close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Welcome to Glock Talk

Why should YOU join our Glock forum?

  • Converse with other Glock Enthusiasts
  • Learn about the latest hunting products
  • Becoming a member is FREE and EASY

If you consider yourself a beginner or an avid shooter, the Glock Talk community is your place to discuss self defense, concealed carry, reloading, target shooting, and all things Glock.

Ammo

Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by Honey Badger, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Hey everyone I'm just wondering if anyone has shot with wolf ammo? And if so is it any good I no price is cheap. Second, reloaded ammo, is it ok to shoot? Thanks!
     
  2. LampShadeActual

    LampShadeActual

    297
    10
    Sep 12, 2012
    Before they lock this "ammo" thread like the reloading ammo one below, some info.

    Reload your own and control your own ammo supply. Easiest reload I have found yet for any 9mm Glock.

    *Brass= my own fired brass and range pickup brass full length resized and deprimed.
    *Primers= inside neck expand and prime with any WW, FC, CCI, or RP primer that is "small pistol"
    *Bullets= 115 grain JHP or FMJ, 124 grain JHP or FMJ, 124 LRN (lead round nose)
    *Powder= 4.1 grains Bullseye Pistol Powder with any of these three bullets.
    *Normal power American level 9mm load with any of the three bullets.
    *COAL= 1.100 to +0.002" in actual seating. No shorter.

    I have used the 115 jacketed bullets when 124 jacketed were not readily available by the thousands. Remington Bulk from MidWayUSA in 2000s is the easiest order for good bullets.

    Recently, jacketed bullets are on indeterminate backorder so I picked up a few thousand 124 grain LRN cast bullets measuring out at 0.355-6" and cast fairly hard.

    They shoot to the same point of impact and as accurately as the jacketed without any leading in a M19 barrel and in a M17 barrel.

    The three loads above shoot to the same zero almost and certainly close enough to never lose one outside an IPSC "A" zone center through 25 yards offhand. They also shoot to the same zero as the two guns sighted specifically for Fed147HydraShok in the M17 and for Hornady 135 Critical Duty in the M19.

    Lee Carbine dies, Lyman cast iron press, powder via a RCBS Little Dandy with the rotor that throws 4.1 grains of Bullseye, #7 rotor on the RCBS chart. The fixed hole never screws up and never changes.
     

    Last edited: Jan 26, 2013

  3. pangloss9

    pangloss9

    864
    0
    Mar 2, 2009
    middle TN
    I've shot Wolf, Brown Bear, & Silver Bear with no problems. I like Silver Bear the most, but I've shot the least of it among the three. I also really like Aguila ammo. It costs a little more, but it is brass cased.
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2013
  4. HGxyz

    HGxyz

    2,184
    290
    Apr 12, 2010
    Washington State
    I've shot at least 10K Silver Bear rounds - found one inverted primer and maybe 2 that didn't ignite. At $179/1000 I was quite happy with it. G17/G26/G19 had no problems cycling it. It's low power and a little dirty. I haven't picked up any for a year or two though. Still going through some bargain S&B stuff I found last summer. Very good ammo if you can find it.
     
  5. tango44

    tango44

    5,099
    34
    Jun 16, 2005
    Miami Florida
    More than 5K rounds thru my G19 & G26 with no problems at all!
     
  6. SJ 40

    SJ 40

    13,458
    3,193
    Jan 17, 2011
    Vermont
    Think about reloading, Take control of your ammunition supply. SJ 40
     
  7. Bruce M

    Bruce M

    40,351
    11,309
    Jan 3, 2010
    S FL
    Not my favorite but I have had no issues with it.
     
  8. John_NJ

    John_NJ

    358
    1
    Jan 15, 2013
    NJ
    It should be fine for Glocks (if that's what you are shooting).

    One issue I did run into at an indoor range -- they did not allow any steel case ammo. I'm sure it tainted their "free" collection of brass for reloading.
     
  9. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

    7,584
    2
    Apr 5, 2008
    Far West, USA
    I have not had many problems shooting steel cased ammo in my Glock 19.

    Unless its from a trusted source, avoid reloads.
     
  10. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    31,739
    13,136
    Apr 4, 2006
    minnesota
    I'll take Wolf for range ammo any day. I have never had a bad experience with Wolf. Many of my local ranges will not permit it because it does require them to seperate it from the Brass.

    I use:.40 cal., .45 cal., 9mm. many 1,000's of rounds over the years.

    I have picked up Wolf Brass ammo recently.
     
  11. chemboy

    chemboy

    1,024
    110
    Jun 9, 2004
    Idaho
    I have about 10K rounds of Wolf through my G19 and older 40 and 45 cal Glocks. I had the occasional FTE malfunction with some of the 40 cal stuff, but never a bit of trouble with the 9mm and 45. Also have 2-3K rounds of Wolf 223 through a few CAR-15s-again no issues, except for the stuff being dirtier than Western made fodder.
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2013
  12. Reloaded ammo is great to shoot - AS LONG AS IT IS YOUR OWN, RELOADED BY YOU. I wouldn't trust other reloaded ammo in a million years.
     
  13. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

    18,249
    643
    Sep 24, 1999
    Hartford, Vermont
    AMEN! :cool:
     
  14. MacChiroCtr

    MacChiroCtr

    123
    1
    May 27, 2011
    Our range doesn't allow Wolf either. Their reasoning is that the type of metal used will ruin your gun over time.
     
  15. JackMac

    JackMac

    845
    2
    Mar 13, 2011
    TX
    Wolf works just fine. Just clean your Glock throughly afterwards. I have run thousands of rounds through Glocks and have been unable to detect no appreciable wear. The steel barrel is harder than the steel cased Wolf cartridges.
     
  16. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

    22,934
    3,110
    Oct 7, 2000
    Bend Oregon


    They are idiots and should be ignored.


    I've shot more Wolf and Tula over the years (45acp & CommieX39) than all other brands combined and it is the only brand that has not given me a FTF or any other issue.
     
  17. Stock Perfection

    Stock Perfection

    87
    0
    Jan 12, 2013
    Yes. Couple thousand rounds each of 9mm and 7.62, with no failures that I can remember. I've always been told it's 'dirty' or 'cheap', but never had any problems.
     
  18. SCmasterblaster

    SCmasterblaster Millennium Member

    18,249
    643
    Sep 24, 1999
    Hartford, Vermont
    Trust the reloads that you have personally and very carefully made. Never trust other reloads.
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2013