Jump to content

Opinion on Federal Ammo - does brand matter?


cordoba2008
 Share

Recommended Posts

I have read several posts which talk about using Federal ammo and having problems with guns.

 

I am trying to understand if that is a "cause and result" or if it's just a coincident that people happen to mention Federal ammo or if I only (for whatever reason) remember Federal as the brand of shells.:confused:

 

From what I have seen in stores around here (Wal-Mart, BassPro, Academy, etc.), Federal is always cheaper than others, but I am hesitant to buy any Federal 20 gauge shells.

 

Your opinions and basis for the opinion :D would be greatly appreciated.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I finished a 4 day shotgun course last month and ran hundreds of rounds of Federal birdshot (from Walmart) through the SuperNova. No problems.

 

I also shot about 75 rounds of Federal Truball slugs without any issues.

 

My shooting buddies use the same cheap Federal birdshot for shotgun practice and drills.

 

None of us have any complaints.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I shoot Winchester in all my handguns, rifles and shotguns.As for Federal shotgun ammo specifically I used a few different types and went to all Winchester. One thing I really disliked about the Federal stuff was the wet fireworks smell the powder left on any clothes and in guns.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...