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Just got an email from a "local" gun store/pawn shop that they had these on sale. I use a lot of 9mm and .45acp in AE, but have never shot any .22lr in this brand.

Anyone have experience with it?

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Thanks! I really like the 9mm 147gr and .45acp 230gr for practice as they both match what I carry in those calibers. I thought $2.22/50 was a decent price and I like to buy "local" when I can. I would post the store (very well known in North Alabama), but they don't do online sales on ammo... nor most of the guns they carry.

I've never had a problem with it. It and CCI Blazer are some of my favorite budget .22 ammo. I probably have at least 5 bricks of it.

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None of my guns really care for 'em. I've got a few. Oh, they function, just mediocre accuracy compared to other ammo. BUT, that varies from gun to gun and you need to test 'em in yours to find out.
 
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I do okay with it, but at equal price I'd rather buy Blazers. The bullets always seem to look beat up on the AE, but they shoot OK. Careful if you buy the hollow points, cause they're only 40 round boxes.
 

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Thanks!

Locally this is the best price I have seen on any .22lr.

I do okay with it, but at equal price I'd rather buy Blazers. The bullets always seem to look beat up on the AE, but they shoot OK. Careful if you buy the hollow points, cause they're only 40 round boxes.
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Thanks for noting the quantity difference! I did not notice that!
 

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I have a couple of bricks of it and it functions fine in my guns. I like the CCI Blazer best when it comes to the discount ammo as it is cleaner burning.
 
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Thanks!

Looks like Blazer (also made by Federal) is the preferred brand. The only reason I was looking at the AE is price.

I have a couple of bricks of it and it functions fine in m guns. I like the CCI Blazer best when it comes to the discount ammo as it is cleaner burning.
 

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Thanks!

Looks like Blazer (also made by Federal) is the preferred brand. The only reason I was looking at the AE is price.
The Blazer I'm talking about is the 40gr round nose ammo from CCI.
 
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The AEs are middle of the road plinking ammo at best. If your guns like it, then it's worth the price. If they don't you're really not wasting a lot of money to try it. Our rifles and the heritage seem to like it ok, my Son's GSG 1911-22 can't stand it and it causes every problem there is regarding ammo.
 

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they function in the rifles but most of my semi auto handguns will not function with them I use the ones I have in the revolvers and in the rifles and I will be glad when they are gone
 
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Thanks!

All I have functioning right now in .22lr is my S&W 422 6 inch, but it has eaten everything I have ever fed it and is one of only two handguns in which I have never had a failure of any kind. EVER! The other one is the Beretta 950 .25acp.

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*The 422 has had ammo that didn't fire, but that was because of ammo, not the gun.

they function in the rifles but most of my semi auto handguns will not function with them I use the ones I have in the revolvers and in the rifles and I will be glad when they are gone
 

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What gun will you be shooting them in? The price of the 40gr is a good value. Try them in what ever your are shooting if they don't work in your gun then you will just have to
get a .22lr revolver to properly resolve the issue.
 

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Thanks!

I have a Marlin Glenfield (1976) rifle that needs work, so the only thing I have to shoot .22lr right now is the S&W 422 6inch. It has eaten everything I have ever fed it and as I posted recently here, it is one of only 2 pistols that has never ever had one failure. The other is a Beretta 950, .25acp.

*The 422 has had ammo that didn't fire, but that was because of ammo, not the gun.

What gun will you be shooting them in? The price of the 40gr is a good value. Try them in what ever your are shooting if they don't work in your gun then you will just have to
get a .22lr revolver to properly resolve the issue.
 

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My Browning Buckmark and Ruger SR22 eat them with no problem.
 

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I've had good results with Federal anythings. The only brand I won't touch is Remington bulk, or as I call them Remington duds.
 
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