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5.56 Ammo Question

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As someone who's never resorted to using it..I'm curious as to what experience anyone might have with the Wolf..or other manufactuer "Polymer coated" 5.56 ammo.. I assume there must be a reason it's less expensive.. Any input would be appreciated..
 
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I use tons of wolf in different calibers for plinking ammo. A lot of people talk it down, but I think its great for what it is, its cheap ammo. Its dirty, not very accurate, and not reloadable. But it works all the time for me with no problems.
 
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Wolf .223 is a little underpowered. I prefer silver bear for cheapo plinking. It's usually about the same price as wolf and it's zinc plated. I do like Prvi Partizan (wolf gold) and I buy a lot of their M193.
 
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The Wolf made in Russia ammo uses steel cases rather than brass, dirty powder, and cheap bullets.

Even out of an accurate AR15 it will produce large and unpredictable groups. I tried once to save a few bucks by sighting in a new scope with it and gave up. It was a constant left, right, up, down, chase the bullets all over the place waste of time. :s0114:

It's fine for when you don't need accuracy.

The steel cases can rust within a few hours of being exposed to rain. I once went shooting in the rain with Wolf and by the time I got home my leftover ammo was all rusty.

It's cheaper for a reason.

One positive is that I've never heard of it kabooming an AR, unlike gunshow reloads.
 

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