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Assuming we are discussing SD ammo, and not range practice ammo.

S&B, Hotshot, GECO, DWM, etc are considered "premium" ammo in most of Europe.

I would choose those over WW White box, Fed American Eagle or Rem UMC.

My first choice, is American premium such as WW Ranger, Silvertip, Remington Golden Sabre, etc.

But I'd choose S&B over American "economy" ammo.

For range practice?? What ever's cheapest.

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Assuming we are discussing SD ammo, and not range practice ammo.

S&B, Hotshot, GECO, DWM, etc are considered "premium" ammo in most of Europe.

I would choose those over WW White box, Fed American Eagle or Rem UMC.

My first choice, is American premium such as WW Ranger, Silvertip, Remington Golden Sabre, etc.

But I'd choose S&B over American "economy" ammo.

For range practice?? What ever's cheapest.
My sentiments exactly
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Versatile, has anyone talked to you about that each different brand of ammo will go to different points of impact? Handguns are funny, you need to shoot each brand to see what your gun will shoot the most accurate, then only use that one brand. If you are going to use it for selfdefense, you need to put each bullet in the same place. While it seems neat to load various brands to give better puch, it is more important that each bullet finds it's mark. A fast miss is still a miss.

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If you can shoot you can shoot, I use different ammo every time I shoot. It seems to me if you practice dry firing it doesn't matter if you load different bullets. I have practiced with all of them anyway. I have plenty of each. Sometimes I switch to 357 sig... Most shootouts happen within ten yards. I rarely miss at 25 yards. By your theory you shouldn't use plinking ammo because it will ruin your muscle memory for the self defense ammo....
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By your theory you shouldn't use plinking ammo because it will ruin your muscle memory for the self defense ammo....
That is correct.

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I like the stuff that comes from my basement, 100% American made

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Do you need to practice with duty ammo???? NO!

Any difference in muscle memory will be more than overcome by extensive practice with lower cost ammo. If you load your own as I do, you can duplicate your duty ammo.

I load all of my 9MM practice ammo to +P+.

But if I didn't load, I would buy Wolf by the case and still get a lot of practice.

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