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My TRP jammed last night on the 64th round of Wolf ammo. the interesting thing is that the slide was only a mm from closing completly and after messing with it it finally closed. BUT, IT WAS STILL JAMMED! I messed with it some more and got the hammer safely down. I decided to field strip my weapon while it was jammed and notice that the two-piece guide rod had come loose. The slide remained stuck, though, and I had to get a pistol smith to unjam it. The 'smith gave me a scolding for using "cheap" ammo and said that Wolf ammo will "tear that gun up".

Is Wolf ammo best used as glock food (those cockroaches will eat anything!) or was the guide rod the real problem?

What kind of damage to the performance can a bad jam like this do to a 1911?
 

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The problem could be a tight chambered barrel. I have not had any problems with Wolf ammo in mil spec chambered barrels. The chamber and the loose guide rod combined to cause your problem, I would bet.

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Wolf ammo with their steel, lacquered, cases are really hard on the extractor on any gun, specially on a 1911 extractor. I use it on my Kimber Eclipse and it feeds fine, but it dirtys up the gun and the accuracy stinks. I will use what I have now and not buy it again.

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I've used Wolf ammo many times in my Kimber CCII and never had a problem. Used it in Hubby's CCI (affectionately nicknamed "The Bitch") and it's not had feedig problems since we figured out the magazine dealie.

However, I don't buy Wolf any more because I have no use for stuff that can't be reloaded.

My main complaint about Wolf is that it's double-dyed grade AAA stinky stuff. Phew!

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thanks for the replies. I'm going to give it another try and check the guide rod periodically.

The funny thing about this "cheap" ammo is that it was the first ammo to feed more than 20 rounds without failure.

Is it hotter than Winchester white box? Would this explain why it feeds more reliably?
 
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