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12fretter 01-24-2012 04:26 PM

When testing ammo...
 
If you're trying out new ammo to make sure your gun is ok with it, if you shoot a mag successfully, should you go into rapid fire for the rest of the box to see if it will keep up through heat up?

Just curious.

robocop10mm 01-24-2012 04:39 PM

Meh, shoot at least 50 rounds through your gun. Most modern guns and modern ammo "should" be fine. I presume you are inquiring about defensive ammo. Some guns seem to have issues with truncated hollow points like the Hornaday XTP. Speer Gold Dots have a reputation for feeding like ball ammo. If it won't feed GD's, it probably won't feed ball.

12fretter 01-24-2012 04:42 PM

I guess what I'm asking is this: Is rapid fire the worst case scenario for testing ammo feed issues, providing you first make sure at least the first ten or so go without a hitch?


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