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    Quote Originally Posted by Taurus1965 View Post
    Just received 4 lbs of H335 and loading up the rest of my .223.
    Yep, H335 is probably my favorite powder for 223, meters very nicely and works great.
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    Just got done reloading 200 rounds of .223. De primed then cleaned then reloaded. Arm is ready to fall off. Now have to find time to go shooting.Name:  IMG_3249.JPG
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    Quote Originally Posted by texastaurusguy View Post
    Yep, H335 is probably my favorite powder for 223, meters very nicely and works great.
    I finally settled on BLC-2 myself, tried about 5-6 different powders and this one worked for me.
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    Think I am heading out to burn up some 9 MM and 45 acp through the CZ Sp01 and 97 BD, its time for a relaxing CZ day at the range.
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    I was using H335 for .223 for quite some time but tried the BLC-2 and the groups are a little tighter so I have been using it for the last year or so, I had read that The BLC-2 was temperature sensitive but I haven't noticed it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Den46 View Post
    I was using H335 for .223 for quite some time but tried the BLC-2 and the groups are a little tighter so I have been using it for the last year or so, I had read that The BLC-2 was temperature sensitive but I haven't noticed it

    same thing for me, I tried 4-5-6 different powders in the 223/556 and honestly I have not stretched out that gun past 100 yards but off a bench the BLC-2 was just a tad more accurate.
    now honestly I don't consider a AR-15 a target rifle so even a 3 inch difference at 100 yards works for me as its well within minute of human being /automobile in a self defense scenario.
    I have tried the 52-55-62-68 grain projectiles to the same effect.
    my Ar is a bushmaster.
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    well ran 100 rds through the CZ SP-01 and 100 rounds through the CZ 97 BD, 124 HP in 9MM, 200 grain swc in the 45 acp.
    from 7 yards to 25 yards I put 100 rounds in the 9 -10 ring with the 9 MM, and 92 rounds in the 9 -10 ring with the 45 acp, 7 rounds in the 8 ring and one in the cheek just below the left eye (head shot) with the 45.
    Only had that one round that I wouldn't really take but heck that was a stopper as well!
    of course ---0--- malfunctions with either weapon.
    that 45 acp really makes a nice big old hole in the bullseye quickly.
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    I put my AR together using a PSA upper then free floated the barrel and put in an aftermarket trigger assembly and it shoots right at 1" groups at 100 yds. I usually shoot 5 shot groups and once in awhile all five will be in an inch but all to often there will be 4 in about 3/4" an 1 just outside 1", drives me nuts, all my other rifles will shoot MOA all of the time. here is a pic of my AR
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    In regard to 5.56mm NATO, I would reserve the right to change my mind until I had tested TAC with the loads closer to the Max Pressure Spec of 62,350 PSI/CIP. Do not, however, fire such loads from a barrel that's chambered for .223 REM. They must be fired only in rifles designated 5.56mm NATO and so far as I know, only Western Powder Co. furnishes such data. Simply using a heavier bullet in .223 REM does not constitute 5.56mm NATO. It is an entirely different pressure spec. where the Max Average for the .223 REM is 55,000 PSI and chamber throats are shorter.

    With the Hornady 75 gr. BTHP Match w/cannelure, the Max Charge is 25.8 grs. with an OACL of 2.260" with a WSR primer for a velocity of 2994 FPS from a 24" test barrel. In my Shooting Partners 16" Colt's Competition CRX, 25.0 grs. @ 2.248" with the same bullet and a CCI400 chrono's the 2750 FPS we were aiming for. That rifle came with a 100 yard 3 round MOA guarantee which can be bettered. We have fired 5 round groups into 1/2" and 10 rounds close to 1" and this is definitely a case where uniformity matters. That load will give a standard deviation of 10 FPS or less for 10 rounds. WE use it because it held together netter than the SIERRA 77 gr. HPBT MatchKing w/cannelure in 50 yard water jug tests. AA 2520 is capable of a few more FPS at a little less pressure, with good accuracy, but it is not quite as uniform as TAC. Work up to the MAX charge of AA 2460 and you'll get there too.

    The load that Chris Kyle advocated became the Mk 262 Mod 0 and has been updated. It used the SIERRA bullet where the minimum velocity spec is 2700 FPS at the muzzle. The purpose of this load is so that it will reliably tumble out to 300 yards on the battlefield. The Hornady bullet is only 2 grs. lighter and I decided to match the velocity of Hornady's LEO TAP 2 load. Kinda funny that it gets the LEO labeling because their 75 gr. 5.56mm NATO Match load is identical down to the cannelure, and we've chrono'd that load. At 50 yards, the 77 gr. SIERRA came apart whereas the 75 gr. Hornady tumbled right on through the same number of jugs. Notice how we don't hear as much bickering about 5.56mm NATO these days. Just remember that 75 & 77 gr. bullets require a 1 in 8" twist.

    One of the true tragedies of Colt's latest bankruptcies is that it put Bold Ideas in Breckenridge, TX. out of business. They were assembled and tested there with the barrels being air-gauged for precision with certain parts being made by Bold Ideas where all rifles had the 1 in 8" twist and the 3 round MOA guarantee for bullets 55 - 80 grs. What Colt now calls their Competition rifles are not up to the same standard and use a 1 in 7" twist, and that's fine, even with bullets upwards of 90 grs. Notice however that there is no MOA gurantee.

    Still doesn't come close to the even greater tragedy of Chris Kyles senseless murder by a former Marine he was trying to help!
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    I load a all copper BTSP in 223/556 and if I remember correctly it is loaded about 1.5 grains lighter than the same weight jacketed round, cause it is longer.
    some of these all copper hollow point projectiles can be amazingly longer than the same weight /type of conventional projectile.
    always best to check with them than assuming you can use standard load data.
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