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Posted: 3/12/2006 5:30:37 PM EST
First let me say I have shot over 6k rounds of the old lacquar case Wolf ammo with no ammo related failures. So I'm not looking for a Wolf bash. I am almost out of my old supply, and need to order some of the new Wolf ammo. I shoot at an indoor range that requires HP ammo.

I was thinking of ordering 3k rounds of the 62 grain, but have heard that it has some feeding problems that the 55 does not. Is this true, should I just order the 55?


Link Posted: 3/12/2006 5:37:49 PM EST
I didn't look very closely when I picked up my last case at a funshow and grabbed a case of 62gr. HP.

Of the three rifles I have it shot great in all but one and that was with one certain magazine. The rifle is a Colt large hole upper with a sleeve glued in, mated to a small hole Superior lower. As I said, only one magazine would jam up. The HPs would jam on the barrel extension. If I rocked the magazine the bolt would usually go forward. It did this every 3 or 4 rounds. I marked that magazine as FMJ's only. I think if the receiver had M4 feed ramps there wouldn't have been a problem at all.

So, my guess is, if you have matching style receivers and good magazines you won't have any problems.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:29:34 PM EST
Thanks for the feedback. I may stick to 55 grain, if there is no advantage to the 62.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:51:30 PM EST
I too had tons of the old 55 grain wolf and shot it all away. I then got an LMT w/ a 1/7 bbl and got some 62 gr HP wolf, like you for an indoor range. Never had one malfunction in about 1k. Highly recommended.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:04:37 PM EST
I added 10 boxes of 62gr. wolf hp to an order from natchez today. They were out of 55's, i was going to get both to see how accurate they are compared to wolf fmj. 2.68 per box/20. If they get here in time, i'll probably shoot them this weekend.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:28:35 PM EST
I am interested to see how the 62g hp's work.

It would also be nice if someone shot it into ballistic gelatin and posted the results.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:30:18 PM EST
I've used both with no problems.
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:32:46 PM EST
No problems with the 62 g HP with mine.


Link Posted: 3/13/2006 6:25:02 PM EST
Interesting. Maybe I'll order 2k 55 and 1k 62 grain just to try out. Thanks for the replies, I'll post back with results.
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