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Old April 23, 2005, 12:50 PM   #1
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Magtech Ammo?

This ammo would be cheeper to buy in bulk that most other ammo in the cabels store. The question i have is it a good round for practice and making your accuracy better...and is it reloadable?

I want to sharpen my 357, and 44 skills and this ammo seems to be prices a little better that the bulk ammo they offer.

Whats your guys opions on this ammo?
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Old April 23, 2005, 12:56 PM   #2
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Personally I like it, but around here at its locations of availability it's more expensive than my favorite (winchester). It shoots great and it's clean and reliable. I've only shot it in 9mm though. I dunno about being reloadable. I'm certain you'll have your answer shortly.
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Old April 23, 2005, 01:28 PM   #3
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I've only used MagTech in 44. It is clean and accurate. It is a full house load. The brass is quite good/reloadable. As far as I can tell, as good as Star brass.
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Old April 23, 2005, 03:16 PM   #4
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Good round for reloading. I don't think it's as clean as the others though.
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Old April 23, 2005, 06:07 PM   #5
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I have yet to load as accurate a round in .357 as the magtech 125 grain load.
It's good stuff, I just keep trying to load .357 every now and then to see if I forgot something...
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Old April 23, 2005, 07:46 PM   #6
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As i do not have a reloader yet i'm going to save the brass from my 357 and when i do get a reloader i'm going to make a 158 grain deer killing round. Its good to know that this is good stuff i'm gonna buy a poop load of it when i save some green backs. Thanks for the info.
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Old April 24, 2005, 08:27 AM   #7
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I do not sort 9mm brass, just fill it and shoot it.

I know for a fact there's a bunch of Magtech brass mixed in with the Winchester, Remington, S&B, PMC, and others in the 9mm collection. I have not noticed any difference in either loading or shooting rounds with Magtech brass.
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Old April 25, 2005, 09:10 PM   #8
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Swamp Yankee said: "I do not sort 9mm brass, just fill it and shoot it."

SY - I take it that you haven't run into any 'FD NT' brass. It'll stop your progressive reloader in it's tracks. Same with 'WIN NT' in .45ACP.
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