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    Quote Originally Posted by nmshieldshooter View Post
    We will probably stop selling it at the store a lot of complaints with it in all calibers. Guess cheap isn't always good.
    I was pleasantly surprised that the distributor refunded my money for them. That happened years ago, I've had them sitting for about 6 years, so, in reality they didn't cost me anything but having taken them apart now, I'd never buy anymore. Typically, quality 338 Lapua loaded rounds will cost upwards of 100-150 bucks a box of 20. I cannot remember what I paid back then but I'm sure it was better than 50 bucks a box (20) and I bought 5 boxes.

    These are for my upcoming NM Elk hunt and I want to make doubly sure the bullet goes where I send it. As a rule, I'm not a factory round person in the first place.

    Least I'll wind up with useable brass.

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    this is very surprising to me. My experience with this ammunition has been great in several calibers. In fact, I often will buy it when I pick up a new caliber with the intention of using the brass for reloading

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    Have used several pistol calibers, and .308. All went bang just fine. I don't shoot (can't see) out far enough where ballistics will make the difference in a deer kill or not.
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    Got a box of PPU lead round nose 38 special. Shot it 4 years ago. It seems I remember it maybe being a little hot.

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    My only experience has been with the .38SW. No issues.

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