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#6150864 - 01/23/16 05:30 PM A I ammo
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
shooting a Ackley imp, have heard that's its okay to shoot the original cal ammo, but was told that's not a good idea. true or not?
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#6150894 - 01/23/16 05:52 PM Re: A I ammo [Re: colt45]
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: midlothian texas
I have shot 260 ammo out of my 260ai and my buddy shoots 223 out of his .223ai. Gotta fire form the brass somehow.
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#6151202 - 01/23/16 08:55 PM Re: A I ammo [Re: colt45]
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 20871
Loc: Texas
If it is a true AI shoot the parent cartridge. You will loose a little velocity but accuracy is usually still good
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#6151245 - 01/23/16 09:25 PM Re: A I ammo [Re: colt45]
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Lots of A.I. cases were standard brass before having been fired in an A.I. chamber.

I dare say "most".
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#6151690 - 01/24/16 09:27 AM Re: A I ammo [Re: colt45]
Revoman Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
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I shoot a 257 AI. I either shoot factory Roberts or use standard Roberts cases to reload to fire form. Have a batch of new brass that I'm fire forming.
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