Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

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Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by rodnak on Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:34 pm

Granted, everyone reloads. I'm lucky that I have a good friend that reloads for me. BUT, to have some back up ammo that I can buy and just stash, has anyone ever tried this?

http://www.winchester.com/Products/handgun-ammunition/Performance/Super-X-handgun/Pages/X38SMRP.aspx

Thanks

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by Jack H on Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:34 am

I Ransom tested it a long time ago at about 2" 50yd groups from my S&W 14.  I was impressed, but I do not think it is as good as the old Remington.  Remington was Xring accurate from my Colt 38 OMM

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by BE Mike on Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:01 am

I've shot a lot of the old Winchester factory match in that configuration. It was good then and I would suspect that it is still good. That being said, you should try some Zero like this: http://www.rozedist.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=RZD&Product_Code=R607-B&Category_Code=ZBA-38SP

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by rodnak on Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:02 pm

Thanks Jack & Mike. I'll see what pricing I can get on the Winchester and will compare that with the Zero.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by james r chapman on Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:20 pm

the precision delta stuff had a pretty good reputation at one time...

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by rodnak on Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:05 pm

Thanks James. These guys?

http://precisiondelta.com/index.php/products/ammunition/new-ammo/38-special.html

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by BE Mike on Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:05 pm

Zero ammo can be purchased reloaded or with brass exchange for much less than the price of new ammo.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by james r chapman on Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:13 pm

yes

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by waid1406 on Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:07 am

We had a terrible experience of Winchester 148gr super match ammo during the WA1500 world championship in Australia, one out of 4 was tumbling on 25y not even hitting the 7 score ring.

Only luck and good australian shooting friends made it that we found enough handloads to get trough the
nations team matches and the 1500 with revolvers.

So No more Facotry Winchester super match ammo In our guns when we travle around the world.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by rodnak on Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:02 pm

Wow Waid, that is horrible! Guess I'll continue the search. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by james r chapman on Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:09 pm

rodnak, never forget, it might work in YOUR gun.....

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by rodnak on Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:18 pm

Good point James, thanks. I have a call into my contact to see what pricing and availability are.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by waid1406 on Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:29 am

The biggest problem is that we have always been using the Winchestrs Super match when we cant bring handloads with us when we travle to PPC matches but now they failed HUGE. 

Our guns holds 1,5" on 50y with good quality match ammo.

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Re: Opinions on Winchester 38 Spec Super Match ammo

Post by james r chapman on Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:07 am

I think a conversation with Winchester would be in order.

could be a lot # problem. they usually make good on legitimate complaints..

jim

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