Best powders for 223

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Aug 19, 2022. #19. I use both ball & stick powders...for different purposes and different calibers and both on some cartridges. Ball powders are generally faster ..alot faster in some cartridges...stick powder slightly more accurate in some cases. For instance 308 225 2675 fps 230 Atip 2620 fps, or 200 SMK 2856 fps.I normally try to match burn rate and case fill with my powder selection. I consider BLC-2 to be too slow a burn rate to perform well in 223. But I bought a used 223 from a guy, and asked him what load worked best for him. He said CFE 223 (nearly the same burn rate as BLC-2) and 40 gr bullets. I was skeptical to say the least, but I tried it.Hodgdon Benchmark. This is our top pick for 55 grain bullets. Our favorite load of all time is 55 grain Sierra Blitzking and 25.0 grains of Benchmark at 2.255 OAL using Federal AR Match primers, and that brass. It shoots lights out in any AR ever tried we own. Notice some say "tip smashed?

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Hornady factory ammunition established a benchmark that was tough to improve on—groups in the .6- to .7-inch range with velocities of about 3,650 fps. With careful experimentation, I was able to achieve slightly better accuracy, and to keep the velocity at or above 3,600 fps. Top Powders. The powder du jour for my rifle has been AA1680.21 posts · Joined 2015. #12 · Mar 29, 2016. I loaded 100 + 223/556 using W748 21.2 grains 62 grain bullet. In my Hodgdon reloading book printed 1989 for Winchester powder 60-63 gr. bullet starting load 22.3 - 24.0. PMP cases are 10 grains more in weight. I feel a safe way to go to start at 21.2 grains of W748.Allen, TX, USA. Sep 27, 2020. #1. Today was one those aha moments! I was reloading 5.56 with H335 powder. As I was pouring the powder in the brass with my red plastic funnel, I noticed a few kernels hitting my leg. I measured the actual powder weigh in the brass, and there was a loss of 0.2grs. That explains why all my 223/556 loads with H335 ...Powder brows permanent makeup is a popular cosmetic procedure that helps individuals achieve fuller and more defined eyebrows. If you’re considering getting powder brows or simply ...May 27, 2024 · Why can’t I find a specific type of powder even though my gunshop has good stock of other ADI powders? admin 2021-02-24T08:54:29+00:00. ... Where can I get ADI .223 Rem reloading components? admin 2021-02-24T08:56:16+00:00. Where can I get ADI .223 Rem reloading components? ADI reloading components are distributed by …What are the best powders for a .223AI 1-7 twist and 75-80 gr. bullets? Is 8208 suitable? It is my favorite for the 55 grainers. LitLBoy. Home. Forums. New posts ... Sierra has an accuracy load for the 223 Ackley? My load with Varget in the 223AI is 26.2gr which historically runs about 40fps slower than my XBR load. LitLBoy. Silver $$ Contributor.I have a bunch of 223/556 range pick up and 4LBS of benchmark sitting around. Was wondering if anybody used it with Hornady 55GR FMJBT's . J. jpcowboy Supporter. Supporter. ... Best powder for 20" 338WSM. Catskinner88; Oct 31, 2023; Reloading Depot ; Replies 0 Views 112. Oct 31, 2023. Catskinner88. C. A. SOLD Origin 223 AI Prefit Benchmark.Oct 5, 2008 · Oct 6, 2008. #16. Re: 223 50 grain v max best powder to use. I use 27.0 grains of W748, winchester case and standard small rifle primer. 3,029 fps from a 24-inch, 1:8 twist stainless steel barrel at 84 degrees F. One ragged hole at 100 yards, not much bigger at 200.52-and 53-gr bullets are good weight for H-322 and H-335 powder. Heavier and lighter bullets have better powders. Sierra data for .223 Remington.America might have too much debt for its system to cope with. America might have too much debt for its system to cope with. No, not the financial system. Sure, at $16.7 trillion, t...Back to the OP: 1. Best accuracy with a given bullet & powder will depend on your rifle. 2. Best velocities will be achieved with (RL-17, CFE223/Alliant 2000MR, RE-15, Varget) in that order. 3. The best projectiles for wind drift wil be as follows (208AMAX, 185 Bergers, 178/175, 168s, 155s).I did this for the .223 Remington, specifying 50-, 60-, 70- and 77-grain bullets, and eight powders were offered. CFE 223, as the name suggests, is a great general-purpose powder for the .223 Remington.Accurate 2230 is a fast burning, double-base, spherical rifle propellant. This versatile powder was designed around the 223 Remington, but can be used in many small and medium caliber cartridges including the 308 Winchester. 223 also works well in big bore straight wall cartridges such as the 458 Winchester. The excellent flow characteristics ...Quote History. Quoted: Good evening all. Looking at my notes for 62gr Hornady FMJ: 24.6gr of H335 powder, Tula KVB primer, Lake City brass at case-over-all-length 2.209 = sweet load. I think you mean " Cartridge OverAll Length (COAL)". Cases are more on the order of 1.750. Posted: 4/23/2020 7:20:35 PM EDT.I have a bunch of 223/556 range pick up and 4LBS of benchmark sitting around. Was wondering if anybody used it with Hornady 55GR FMJBT's . J. jpcowboy Supporter. Supporter. ... Best powder for 20" 338WSM. Catskinner88; Oct 31, 2023; Reloading Depot ; Replies 0 Views 112. Oct 31, 2023. Catskinner88. C. A. SOLD Origin 223 AI Prefit Benchmark.Sniper's Hide is a community of Snipers of all kinds, focusing on long range shooting, accuracy, and ballistics. Founded by Frank Galli in 2000, Sniper's Hide has been offering informational videos, podcasts, and other support to its users in one location. Forum Statistics. Threads. 475,776.There are faster and slower, but your barrel is going to have li25.5 gn H-335 was just unreal in my rifle. I don't Here's your chance to fly to Colombia this fall for cheap. Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here. Want to see the latest flight ...CFE-223. One of the most accurate and versatile rifle powders available. 5.56 7.62x51, 30-30. The big three of rifle cartridges love this powder and velocities are among the highest you can attain. Buy CFE 223 copper fouling eraser directly from Hodgdon. Learn more and buy today. 62,366 psi. According to the official CIP rulings, the . Meet Powder, a French startup that helps you share video clips of your favorite games, follow people with the same interests and interact with them. The company has raised a $14 mi...Other than the XMR-8028, IMR powders are just too course grained for best performance in .223. H4895 would be my pick for .223 because it's smaller than the IMR brand's kernels. IMR's powders shine in .30 caliber service rifles, not so much in .223. Posted: 3/7/2011 10:13:03 AM EDT. The best primers for .223 Remington cartridges are those t

