7.62x39 info

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  1. Cajun Chooter

    Cajun Chooter New Member

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    anyone have any info such as velocities, reliability, & clean burn of the
    following brands of 7.62x39 ammo:

    1 - Brown Bear
    2 - Silver Bear
    3 - Tul ammo
    4 - Golden Tiger
    5 - Wolf

    I am getting ready to order a bunch of ammo and thought it would be better to ask about good/dependable brands in advance..

    tia
  2. JLA

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    Order wolf military classic. Second choice would be the Tulammo.

    I dont have velocities, never cared to shoot any of it over the chrony. But the Wolf military classic is the most reliable ive tried of all the steel cased ammo. And tulammo is only second because it pretty much the same stuff in a different box.
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    What rifle are you using?
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    25yretcoastie New Member

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    I only shoot Brass cases in my SKS hope to be able to reload soon
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    Careful with that. Depending on what ammo you bought and where it was manufactured even brass cased ammo could be non-reloadable unless you have the ability to reload Berdan primed brass.
  6. Cajun Chooter

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    Saiga 7.62x39 --- AK47
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    the win stuff from walmart seems to be boxer...
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    I have shot most of the makers ammo on your list. My personal choices are guided by price, I buy what ever is cheaper. I will say this for Wolf, I shot a deer with some of their HP ammo, IT WORKS! I had been shooting only Federal, or Remington ammo for deer, but decided to try the Wolf. I won't be buying any more of the Federal, or Remington. I can buy the steel cased ammo so much cheaper than trying to reload for the 7.62X39.
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    I' not sure but, aren't these made by the same manufacturer?
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    I've used Wolf JSP before. This deer was taken with it. Like mentioned before, I bought what was cheapest at the time. With it being so cheap, I do not reload for that caliber.

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    if you like that gun though, you might want to have the capability to reload if needed though. 25$ set of dies and a box of 20 commercial loaded brass for emergency :)
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    Most AK variants are pretty hard on the brass, which is why i feel its wise to just buy a load of the steel stuff.
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    that is true.. even my wasr is hard on the necks.. but not all are destroyed pastr help. and my sks, by comparison, is great on them...
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    The ammo I buy is all boxer primed wally world win.
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    i have some boxes of ww 762-39 just for that purpose.. for reloading.. otherwise I have a um.. sufficient stash of milsurp on strippers in cloth bandoleers and waistbelts.....
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    i only have 3 strippers hard to find in my area
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    really? most shows here sell em 10 for 1$ in zip tied bundles.. buckets of them. last show I walked thru must have had a thousand of them like that.... there's a show at the end of the month in a city about 30 minutes north of me via interstate. it's a cheap 5$ entry show so I usually go up on a saturday morning and walk the show to window shop and site see while the wife is at exercise class....... if I see any there I'll grab a pack for ya.
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    Man those are cheap strippers. Al the strippers around here are high dollar and come with bad attitudes. ;)
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    i don't like reloading... so i buy ammo... LOTS OF AMMO.. i have a stash for my AR & AK and my pistols... for when tshtf
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    You will fit right in with this crowd!
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