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    Default Wolf Ammo...Visual Inspection

    After reading and posting on another thread about possible ammunition defects, http://www.gunco.net/forums/showthread.php?t=10676 I decided to visually inspect what 7.62x39 ammo I had.

    Please read the results of my findings. Remember, it only takes "ONE" bad round to ruin your day.
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    I'll keep an eye out for this. thanks for the pictures.
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    Thank You

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    I'll add Another Thank you TK!!
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    Great info, Thanks!
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    Tote,

    Excellent, detailed investigation. Do you have any lot #(s) for your ammo, that folks could watch for? It will be interesting to see if this is just a bad batch, or whether their QC has gone completely down the crapper. An important practice, which is often over-looked, is ammo inspection. Since one manually loads each round into the mag, or onto the stripper for recharging the mag, it takes almost no time at all to inspect each one. We trained that way on the PD, but even there, folks got careless. When you are standing around, ratchet-jawing w/your buds, you no longer focus on what your hands are doing. After thousands of rounds of first-quality US-made ammo, one gets relaxed. You don't scrutinize as you should. Then someone starts having feed problems, which turn out to be caused by case lips rolling over during the crimping process. Quite visible, IF you are looking for it. It can happen anyplace, anytime, w/any ammo. A good practice to adopt is to inspect your ammo before you go to the range, so you won't need to worry about distractions while reloading. It won't take long, & better safe than sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomhorn1913
    Tote,
    Excellent, detailed investigation. Do you have any lot #(s) for your ammo, that folks could watch for? It will be interesting to see if this is just a bad batch, or whether their QC has gone completely down the crapper. .
    Best,
    Matt
    If there was a lot# it was on the box that the case of ammo came in. The individual Wolf Boxes don't have a lot # on them, just the SKU#.

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    Most excellent. Thank You.

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    TK,That was an eye opening discovery. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I never thought that such a high rate of defects happened in any brand of ammo.
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