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Anyone have experience with Aguila ammo? I've seen a lot of sales lately and was thinking of getting some for range practice. Never used it before do have no idea if it's any good.

Also what do you typically use for range practice?

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I've tossed this range ammo idea around in my head many times. What qualifies for range ammo? If you're shooting at a 100 yard target any BG is in range. I'm open to clarification on this point. Pretty much in my mind any ammo of modern manufacturing that will fly down the barrel will work for anything. Except match shooting
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Bought a bunch couple years ago during the last run. Great stuff very accurate and consistent. Used a lot for competition and Olympic shooting teams from what I read. Been very happy with it unlike some stuff like Remington and Federal lately.
 

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Good to know, big name companies may not always the best. I sure as hell don't get out to shoot as much as I'd like and try different ammo brands.
 

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Well after having spent half an hour trying to decide if we was shooting pistols or rifles on this deal....so to make sure I went and dug out a dusty old box of .40 practice ammo the cop shoppe passes out for target shooting and it says Winchester 165 gr. FMJ and has Target stamped on it. Works good. Never heard of the other stuff.
 

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I use it for target shooting and plinking mainly 22LR, 9MM and a little 380 from time to time. This stuff had always worked just fine for
me your mileage may vary!

I picked up some of their mini shells awhile back but have not tried beyond a few shells! I'm interested how
this stuff will do long run but for now I stick with standard sizes 12GA.
 

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I have never had an issue with it. Then again glocks eat everything. I haven’t tried anything other than 9 and 45.
 
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Anyone have experience with Aguila ammo? I've seen a lot of sales lately and was thinking of getting some for range practice. Never used it before do have no idea if it's any good.

Also what do you typically use for range practice?

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Sasq my boy

So called "Range Ammo" is kinda like an adult diaper...it DEPENDS! (Slippy cracks himself up! :vs_laugh:)

Seriously, some firearms I shoot the exact ammo that I carry; others I shoot the least expensive and others I shoot a specific type of ammo. Still others I experiment with all types of ammo.

For example I have a few guns that I prefer to carry. I ALWAYS shoot exactly what I carry in them for self defense.

Most of my .22LR's I shoot what I own and I own a lot of cheap .22LR
Other guns like my Springfield 1911 TRP that I shoot with my competition buddies, I usually shoot a 200 grain Semi-Wadcutter in .45 ACP. Not the cheapest but very reasonably priced but the main reason is for consistency with this firearm. I rarely carry this gun self defense.

All of my AR's I shoot any and every type of ammo.

Specifically to your question about Aguila Ammo, I do not go out of my way to buy Aguila but I own plenty and I do not recall any problems with any of it. the Aguila ammo that I own I probably got a hell of a deal on it I suspect.

Aguila is a Mexican company so keep that in mind.

Good luck!
 

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I use it for target shooting and plinking mainly 22LR, 9MM and a little 380 from time to time. This stuff had always worked just fine for
me your mileage may vary!

I picked up some of their mini shells awhile back but have not tried beyond a few shells! I'm interested how
this stuff will do long run but for now I stick with standard sizes 12GA.
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Keep in mind that the Aguila MiniShells have been known not to cycle in certain shotguns. They cycle perfectly in my Winchester 1300 Defender but not in Mossbergs or Remingtons.
 

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Keep in mind that the Aguila MiniShells have been known not to cycle in certain shotguns. They cycle perfectly in my Winchester 1300 Defender but not in Mossbergs or Remingtons.
Thanks Slippy! While I find these cool and interesting something keeps saying "proceed with caution" I only tried a few and they fired just fine from my old Mossberg. I do have that little
adapter for the Mossberg to allow them to cycle but I'm still vary leery! I don't like having to add dodads to any gun to allow it fire properly! Thanks!
 

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I bought a bunch of 158 grn hollowpoints in .38 Spl. a few years ago. Performed well in both my pistol and my carbine! I would definitely buy more of it.
 

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Nothing for nothing, but just in general I like CRAP range ammo... it’s hard to simulate stress, but constantly clearing malfunctions while practicing/attempting to impress someone can really get the ol’ blood flowing..
 

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Specifically to your question about Aguila Ammo, I do not go out of my way to buy Aguila but I own plenty and I do not recall any problems with any of it. the Aguila ammo that I own I probably got a hell of a deal on it I suspect.

Aguila is a Mexican company so keep that in mind.

Good luck!
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Although I mostly reload my ammunition I do have some of the Aguila and it goes bang every time.

Range stuff... yup. Good to go.
 
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If Smitty ever darkens my doorway, I'm taking him down into the former "gunroom" and I'm loading his side-car with anything he points to.

I can do simple math in my head, despite your hurtful laughter. In the equation of "New cost divided by reloaded cost over time" I lose money if I reload.
 
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