Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

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Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby bbrown » Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:33 pm

My stash of milsurp 7.62x51 NATO (Lithuanian, DAG, Malaysian) is getting low, so I'm looking for some decent ammunition to use in my WLA M53 with the 7.62 NATO conversion parts. I'm dubious about sources that use soft primers, but what do you fine folks recommend? Decent milsurp is hard to find right now, so what about commercial?

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Re: Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby 42rocker » Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:32 pm

I'm also interested in hear some answers on this one. Anyone out there got a source that they are willing to share?

I believe that there might be a thread on this, ammo supplies on the site.

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Re: Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby Der Alder » Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

I've been considering trying some new made Wolf or Brown bear...anyone tried either in their S/A M53?

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Re: Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby Gulfstream4 » Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:36 pm

I tried some brown bear 308 in my FA 42. After 20 rounds I gave up. About 25% had the primers come out. Not good!!!

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Re: Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby junglewalk » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:16 pm

Try the Pakistani 308, it comes in a 250 rd can, and it is all belted in 5ea, MG3/42 belts, with one starter tab.
,,,,The primers are hard, and all the rounds do fire well.
....I think Cheaper han Dirt still has it, for $129. a can.
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Re: Ammo for S/A M53 converted to 7.62x51

Postby 42rocker » Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:40 pm

Junglewalk
Thanks for the info on the .308.

It was good to meet you at the "Jungle Walk" at the creek on Friday afternoon Oct 2012.

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