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Old 09-08-2016, 01:30 PM
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Has anyone ever used Georgia arms 38 wadcutter ammo and wht did you think?
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Old 09-08-2016, 01:45 PM
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I used to purchase all my ammo from them . I never bought the full wadcutter . I always bought a swc , 158 gr for my 38spls. They always shot fine . They have been in business for quite a few years so must have a lot of happy customers . I wouldn't be afraid of trying their wadcutter loads .
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Old 09-08-2016, 01:53 PM
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I've used their 41 Mag, 45 Autorim, and 32 caliber rounds.

I tend to buy easy to find stuff from local stores to support them, and only mail order rounds I can't find locally.

So I haven't tried GA's 38 SP products. The ones I have tried worked well.
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Old 09-08-2016, 02:18 PM
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GA is an excellent company that makes excellent ammo.
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Old 09-08-2016, 10:05 PM
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I've shot their wadcutter ammo. It was reasonably priced and shot fine.
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Old 09-09-2016, 12:00 AM
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They are about 45 minutes down the road from me. While I'm not particularly knowledgeable about their 38 Spl. WC loading, the company has built a solid reputation in Georgia and at one time was the sole provider of ammunition to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center, and may still be. I usually go to area gunshows just for reloading components and have stopped going to the shows that Georgia Arms doesn't attend. Their prices are extremely reasonable and they generally are well stocked. In short, I would trust their product.
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Old 09-09-2016, 08:17 AM
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I've bought a ton of 38 ammo from them. It's all well-made and goes BOOM as it should. Their target ammo seems to be on the lower end of the power spectrum and they leave my revolvers quite dirty after a day at the range.

I reload 38 now, so I don't buy this caliber from anyone. I'd still buy from GA for other calibers however.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:08 AM
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I have been using their ammo for years now and never had any issues. I find their WC rounds to be more accurate in my .38's than their SWC.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:13 AM
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Can't speak for the 38WC but their ammo I've used was good.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:30 AM
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I've not tried their wadcutter load. I was very pleased with the 125gr "cowboy" offering. It made my airweight J-frames quite pleasant to train with. I haven't ordered from them again because as a GA resident, I have to pay sales tax plus shipping.

I really should take half a day to drive over there when I need a couple cases of various calibers. In the meantime, I've just been getting Freedom Munitions. Their 125gr isn't too bad with recoil and pretty reasonable in price when they run free shipping offers.
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:39 AM
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Very reliable & fairly priced. Have shot most calibers from 32 Mag. to 45 auto rim. Not a single ftf. Good stuff!
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Old 09-09-2016, 11:49 AM
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Never shot their wad cutters, but everything else I have used has been good.
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Thank you everone for your replies. Recived my shipment I will post my results as sonn as I get to the range.
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In my experience, Georgia Arms= great stuff. North Georgia Reloading= absolute garbage.

Let us know your thoughts once you're able to get to the range.
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I have shot Georgia Arms .38 Special and .357 Magnum ammo and while a little dirty it all shot fine. This was about 8 years ago so I can't speak for current quality. I was given several hundred rounds but never bought from them.
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Shot the 38 wadcutters yesterday out of my 2 inch model 10, I will be ordering more accurate and not to dirty. These were their factory new.
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