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I myself have never purchased any ammunition from the Wolf mannufacturers because of bad reports I have read and because of stories I have heard about their poor quality. I was wondering if anyone has any comments on this particular brand of ammunition. thanks
 

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never fired it myself so i cant say for sure
same reason you stayed away from it, herd bad reports of it, and bad things from those who use it, havnt herd a single person say anything good about it

what caliber is this for?
if its .223, Federal XM193 55gr fmj gets my reccomendation, $3.79/pack on cheaperthandirt.com
 

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Yes Jeff, i was planning on using .233 calibre for my AR-15, and yes your right it is cheaper than dirt!, im just gettin tired of paying 5-7 bucks for 20 rounds of .223 rem when i could be paying 2.99 for a box of 20 wolf cartrages. Thanks for the input
 

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i have a Bushmaster M4A3 Carbine, post ban 16 w/ muzzle brake" 1:9 twist, shoots the best with Federal XM193 also be a good idea to check out Winchester Q3131 or Q3131A, both are real US military M193 rounds
$3.79/pack of 20 like i said before
also check out American Eagle 55gr fmj-bt, $3.67/pack of 20
thats teh stuff i have used, they all shot sub-moa out of my carbine
they are all worth giving a try
i hope that helped

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Wolf Ammo

The Wolf ammo uses a laquer coated steel case. The Laquer will build up badly in the throat and is damn near impossible to get out. For the couple of bucks you save, the couple of hours cleaning don't make up for it.

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besides that ive always herd you get bad rounds much more freequently, just what i was told anyway
i havnt tried so its not fair for me to say for sure
but like i said before, everyone tells me to stay away from wolf... some actually have tried it and hated it, others just spread the word and wont test it themselves
 
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I have used the 7.62x39mm a lot in my AK-47. It functions well but with poor accuracy. However this is the only gun I would put it through as otherwise it really does suck, especially in an easily fouled rifle like the AR.
 

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ya the AK can devour any ammo without a problem and it doesnt matter how dirty it gets
hows the accuracy with wolf ammo and how is it with other brands?
 
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As I said before the accuracy is really not that good (what do you expect for $2.50/20 rounds?) Of course my experience is limited to the AK shells and some .45 ACP that jammed every third round. Honestly, if you can't afford good production ammo to plink with, spend the extra $2 and get some boxes of military NATO surplus-more accuracy and reliability. Also in .223 you can get Remington-UMC ammo for like $4/20 or something like $40/couple hundred rounds (Ican't remember exactly-its been a while since I bought one of the value boxes)
 

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Remington UMC, Winchester USA, Federal American Eagle, any NATO/western surplus will work well and are mostly reasonably priced on cheperthandirt.com
my M4 likes thist stuff ($3.50-4) more than it likes most of the more expensive ammo
 

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I'm using the PMC 55gr (among others) for the CS527 review I'm doing right now. For $3.99/20, it seems to be performing well also

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Wolf Ammo

The biggest problem with Wolf's ammo is that the casing itself is steel, so when, especially in a semi-auto weapon, the round is fed through, the extractor is beat up quite a bit due to steel-against-steel strikes. Training at a weapons course, I've seen someone use Wolf ammo and get their extractor damaged due to it, rendering their Kimber Custom II useless.

In a bolt-action application, where the feed is a lot more gentle and controlled, there are pobably other issues at hand - like reliability, ballistic properties of the rounds, et cetera, though we don't go through hundreds of rounds through a bolt-action, which make the point a bit moot.

A notable exception to Wolf's ammo tendency to use steel is their shotgun rounds - there they use brass.

My $.02
 
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