GUN Wolf ammo sucks ass... my first impressions after shooting ~220 rounds of Wolf

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  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    So I got my 1,000 rounds of Wolf last week and today was the first time I went out and shot it.

    Prior to this, I have about 800 rounds of Sellier & Bellot 55 grain .223 ammo through my brand new Bushmaster and I never had any problems and it shot beautifully.

    Today on the second Wolf round that I fired, I had a failure to feed. No problem, the TAP/RACK/BANG technique fixed the problem quickly, but this happened several more times throughout the day which was pretty annoying to say the least. Of the ~220 rounds of Wolf that I shot today, I had at least 2 failure to feed's and failure to ejects in each mag.

    Also, I noticed that the recoil with Wolf was SIGNIFICANTLY less than the Sellier & Bellot match grade ammo that I was previously shooting.

    My rifle and even the mags were extremely dirty from the Wolf.

    None of this is a big deal to me though and despite all of this, I still got lot's of range time for a dirt cheap price and I have no problem dealing with a FTF's and FTE's once or twice during each mag that I shoot. I absolutley would never use Wolf for a SHTF situation, I already have some S&B which I know shoots beautifully in my weapon stashed away for those purposes stashed away.

    I experienced first hand all of the problems with Wolf that everyone talks about, but I will still continue to shoot it because I need the extra trigger time and don't exactly have boatloads of cash to dish out for ammo twice as expensive.

    Wolf has it's purpose which is cheap trigger time at the range and serves that purpose just fine. Even with all of FTE's, FTF's, etc. I still think buying Wolf ammo is worth it and I will continue to buy it.
     
  2. Want2race

    Want2race Fearless

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    I think thats well said..

    Its brillz for playtime.. Just not pray time!
     
  3. Ichabod Crane

    Ichabod Crane Active Member

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    My Colt AR-15 and associated mags have no problem feeding Wolf ammo.
     
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    you tryin to unload the rest of the case for cheap?

    edit: nm, didn't even read your post
     
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  5. Accord

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    Negative ghostrider.

    :bigthumb:

    I'd rather have a few annoying FTF's and FTE's every range session than spend almost double on higher quality ammo. Also, I had a lot more fun shooting Wolf because I didn't care about wasting it like I did with S&B.
     
  6. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I shot about 100rds with 1/4" groups and no misfeeds.. LONG LIVE WOLF!
     
  7. TL1000RSquid

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    last I went to the range and shot wolf 0 ftf and 0 fte :dunno:
     
  8. san408

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    I "heard" the heavy Wolf can have ftf issues. Anyone else heard this?
     
  9. striker754

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    Not for pray time? My AK with WOLF goes BANG everytime you pull the trigger. Maybe an AR15 is not for pray time. :fawk:

    Id say its gun or mag problems w/ a combo of the ammo. Never know though.
     
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    I've never had a single feeding or extraction problem with wolf 55gr or 62gr in my AR's.
     
  11. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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    I haven't shot too much wolf in my ar yet, but I've yet to have a problem with any ammo I've shot with it.
     
  12. san408

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    Ok. I read that somewhere, but I don't remotely remember where. I had some problems w/feeding my Bushy Wolf, but turned out to be the mags (both of my 30 rounders). I had the same problems w/the SS109 I shot through it. New mags fixed it. Not a single problem in the last two orders of 1000 rounds of 55gr Wolf.
     
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    As far as 5.56 .223 ammo, the only problems I can recall having with ammo was with British 5.56 is NATO battlepacks wouldnt cycle my rifle half the time in fact I still have 1 or 2 battlepacks of this stuff left I'm saving for when I feel pretending my AR is bolt action, or when I get a different 5.56 gun, the 2nd type of ammo I had a problem with was IMI which I had extraction and a few other problems, I'll chalk the IMI problems upto a bad batch cause I've never heard of anyone else complaining about it :dunno: I generally abide by the dont buy ammo from countries that piss in there drinking water, so I was suprised to have problems with Brit and Israeli ammo since neither is a 3rd world country.
     
  14. Dim

    Dim I'm Lost, Help Me OT Supporter

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    Although I love using wolf ammo in my russian guns I don't use it in anything as unreliable as an ar-15. After the first few shots the laquer coating gums up the action and it stops feeding. For the ak and sks however they are made to shoot shitty ammo and eat it up no problem.
     
  15. krott5333

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    ive only had one malfunction with my SAR-1, after about 5k rounds, only use wolf.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Should have bought an AK
     
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    Friend's AR didn't like the 62gr stuff.

    Mini-14 eats cheap crap all day long no problem.
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    Less the haters buy.. the more for the rest of us :coold:
     
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    :werd:
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I heard your mom is a whore.. anyone else here this. :dunno:

    Lots of people just think its less expensive it has to be crap.
     
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    :werd: wolf has never failed me, when I got my first AR I had bought ammo thats suppose to be good, NATO surplus, and IMI my first few trips to the range with the AR I was ready to set it out by the target and shoot it with my AK :o came home a couple times with brass stuck in the chamber. Then i picked up some cheap winchester and wolf and it shot flawlessly :dunno: Guess my first couple experiences I have to chalk up to bad batches of ammo. Point is I guess no matter how much you spend you can get stuck with bad batches of ammo or whatever, Unless you roll your own of course never had a failure with my reloads :fawk:
     
  23. san408

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    fixed it for you.

    I hear that you spell hear H-E-A-R. Bitch. :fawk:

    Maybe you didn't read my second post. I was asking TL1000RSquid a direct question you douche. :rofl: Asked-Answered... 'nuff said... fuck off. :fawk:

    I've shot 6 orders of Wolf through my 20" Bushmaster. Both the heavy and light grain. I had no problems after replacing some beat up mags. Hell in the last 2000 rds all I've done as far as cleaning is run a patch through the barrel. No problems.
     
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    what are some good places to buy ammo online? I'm in AZ if that makes any difference.
     
  25. san408

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    I order most of my Wolf from Cheaper than dirt. I'm at work so I don't have all of my ammo links. I'll check back to see if anyone has hooked you up when I get home. If not, I'll have 4 or 5 sources for you.
     

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