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Steel case ammo in a Springfield SAR-8

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by IronMonster, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I just bought a case of the Bear .308 steel case ammo to put up for my SAR-8 and was thinking of buying a bit more until a friend with a HK-91 said that his gun wouldn't feed the steel case ammo reliably. I live in the city and its going to be a while before I can get out to shoot to see how my gun will digest the stuff so I thought I would see if anyone had any personal experience either with a HK or Springfield and the steel cases...
     
  2. kenno

    kenno eastern WA Active Member

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    I have fired them through an M1A and an FNFAL. They shoot dirty you will want to clean with a chamber brush and keep a steelrod handy in case a case seizes in the chamber
     
  3. dmancornell

    dmancornell Portland, OR New Member

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    Steel case ammo works fine in HK91 derivatives.
     
  4. Ding

    Ding Lighter Side of Oz Active Member

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    Nothing wrong with steel case..Some weapons get the "I'm a spoiled brat" syndrome but ya gotta just say tough noogies to them.
     
  5. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Thanks guys... makes me feel a bit better about buying a few thousand rounds... We'll see how this and the AR digest it...