Phil Arrington - Arrington Accuracy, now retired, always recommended AA-2520 for heavy bullets in .223/5.56mm. I considered his published load data to be hot, but he did live in Arizona, so he would have had firsthand experience shooting at high ambient temperatures. My choice has always been extruded powders: Varget.May 10, 2013 · Sedalia. MO. May 10, 2013. #12. RL-15 has been the standard powder used by Lake City for the M118LR Match ammo for many years now, and among highpower Service Rifle shooters, they're pretty evenly split between RL-15 and Varget for use in the 223 with 77-82 grain bullets. No worries, you're on solid ground here.The N110 rifle powder. The N110 powder, formerly known as 4N19 and N3SS, is a tubular powder type with grain dimensions of 1,1 mm length and 0,8 mm diameter. The N110 is our fastest burning powder on our scale of rifle powders, making it a versatile product that can be used for pistol and rifleloadings. The ignition is best with small rifle ...Lane put the current Accurate LT-32 powder to a head-to-head comparison against the original T-32 military surplus powder in .223 Remington handloads, and the results were revealing. ... it’s best suited for handloading .223 Remington with bullets weighing from 40 grains to mid-60 grains and even heavier depending on the rifle’s twist …Feb 9, 2016. #14. Toprudder, my Savage model 10 in 7.62x39 also has a .308 barrel and it shoots the .310 steel-cased stuff like a champ. Sub-MOA with steel-case .310 Hornady 123-grain SST's in fact. I figured I'd be loading .308 bullets for it until I shot some .310's.

