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Monarch .223 ammo?

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Jack23, Jun 30, 2010.


  1. Jack23

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    I. B. Glockin'

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    I have a chance to buy a case of Monarch .223 55gr softpoint ammo for 300 bux. That is a very good price for .223 ammo around here. But I got to wondering if it is any good. I consulted a friend with much experience with this calibere and deep knowledge as well. He advised me to take a pass on it. Called it Junk. Still I wanted to come in here and get a few more expert opinions. Do y'all agree with my friend or would this be a good buy? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. toddmog

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    I wouldn't pay that for Monarch when you can get Wolf or Silver & Brown Bear for around $220/1K shipped. But then again a lot of people would call those choices junk too. I'm not one of those people though. :)
     

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  3. madecov

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    book em' Danno

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    If the Monarch is brass cased that's a decent price
    Monarch brass is manufactured by Prvi Partizan
     
  4. G36's Rule

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    Monarch .223 whether it is brass or steel is very poor quality ammo. I ran some over a chronograph recently and was getting velocity ranging from 3050 to 2900 fps.

    It is plinking ammo at best.
     
  5. GunFighter45ACP

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    In addition to the above, it's also on the dirty side.