What's you favorite x39 ammo?

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  1. BurnedOutGeek

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    I don't have but one 7.62x39 but it's needing to be fed, what do the folks here recommend?

    It's just a baby AK and wont be suppressed.
     
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    Wolf Mil Classic is about as good as anything else I've shot. Golden Tiger is good. About the only thing I shoot sparingly is Tula.
     
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    I'll add in Wolf's Barnaul produced mil-spec ammo in the green box - I like anything that's lacquered with sealed primers and bullets.

    Sam has it in stock as of this post: https://www.sgammo.com/product/wolf...-fmj-mil-spec-ammo-lacquer-and-sealant-wolf-p
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    Unclear on how come: dirty, too precious to waste, other? Genuinely curious, as I have used it with no noticeable negative effects, but also haven't compared it with others for accuracy, etc. Just plinking ammo.
     
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    For me it's because Tulammo (the black box stuff commonly found at Walmart and elsewhere) is the only commercial 7.62x39 ammo I've had multiple failures with in several of my AKs. Besides the repeated QC issues, it consistently seems to be less accurate, far dirtier, and no cheaper than any of the other Russian commercial offerings. The only thing it seems to have going for it is its ubiquitousness in brick-and-mortar retailers - it is often easier to find than Wolf, GT, Bears, etc. Buying in bulk and online circumvents that.
     
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    Golden Tiger.
     
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    Second all this. Only ammo I've ever opened a new box and found a bunch of rusty cases too.
     
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    BU2scwMJL I'm a Mog, I'm my own best friend... Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    I like wolf military Classic
     
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    M67 > Golden Tiger > anything else.
     
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    M67?

    Golden tiger is the only one o far that I have any real experience with. Been through probably 500 rounds without issue.
     
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    M67 is Yugo surplus brass cased but hard to find lately.
     
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    charliesgrave cosmoline enthusiast Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    I used to love shooting M67 through my SKS.
     
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    I have a case of the lacquered wolf stuff, seems good to me.
    Re: Tula, I got a case of the 75 grn .223 and it seems good, grouped smaller than PPU 75grn did. I also got 3 cases of the range friendly (non-steel) tula 62 grn also good so far.
     
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    Some of the "boutique" Tula stuff is better than the Tula factory-manufactured "Walmart" ammo, for lack of a better word. The 8M3 reboot was popular and well received for awhile before batch quality started taking a dump. It was/is produced in Russia's Ulyanovsk factory - not the Tula plant. 8M3 was exclusively Tula branded for a time being, but now it's being marketed under the Wolf name as well, although it's still the same Uly-made ammo.
     
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    Wolf was my fav 99 to 2001ish..went through tens of 1000s of the stuff...65 bux a case back them too..

    Memories...aww..
     
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    I’ve been shooting that green box milspec Wolf and Golden Tiger since I bought a few thousand of each. I’ve never had a problem with Walmart Tula, but never really bought that stuff in bulk. Though I have shot at least 1,500 rounds of that stuff over the years. I never really strive for accuracy like that in AKs so I’ve never been able to tell the difference in any 7.62x39. It all runs for me.

    I’m getting down to the last couple hundred of a case of Tula range safe 62 gr steel case .223. Had no problems with that stuff at all. Fired it in .223 Aks, Sig556’s and ARs.
     
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    Not to be a smart a&& but I shoot anything cheap, cheap stuff shoots just as good as I can aim.
     
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    To be fair...the vast majority of 7.62x39 I shoot is more “WOLVERINES!!!” stylle than Chris Kyle style.


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