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Old November 17, 2012, 01:40 PM   #1
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What to feed my new AK?

Well the election is over, and I felt it was time to acquire an AK made from foreign parts (Arsenal-Bulgarian) before the next importion ban or UN treaty forbids this (I think this is coming soon to a shore near you). What do I feed this thing: Brown Bear, Tula, Wolf, or Golden tiger?

Any advantage of one brand over the other?

The intented use is target shooting/plinking.

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Old November 17, 2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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I feed mine the cheapest steel cased stuff I can find.
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Old November 17, 2012, 03:55 PM   #3
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Considering both accuracy and reliability, here’s the order I have found. Best to worse.

Golden Bear
Silver Bear
Tulammo
Brown Bear
Wolf
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Old November 17, 2012, 05:37 PM   #4
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I'm a fan of Golden Tiger. It seems to be the most accurate and cleanest 7.62x39 I have run through my SKS or converted Saiga.
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Old November 17, 2012, 06:29 PM   #5
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Feed it anything you can get. My WASR eats everything I feed it.
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Old November 17, 2012, 06:33 PM   #6
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Whatever is the most affordable. AKs aren't picky. I feed my 74 old tins of surplus.

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Old November 18, 2012, 12:47 AM   #7
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If an AK cant feed the nastiest cheapest 7.62x39 you can find such as Tula it ain't a AK 47
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Old November 18, 2012, 06:36 AM   #8
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I shoot Tula I buy at Malmart. I ordered some Wolf but haven't fired any yet. My Wasr's, Saigas and SKS's run the Tula well
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Old November 18, 2012, 08:29 AM   #9
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Surplus, Tula, Wolf, really any thing that is cheap.
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Old November 18, 2012, 05:16 PM   #10
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What do I feed this thing: Brown Bear, Tula, Wolf, or Golden tiger?
Whatever you feel like.
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Old November 18, 2012, 06:01 PM   #11
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The AK was designed to be used with the crappiest ammo the worker's paradise could produce for it.

It's an AK.

If the tolerances on it were any looser, it would fall apart just by picking it up.

Shoot whatever you want through it. You may have to clean it once a year, if that often.

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