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.22 aguila

Post by private citizen on Wed Feb 29, 2012 5:47 pm

Has anyone tried Aguilla from CMP lately? They have two, SV and "target".

Some one said that recent production is lousy with too many duds.

Anyone have experience?

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by DavidR on Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:16 pm

It is finiky in some guns, my rugers wont even feed 3 in a row.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by Larry Lang on Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:29 pm

I'm shooting my 4th or 5th case of Aguila from CMP. I have not noticed any degradation in the quality. It always goes bang in my Marvels, 'tho sometimes the bang is a little soft. It is reasonably accurate...much more than I. So long as I keep the chamber clean I have no feed or light tap problems.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by dan allen on Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:32 pm

My Marvel loves it now that I went to a 7# recoil spring. I use the SE, not the one they call Target.

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Rimfire Ammo Test

Post by AllAces on Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:54 pm

Here's a link to a test of over 50 different types of .22 ammo. It is a little dated now and Aguila is not included, it is interesting data.

http://www.accurateshooter.com/gear-reviews/22lr-rimfire-ammo-comparison-test/

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by Rimfire Ric on Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:31 pm

I just bought a brick of the Standard aguila to try in my ruger, and after about 200 rounds I have experienced about 20% failure to fire rate. I know others that shoot it in Pardini's and Walther GSP's with no problem. I guess the ruger just does not like it. So I'm back to the CCI standard velocity in paper boxes.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by Founder on Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:59 am

Ric, I have seen Rugers have issues with just about all ammo. Its a chamber tolerance thing not the ammo, in my opinion. I have never had a failure to fire with the many cases of Aquila I have purchased from the CMP.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by Paper-Puncher on Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:46 am

I tryed it and it would feed fine....but I had alot of light loads and a few that didnt even cycle the action......its a shame too as it was very accurate off sand bags....maybe I just had a bad brick becuase lots of peple like it.....now I tend to stick with CCI Std, Blazer , or Auto match .....I can usally find one of those 3 ....

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by DavidR on Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:18 pm

If you want the best grade of aguila, buy the eley sport in the purple box, its the same bullet and charge but in eley cases, its about the same price and made in the aguila plant in Mexico.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by private citizen on Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:56 am

DavidR wrote:If you want the best grade of aguila, buy the eley sport in the purple box, its the same bullet and charge but in eley cases, its about the same price and made in the aguila plant in Mexico.
TF

Last year: Eley Sport. 1st half of case ok...really good groups. Second half...many fail to cycles. One box of 50 would run perfectly...the very next box would have 10 FTF. Yes I did clean the gun.

Switching ammo resolved the FTF's.

Very frustrating

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by DavidR on Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:44 am

I had good luck with what i had, but its just cheap made ammo from Mexico, guess that sums it up. You buy cheap stuff you get results worth what you paid.

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by Paper-Puncher on Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:41 pm

Ive used the eley sport never had any issues that I can remember....But the gun shops in my area never keep a consitant supply of anything....from month to month it changes so I just either go to Dicks and get the CCI Std or Dunhams always has the Blazer ammo in stock and the blazer stuff is very surpisely accurate and consistent....may not be the go to for 50yds but for indoor 50ft it is just fine.....

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Re: .22 aguila

Post by DavidR on Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:02 am

any brand will shoot X's at 50 feet.

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