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Old 11-24-2002, 10:00 AM   #1
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Makarov ammunition question

Is there any brand of ammo your Mak just does not like (won't feed or isn't accurate)?
 
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Old 11-24-2002, 12:19 PM   #2
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:lol: Have not found any yet, factory, or reloads.
 
Old 11-24-2002, 12:32 PM   #3
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Hello. In this range report on the EG Mak, I found one type that mine at least doesn't like.

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http://www.pistolsmith.com/viewtopic.php?t=14186
 
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None that it refuses. It does seem to look down on Wolf.
 
Old 11-25-2002, 10:56 AM   #5
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The only Mak ammo that I've tried and had trouble with is the Brown Bear HP. They routinely hang on the feed ramp.
 
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Mine occasionally double feeds with the Silver Bear zinc coated steel casings, but never with a brass ammo.
The brass has "memory" and expands with the ignition, but rapidly returns to normal dimensions (unlike the "zinc"), so extraction can occur quickly enough to avoid a jam with the next stripped cartridge.
 
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