Aluminum cased ammo?

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  1. May 10, 2017 #11
    Cuda66

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    That was rifle ammo, though. .223, to be exact.

    Most of the steel cased pistol ammo no longer has bimetal jackets; most are the same copper alloy jackets as domestic production...(iirc, about the only caliber that normally has a steel jacket is 9x18mak).
     
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  2. May 10, 2017 #12
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    Didn't know that. Thanks.
     
  3. May 10, 2017 #13
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    Good to know that about the mak. I'm looking for one but will have to make sure I get good ammo for it

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    Magnets seem to still stick to tulammo as of last time I checked. 9,40, and 45. When did this change take place

    Quoted wrong quote lol
     
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    Uh... Tula has always been steel case, ALAIR...

    Pretty cheap now at WM, guess I need to try some again...
     
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    The bi metal bullet not the case
     
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  8. May 18, 2017 at 11:53 AM #18
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    Aluminum is 100% good to go, shoot as much as you want

    Steel case is 99% good to go, high volume down a RIFLE will wear out the rifling faster due to the much faster round velocity. Pistol rounds with slower velocity will not wear rifling out at any appreciable rate as far as I've been able to tell

    I shoot virtually anything factory out of a pistol without reservation

    My rifles only see copper jacketed rounds unless its the beater AR which can have a barrel swapped for less than $100
     
  9. May 18, 2017 at 7:36 PM #19
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    I just bought 100 rounds of Federal aluminum cased 9mm at Wallyworld for $19.95.


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  10. May 18, 2017 at 8:43 PM #20
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    Got s link that a steel bullet down a steel barrel won't impact the rifling or is this just your opinion?

    A lot probably depends on what kind of pistols you own but I'm not shooting crap steel bullets down a quality gun.
     

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