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Would you consider AE a good or average ammo. I'm trying to find a good ammo at a good price and stick with it rather than bouncing around.
 

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I buy it when it's on sale and it's good ammo for general purpose shooting
 

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I bought a case of it and have shot about 600 rounds without a problem. Shoots fine, no clouds of gun powder and makes a fine hole in a piece of paper. I'm new at this, but I haven't been able to tell one brand of ammo is any dirtier than another (only used about three different brands) as I've heard others speak of. I would recommend it.
 

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I have shot it and it shoots fine. The only two I would stay away from is the Fiochi ammo as the powder is extremely dirty compared to others ,and the CCI Blazer ammo in the aluminum cases. I shoot a lot of the Georgia Arms ammo and it shoots good too. I can get at a decent price and shoots good. I buy it local no I pay no shipping but I get the "canned heat" of 500 rounds at a time. Look at www.georgia-arms.com
 

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I am getting American Eagle 9mm ammo for roughly $11 a box right now (when I buy 1000 rounds) which is pretty good. I haven't had any issues with the rounds but subjectively they might a be a little dirtier than some. I don't have any numbers to back that up. Overall for target shooting I go with the cheapest available brass (I give my empties to a friend who reloads).
 

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It's the only ammo I use in my 9mm and I use the 556 in my m4. I have had no problems at all. Also I get 50 rounds of 147 gr. for $9.00. Since my self defense ammo is 147 I like to shoot 147 for practice.
 

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I run AE through my G30SF for practice and IDPA matches. AE ballistics are the same as my SD carry load, Federal HST, so I know I get the same "feel" every time I press the trigger. AE and Federal are both owned by ATK anyway.
 

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AE shots too dirt for me and accuracy varies lot to lot. For some good shooting low cost ammo get some BVAC (Bitteroot Valley Ammo Corp). They're reloads in once fired brass. Excellent quality, clean shooting, accurate. You can get it by the box or bulk. It's cheapest of course in bulk. http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ItemListing.aspx?pagesize=150&catid=2766&pagenumber=1
Have you tried these? Price doesn't seem too bad http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/AMM-4341 bullet is light though
 

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Just do yourself a favor and ensure you are getting FULL METAL JACKETED bullets.
AE used to make a copper-washed bullet that while it looks like FMJ it melts in the barrel leaving plenty of lead behind. Besides affecting accuracy it can cause the gun to blow up....:eek:
 

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I have shot AE in both my G17 and G23 never had a problem and it shot well. I usually just get whatever is cheapest in brass casings since the indoor ranges around here wont let you shoot anything in steel. And I refuse to buy any reloads from anybody, I don't like increasing the chances of blowing my face off.
 
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