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Fiocchi ammo.

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by coldshot03/04, Jul 11, 2003.

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  1. coldshot03/04

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    Any Good?
     
  2. Pebcac

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    Shot a fair amount of their .380 ball with no complaints. Lots of folks with .32s seem to shoot Fiocchi a good bit, too.
     
  3. Mike Irwin

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    Yes. Very good ammo.

    Although some of the propellants that they use smell VERY weird.

    The stuff they use in their .32 ACP makes me want to barf.
     
  4. 10-Ring

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    If you can get it at a good price, it's not bad. Regular retail may be a bit high for Fiocchi & there are plenty of other comparable ammo that can be found at a good price.
     
  5. Mike Irwin

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    I buy most of my Fiocchi at gun shows, where it is normally a buck or two a box cheaper than comparable Winchester, Federal, or Remington ammo.
     
  6. DMK

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    I've used their .32ACP, 9mm and 45ACP. Seems pretty good to me. It's at least if not more accurate than Winchester Whitebox. This like most European ammo seems a bit hotter than American ammo.

    I agree with 10-Ring, that it's usually a tad expensive, but it goes on sale every once in a while at Cheaper than Dirt, SOG and such so I grab a case while the grabbing's good.
     
  7. blades67

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    Some of the oddest smelling ammo I've encountered. Seems fine otherwise.
     
  8. dude

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    I just dig the 9mm and .357 but it's HOT HOT HOT!!

    sort of like .357mag+p! ...................and the 9mm ball shoots just like +p stuff so it is good for training w/o spending the big $$$
     
  9. Traveler

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    The shotgun ammo used to be excellent. I haven't found any for a couple years though.
     
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    I've used their 9mm, .357, 45ACP, and 12 ga. with no problems. Their 142-gr. truncated cone .357 stuff gave the most wicked fireball out of the muzzle of my Ruger Blackhawk that I've ever seen. Huge balls of flame...was quite cool. :)

    BTW, does anyone know if Fiocchi makes 22LR?
     
  11. Mike Irwin

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    Oh yeah!

    I've shot a couple of boxes of the 142-gr. .357 Mag. I'd forgotten that was Fiocchi!

    It's impressive as all hell to shoot it at dusk!
     
  12. Azrael256

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    I tried their 9mm. Five or six boxes with no problems.
     
  13. BAB

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    Hey Mike,

    Yeah, that 142-gr. stuff was fun! I can't seem to find it anymore, though. Last stuff I shot was about two years ago. I had ordered it from Cheaper Than Dirt. Their website no longer shows it, and in fact, they seem to carry very little Fiocchi handgun ammo anymore. Have you seen this stuff around anywhere lately?
     
  14. CWL

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    Fiocchi is great stuff, priced teh same as S&B and loaded hot. -Probably to NATO specs.

    Comes mostly from Hungary now instead of Italy, but haven't noticed any loss of quality.
     
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    .22 ammo



    Yes they do. Bought a lot of different brands to try thru the new Ruger I acquired, ( hammer forged barrel, laminated stock, Simmons 8x32x44). Fiocchi had the best group, with no flyers.
     
  16. BAB

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    Thanks, Keyhole!

    I'll have to keep an eye out for it. I've never seen any around...may I ask where you found yours?
     
  17. mormonsniper

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    Fiocchi

    Great stuff. I've been shooting the 9mm and 45ACP. No odor problem (I shoot with NF Mountaineer):neener: Clean and accurate out of a 3 in 1911 clone and and Beretta.
     
  18. Prodigalshooter

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    Yup, all their stuff is pretty hot, especially the .357 loads you guys mentioned! I was shooting some up last month and had forgotton just how how it was, had it mixed with some .38+p in my Ruger, man, what a difference when I hit the Fiocchi!:eek: Woke me right up!
    I like the 9mm in my CZ 75B. Gonna have to get some .45ACP of theirs to try in my CZ 97B, see how that handles the hotter load.
     
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    9mm stuff shoots clean. I like winchester or fiocchi
     
  20. Standing Wolf

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    Fiocchi .22 ammunition is the absolute tip-top best in my High Standards. I found three boxes of it on a shelf in an out of the way corner of a local gun shop, but it's no longer being stocked. It's much more consistent and accurate than anything else I've found.

    Does anyone know where I can buy the stuff?
     
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    Sportsmans Guide list 9mm for $5.97 a box.

    They also had 40S&W 145, 170 &180 gr loads as well as 200 & 230gr loads for 45 ACP
     
  22. JohnKSa

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    I've shot the 9mm and .357 loadings. A LOT of the 9mm, a little of the .357.

    VERY accurate. Possibly the most accurate non-match ammunition I've found.
     
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    Fiocchi shotgun shells are excellent. I use the dove and quail loads and am completely satisfied.

    Jim Hall
     
  24. Ala Dan

    Ala Dan Member in memoriam

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    Welcome Aboard- coldshot 03/04

    Greeting's All-

    I haven't seen any in year's; but I always
    thought that it was loaded a little on the HOT
    side!:D :uhoh:

    FootNote- I'm 16 miles SSW of Bombingham, AL
    in a little shabby town called Bessemer (Poverty
    U.S.A.) AL; where bouts you at?

    Best Wishes,
    Ala Dan, N.R.A. Life Member
     
  25. Majic

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    Shot very well in my old Manurhin PP .32acp.
     
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