.223 REMINGTON
Firearm: Colt AR-15
Barrel Length: 16.0"
Caliber: .223 Remington
Bullet Diameter: 0.224"
Bullet Weight: 55 grains
Make: Cor-Bon JHP
Velocity: 2943 FPS
Recovered Bullet Diameter: 0.410"
Recovered Bullet Weight: 9.0 grains
Distance From Muzzle: 40'
Firearm: Colt AR-15
Barrel Length: 16.0"
Caliber: .223 Remington
Bullet Diameter: 0.224"
Bullet Weight: 55 grains
Make: Federal JSP
Velocity: 3037 FPS
Recovered Bullet Diameter: 0.300"
Recovered Bullet Weight: 8.7 grains
Distance From Muzzle: 40'
Firearm: Colt AR-15
Barrel Length: 16.0"
Caliber: .223 Remington
Bullet Diameter: 0.224"
Bullet Weight: 55 grains
Make: Remington JSP
Velocity: 3019 FPS
Recovered Bullet Diameter: 0.512"
Recovered Bullet Weight: 30.0 grains
Distance From Muzzle: 40'
Firearm: Colt AR-15
Barrel Length: 16.0"
Caliber: .223 Remington
Bullet Diameter: 0.224"
Bullet Weight: 55 grains
Make: Winchester PSP
Velocity: 2715 FPS
Recovered Bullet Diameter: 0.420"
Recovered Bullet Weight: 19.0 grains
Distance From Muzzle: 40'

COMPARISON LOADINGS FOR THIS CALIBER
.223 Remington
Colt AR-15 - 16 Inch Match Barrel
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)
American Eagle 55 FMJ BT Factory Factory Factory Factory 3010 2978 2961 2959 2916 2870 49 140 2949
Cor-Bon 55 JHP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2962 2947 2932 2932 2956 2938 13 30 2945
Federal 55 JSP Hi-Shok Factory Factory Factory Factory 3032 3001 3017 2971 2955 2981 29 77 2993
Remington 55 PSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 3013 2976 2961 2946 2971 2960 23 67 2971
UMC 55 Metal Case Factory Factory Factory Factory 2896 2861 3012 2997 2919 2985 62 151 2945
Winchester 55 PSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2687 2637 2687 2653 2682 2656 21 50 2667
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)

COMPARISON LOADINGS FOR THIS CALIBER
.223 Remington
Ruger MINI-14 - 18.5 Inch Barrel - 1:10 Twist
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)
Sierra 50 SPTJSP R-P W-748 27.4 CCI-450 2936 2985 2965 2954     21 49 2960
Sierra 52 JHPBT R-P W-748 26.6 CCI-450 2881 2919 2902 2939     25 58 2910
Winchester 53 HP SX Factory Factory Factory Factory 3000 3067 3032 3034     27 67 3033
Cor-Bon 55 JHP Factory Factory Factory Factory 3032 3034 3051 3007     18 44 3031
Parker 55 FMJ LC Factory Factory Factory 2923 2921 2923 2909 2949   15 40 2925
Remington 55 PSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2934 3000 3046 3030 3032   45 112 3008
Sandia 55 JSP WW Factory Factory Factory 3005 2965 3032 3041 2987   31 76 3006
Sierra 55 SPTSPBT R-P IMR-3031 23.0 Remington 7-1/2 2642 2654 2610 2619 2622   18 44 2629
Sierra 55 SPTSPBT R-P IMR-3031 23.5 Remington 7-1/2 2680 2710 2673 2700 2672 2686 15 38 2687
Sierra 55 SPTSPBT R-P IMR-3031 24.0 Remington 7-1/2 2902 2913 2886 2909 2869   18 44 2896
Sierra 55 SPTSPBT R-P IMR-3031 24.3 Remington 7-1/2 2902 2926 2909 2932 2909   13 30 2916
Speer 55 SPT CAN R-P W-748 26.6 CCI-450 2913 2911 2906 2915 2930   9 24 2915
Speer 55 SPT CAN R-P W-748 27.2 CCI-450 2952 2969 2949 2969 2954   10 20 2959
Speer 55 SPT CAN R-P W-748 27.6 CCI-450 3028 3034 3030 3014 3005   12 29 3022
UMC 55 JHP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2994 3009 3037 3069 3018   29 75 3025
USA 55 FMJ Factory Factory Factory Factory 3205 3210 3270 3254 3244   28 65 3237
Winchester 55   Factory Factory Factory Factory 3009 3028 2919 3005 2956   45 109 2983
Sierra 60 JHP R-P IMR-3031 21.0 CCI-450 2402 2380 2300 2416 2405   47 116 2381
Sierra 60 JHP R-P IMR-3031 21.8 CCI-450 2406 2440 2433 2414 2424   14 34 2423
Sierra 60 JHP R-P W-748 25.4 CCI-450 2760 2785 2741 2722     27 63 2752
Sandia 62 SP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2732 2708 2689 2719 2689   19 43 2707
Winchester 64 JSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2680 2643 2664 2645     17 37 2658
Four Corners 68 HP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2952 2928 2956 2898 2915   25 58 2930
Speer 70 JSP R-P W-748 25.2 CCI-450 2697 2699 2700 2675     12 25 2693
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)

COMPARISON LOADINGS FOR THIS CALIBER
.223 Remington
Ruger KM-77-RP - 22.0 Inch Barrel - 1:12 Twist
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)
Sierra 50 SPTJSP R-P W-748 27.4 CCI-450 3249 3220 3192 3202     25 57 3216
Sierra 50 SPTJSP R-P W-748 27.5 CCI-450 3314 3286 3284 3281     15 33 3291
Sierra 52 JHPBT R-P W-748 26.6 CCI-450 3147 3110 3091 3108     24 56 3114
Winchester 53 HP SX Factory Factory Factory Factory 3169 3137 3144 3152     14 32 3151
Cor-Bon 55 JHP Factory Factory Factory Factory 3202 3187 3223 3205     15 36 3204
Remington 55 PSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 3132 3060 3084 3125     34 72 3100
Speer 55 SP R-P W-748 27.5 CCI-450 3228 3220 3265 3231     20 45 3236
Sierra 60 JHP R-P W-748 25.4 CCI-450 2892 2906 2904 2921     12 29 2906
Sierra 60 JHP R-P W-748 25.7 CCI-450 3014 3007 2965 2991     22 49 2994
Winchester 64 JSP Factory Factory Factory Factory 2923 2881 2886 2873     22 50 2891
Speer 70 JSP R-P W-748 25.2 CCI-450 2881 2886 2869 2861     11 25 2874
Speer 70 JSP R-P W-748 25.5 CCI-450 2915 2915 2849 2919     34 70 2900
Speer 70 JSP R-P W-748 26.0 CCI-450 2909 2932 2934 2954     18 45 2932
BRAND BULLET WEIGHT (grains) BULLET TYPE CASE POWDER POWDER CHARGE (grains) PRIMER 1 2 3 4 5 6 SD (FPS) ES (FPS) AVE (FPS)

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