Ammo for SAM7R-61??

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  1. eagle359

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    I just picked up a SAM7R-61 and I want to treat it better than my other AKs. They get a diet of RAS ammo and some other cheap stuff. What is considered "better" ammo? Any reviews of Fiocchi 7.62x39 ammo? I like it in 5.56/.223.

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    John
     
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    Golden Tiger.
     

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    That is what I use in all my AK's.
     
  5. quasii

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    The Tiger, Brown Bear Tula all work just fine...
     
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    Not much use in running brass case through an AK unless you are lucky enough to have one that doesn't bash the brass up. Tried using lapua 7.62x39 through my vepr :(.
    I would suggest tiger or sgammo has 8m3 fragmentation ammunition now that I've been wanting to pick up.
     
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    I've run a lot of different ammo through my SAM 7r and SAM 7sf, including Wolf, Tul, lots of brass cased stuff including Fiocchi and Hornady, and others to find out what performs the best. I do that with every gun I buy.

    At the end of it all, I found that Golden Tiger gives me the best accuracy and smallest drop at long (200 yard) distances. Based on the recoil and the report, I think that it's loaded hotter than the others, and it's a boat tail bullet, contributing to its reduced bullet drop. It's all I feed them now. SGAmmo offers it at $0.20 per round plus shipping.
     
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    I believe the 8m3 Tula round is only available through sgammo. Fantastic round, very destructive, loaded warm. Primer and case mouth sealed. Very affordable, rare AK fragmenting round that actually works. Check out Youtube vids of it. Runs great in my WASR.