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Old 12-06-2017, 12:28 PM
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Default Winchester Super X ammo?

Looking for feedback on super-x .22lr-40gr. plated round nose, 1300 fps.....

I ask because SG Ammo has a pretty good deal going right now on a 2000 rnd case. Most of my .22 handgun platforms are centerfire units with a rimfire kit. Because of main spring stiffness, some of them need the high velocity, heavy bullet loads to cycle well. But I have no experience with this product, and don't want to acquire 2000 rnds of it if it has "issues".

Any issues with this Winchester ammo? Similar to CCI mini-mags? All my conversion kits run well on the .40 gr mini-mags.

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Old 12-06-2017, 2:31 PM
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I used to shoot nothing else as it was very reliable in my 10/22's, Winchester 190, and Mark iii semi autos. Not to mention, it was one of the most consistently accurate of the various ammo I had tried. This was from about 12-14 years ago though and have since switched to mini mags due to availability.

I periodically go on squirrel shoots where I would go through hundreds of rounds in a shoot so I had to have volume, accuracy, and reliability across several guns. The mini mags provide this for me now but the super-x did its job back then.

Hopefully, the newer manufactured stuff does just as well - I just don't know.
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Walmart usually has this in stock. If your close to one, try a sleeve before you buy 2000 of them.
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Worked great on my rifles- - pistols not too much. CCI Mini mags work great for all of my 22 pistols.
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Worked great on my rifles- - pistols not too much. CCI Mini mags work great for all of my 22 pistols.
Agree.
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CCI mini mags much better for .22 pistols.
Winchester's were smokey at indoor range.
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I donít have good luck with super X or federal Ammo in my .22lr pistol but it likes cheap thunderbolts. Go figure
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Old 12-07-2017, 8:56 AM
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Depends on the pistol. Typical 22LR, they have preferences.

I have had mixed results with Super X in some pistols. They run fine in others. Usually run fine in semi rifles. A lot of the fun is figuring out what yours like.

Mini Mags always seem to work. As do Blazer LRN. I'm a big fan of the Blazer LRN as plinking ammo. Runs my ISSC M22 pistol flawlessly vs other cheap ammo that can jam every other round. YMMV.

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Work fine in my Buckmark.
I second the suggestion of buying a sleeve at Walmart to try out first.
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Never had any issues in handguns or rifles Iíve owned. How much
for 2000?
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