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Posted On: 3/26/2023
A: Thanks for reaching out Ricky! A cartridge's case should have no significant impact on its ballistic performance. You would only choose a steel or aluminum case instead of a brass one because you want to save money. Brass cases cost the most out of the three; they are reloadable, and their supple nature means they seal the chamber more effectively to reduce fouling of the action during ignition. Steel and aluminum cases are both cheaper than brass; they aren't reloadable, and their rigidity often leads to faster fouling of the action.
Posted On: 2/25/2023
A: Thanks for reaching out William! Although it is legal for an 18-year-old to purchase ammunition in the state of New Mexico, we are only able to ship ammo to recipients who are 21 years of age and older. I hope to look forward to serving you in 2026.
Posted On: 10/17/2022
By: Alex Davis
A: Thanks for reaching out Alex! That's definitely on the faster end of the spectrum as far as the rate of twist you should choose for a 55gr projectile is concerned, but it's still serviceable. I don't expect you'd notice any accuracy issues unless you were firing long-range.
Posted On: 10/14/2022
By: Bijay K Basy
A: Thanks for reaching out Bijay! 5.56x45 ammo is permitted at many indoor shooting ranges, although your range may prohibit larger cartridges for safety reasons. If that is the case, then I doubt your range would permit the virtually identical 223 Rem on their premises. Orange tip 5.56 is tracer ammo. It's not very common, and it's certainly not permitted at indoor ranges because it is incendiary. Green tip 5.56 (aka M855) is banned at ranges which prohibit "magnetic" ammo, because the steel inside the bullet poses a greater risk of damaging range equipment. If your range bans magnetic ammo, then they won't allow Wolf, Tula or Barnaul on their premises because those cartridges' bullets have bi-metal jackets (which are almost entirely made out of steel). All that said, I recommend asking your range to explain their ammo policy to you. If they allow 5.56/223 but don't allow magnetic ammo, then you'll want to choose a brand like Winchester, Federal, Remington, Hornady, PMC, Prvi Partizan or Sellier & Bellot. The Russian brands pretty much exclusively load magnetic projectiles.
Posted On: 5/21/2022
By: Rashaad Henry
A: Sorry sir, but I regret that we cannot serve you.
Posted On: 4/11/2022
A: Thanks for reaching out Bailey! In a word, no. Steel cases don't return to their original dimensions following ignition, and Berdan primers make reloading practically impossible for multiple reasons. Steel cases technically can be reloaded if you have special equipment and the patience of a saint, but I'd only recommend trying during a literal apocalypse. You want Boxer-primed brass-cased ammo for reloading purposes!
Posted On: 2/7/2022
By: Ryan Davidson
A: This bullet has a lead core. Its bimetal jacket, however, is nearly 100% steel.
Posted On: 1/18/2022
A: Thanks for reaching out! You are thinking of the 5.56x45 M855 bullet, the jacket of which conceals a solid steel tip. This round's bullet has a bimetal jacket, which is made of steel with a thin copper washed exterior. In other words, no part of this bullet won't react to a magnet!
Posted On: 1/3/2022
By: david shaw
A: No sir. That's really only a concern when it comes to military surplus ammo, much of which is indeed Berdan primed and from Russia. This ammo was recently manufactured for the commercial market, so it only requires normal cleaning after firing.
Posted On: 7/13/2021
A: Yes sir, a 5.56x45 rifle can also fire 223 Rem. We just advise not doing it the other way around!
Posted On: 9/11/2019
By: Connor Hopkins
A: Hi Connor. The Wolf ammo is loaded using steel casings with berdan primers. All steel case Wolf ammo is polymer coated for clean firing with the sole exception of the white box surplus ammo.