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Old 03-09-2020, 10:08 PM
M1fuzz M1fuzz is offline
 
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Default Aguila 30 Carbine ammo slight issue

Had something odd happen at the range yesterday. My son and I were shooting and he was using my CMP Italian return M1 carbine. He was comparing my hand loads w/ some Aguila that I bought that the CMP was selling at the same time as the carbines.

Now I had purchased a bunch of this stuff and still have some in reserve. I have shot multiple boxes of it w/ no issue. I mainly got it for the brass. Anyway, yesterday we had one fired had a split case and another one had a big time flatten and pierced primer. Have never had that happen w/ Aguila before.

Anyone else? What say you, a bad batch?
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Old 03-09-2020, 10:22 PM
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I've not noticed any problems...other than the strange smell.....
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Old 03-10-2020, 09:15 AM
T38Carbine T38Carbine is offline
 
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I’ve shot a whole case bought probably about the same time as you...no problems.
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Old 03-10-2020, 10:17 AM
Proudfather77 Proudfather77 is offline
 
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Not crazy about my stock of Aguila - sometimes a big flash, and unburned powder everywhere. Much like really old commercial ammo that is dirty, as well.
There are better choices, my opinion.
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Old 03-10-2020, 01:07 PM
Stewbaby Stewbaby is offline
 
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Nothing like that but it was so dirty and inaccurate versus PPU and Remington that I sold what I had.
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