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What ammo would you not buy again?

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What ammo would you not buy again?

I haven't bought Russian ammo in a long time. Hard primers, dirties up chambers, casings create more friction in some mags causing stoppages, more erosive bullets, and I really don't want to support Russia in any way.

Blazer alluminum. Hard primers, casings don't slide against eachother well.

Freedom Munitions steel case.

M80 type fmj 7.62x51. None of it is accurate.
That's what I can think of at the moment.

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Sellier & Bellot.

Years ago I bought a large quantity of .30-06 for my M1. At 100 yards, the rounds were all over the place. I went down range and discovered they were key-holing. This was odd, because my M1 never did this before. To check, I loaded it in my Remington 742. The round was accurate, but the extractor tore through the rim and left the case stuck in the chamber, requiring a cleaning rod down the bore. Inspection of the cases showed signs of over pressure on the primers. Other people I have talked to have told me that occasionally they get bad batch from S&B. Well, I don't have the time or money for that.
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