Originally Posted by KC native
Most people plink with FMJ. However, I've seen and heard multiple range workers encourage people to shoot what they plan to load in the gun. They don't tell them to run through a whole box but they tell them they should practice with it on occasion. I've seen several people at the range run through hollow tips too.
This could be, well, because Texas. But I could see it in other states too.
I run HP's through my hand guns occasionally (except my .500) just to make sure I'm still true. However, I bet it's a 50 to 1 ratio over the course of a year. Hunting rifles, it's probably about 8 to 1.