Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

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Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by NAMSA1975 » 04 Jan 2019, 3:14 pm

Good day all... I am new to this forum.

I would like to ask the following question:

IS there any "custom precision" ammo for sale in Aus? Like in the US these ammo are developed for the application and rifle.... things like the barrel length, twist, bullet design, applications etc is taken into account when ammo loads are developed and manufactured. Reloading is also done after brass was fire formed. These are hand loaded with in like +-0.02 gr of powder and bullets sorted etc

thanks!
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by Gaznazdiak » 04 Jan 2019, 7:38 pm

As far as I know JS, factory ammunition has to satisfy a mixture of averages.
It has to provide an average performance from the average person shooting an avesage firearm and do it reliably.

Even the best, most expensive factory ammo is not going to be as good as hand loads.

That is why people who shoot competitively make their own.
They can tailor it to their rifle/ pistol etc.
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by JimTom » 04 Jan 2019, 7:45 pm

Mate I don’t think there is anyone offering custom ammo supply.
As previously stated, the only way you will get close to that is to load your own.
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by Bills Shed » 04 Jan 2019, 7:56 pm

There are a lot of claims of custom everything and when it comes to ammo build your own. There are some many factors you could build into your projectile alone ( core hardness, jacket hardness,L weight, length, etc) the only person who could get it the way you want it is ...you.

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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by SCJ429 » 04 Jan 2019, 8:28 pm

Lapua make some premium ammunition for some popular calibers. I have seen some ammo for a 6mm BR shoot under 1/4 MOA. What caliber are you shooting? Is there a reason you cannot reload?
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by bladeracer » 04 Jan 2019, 9:13 pm

NAMSA1975 wrote:Good day all... I am new to this forum.

I would like to ask the following question:

IS there any "custom precision" ammo for sale in Aus? Like in the US these ammo are developed for the application and rifle.... things like the barrel length, twist, bullet design, applications etc is taken into account when ammo loads are developed and manufactured. Reloading is also done after brass was fire formed. These are hand loaded with in like +-0.02 gr of powder and bullets sorted etc

thanks!
JS


I'm not aware of anything for precision ammo, but there are some places that sell handloaded ammo.

I really can't see any point to this myself. If you want to build ammo that works the best in your rifle you will have to give them your rifle to do the development with. Why would you pay somebody else to do what you bought the rifle for in the first place? Not only are you developing the load, you are also learning your rifle so you can get the best out of it. Load your own ammo.

These days it's pretty easy to design your own monolithic bullet and give it to a CNC shop to turn you some out for testing.
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by wanneroo » 05 Jan 2019, 3:13 am

I would buy some reloading gear and make your own. I started in 2013 with nothing. Watched a lot of Youtube videos to learn how, talked to people on the forums and got started. I probably load at least 10,000 rounds a year.
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Re: Custom precision ammunition supplier in Australia?

Post by brett1868 » 06 Jan 2019, 9:21 pm

I know a guy in Sydney but he's a bit of an A-Hole and not taking on any new customers at the moment. The thing is that to develop a good precision round for a rifle you need the physical rifle as a number of measurements need to be made in order to setup a baseline of where to start. To do a proper job you'd need to cast the chamber and measure that along with having samples of all the projectiles that are intended for use. Even after going the full potato on the load it still needs to be sent downrange to check the results and make adjustments. If you don't reload yourself maybe ask the gunshop if they know anyone that can assist you.
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