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Not Enough Ammo

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WaJim   

Geez.. I would die shooting 700 rounds of .45!

He mistakenly brought the Glock 17, which is 9mm.

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Lilmick   

At all local matches I bring 300rds. Haven't had any issues coming close to using them all yet however, after reading this a lot of folks that have been shooting a lot longer than me double up. Looks like more time on the press for me. 

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bsand   
Bring double, always. Never know if a buddy might have forgotten some rounds as well.

This has saved my ass a couple times. I seem to either bring way too much ammo, or barely enough. Usually barely enough lol.

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1 hour ago, bsand said:


I  bring too much ammo, or barely enough. Usually barely enough lol.
 

 

What's your rationale on bringing "barely enough"?   (I can't think of ANY advantages to that strategy)    ;)

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bsand   
 

What's your rationale on bringing "barely enough"?   (I can't think of ANY advantages to that strategy)    [emoji6]

Not enough ammo loaded lol.

 

155 round match and I've only got 200 rounds left. I ended up leaving with like 25 rounds lol

 

As I do not have my own press, and my buddy lives 35 miles one way and only available on Friday to let me load. I end up scrounging for ammo.

 

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Wiscat   

I have found that I need a lot more ammo on hand just to keep all the mags on my belt topped off.  I.e. 80 rounds on me, shoot 2 25 round stages. By the time I shoot 2 of 5 stages I have close to the 150 round total "spoken for"(on my belt.)

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I came close to running out once. Since then, never again. Before I leave in the morning I load a 170 & 2 - 140's. Then also double round count plus spares. May be overkill but it's not too difficult to carry it back into the house and unload it. My overtaxed little brain has enough to think about at a match. 

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