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Old 12-11-2016, 11:23 AM   #1
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Any cons about using steel case ammo with the mpx
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Old 12-11-2016, 11:28 AM   #2
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Intriguing question! I had issues with steel case ammo in my Glock 26 Gen 3. Never used steel case ammo again after two back-to-back ammo casings stuck in barrel.
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Intriguing question! I had issues with steel case ammo in my Glock 26 Gen 3. Never used steel case ammo again after two back-to-back ammo casings stuck in barrel.
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I have used steel case 9 in my browning hp, no issues.

However, in a rifle platform, where you would be firing lots of bullets, maybe not, remember if the chamber gets too hot the varnish/coating on the steel case gets sticky and cause the above problem.
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My mcx hates Tula. Will only fire one at a time.
I'm assuming my mpx will be the same.
I think the **** powder doesn't have enough punch back to drive the piston hard enough.

This is just a guess, I just know my mcx hates it. Gave 5 boxes away.
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My mcx hates Tula. Will only fire one at a time.
I'm assuming my mpx will be the same.
I think the **** powder doesn't have enough punch back to drive the piston hard enough.

This is just a guess, I just know my mcx hates it. Gave 5 boxes away.
If you have anymore, send them to me, will pay shipping. My hp shoots them all day, very dirty but I have to clean it anyway

Tula isn't the best stuff around, maybe not enough juice to get the mcx to cycle.
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No problems with steel case (or any other cases) in my MPX gen 1.
Never shot any Brown Bear or similar but I have shot lots of TulAmmo and Freedom American Steel (Before they increased the price to brass prices) and never had any issue.
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This past weekend I TRIED to use Brown Bear 115 grain ammo. Jammed about 8 times per 30 round mag and I tried 4 mags.
Winchester 147 grain Brass ran without a problem.
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The steel case ammo can cause excessive wear over time, but as far as reliability, I've heard of no reason not to use it.
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Check out freedom munitions, they came out with a new line of brass plated steel case ammo. It's still pretty cheap and I've heard good things so far.

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I haven't ran any steel cased ammo in my MCX. These rifles upper & lower receivers are made of 6061 aluminum - that's lighter & slightly softer than the more typical 7075 alloy used for AR receivers. I just don't like the combination of 6061 alloy receivers and steel casing ammo...

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Outside of additional wear and tear there isn't too much an issue. Ran a couple of hundred rounds thru my Gen 1 and got one stovepipe.
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Have run over 1,000 rounds of Tula through my MPX and have had zero issues. It eats everything I feed it.


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