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#6174968 - 02/08/16 05:26 PM Anyone ever tried this ammunition?
booradley Offline
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Just curious.
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#6175003 - 02/08/16 05:47 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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LOL , Never heard of it and by the ad, don't think I would try it........
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#6175013 - 02/08/16 05:52 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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I think that's the same outfit that makes Remington .22 rimfire ammo.
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#6175062 - 02/08/16 06:27 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: RiverRider]
booradley Offline
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
I think that's the same outfit that makes Remington .22 rimfire ammo.


Never thought about but I bet you're right.
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#6175138 - 02/08/16 07:18 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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That's part of a series of old works commissioned by Field & Stream. Very entertaining stuff.
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#6175407 - 02/08/16 10:27 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
booradley Offline
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I wondered where it came from.
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#6175464 - 02/09/16 02:47 AM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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I figured they changed their name from Lesters to Rio Ammunition. I swear Rio shot shells are half blanks.
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#6175471 - 02/09/16 05:30 AM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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I've forgotten their name but the poster was done by a small husband-wife company, they were a customer a few years ago. They stopped doing outdoors/hunting posters due to lack of sales and moved to another subject.

Toxarch, Rio shotgun shells are very good and have gained a good following among target shooters. I can't speak for anything else they make.

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#6176317 - 02/09/16 03:00 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
booradley Offline
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I use nothing but Rios for dove.
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#6176376 - 02/09/16 03:43 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: booradley]
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Some buddies and I tried Rios around 15 years ago on a dove hunt. We all came to the conclusion that they were complete garbage. Most of us questioned if they even had any shot in them. Luckily I had brought some Remington ammo as well so the day ended much better. I decided then that I would never shoot that Rio junk again.
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#6176502 - 02/09/16 05:20 PM Re: Anyone ever tried this ammunition? [Re: Toxarch]
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Originally Posted By: Toxarch
I figured they changed their name from Lesters to Rio Ammunition. I swear Rio shot shells are half blanks.


Well I finally have an explanation as to why I miss so many doves. For a long time I thought it was me, but guess it's the ammo.

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