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Old February 14, 2002, 07:34 AM   #1
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.223 load using Alliant 2400

How many grains would duplicate factory load ballistics? The Alliant guide only shows 14 grns./2685 fps. Will be using the load in my AR's. Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old February 14, 2002, 07:43 AM   #2
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Can't really tell you why but i think i'd save the 2400 for heavy pistol loads and consider something else for 223....how about AA2200-you can get it from Powder valley for 47.00 for 8 pounds.....Dick
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Old February 15, 2002, 01:29 PM   #3
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Cliff. I think Alliant #2400 is too fast burning a powder to be practical in an AR. Pressure rise would be too great when near max loads. I don't think that #2400 load will function the action of the AR either.
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Old February 15, 2002, 05:19 PM   #4
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Mr. Holliday, do you know of a website for Powder Valley, or some other way of contacting them? That sounds like a great price, I want in!
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Old February 16, 2002, 10:58 AM   #5
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Loading .223 with Alliant 2400

Loading .223 with Alliant 2400?
2400 is THE WRONG POWDER!!! When you use too fast or to slow a powder, you are STUCK with a max load that is below factory specs. Try Win-748.
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