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versatile 04-26-2013 01:31 AM

remington umc vs wwb
Do you all consider this a good deal? I've read mixed reviews about umc's dirtiness, squib loads, and failure to ejects . I have 100 bucks and I am having trouble deciding between wwb and umc. both deals are $20 a box of 50. i shoot wwb but I find it inferior to s&b, ppu, pmc, and armscor. wwb is on par with american eagle, fiocchi, and blazer. bottom line....would you choose umc over wwb?

Gatoragn 04-26-2013 01:34 AM

Both are pretty much equal, UMC may be slightly dirtier.

apwvsd40ve 04-26-2013 01:41 AM

I have not had good experiences with Remington ammo in a I usually avoid there cartridge ammo. I have never had a single problem with WWB in my 40.

locutus 04-26-2013 04:42 PM

Remington UMC, Winchester White Box, Federal American Eagle. All about equal.

Personally, I've had slightly better results with Remington UMC, but I emphasize, slightly!

All three are second tier ammo. Great for low cost practice, but not for duty.


They seem to use the same brass cases as the regular ammo, so the second tier stuff is a wonderful source of brass for re-loaders.:)

versatile 04-27-2013 12:52 AM

I bought the umc and I'm glad I did. I don't know why people call it dirty. The pack I bought was extremely clean. UMC over wwb in my book. More accurate and less recoil, and the brass all fell in the same location.

Axxe55 04-27-2013 09:13 AM

i'll shoot either one, because i'd buy it mainly for the brass to reload with anyways.

HOSSFLY 04-27-2013 12:42 PM

Flip a coin ------------

Axxe55 04-27-2013 12:44 PM


Originally Posted by HOSSFLY (Post 1228682)
Flip a coin ------------

hell, my 1911's like to play dirty anyways!:p

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