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Old 03-07-2014, 7:01 PM
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Default Anyone else find Wolf more accurate than their other ammo?

Did some .223 AR shooting today and brought four different types of ammo. Between my Steel case 55gr Wolf, my Federal XM193, my Winchester Q3131 and my AE 55gr, my Wolf was far more accurate.

That being said, I threw in 10 rounds of my Speer Gold Dot LE for kicks and that was better than the Wolf.

Mixed up the shooting order too, it wasn't just a hot gun, tired eye thing.
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Old 03-07-2014, 7:12 PM
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I dont know what you are smoking but at least to me wolf ammo has been the least accurate ammo that I have shot in my saiga 7.62x39. Back when oak tree used to allow steel case ammo I shot alot of it. I found that fiocchi and other brass cased ammo like remington and even yugo surplus were noticably more accurate at 100-200 yards.
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Old 03-07-2014, 7:46 PM
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I had assumed that too, but when I was shooting them side by side... The holes told the story.
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Old 03-07-2014, 7:59 PM
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I find that with all the 55 grain ball ammo it is hit or miss. Out of my AR if I can hold 2 MOA then I'm personally satisfied, in my case it is usually the Indian and not the arrow
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Old 03-07-2014, 8:00 PM
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None of those rounds are considered highly accurate ammo to begin with. You need to expand your ammo selection to some Fiocchi Extrema or Exacta, Hornady match, Black Hills V-max or HP ammo.
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Old 03-07-2014, 8:07 PM
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None of those rounds are considered highly accurate ammo to begin with. You need to expand your ammo selection to some Fiocchi Extrema or Exacta, Hornady match, Black Hills V-max or HP ammo.

Oh, I'm not looking to win a match or spend a bunch of cash per trigger pull. I just thought it was odd that the cheapest factory ammo was the most accurate for me. Maybe if I come across a bunch of cash one day.
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Old 03-08-2014, 6:37 AM
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Different guns like different ammunition.

Congratulations, you have a gun with a preference for the cheap stuff.
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Old 03-08-2014, 7:42 AM
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Try IMI m193, most accurate/consistent m193 I've shot
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Old 03-08-2014, 7:44 AM
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The previous cases of Wolf MC 223 & Tula 223 i shot thru were pretty underpowered and not very accurate. My current case of Tula 223 is nice & hot and pretty darn accurate. So i'd say it's hit or miss based on the lot
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Old 03-08-2014, 11:15 AM
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None of those rounds are considered highly accurate ammo to begin with. You need to expand your ammo selection to some Fiocchi Extrema or Exacta, Hornady match, Black Hills V-max or HP ammo.
No love for SMK?
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Old 03-08-2014, 1:30 PM
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I have had very good luck with brown bear .223, I bought a couple of cheap cases and have been very pleased.
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cant say better....but always decent

the only ammo i can say is JUNK is this.



what i used was .380 and the box was all russian no english. at 50 feet , the grouping was double, and i as well as my dad...had about 3 fail to fire in each 50 round box. they did pop the second time...but i wont buy any more of it
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I've used 55gr Wolf steel for matches reaching out to man sized steel plates at 400 yards and managed to keep up with my friends using reloads. Not saying it's more accurate but in my experience, it can keep up with minute of man shooting at range.
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My AR loves Wolf, hates Tula, but I'm trying to fix that.
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Different guns like different ammunition.

Congratulations, you have a gun with a preference for the cheap stuff.
Yes, congratulations to the OP.
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Old 03-08-2014, 5:13 PM
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I like cheap guns, and it seems they like cheap ammo. Bonus for the frugal shooter.
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None of those rounds are considered highly accurate ammo to begin with. You need to expand your ammo selection to some Fiocchi Extrema or Exacta, Hornady match, Black Hills V-max or HP ammo.
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No love for SMK?
Yes Black Hills HP are SMKs I believe. Very accurate.

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Wolf, and MFS are the most accurate rounds across the board. All my AKs love em. .223, 7.62x39, 308.
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Could be that the somewhat smaller amount of powder in wolf just works better in your rifle/barrel.
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That is a new one on me.
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In my experience, Wolf is like Vegas... It's a total gamble. You might get a production run that was done with clean or new machines, good operators, an inspector on the way, a great run of components, less Vodka drinking the night before, or whatever. I've seen some runs be incredibly accurate, and some shoot like they are spit balls coming out of a straw in science class.

I just got a few thousand rounds of Colt .308 168 gr. zinc-plated that's made by Barnaul. I always said that I'd never shoot steel case ammo from Russia, but because .308 was so expensive, I bit the bullet. I've shot that stuff through my SSG 3000, and my R716 3GH, and it is incredibly accurate.

It's a bit dirty, but if you get a good batch that shoots straight, you should probably stock it away in the "good ammo" stock for a special occasion. The nice thing is you don't feel guilty for not picking your brass afterwards because there is no brass...
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