Raven .25ACP by Phoenix

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by IDVague, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. IDVague

    IDVague New Member

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    Anyone have any suggestions (besides paperweight) for what kind of ammo to run in these guns? I've got on that I've had for years and never shot. Since it is the only .25 I'll be buying ammo for, I would like to choose wisely the first time.
     
  2. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    I had one of these for a while, ran great, not a failure and snappy little thing. It was fun. I ran Remington UMC FMJ 50gr in white and green box no problems. Use this brand/type for every caliber I have.
     

  3. Olympus

    Olympus New Member

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    A box of good .25 ammo probably costs as much as the gun is worth.
     
  4. IDVague

    IDVague New Member

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    Quite possibly true, but since throwing .25 ammo at my target seems a bit ridiculous, I thought I'd go ahead in use the gun. If the right combination of gun and ammo can be found to operate well, I really can't complain about what the gun is "worth" or what I paid for it.

    If I could find a well functioning 1911 for the cost of a box of .45ACP ammo, I'd gladly buy it. :rolleyes:
     
  5. BeyondTheBox

    BeyondTheBox New Member

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    Amen, well said!
     
  6. jeepejeep

    jeepejeep New Member

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    I've had one for about 25 years and the darn little thing just goes "BANG" every time. Fun little thing but yeah, ammo is pricy. Just buy the cheapest stuff you can find and go shoot the hell out of it. CCI made Blazer ammo in 25 ACP that was pretty cheap but I don't know if they still make it.
     
  7. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Buy one brand at a time & try it-
    We have no idea (no matter what sum mite say) what your particular gun will run on -
    Personaly i'd most likely stop at one box tho :eek:
     
  8. IDVague

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    I just figured there might be a consensus on one particular brand or load that worked better than others. If most ran well on something, the odds are better that mine would as well.
     
  9. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    While the Raven is a cheap handgun, they seem to function well. The advantage that .25 ACP has over .22 is reliability of function- that semi-rimmed case just feeds better. You can buy assorted golly-gee ammo for a .25 (I think they even made Glaser in that caliber), but really, any of the major brands should work. The Raven is not a picky eater.
     
  10. IDVague

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    Thanks c3. Just what I was looking for. As soon as the chill is off, I'm going to take it to the range.
     
  11. rickyp8888

    rickyp8888 New Member

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    I have a Raven .25 and it will eat the Blazer all day without a glitch fun little gun its sitting dead center in avatar