First bulk packs I've seen this year

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First bulk packs I've seen this year

Post by ruger22 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:56 pm

Unfortunately, Remington Thunderbolts, 500 rounds for $23.99. Sportsman's Warehouse truck day this morning. At least the price was decent. I gave my one box limit some thought as I headed to the cashier.

I had two 50 round boxes of it last month which shot well, just dirty, so I got the bulk pack. Hopefully it won't be any worse than the small boxes were.

I've had worse luck with Golden Bullets having lots of duds and their glittery mess to clean. Winchester Wildcats bad for being out of round, so they won't chamber in Single Sixes and Bearcats, probably other guns.
*Two Bearcat stainless, w/ EWK ejector housings & Wolff springs
*SP-101 .22LR, w/ Wolff springs
*SP-101 .357 snub w/ Wolff springs
*10/22 Deluxe Sporter, unmodded!
*Two NAA Guardian 32

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Post by blue68f100 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:04 pm

They also have a nickmane of Thunderturds since they have a tendency to lead barrels so bad. I want buy them.
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Post by Hakaman » Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:00 pm

Thunderbolts have got to be my least favorite out there, too dirty. Funny, about 2 years ago, I could hardly give them away to my fellow shooters for free, as they refuse to take them. I finally sold a couple bricks for $13 ea to somebody else. Now, your $23 is a good buy, but eventually the hoarding will slow down. It still amuses me how paranoid people are over ammo, they must really expect armageddon or something? If it gets to the point where it's too expensive to shoot, i'll just stop recreational shooting and keep enough for SD.
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Post by ruger22 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:09 pm

Supposedly the leading was a problem a couple of years ago, from too-soft lead getting by QC. Remington supposedly tightened up since then.

In fairness, the two small boxes of it last month weren't really much dirtier than other .22, but the residue is more black than gray, so it looks dirtier than it is. All 100 rounds fired without a hiccup, divided between a Mark III and a Bearcat. Accuracy was average for any bulk ammo.
*Two Bearcat stainless, w/ EWK ejector housings & Wolff springs
*SP-101 .22LR, w/ Wolff springs
*SP-101 .357 snub w/ Wolff springs
*10/22 Deluxe Sporter, unmodded!
*Two NAA Guardian 32

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Post by greener » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:46 pm

A good deal around here is 1400 rounds of RGB's for $69. Thunderthuds may not be all that bad, I suppose.

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