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  1. #21
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    Ive found the Golden Saber 45ACP 230gr load to be very underwhelming, in terms of both accuracy & velocity. Like everything else from Remington in my opinion,
    it just sucks.
    From my Glock 41 10 rounds
    HI:854
    LOW:821
    ES:33
    AVE:832
    Only HP round that failed to go into battery in my G41. Accuracy was below average as I recall, but did not record in my notes. As for ME- Id rather have a Ball load as that crap. All the gel tests Ive seen were un-impressive also.
    I just do not f with anything Remington anymore. Its a shame, they are 4 miles from home.
    " Be NOT ye afraid of them..
    Remember the Lord, for He is GREAT & TERRIBLE!
    FIGHT for your bretheren..for your sons & for your daughters,
    for your wives & for your households"!

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    The new Black Belt upgrade is supposed to fix the issue of core separation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straight Shooter View Post
    I just do not f with anything Remington anymore.
    I don't take samples every year, but I agree. Rem's .223 ammo has been crazy bad... no neck tension on batches, etc. I've had a few blown primers/malfs in .223 that were just shy of kabooms.

    Even their rimfire ammo is trash. That stuff misfeeds auto loaders like crazy.
    "You people have too much time on your hands." - scottryan

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    Quote Originally Posted by markm View Post
    I don't take samples every year, but I agree. Rem's .223 ammo has been crazy bad... no neck tension on batches, etc. I've had a few blown primers/malfs in .223 that were just shy of kabooms.

    Even their rimfire ammo is trash. That stuff misfeeds auto loaders like crazy.
    Brother- it is SO bad. Honestly..I wont allow it in my home. As one who grew up with most things Remington..guns & ammo..im PISSED at what theyve allowed themselves to become.
    Your friend Pappabear has a great thread on the Remington 788 rifle I just responded to. PRIME example of craftsmanship and a great rifle that even back in the 70's was considered low cost but not "cheap". Gave $212 for my in mid seventies. Now, I wouldnt own anything theyve made in the last 10-12 years, ammo included.
    " Be NOT ye afraid of them..
    Remember the Lord, for He is GREAT & TERRIBLE!
    FIGHT for your bretheren..for your sons & for your daughters,
    for your wives & for your households"!

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    I carry handloaded gold dots, GASP!

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