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Good deal for range?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by G1Nine, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. PghJim


    Apr 21, 2005
    First, welcome aboard. The site is down or having problems so I could not see what you linked to. It looks like 500 rounds of Winchester 124 Ranger. Maybe if you could list it like that with price, I could give more info.

  2. G1Nine


    Feb 7, 2012
    Bay Area, CA
    Thanks PghJim, wonderful to be in this forum and it is my first Glock, and handgun for that matter. Yeah it's the 500 rd case - 9mm Winchester Ranger 124 grain +P FMJ Encapsulated Z Q4362 Ammo - $109.50

    I know it +P and might indeed be overkill for range shooting but wondering of the price and if there are any other "cheaper" ammo recommendation for such use, that would be appreciated.

    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012
  3. Kalmah

    Kalmah Supreme Member

    Feb 22, 2006
  4. JimIsland


    Aug 1, 2011
    Ditto on the S&B. I've shot a ton of that stuff and it's fairly snappy and I like that it has sealed primers. I have a tendacy to hoard this stuff!!!
  5. cowboy1964


    Sep 4, 2009
    Speer Lawman is also great stuff and is available in 115, 124, 147.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012
  6. Merkavaboy

    Merkavaboy Code-7A KUZ769

    This ammo is more than likely rejected ammo from a LE contract order (thus the "Z" inked in with a marker prior to the product#). And I doubt that it uses an encapsulated bullet as neither the box nor the cardboard case says anything to this to this extent (unless someone pulled a bullet and found that it was encapsulated).

    It should be just fine for practice/plinking use
  7. hotpig

    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM

    If I remember right when the DOJ put the contract out it specified encapsulated. Like Mac posted this may be why it was Z marked.

    I did not buy any to sell but I did get some for me to shoot in a carbine.
  8. G1Nine


    Feb 7, 2012
    Bay Area, CA
    Is 'encapsulated' another term for complete metal jacket? What does 'Z' mean? Thanks all!
  9. hotpig

    hotpig IAFF Local 4766 CLM