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Ranger 230gr Bonded .45 GAP

Discussion in 'The Bull Dawgs Club' started by David_Ely, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. David_Ely

    David_Ely GAP'r

    Jul 3, 2008
    Okemos, MI
    I just had to pass this on to my fellow Bull Dawgs. has IN STOCK 50rd boxes of Winchester Ranger 230gr bonded HP for $36.95 a box. I ordered 3 boxes as my original 50 round box of Speer Gold Dot 185gr is just about gone.
  2. David_Ely

    David_Ely GAP'r

    Jul 3, 2008
    Okemos, MI
    I finally got the chance to run a box of it thru my G38. It's got a bit more snap than the Gold Dot 185gr I've been carrying. The accuracy was good and it functioned flawlessly so for now it has become my new carry ammo.

  3. Melissa5


    Feb 4, 2010
    NE Georgia
    Thanks for the heads up. I'll have to give it a try.
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2010
  4. legion3


    Mar 31, 2000
    Parrish FL
    This replaced the Ranger 45 GAP ammo RA45GT.

    I once asked if Winchester made Ranger 230 anymore but a state of Florida purchasing order showed that that they were no longer making the regular version and was replacing it with the bonded RA45GB.

    A Glock 39 stoked with 7 - 230 grain bonded rangers will keep you feeling safe!

    I am just thrilled to have found any quality maker 230 grain ammo for SD.
  5. CookeMonster


    Mar 23, 2011
    Ordered 3 boxes. Looked like reloads to me. Boxes were weathered, brass was pitted and some showed extractor marks.

  6. up1911fan


    Mar 12, 2009
    Upper Michigan
    I've been carrying the Bonded load in my G37 as of late.
  7. PsychoKnight


    Sep 30, 2006
    SoCal - SGV
    I ordered 3 boxes today also. I think it was the last three boxes because the product no longer shows up on either google or an internal search at ammunitiontogo.

    I hope it isn't the crappy reloads CookeMonster got. I would not dare shoot something that looks like reloads, must less carry it for self-defense. You should call them right away and see if they will exchange or refund (unless I really did get the last batch, then push for a refund). They have acknowleged in the past that some products were damaged when they received from their shipper, and repackaged material which had corrossive chemicals split on it. But that would not explain reloaded ammo with pits and extractor marks. Dang!