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Old November 25, 2008, 09:04 PM   #1
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reloader 19 .223 load?

I have a extra pound of reloader 19 that I was going to put in some .223, I cant seem to find a good recipe for it, the rounds will be plinkers with fmj I think .55grain. If you have one let me know. thanks!!
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Old November 25, 2008, 11:20 PM   #2
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The reason you can't find reloading data for RL19 for the 223 is because that powder is too slow to burn propertly in a 223 size case. 30-06 and up yes but not 223.

RL 15 makes an excellant 223 target powder in fact thats with White Oak recommends in their target uppers.

Something along the line of H335, BL2, 748, 4895 etc, works good in the 55 grn size bullets.
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Old November 26, 2008, 07:54 AM   #3
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Yup, way to slow for the 223.
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Old November 26, 2008, 01:55 PM   #4
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Gonna echo the other posts as RL19 is too slow for the .223 and RL15 tends to be best in bullets 60gr or heavier .
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Old November 26, 2008, 06:47 PM   #5
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Don't know about RL 19. But, I have very good lock with RL 15. 25.6 grains under any 55 grain fmj or ballistic tip.
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