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Question for all of you. Would you use Wolf Ammo (steel Case) on your XD or Blazer... I would like to purchase in bulk. I'm a newbie and I'm sprung on shooting my XD .40 4"... It's adding up.... You know.. Give me some feedback.. Thank You
 

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CubaMex Memo said:
Question for all of you. Would you use Wolf Ammo (steel Case) on your XD or Blazer... I would like to purchase in bulk. I'm a newbie and I'm sprung on shooting my XD .40 4"... It's adding up.... You know.. Give me some feedback.. Thank You
I wouldn't use Wolf in ANY gun!
 

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if money is an object then go to wally world and pick up winchester white box. or go to a gun show and there is probably a booth that sells ammo. the one near me is about the cheapest for good stuff like S&B or PMC. which of course is even better than winchester white box. friends don't let friends use wolf ammo.
 

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welcome to the site

wolf is ok, but it is very dirty.

I like blazer better. not as dirty, can buy it fairly cheap.

But, your gonna have to see what your gun likes best.
Least amount of problems while firing is more important then cost.
Wolf had about 5 out of 100 rounds that didnt feed right.
Blazer has maybe 5 out of 500 rounds that hasnt fed right.
But thats my 9, not your 40.

you have to find what will run thru your gun with the fewest hiccups.
buy 100 of this and 100 of that.

personnaly, I will not run wolf just because it is so dirty, not too mention the FTF.

my two cents for what its worth. :)
 

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I run wolf .223 in my AR15's and have never had a problem. But I probably wouldn't run it in my XD-their pistol ammo doesn't seem to be as good.
 
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I've put hundreds (400?) of rounds of wolf through my xd9, without any problems. That's more than I can say for WWB. It's a bit hotter than WWB, and it smells funny, but I think its fine.

For those of you who talk down on it, how about some specific complaints?
 

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i hate the smell. i hate the primer sealant that gets everywhere. i hate the idea of steel cases against steel ejectors and extractors if it can be helped. also wolf seems to jam more than any other brand i have shot. winchester white box is about the same price and it dosen't smell wierd, its cleaner, no red sealant to clean up, much more reliable.

but if you want to save a couple pennies go for it, but how much is your time worth? you'll be spending extra time cleaning your weapon.

with wolf rifle ammo, some of the projectiles have steel cores, which is bad if you want to shoot @ a range with a backstop. yet some of it has a lead core...just seems inconsistant....i know the russians have made their fair share of ammo for the past 100 years or so...i just dont like the wolf, only time i've ever shot is was when it was free and my dad gave it to me.
 

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Parabellum9x19mm said:
i hate the smell. i hate the primer sealant that gets everywhere. i hate the idea of steel cases against steel ejectors and extractors if it can be helped. also wolf seems to jam more than any other brand i have shot. winchester white box is about the same price and it dosen't smell wierd, its cleaner, no red sealant to clean up, much more reliable.

you'll be spending extra time cleaning your weapon.

uummmm
yea
what he said

time is money
i likes ta clean my gun, butttttt.
but not as much as when i shot wolf thru it

but hey, if you like it and it works for you, go for it.
if your new and dont know, buy a box of a couple different brands and give it a try. if it works great for you, if not live and learn. :D
 

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I have used and continue to use Wolf, and have had no problems traceable to the ammo.
 

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from my experience wolf ammo is reliable and usable range ammo. That being said I dislike it and never use it with any of my guns.

Its very dirty ammo partly because of the coating they use on their casings. If not cleaned thoroughly often leaves a residue on the barrel that is difficult to get off (just takes some scubbing.. not a huge deal) Some people claim it will ruin your barrel if its left for too long but I can't attest to this.

When I buy in bulk its always CCI blazer. Good price with very few problems.
 

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Wolf is good plinking ammo. No problems with it running cases of it through my AR's and AK's. For the price of 9mm white box value packs though, it doesn't make sense to use Wolf - and as an added bonus, you get once-fired brass for reloading.
 

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I have more Wolf ammo than anything else. Great price from gunshows and ammoman.com when you buy by the case.

9mm, 7.62x39, .223, 7.62x54r all function well and I have no complaints at all.

Try a box or 2 and see how you like it.

Good luck, shoot safe. :D
 

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One of the most reliable ammo brands out there. Milspec with 20 year shelf life. I find it no harder to clean out of my gun than any other brand. I used it sucessfully in my XD9 and itshoots very accurately. I think people are biased against it because you do have to clean a gun afterwards, but then you should always do that. Now with polymer coat it is even better. Also, I shot abut 22K rounds of it through a CZ-75 with no problems and loss in accuracy. Still working on getting data on XD-9 :) and wolf.
 

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I use wolf ammo or for that matter any ammo that is cheap. I have put thousands of wolf and wwb through my xd 9mm and a few hundred of blazer. I have had no problems with wwb wolf but have had a few fte's from blazer. Wolf is very dirty like others have said so definetly where your goggles though.
 

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I use the new polmer wolf in my ar's, XD's and Glock .45, they tend to have the weaker powder charge then CCI or WWB, but for the price, they're fun to shoot. Next I've got to try their .308.

I've never had a problem yet and I have hundreds though my XD's and thousands through my AR's, a few weeks ago, fired 7 30 rds mags through one of my AR's in about 5 minutes, not a single problem. Gotta love it. :twisted:
 

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I use the new polmer wolf in my ar's, XD's and Glock .45, they tend to have the weaker powder charge then CCI or WWB, but for the price, they're fun to shoot.
I have actualy found the WWB, CCI and PMC rounds to be underpowered. They tend to group lower on target at same range then Wolf, indicating lower velocity. Anyone else see this? Wolf tends to be hotter then US manufactured target loads in my book. Let me know how the .308 shoots, i got a STG-58 to feed :D
 

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You may be right, I shoot wolf .223 and Federal XM193, wolf is weaker, I shoot the 180 .40 wolf and 165 everything else, it seemed like less recoil from the wolf, but then again different bullet weights, the .45 230 grains all seem about the same though.

I'd like to try out the Wolf .308 168 grain cause I shoot the Remington .308 165 grain accutip for hunting. They both are about the same weight and velocity, so the wolf might make good practice ammo.
 
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Like I said in my earlier post, I think Wolf is hotter than WWB. Definitely more snappy, at least in 9mm.
 
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