Although Alliant (formerly Hercules) 2400 has long been a favorite powder for preparing reduced loads, probably the best choice today is Accurate 5744, which is a low-density propellant that occupies a larger volume in the case. IMR 4227 and 4759 are also favorites, and in recent years Hodgdon's Trail Boss has also become popular.Feb 16, 2012. #3. Varget is also an excellent powder for .223 and is very temperature stable. It and Reloder15 are very close in burn rate. I currently use a load of 24.0 grains of Varget if loading to mag length (2.260") in Lake City or Lapua brass. This is a pretty standard load for that bullet.…

Reader Q&A - also see RECOMMENDED ARTICLES & FAQs. BL-C (2) seems to get good accuracy reviews and, like Win . Possible cause: 52-and 53-gr bullets are good weight for H-322 and H-335 powder. Heavier and lighte.

A2230, CFE223, and BL-C (2) are all excellent powders for 55gr projectiles and meter very well. Varget and AR Comp make for great shooting 55gr rounds too, but don't meter as well being chopped extrude. H335, best .223/5.56 55gr powder out there.Re: Favorite accuracy loads for your .223/AR-15. 16" Noveske REECE. 75gr Horny (77 SMK work also) LC case. 25.0gr Varget (25.3 with a winchester case) 2.250" OAL. 205M. Shot a 3.5" group at 600y. This load shoots through three different Noveske barrels under 5/8" at 100y.

Aug 19, 2022. #19. I use both ball & stick powders...for different purposes and different calibers and both on some cartridges. Ball powders are generally faster ..alot faster in some cartridges...stick powder slightly more accurate in some cases. For instance 308 225 2675 fps 230 Atip 2620 fps, or 200 SMK 2856 fps.We've been busy producing reloading data, today's update includes new data for .223 Remington, 7,62 x 39 and a whole lot of new lines for .308 Win. with new bullets from Berger, Barnes, Nosler, Hornady and more! All updated lines are available here on our website and in the free-of-charge Vihtavuori Reload App.

Re: Best powder for .223/5.56 Post by Howlin Ma Gary at Dillon told me this one day for 223: Winchester 748, Hodgen H-335, Accurate 2230, and Accurate 2015, which is a "stick (extruded) powder," but the sticks are very small so it will rarely bridge in the Powder Measure, all work real well for .223 in a Dillon Powder Measure. There are many options and published data to support yI've tried Varget, Lever, CFE223, TAC, and a couple others in 6 ARC w garandman, I use VV powders up to N-140 for .223. PowerPro 2000 MR works well, too. Consistency is improved by settling in the powder in the dispenser by throwing 15-20 charges and pouring them back into the dispenser. Also, I try to keep the powder level in between the top and bottom of the logo on the dispenser. Ramshot TRUE BLUE Powder. A very fine spherical powder, Smokeless spherical medium rifle powder. Improved velocity and density for more efficient metering and loading. Excellent performance in heavy .223 and .308 loads. Enables reloaders to duplicate certain factory loaded ammunition. Power Pro™ 4000-MR (Magnum Rifle)FLSlim. 1839 posts · Joined 2010. #20 · Sep 12, 2014. Okay, I can't help myself, the best 223 powder happens to be the one you are lucky enough to find in stock. On a more serious note, I've been loading handgun for nearly 40 yrs, but fairly new to the 223/556. What I've found and used are W746 and Alliant AR-Comp. I've have good luck with both. Alliant Powder 1200-R. Alliant Powder 2000-MR. Alliantried some 85.5 grns will be switching to tAug 1, 2023 · Been using some 2520 p I'm looking for some recommendations for some accurate .223 loads for an AR-15 with a 1:9 twist, 16" barrel. My reloading manual and the data on the Hodgdon site both come from test guns with a 1:12 twist barrel. I'm just looking for something that will reliably cycle the AR-15 action without abusing it, and be fairly accurate out to 150-200 yards. Some other high-quality, versatile, accurate 223 powder Approximately 1 teaspoon of onion powder is equivalent to 1/3 of an onion. So 3 teaspoons of onion powder would be necessary to substitute for an entire onion. Onion powder is made... I did this for the .223 Remington, specifying 50-, 60-, 1. Winchester - 231 Smokeless Powder Best Powder for CFE-223. One of the most accurate and versatile rifle powders available. 5.56 7.62x51, 30-30. The big three of rifle cartridges love this powder and velocities are among the highest you can attain. Buy CFE 223 copper fouling eraser directly from Hodgdon. Learn more and buy today.