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Brownells Copper Jacketed .22lr

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Certaindeaf, Jun 20, 2015.

  1. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    I tried to do some research on that, the "CI" brand, but my search engines only returned "CCI".
    It's a banner/notice/ad headlining this, NWFirearms, site. It flashes and stuff. It's available!
    The thing is, I thought only .22 mag (when it comes to rimfire .22) is actually "jacketed".. with a true jacket, and all .22lr is "coated" with a copper dust (lest it's straight un-coated lead).
    It'd likely get stuck in your barrel I'm sure, were it actually jacketed, in the conventional terms.
    It seems to me that "CI"/Brownells is taking license with the "jacketed" term.
    Pray elaborate.
     
  2. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    CI is a brand out of Mexico. Supposedly CCI started the company a few decades ago. I've never shot it, so I can't tell you much about it. The reviews on Brownell's for CI 40gr Copper Plated Round Nose 22LR are not flattering, but on Gander Mountain they're pretty good. I'm not aware of any jacketed 22LR in regular production. I have heard rumors of special runs of the stuff, but I've never seen or touched any.
     
  3. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  4. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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  5. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    So it is copper "plated" not jacketed - like Remington Golden Bullets - they put a copper wash on the projectile.
     
  6. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Indeed. They are saying that it's jacketed though. Check out the ad.
     
  7. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Probably marketing wrote the ad - either not knowing the difference or not caring - in my experience with marketing people is that they usually don't know, and if they do, they don't care - that's their job.

    The fine print in the product description clearly says "plated" though, as you know, there being a big difference between the two.
     
  8. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    From their online description:
    I wasn't aware that rimfire ammo had primers.
     
  9. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Git a rope! lol
    dang
     
  10. drewp

    drewp 503pdx Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Dang at $50 bucks a brick before shipping...bend over and lube up. Yikes....
     
  11. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    The best, or I should say highest grossing insurance salesman I ever met knew very little about his own product. Not that well spoken, and looked like a mess. He seemed to have a knack for getting people to say "yes".
     
  12. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Gullible people.

    If a salesperson doesn't know more about their product or service than I do, then they are worthless to me and I don't deal with them.

    But marketing isn't sales. Related, but not the same function.
     
  13. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    Good point.
     
  14. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    A common error. The Rim, is filled with Primer! Strike that Rim, and Primer goes BANG!

    The important word is Non Corrosive...

    philip :D
     
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