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Old March 4, 2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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RL 15 and .223 - 50, 55 and 75 gr

Anybody have any recommendations for RL 15 with 50, 55 or 75 gr bullets in .223 Remington?
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Old March 4, 2011, 08:40 PM   #2
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Not gonna say it wont shoot but RL-15 is a little slow for the lighter bullets. Fine for the 75.
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Old March 4, 2011, 08:54 PM   #3
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I am also loading Benchmark and H322. There is a lot more data for these with the lighter bullets.
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Old March 4, 2011, 08:56 PM   #4
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Or you might try 4895, either flavor, IMR or Hodgdon.

I've had great luck with that powder in the .223
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Old March 4, 2011, 09:05 PM   #5
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I haven't had much luck with R-15 with light bullets. It's outstanding in my 77 & 80 High Power loads.

For lighter bullets in 223 I like H-335. Works great in my match 53 grn bullets.
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Old March 4, 2011, 09:06 PM   #6
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I like RL-7 20.1 to max 21.5 with a 55 grain FMJBT
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Old March 5, 2011, 11:00 AM   #7
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I found 24.9 grains RL15 with a 69 grain SMK to be a very accurate load.
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