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Posted: 12/29/2002 6:49:31 AM EST
im looking for a cheap alternative to wolf in 7.62,anyone have any experiance with silver bear ammo. it is nickel plated instead of shalac coated.
Link Posted: 12/29/2002 7:08:33 AM EST
Silver BEars shhots fine in a mini-30. Accuracy is no better than wolf, but primers seem softer. I have much fewer no fires. Since ruger will not sell you a new firing pin, w/o returning rifle, I see softer primers as aplus. ZT
Link Posted: 12/29/2002 7:17:53 AM EST
How cheap?

Ammunitionstore.com has Barnaul HP
for $69.95 case/1000 + shipping.
ammunitionstore.com/index.htm

They are in Ohio.
Link Posted: 12/31/2002 11:33:42 AM EST
I have put more Silver Bear HPs through my mini-thirty than any other type of round. It seems to be more accurate than Wolf and I haven't had a single functioning problem with it. I have also noticed that Silver Bear hollow points actually expand unlike Wolf HPs. I really like it. YMMV
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