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Anyone had any experience with this ammo? I picked up a thousand rounds for a decent price and was wondering if anyone has ever fired it.

It is brass cased and berdan primed.
 

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rifle or pistol ammo?

pistol ammo I ran 2 cases through my HK w/ no probs. The brass flakes were everywhere though. Not particularly sooty, but dirty nonetheless.

rifle ammo I have been hearing things about out of spec cases on .223 leading to jamming problems and a couple ruptured cases. that info came off arf.com and I know no one over there wants to run it in their MG's due to the probs.
 

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I haven't heard much about how this stuff works in pistols, however I haven't seen anything good about it in rifles. Especially .223cal.
here's a link ya outta take a look at...just click on the various ammo and see what people think about em.....since they go through thousands and thousands of rounds....notice that olympic is at the bottom of the list

http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=16&t=169729
 

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When this stuff first became available a couple of years ago, I bought three boxes of 9mm. There were three misfires and one round had the primer in backwards. I have shot a little bit (couple of boxes) since then and it was ok. I have put about a case of .223 through my AR, no problems. Reasonably accurate for cheap ammo, no misfires, no malfs attributable to ammo.
 

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the 5.56 ss109 (boxed not the stuff in 800 round tins) was awful the only rifle it shot worth a damm in was my SAR 3 in which for some reason it was exceptionally accurate. In My AR it was terrible, failures to chamber and ALOT of stuck cases and torn rims even with an upgraded extractor and spring and a polished & meticulously clean chamber. Wolf at least functions and alot better than olympic does. I cannot comment on the 5.56 M193 on the market currently as I wont risk the money when good quality surplus or new production is avialable. once burned........
or - screw me once shame on you
screw me twice shame on me
 

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Going out on Saturday. I will report back how the ammo shoots.

I shoot Wolf in my SAR-1 and have never had a problem with it. I guess that's because the gun is designed to shoot damn near anything.

If the Olympic smells bad, so be it. Can't be much worse than Wolf.
 

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If it is the 124gr fmj stuff, it is good ammo.

It is hard to find in my neck of the woods, but if I see it, I buy it, mainly, because the 124gr bullet kicks the Luger's action good enough, that I have no stoppages at all when shooting the old 1918 war horse. The 115gr WWB stuff seems lightly loaded and will jam from time to time in the Pistole Parabellum.

The Hi-Power liked the Greek ammo as well, but it eats everything. Their rifle ammo is good, too. I shot their 30-06 and 303 British years ago, but haven't seen that stuff for sale in many years.

-Brickboy240
 
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