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Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:12 pm
by Rapidrob
NM MILSURPS held a .22LR match out to 150 yards today. I was using my Mauser single shot trainer with a 4 power Fecker scope.
For the first time I shot the Aguila Super Extra 40 gain High Velocity HP ammo. All I can say is WOW! I had been shooting Winchester and Remington bulk boxed ammo and thought it was good stuff. They cannot hold a candle to the Aguila SE ammo. The ammo shot so well that I won the match. Targets hit went down hard and my bullets struck very close to my point of aim. The burnt powder has a strange odor but is very clean burning.
If you have a chance to try this ammo, do it. You may be very impressed with its performance.

Re: Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 10:16 am
by steamer
Congrats on the win and thanks for the heads-up on the ammo. I bought some last year just to stock up but haven't tried it yet. Several of my semi-auto pistols are quite picky about what they like so I try to keep a variety on hand.

Re: Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 7:29 pm
by dmg4
Hi Rob,

The hyperlink in your post points to the Aguila Super Extra standard velocity 40 gr solid lead bullet. This is one of the ammo selections that the CMP sold in bulk for target shooters up until the last 22 ammo drought. It is great. I've used it in competition in NRA sporterifle for several years. It's the best ammo I can find for the money.

Re: Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:54 pm
by ammolab
Rob: Was that high velocity "HP" you were shooting? I thought they were solid 40gr.

Sure did shoot good!

Re: Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:20 pm
by Zeliard
Aguila used to be good, but dirty. Sounds like they cleaned up their act, good to know!

Re: Aguila Super Extra .22 LR ammunition review

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:11 pm
by DaleH
I think it was Shooting Times who did a big test report of 16 or so 22LR loads and they too were surprised that that same HV Aquila 22LR Ammo tested REALLY well. Best of the HV loads IIRC.