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:-D I use the 22 super max. hyper velocity in all my long 22s and think its the best.my next choice is reg old bulk win. 22 and fed. 22 The only problem I have had is in my hand guns it dosen't shoot for ****. all over the paper if on the paper at all.But in my rifles its the best.
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I've used some of the 60gr stuff in a 10" contender and it was extreamly accurate. Then I tried some of that realy slow stuff, abut 20gr primed only stuff. Accuracy stunk. Don't know if it was twist rate problem or just plain traveling too slow. Only rated at some thing like 375fps. Bad thing is I bought a hole brick of the stuff. Oh well maybe some day I'll find some thing that likes the stuff. KN
 

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S.Sumner,

How quiet are these 60 gr. subsonics? I'm looking for something quiet for the pesky squirrels in my yard.

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There not really any quieter than a regular 22lr, its just that the bullet is so heavy that it becomes a "sub sonic" round. The neat thing about the 60gr subs is that they will cycle most semi auto actions. They work fine in my 22/45. If you want quiet, check out the 20gr loads. The one with the hummingbird on the box. Although I have had better luck with the CCI CBs or the CCI shorts. KN
 

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I get the Aguila ammo at the local gunshows - my favorite ammo vendor always has 'em. No local store carries them. The 60 grain SSS don't shoot well in all guns, as the twist rate is usually not right to stabilize them. My Buckmark and Whitney Wolverine pistols like them, and my Marlin 39A likes 'em, probably due to the old ballard rifling in this '52 model. Some of my older .22 bolt rifles like it, but most tend to keyhole.
They do hit a soda can with good authority! :)
The Super Maximums can be fun, if the gun is strong - don't use it in old vintage rifles. My Buckmark loves 'em - the hotter the better!
The little Colibri has it's uses - such as indoor practice or initial scope sighting (best to do when the little woman is away, as they frown on such activities! :lol: ) Pest removal is best left to the Super Colibri - I bounced a Colibri off a 'possum's skull point blank, and it just made him mad! :shock: The SSS would shine there!

Ah! I love the smell of Aguila in the morning! :wink:
 

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Has anybody shot the 60 gr's in a 10-22 with factory barrel? Was wondering how it groups. Heard that it requires a special twist to get good acuracy. Have a Ans. 1403 I was thinking about trying them as well but wanted to hear some accuracy reports first. Thanks.
 

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Two answers:
1) Aguila ammo is generally excellent, and a good value too.

2) The 60 grainers keyhole when fired from my gun. That gun is otherwise very very accurate.
 

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I have shot the 60gr SSS stuff for Hunter Pistol Silhouette in my 10 inch contender and it works great. I only use it on the pigs and rams ( regular Long rifle ammo for chickens and turkeys). I get very few ringers and my 100 meter groups are about 3.5 inches from a bench. The drop from chickens (40 meters) to rams (100 meters) is 18 inches.

I have also used in in Cowboy Rifle Silhouette, big bore, in my Marlin 39A. The volicity is down about 50fps but it still drops the rams and accuracy is about the same.

It also shoots good in my ruger mkII slabside. It cycles the action and I haven.t tried it on silhouette but I am confident it could do it. I have had no keyholeing on any of my guns with it. Accuracy has been good in all three of the metioned guns.

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In some other threads there has been talk about the build up of lead or powder fouling in the chamber of a 22lr when shooting longs and shorts in them. I am just guessing here but would you not have the same problems with the 60gr. SSS since the case is closer to the length of a 22 short. I have bought a box of 60gr. SSS to try but have not shot any yet. Not for the reason mentioned above just that I have not had time. I just want to know if anyone has noticed this problem with the Aguila ammo.
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There is a little bit of build up in my chamber when I shoot the 60gr SSS's in my contender match barrel. Since I only shoot them in Silhouette matches, I only shoot them ten at a time. I carry a chamber brush in my shooting tray when I shoot so I jus brush the chamber afterward. If I don't I have trouble getting the long rifle cases out at the next station. I have looked my chamber over and have no reason to believe there is any damage being done.

In my Marlin and Ruber MKII I don't have the sticky extraction problem so I just give them a regular cleaning at the end of a shooting session. In 3 years I have only shot 3 bricks among the 3 guns so I haven't shot enough to tell if there is any damage being done, but I doubt that there is and I am not worried ablut it.

My 2cents worth!

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