Monarch 9mm ammo

Discussion in 'Ammo & Reloading' started by Basevol, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Basevol

    Basevol New Member

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    I've never had a fail to feed before until now. Got some Monarch ammo from Academy sports for Christmas and went to the range today. Failed 4 times 2 in one mag, my son in law was with me, so he packed a mag in his 19, and he had one fail. We both have never had a fail to feed before. Anybody else try this ammo :confused:
     
  2. jln370

    jln370 Member

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    I've shot a little bit of it, never had a problem.
     

  3. kj4963

    kj4963 New Member

    I have never shot that ammo, i had a FTF problem with some bulk reloaded ammo in my Glock 19C, so i stopped using it. The guy I bought it from said the recoil spring was to strong! It works fine with other ammo, so never bought his again.
     
  4. rickjames

    rickjames Hard Work! Dedication!

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    My cousins husband left his gun in texas and just gave me 100 rounds of monarch, 100 of federal, and 8 hd of federal.
    Never heard of monarch and I hope it works well for me. I will update when I shoot it (it's been in his closet for about 2 years, along with the federal)

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  5. malladus

    malladus New Member

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    You using the steel or brass case stuff? My father in law and I bought and shot about 10K of the brass case stuff almost exclusively a few years back. I never had any failures to feed. My father in law had fewer then I can count on both hands. My only issue I remember was that at a 1000 round match I was well into a case and I had a round that was underpowered and fired, hit the target, but lacked enough ummph to cycle the action enough to strip the next round.

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  6. rickjames

    rickjames Hard Work! Dedication!

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    The stuff I have is brass. Why can't I find it online for sale? Discontinued?
    I'm hoping to get out tomorrow to shoot. I don't plan on replacing fleet farms sales on 9mm with this, I was just wondering why I couldn't find it for sale.
     
  7. dslmac2

    dslmac2 New Member

    Was I your first few rounds?
    Did it eject the casings? Or was it stuck inside?

    I had this happen to me using Tul Ammo. I finally figured out it was the first few rounds and it I did not fill up the magazine it then did okay. But I am now staying away from it.
     
  8. rickjames

    rickjames Hard Work! Dedication!

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    I shot 100 rounds of monarch with no issues at all. Dirty? Sure, but I clean my gun everytime it is shot.