Originally Posted by xdm4life
that will be fine. some people cycle their mags. others dont i have one mag at all times with ONLY personal/ home defense rounds in it. the rest is fmj ball ammo. for what your asking you will be fine.
you always want to practice shoot a few times with your defense ammo though. just to be sure it works proper in your weapon.
Cycling your ammo ever couple of years is more than fine.
I am shooting Garand ammo that was loaded in the 50s into en bloc clips. Ammo has a long shelf life.
I load mine and almost never unload it. Why would I want to?