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Old January 10, 2019, 22:43   #1
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7.62X39 FMJ ?

Want to buy some(lIke 3 or 4 cases) 6239 FMJ to run through VZ 58s, AKs and SKS type platforms etc. The prices seem so good right now I wanted to take advantage. I have run Wolf, Brown bear, etc in the past with no real problems. I went to SG who I normally deal with and to be honest there were so many choices I am plain confused. I was hoping to get some in a boat tail but maybe it doesn't make that much difference in an AK type weapon.

I was wondering what others are using and what their experiences are. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Old January 10, 2019, 23:10   #2
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The most recent stuff that I have been shooting in VZ-58 and Romanian RPK is the Golden Tiger FMJ stuff from SGAmmo. It is one of the few loads with a boat-tail bullet (not that I think that's very important for what I do) and I've been very happy with it.

For what it's worth...

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Old January 11, 2019, 11:16   #3
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My go to is normal old wolf ..I dont like brown bear due to coating

But now they are making double sealed ammo ..I would look for that for long tearm use

8M3 is back as well for a good HP load
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Old January 11, 2019, 11:20   #4
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Golden Tiger is great. Have couple of cases stashed.

I little pricier sometimes but seems to be more accurate in an AR
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I wonít buy Golden tiger any more.
The Last 3 cases(3k rounds) from SGammo had several(around 10) duds out of 2 AKís and a pair of 7.62x39 ARís. Double strikes did not set them off
Wolf ammo I maybe had 2 dud rounds in 2k rounds.
I found Tula and Ulynovsk to be the best with no failures in about 3k rounds
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Old January 17, 2019, 01:47   #7
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I won’t buy Golden tiger any more.
The Last 3 cases(3k rounds) from SGammo had several(around 10) duds out of 2 AK’s and a pair of 7.62x39 AR’s. Double strikes did not set them off
Wolf ammo I maybe had 2 dud rounds in 2k rounds.
I found Tula and Ulynovsk to be the best with no failures in about 3k rounds
That is why I have hesitated on Golden Tiger. I also fire through a VZ58. I emailed the guys at SG and told them that and they recommended Barnaul. Softer primers.

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