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View Poll Results: Your Favorite 7.62x39 Ammo for Hunting
Winchester SP 2 18.18%
Federal SP 1 9.09%
Sellier & Bellot SP 0 0%
Ulyanovsk 8M3 (Wolf MC 124gr HP) 0 0%
Wolf 154gr SP 3 27.27%
Cor-Bon 2 18.18%
Wolf Black-Box 122gr HP 2 18.18%
Other 1 9.09%
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Old April 11, 2009, 03:14 AM   #1
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7.62x39mm Hunting Ammo

Which 7.62x39mm round do you hunt with and why?
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Old April 11, 2009, 03:29 AM   #2
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When hunting hogs in NC I always used my SKS with Wolf 154gr soft points, just cause back then it was cheap and readily available. Worked great, never had any problems with it.
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Old April 11, 2009, 09:37 AM   #3
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wolf 154 sp, because that's what I have
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Old April 12, 2009, 09:31 PM   #4
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Bump.

Any of y'all use that 154gr SP in a rifle with a shorter barrel than an SKS?

It seems to perform well out of that length barrel, but out of a shorter barrel I don't know if it would pick up enough speed to deform/fragment...
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Old April 13, 2009, 12:13 AM   #5
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Old April 13, 2009, 12:30 AM   #6
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soft point deform pretty easy. I'd say they are ok out of 16 inch barrels, no formal tests but I can see the difference in milk jugs full of water. HP's seem to be hit or miss
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Old April 13, 2009, 01:01 AM   #7
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The round-nose SP load?

How has that worked out for you? Seems like an interesting option, does it shoot to the same point of aim as spitzer projectiles?
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