Prvi Partizan and Wolf Gold are made by the same plant and are pretty good ammo for the money. Reloadable brass too if it matters. I reload 8mm myself.
November 18, 2008, 11:28 PM
I found one my Remington, but it has Magnum at the end and I don't know if I can use them. I know, I'm such a newb...
The Remington 8mm Magnum is a completely different round from the 8mm Mauser (actually it is the 7.92X57mm Mauser). The magnum round is a commercial creation and is much more powerful than the Mauser round. It will not chamber in your Mauser. I'm pretty sure that Remington loads a round for the 8mm Mauser though. I'm certain that Winchester, Remington, Federal and Hornady all have a loading in this caliber. I understand that the American ammo companies tend to down load the 8mm quite a bit and that the European loadings are much closer to the original military loading of this cartridge.
November 19, 2008, 12:16 AM
You might also look at Norma and Sellier&Belliot. Both of those companies load their rounds a little hotter. The domestic stuff from Rem & Win is normally loaded down.
Now is the time to start handloading. Thats the way to get the best ammo for your gun. I also like the Sierra 175 gr Prohunter and 50 grs of IMR 4064 in my 8mm.
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