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    Perfecta ammo????

    Found some cases with a Perfecta head stamp.
    Never heard of them before.
    Any info on them?????
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    They used to be sold (exclusively I think) at Walmart when they still sold rifle ammo. Like most stuff from there, it was mediocre but functional. I cut buckets of it down to make 300bo. Itís great for that. Iím sure Iíve reloaded plenty of it for 223 as well. Itís been a few years, but I think there was an issue with some flash holes not being round or centered, or something similar to that. Im sure someone with a better memory can correct me.

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    I have some I found that is 45ACP and some 9mm Luger. I would describe it as functional. Seems to tarnish faster than other brass.
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    I toss it - I found a LOT in 9mm with off center flash holes, a few so far off they misfired. When I find it, I chuck it into the recycle bin to become a doorknob.

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    But it perfect-a.

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    Perfect-ally junk....

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    I picked up a few perfecta cases on the range one day. About 10 or 12 (.45acp) and I gave them away. I had never heard of them and since I had no idea of quality, they went. james

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iron369 View Post
    They used to be sold (exclusively I think) at Walmart when they still sold rifle ammo. Like most stuff from there, it was mediocre but functional. I cut buckets of it down to make 300bo. It’s great for that. I’m sure I’ve reloaded plenty of it for 223 as well. It’s been a few years, but I think there was an issue with some flash holes not being round or centered, or something similar to that. Im sure someone with a better memory can correct me.
    Our Walmart still sells ammo and it the cheapest in town.
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    When walmart opened here, they were not allowed to sell any ammo.
    They did have some airgun stuff, and cheap scopes, but that's about it.
    Just how it is in an antigun state.

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    I thought it was Fiocchi made somewhere other than the Fiocchi plant, kind of the same deal as Independence ammo from Federal. The 223 that I have seen fired very accurately in a RockRiverArms AR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atfsux View Post
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    Naw...All of the Perfecta I've ever seen was made in Italy.

    I blasted through a literal ton of it in 9mm and 223 back when you could buy such evil things at the Mart of Wal. It went bang...Accuracy was meh...Brass is junk. Kinda like Tulammo but in a brass case.

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    Fellow at the range years ago shot probably a case of it in a Ruger 1911. Seemed accurate enough and he didn't reload so I got most of the brass. No issue with any of it, reloaded fine and held up as well as any other brass we used. Not sure of 9mm or other for rifles, but never heard any complaints from people who were shooting it. Definitely made in Italy, said so on the box.

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    I think those were sold at Wally World a decade ago or so. I have some of the 9mm and 308 lying around somewhere. It was pretty cheap and worked ok.
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    Anyone tried "Lester's"?......

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    I always laugh when I see that Lester's sign.

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    If I ever find a box of ammo branded "Lester's", I will be prepared to pay an unreasonable amount for it.

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