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Old February 17, 2013, 09:38 AM   #1
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.223 pet loads

What is your pet load for the .223? Please list powder, primer, bullet, OAL and type of firearm. Thanks!
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Old February 17, 2013, 11:17 AM   #2
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I don't shoot my pets.
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Old February 17, 2013, 11:33 AM   #3
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Asked this awhile back

http://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=499011
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Old February 17, 2013, 11:47 AM   #4
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What is your pet load for the .223? Please list powder, primer, bullet, OAL and type of firearm. Thanks!
Jeez... I don't know all that off-hand! I'll have to go check later... I do know this much: 25.6 gr Varget, CCI 400, 60gr V-max, OAL of 2.300" (trimmed with Lee lockstud and cutter), and Stevens 200 bolt gun. I'll edit this later for OAL.

EDIT: I misremembered my data. Corrected it above!
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Old February 17, 2013, 11:49 AM   #5
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So far my most accurate AR load is a Sierra 53gr Match HP (#1400), 26.5gr BL-C(2) and CCI 450 magnum primer.
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Old February 17, 2013, 12:02 PM   #6
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60 gn-V-max
25.5 Varget
CCI-BR primers
2.29 OAL
Trim cases to 1.743
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