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Old August 12, 2018, 07:53 PM   #1
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Tac powder

Anyone got a 5.56 load using 55 grain Hornady FMJ bullets and Tac powder that are not reduced loads but close to book loads that group well in your AR? Been playing with another brand of 55 gr FMJ bullets but have been less then impressed with the results. Thought I'd try what some consider the most accurate FMJ.
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Old August 12, 2018, 08:52 PM   #2
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It's easy to make an BTFMJ with poor accuracy so I suspect you'll find the Hornady or a Sierra will work better than an inexpensive brand (assuming that's what you've been using). Unfortunately, rifles are individual enough that you will have to find what your's likes best. A common problem is not seating primers adequately firmly. Also, you can try both standard primers and magnum primers to see if you get any accuracy improvement from one or the other. For military-sensitivity, Federal GM2205MAR and CCI#41 are standard and magnum, respectively.
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