Another gun question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Q9, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Anyone know of cheap practice ammo for .40 cal handguns? My dad just got one, and dang, any decent amount of practice with some of this ammo will cost a fortune!
     
  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:check wally world, dicks, or dumhams
     
  3. cameron

    cameron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blazer or "white box" Winchester is fairly cheap shooting. Plus the brass is pretty good if you wanna get into reloading. Save a ton of money like that.

    Sometimes you can find some foreign ammo for real cheap, but beware, some of that stuff is really dirty and will foul your action.
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    You might have feeding problems with the aluminum cased Blasers.

    The "white boxed" Winchester or Federal "American Eagle" is relatively cheap GOOD ammo
     
  5. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what they said!! beware the cheap cheap stuff. dirty, won't always fire, etc etc

    .40 cal isn't cheap. I think a box at Wally here is $20? A few years ago, it was $7!!
     
  6. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to the range and scavenge brass. Pick up a cheap reloader and reload away. The only .40S&W that I ever purchase are defense rounds which are always ridiculously priced.
     
  7. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    I was going to suggest reloading too!!
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yes, the cheap stuff makes the gun dirty, you have to clean it more. And you do get a jam now and then. I had to buy some when there was a shortage after the last presidential election. But I won't anymore.
     
  9. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want to practice, buy a .22 pistol, and then use the one you have now...
     
  10. CowgirlPenny

    CowgirlPenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (My husband says)

    Federal 180 grain full metal jacket 50rd box. Or Winchester 100rd Walmart value pack (white box)
     

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