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Old March 15, 2005, 10:57 PM   #1
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Budget bullet for 223

Hi there, i'm looking for a bullet(prefferbly a soft point or hollow point) thats fairly cheap to buy in my DCM AR-15 at the local high power match. I'm fairly new, so i'm not looking for one hole groups, not that i wouldn't like them. Also, the range is only 200 yards for all the positions, so it doesn't need a great ballistic coefitient or to be a heavy bullet. The reason for it being an expanding bullet(but wont limit myself to) is in case i use the DCM gun for hunting, or in my varmint/target AR-15.

thanks for any help!
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Old March 16, 2005, 12:32 AM   #2
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I recently bought 1,000 of the Hornady .224 55 gr spire point, this is a soft point bullet, very accurate and at a very reasonable price, currently $59.69 per thousand.

Here's what I can do with it in my AR-15 at 100 yds.

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Old March 16, 2005, 02:58 PM   #3
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Midway also had a sale on winchester 55 grain soft point bullets. I got 1,000 for 49.49+ shipping. My past experience has been, these shoot pretty well for mad minute rattle battles!
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Old March 16, 2005, 03:22 PM   #4
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Remington makes a 55 gr. hollow point that I've had good luck with
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