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#6529070 - 11/06/16 01:37 PM ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56
HandyMan91 Offline
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Registered: 10/27/16
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looking for opinions on commercial, Walmart available, ammo choices for my Mossberg mvp varmitter 24in barrel. chambered in 5.56/223. not looking for long range precision, looking for decent performance from 100-250 yds. and as always the more economical the better. have run tula 223, perfecta 223, and independence 5.56 and wasn't impressed, but its just 55gr fmj range ammo.

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#6529730 - 11/06/16 07:39 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
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American Eagle in 55 or 62.
I prefer the 62s.
I generally reload for my American Ruger ranch with a 1/8 twist.
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#6529759 - 11/06/16 07:46 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: Big Daddy K]
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Originally Posted By: Big Daddy K
American Eagle in 55 or 62.
I prefer the 62s.


Ditto
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#6529769 - 11/06/16 07:52 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
HandyMan91 Offline
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thank you, ill take a look, ive seen that a lot at academy. not sure if my wally world stocks it. either way I don't remember it being to expensive.

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#6529800 - 11/06/16 08:06 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
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There is no way of knowing which economical brand of ammunition your rifle will like. It might like PMC, Herters, American Eagle or something else.
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#6529826 - 11/06/16 08:16 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
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Federal fusion or Hornady American Whitetail


Edited by bigjoe8565 (11/06/16 08:16 PM)

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#6530061 - 11/06/16 10:41 PM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
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I've had great luck with Fusion in 5.56, 6.8, and 7mm-08. Try the non-MSR 62 gr. Warning, I don't think it's that cheap.
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#6530252 - 11/07/16 07:19 AM Re: ammo of choice for mossberg MVP in 5.56 [Re: HandyMan91]
HandyMan91 Offline
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awesome. thank you for the suggestions. I know you get what you pay for, I just don't see the need in spending a bunch for like black hills ammo when I'm not reaching out that far. I'm okay with a little expensive, just not much more than .75c a round

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