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Posted: 7/20/2008 8:24:02 AM EDT
A choice between:
German 7.62x51 NATO 147 gr FMJBT Steel Jacket
or
Lithuanian 7.62x51 146 gr FMJ Copper Jacket
both for the same price.
Any pro or con to the steel jacket vs. the copper jacket?
or . . . . does it make any difference?
Seems maybe the German stuff was made for the HK.

Widener's has it for $0.49 - $0.50 per round.

Thanks,
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:36:28 AM EDT
Aim has some brown bear 308 also. Works out to about 32cents per round or therebouts. Its steel cased, but not sure about bullet. its at least copper coated.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:39:39 AM EDT
Does the steel case work okay in the PTR 91?
Is the Brown Bear ammo dirty like Wolf or fairly clean?
I hear the HK / PTR 91 will eat about anything one feeds it. Is this really true or is there some ammo they don't like?

Thanks,
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 8:42:11 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/20/2008 8:43:16 AM EDT by Eastwood123]
Honestly, I dont know, as I would like to find out myself. Ive been thinking of getting some for target practice, since I hate breaking into my stash of port 308 that I bought back when it was $110/case. However, I too have read other posts, about wolf 308 at least, will run well in the PTR.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 2:34:27 PM EDT
Steel cases are fine in HK/Clone guns.
Link Posted: 7/20/2008 5:45:22 PM EDT
The Brown Bear runs great in mine.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 2:06:09 PM EDT
I ran all kinds of different ammo in my PTR-91 and never had a problem.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 3:45:54 PM EDT

Originally Posted By osprey21:
Steel cases are fine in HK/Clone guns.


Mine has digested thousands of wolf 308

I think it will probably eat whatever you feed it.
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