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Old 03-28-2008, 05:17 PM   #11
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cut tip off with bolt cutters ! very impresive at close range!!!!!!

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Old 03-29-2008, 06:00 PM   #12
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Thanks for the input everyone.
I bought some 154 grain soft points and 122 grain hollow points. I already have the FMJ's. I'm set for all situations.

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I prefer FMJ or SP's in this caliber. No use for HP's.

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Old 04-14-2008, 01:44 AM   #14
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lotta AK's dont like HP's but they shoot ok in a sks

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speaking of 7.62 fmj ammo... is it a good on full auto

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Old 04-21-2008, 10:20 PM   #16
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speaking of 7.62 fmj ammo... is it a good on full auto
Dude i thought you said you tried many bullets to get your AK to work right so you never thought of FMJ's ok well not the ppl just the argument right
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The 7.62x39 import ammo is far from being a decent hollowpoint. It was
made to get around a ban on ammo import that was not for "sporting
purposes". It's just FMJ ammo with a hole knocked in the tip, and the
words "hunting ammunition" printed on the box! There is no jacket thinning,
internal grooves, none of the things that ammo makers do to make a decent
expanding bullet. I've sectioned Wolf FMJ, Hollowpoint and Copper jacketed,
none are anything special.

If you want to go hunting with your SKS/AK or whatever, buy a box of good
hunting ammo made by a US manufacturer or one of the premium foreign
ammo suppliers.

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Old 04-23-2008, 04:47 AM   #18
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Yes, that is true. However, HP's do tend to be more accurate. Specifically the Wolf HP's vs. the Wolf FMJ.

Also, this HP design could lend some of the same characteristics to the bullet that are used with OTM bullets...

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A good stop requires a soft tip or a hollow point. My friend came back from Iraq and said he would have given any price for some soft points if he woud not get in trouble for it. He shot one guy coming at him, and shooting, from 90 Metters closing to 20 meeters. My friend thought he was missing the target. A head shot stopped him at 20 yards. On examination of the bad guy all other 18 rounds hit chest area. FMJ's are not good stoppers!
Part of that problem could be the 5.56mm round. Read the book black hawk down, that battle was riddled with instances of that.
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Part of that problem could be the 5.56mm round. Read the book black hawk down, that battle was riddled with instances of that.
Maybe, maybe not...

There are reports of many of our troops taking several shots from 7.62 rounds as well and still surviving (and even continued to fight).

Not to mention, regardless of how many supposed reports of instances like that in Mogadishu, the fact remains that we killed something like an estimated 50 Somalis for every 1 US Soldier that was killed (and that is with a conservative estimate).

Shot placement is what matters more than any other factor.
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