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The bullets are plated. That's a no no with ported barrels. It doesn't matter if the slide is ported or not. That being said, I know of people that shoot plated through ported barrels.
I just bought 200 rounds of aluminum Federal to try. I notice that loaded ammo has come down a bit more than components. Not really worth it for me to reload 9mm for the time being.
Last week I bought a 100 rd box of Federal 9mm FMJ aluminum case ammo at Walmart for $17.46. It's not just the brass casing that has gone down in price. WWB seemed to have gone down too.
Like jhe888, I remember c. 2006 I used to go to Academy regularly to buy 50 rd boxes of Blazer 9mm aluminum for $3.99/box and WWB brass for $4.99. I bet I still have some old receipts hidden somewhere to prove it. The entire market changed when Obama became the DNC presidential candidate in late 2007.
Shot a 100 rds of the Federal brass today. It really shot well and seemed a little hotter than some of the other range ammo out there. It shot great in my M&P 9c and Sid P320. Grouping was pretty good with both guns.
Are you certain? Box allegedly says "FMJ," which implies (J)acketed.
"America is at that awkward stage. It's too late to work within the system,,,, but too early to shoot the bastards." -- Claire Wolfe
Suggest you check out SGammo! I think you'll be happy with some of their deals. Made me happy.
Totally agreed! We're officially old.
I also remember it at $4 and change per box of 50.
Like gasoline prices, it's two steps forward and one backward. Funny how we think it's a steal at $2.50/gal now - just like we think it's a steal at $10/50rd box now.
In 2005 at Walmart 100 round packs of WWB was $10.53 for 9mm and $19.97 for .45 acp......the good old days.
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