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5.56 AMMO

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Jim101, Oct 17, 2011.

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  1. Jim101

    Jim101 Active Member

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    Anyone have any experience with the 5.56 ammo that has a case that is part metal and part plastic material. Will it function in AR-15 type rifles??

    I have access to a couple thousand rounds, But if it doesn't work I'll pass on it.


    TIA
    Jim
     
  2. mt

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    Are these the rounds you are referring to?

    http://www.defensereview.com/pcp-ammunition-polymer-cased-riflemachine-gun-ammo-for-military-and-civilian-tacticalcommercial-applications-has-the-era-of-superplasticsuperpolymer-cartridge-cases-that-can-take-the-heat/


    in the past i used a round called natec, worked fine in my sig but i'm told there were problems in fluted chambers.
     
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    I have .308 rounds that are blue plastic with a brass base (wheere the primer goes) the bullet is plastic, one piece with the case. these are practice rounds. accurate to 100 yards, very loud and very dangerous under 100 yards. will work in ar15 but will not cycle the action. I havent seen them in 5.56. oz
     
  4. Jim101

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    These are the polymer case with a metal projectile. Like the ones in the link MT posted. My gun doesn't have a fluted chamber.


    Jim
     
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    deercreek Well-Known Member

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    I don't know how much these rounds cost but you can buy two different kinds of PMC's now for 299.00 per 100 plus tax or shipping. These are very good rounds for the money spent.
     
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    You might ask on accuratereloading.com
     
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    Shorter link. Interesting stuff.

    Wayne
     
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    I have a rock river and a Colt and they work fine with that type ammo.
     
  9. Jim101

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    Thanks for the input. I've convinced the guy to let me try a few in my gun before I say yea or nay to the deal.




    Jim
     
  10. oz

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    polymer cases are fine. the laquered ones will stick in a hot chamber. oz
     
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