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    Published on 10-22-2014 04:20 PM  Number of Views: 8269 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   SMK
     CALIBER TYPE   .223
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   80
     POWDER TYPE   AR 2208
     POWDER AMOUNT   25.4
     PRIMER   Rem 7 1/2
     BRASS   Winchester
     BARREL LENGTH   30"
     F.P.S   3050
     GROUP SIZE   1" @ 500 yards
     OVERALL LENGTH   
     GUN DETAILS   Omark action with Krieger 7.7T 30" S/S barrel.
    Reduced firing pin diameter.
    Aluminium bedding block with Tasmainian Oak custom made laminate stock with adjustable butt plate.
    Load has a 0.015 jump and has also shot a 2" group at 1000 yards.
    Scored 100.20 (20 x V-Bulls in a row) @ 600 yards.
    Same load at all distances and 80 SMK's are batched in 0.1Gr lots.
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  Cleaned with Action Blaster, Sweets and Hoppes #9.
    Average for 1st half of 06/07 season is 99.18
     SUBMITTED ON   23 Dec 2006
     SUBMITTED BY   Littlebang556 Rob
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:19 PM  Number of Views: 8375 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   HPBT
     CALIBER TYPE   .223
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   77
     POWDER TYPE   4895
     POWDER AMOUNT   24.2
     PRIMER   cci 450
     BRASS   LC
     BARREL LENGTH   20"
     F.P.S   
     GROUP SIZE   
     OVERALL LENGTH   
     GUN DETAILS   NRA service rifle class
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  
     SUBMITTED ON   28 Nov 2006
     SUBMITTED BY   Anonymous
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:18 PM  Number of Views: 8317 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   hornady bthp match
     CALIBER TYPE   .223 Remington
     RATING   9
     LEAD SIZE   75
     POWDER TYPE   reloader 15
     POWDER AMOUNT   23 gr
     PRIMER   CCI 400
     BRASS   LC '07
     BARREL LENGTH   24 "
     F.P.S   unk
     GROUP SIZE   1/4-1/3
     OVERALL LENGTH   2.260
     GUN DETAILS   RRA Varmint 24" BBL
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  This load performed well out of a long barrell, but performed terribly out of a 14.5" BBL M-4. Very consistent load.
     SUBMITTED ON   07 Sep 2009
     SUBMITTED BY   bwl
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:17 PM  Number of Views: 8247 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   hornady bthp
     CALIBER TYPE   .223
     RATING   9
     LEAD SIZE   75
     POWDER TYPE   hodgdon cfe-223
     POWDER AMOUNT   23.8
     PRIMER   win
     BRASS   rem
     BARREL LENGTH   24"
     F.P.S   2661
     GROUP SIZE    three holes 5 shots
     OVERALL LENGTH   2.265
     GUN DETAILS   stag arms 24"bull barrel
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  
     SUBMITTED ON   15 Feb 2012
     SUBMITTED BY   festas1
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:16 PM  Number of Views: 8224 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   Hornady AMAX
     CALIBER TYPE   .223
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   75
     POWDER TYPE   Varget
     POWDER AMOUNT   23.6
     PRIMER   CCI
     BRASS   Win.
     BARREL LENGTH   26
     F.P.S   
     GROUP SIZE   1/4-1/3 @ 100 yrds
     OVERALL LENGTH   2.360
     GUN DETAILS   Savage 10
    26 Inch Bull barrell / Choate sniper stock.
    1/9 Twist ( You must have @ least that tight of a twist for these heavy bullets
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  This load is just unreal.
     SUBMITTED ON   29 Nov 2007
     SUBMITTED BY   Jeppy (Shane)
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:15 PM  Number of Views: 8228 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   Sierra MatchKing BYH
     CALIBER TYPE   .224
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   69
     POWDER TYPE   Varget
     POWDER AMOUNT   24.5
     PRIMER   Rem 7-1/2
     BRASS   Military, weighed to 90-91 grains
     BARREL LENGTH   24"
     F.P.S   est. 2800-2850
     GROUP SIZE   .348, .414
     OVERALL LENGTH   .010 off lands
     GUN DETAILS   Colt 6724 HBar Elite
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  My Highpower load.
    On the moderate side. Most use another half grain or so.
     SUBMITTED ON   18 Jul 2007
     SUBMITTED BY   BarryinIN
    Published on 10-22-2014 04:15 PM  Number of Views: 8200 

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    .223 Remington (5.56 mm NATO)

     FIREARM  RIFLES
     LEAD TYPE   jacketed
     CALIBER TYPE   .223
     RATING   10
     LEAD SIZE   70
     POWDER TYPE   accurate 2200
     POWDER AMOUNT   24.0grs
     PRIMER   CCI Mag
     BRASS   winchester
     BARREL LENGTH   21"
     F.P.S   2900
     GROUP SIZE   .265"
     OVERALL LENGTH   
     GUN DETAILS   
     OTHER DESCRIPTION  
     SUBMITTED ON   13 Jan 2007
     SUBMITTED BY   vangunsmith

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