Originally Posted by nraforlife
How well does the Mini 14 handle Wolf ammo?
Good question. The answer is Yes, Maybe.
It is said that Berdan primed ammo is hard on the Mini's firing pin and can cause it to fail. The Wolf I have seen in Berdan primed
It is said that Berdan primers need a harder hit than Boxer primed ammo. This may require a Wolf hammer spring for increased reliability.
It is also said that Wolf and other Berdan primed ammo will work just fine in the Mini.
Ruger does not recommend the use of Steel cased Berdan primed ammo in their firearms.