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Old June 16, 2012, 12:13 AM   #1
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Barnes load data needed…please

Looking for Ideas or actual load data for .223 (.224 dia) Barnes 62 grain TSX BT, I prefer CFE223 powder data if possible. I was able to find data using Varget powder. Thanks
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Old June 16, 2012, 09:54 AM   #2
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Old June 16, 2012, 11:30 AM   #3
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http://www.barnesbullets.com/wp-cont...mingtonWeb.pdf
http://data.hodgdon.com/main_menu.asp

The one manufacturer with fresh 223 data for Barnes UNLEADED bullets is ACCURATE: http://www.accuratepowder.com/load-data/
That means you would need one of their powders. I just received a pound of AA-2520 which will give best velocities with heavy bullets in 223 at max bolt-gun loads: using the 62 gr TSX:
2520 62 BAR TSX 26.2 3,070 29.1 3,377 60,894 2.255
That is 311 fps more than the fastest load above (which isn't Varget)
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