Go. -----------------------------------------------, curious as to the best price you guys find on the 6k box... need to grab one and start doing my own. The 52 gr match HP's shot very tight. All Reloader Gear. Quote. Also have H335,8208 XBR,and Varget if there is a better way to go. Had a kind of weird day shooting OCW/ladders in my AR15 yesterday. As promised, the data is: COL: 2.250" BC: 0.255. I want to … Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. Shooting SoCal. I didn't notice any issues with smoke on the loads. Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra SP, Hornady A-Max, Speer SP, Hornady V-Max, Barnes TAC-X BT. Both cartridges are great for small-medium sized game and varmint hunting. _____ Longrange - Where Fantasy collides with Reality. Hope it helps. There has been considerable commentary suggesting that the 5.56 NATO case has less capacity than the .223 Remington, and therefore loads must be reduced accordingly. I did that from a couple of robust drinking straws taped together. Hope it helps. AR15.com Reference for Load Data. A database of .223 Remington handloads. I've found some data including on the Hodgdon site, seems different 55gr bullets require different starting loads. CFE 223 Load Work Up. of H-335. Took a long time to clean, and it completely stained my NiB BCG. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. check out the. Starting load for CFE 223: 24.8gr. 11 Comments. Runningman Member. Hornady 60 gr Vmax Bullets IMR 8208 XBR 22.5 gr Favorite load for 55 gr bullets: LC09 Brass CCI 400 Primers Hornady 55 gr Vmax Bullets IMR 8208 XBR 24.0 gr Neither of these loads are near max, but shoot well in everything I've tried them in. Palmettostatearmory. Its a little lighter than i normally shoot out of my m&p sporty but pickens are slim so i figure id try it. Hope it helps. I’m just an average shooter here in sunny Southern California. I was wondering if anyone can assist with starting loads and max loads for Hornady .224 z(v)max 55gr Benchmark 8208 Trying out a new combo in the Howa and getting specific data for this powder pill combo is proving challenging. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. Sub moa is fine, im loading for speed and cost. Everyone else lists 27.8gr as max for the 55gr SP while Hornady lists 27.4. Of all types of 55gr .223 Remington ammunition I’ve tested in my rifle, the V-Max has the highest average velocity with the smallest standard deviation. Share ... SPR SP Hodgdon CFE 223 .224" 2.210" 27.0 3241 41,500 PSI 28.5 3505 . I haven't chronographed either load yet. 223 Rem 55 gr V-MAX® Item #8327 | 20/Box . Hornady 53gr Vmax. My general purpose load of H-335 with the 55 Gr. _____" Ive got two guns in my hand, is it ok to shoot him if he comes in this door?" 60gr Hornady VMax starts at 25gr for CFE223. BY Kimber Montana 6 5 Creedmoor And Hornady 55gr Vmax Load Data Cfe 223 in Articles. Find what you need in four easy steps. From hunters and military members, to competition shooters and general firearm enthusiasts, we welcome anyone who values and respects the way of the firearm. H. Hornady Well-Known Member . Out of all my guns, and bullet weights only 2 aren't the starting loads, and that's for the .308. Page 356, 7mm Rem Mag, IMR 7828, first and second columns should read 55.5gr and 58.9gr respectively. / .222 Remington (Using 55 GR Nosler Bullets) Warning! They only list the all copper 55gr … 556/vs 223 load data. Loads of 26 grains AR2208 and above pretty much fill the shell (I am using Nosler brass). Using Ramshot Exterminator or TAC, there is still room in the .223 case for the bullet without compressing the charge or … LOL Like right now Brownell's has it for $415, and I can get $10 more off, plus free shipping. bullets? 32.9gr. Im seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. Benchmark will probably work better for the light bullets. I have several new manuals including Hornady, Hodgedon, Lyman, and Lee. With Varget, the manual calls for 26.4 grs max for 3200fps. Again, shortening the story, I have found that loads which shoot fine in my Tikka T3X Varmint bolt gun (decent accuracy, no excess pressure signs, acceptable ES/SD) with CCI 450s show excessive primer flattening with CCI 400s with the exact same powder load. Page 310, 6.5mm Rem Mag – Under the 95-100 grain data, the 3,200 fps load for IMR 4350 should be 52.2 grains. I'm seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. Unfortunately I couldn't find any cfe-223 via regular means so I bought it off of gunbroker.com at an elevated price. 223 rem the civilian SAAMI spec version of the military’s 5.56 NATO. I am using CFE223 with CCI "556" primers and 55 gr Hornady SP's. Powders include Hodgdon The .223 caliber has evolved from the battlefield AR-15 platform to popular sporting use in varmint and predator hunting, match competition, and all-around plinking fun. That's what I'm looking at,altho I can drop $10 more with my new EDGE membership code. Polymer tipped V-MAX ® bullets deliver match accuracy, high ballistic coefficients, wind defying trajectories, and rapid fragmentation upon contact. FMJBT ? Middle load: 26.1gr. Or any 40gr bullet. I am using CFE223 with CCI "556" primers and 55 gr Hornady SP's. Reloading for the .223 is easy and there are a number of great powder choices. Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. 55 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip over 26.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) 62 grain Swift Sirocco II over 24.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) The first thing I had to do was make a drop tube. Someone already posted my heavy bullet loads, this one was my first precision load. I find my loads using these are consistently around 1.5 moa out of my match barrels. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. I've had great performance using 26.1gr CFE223 under Hornady's 55gr sp. I have the latest Lyman book but it doesn't even list cfe-223. Handloaders can have a ball working 224 Valkyrie loads. Shooting SoCal. Feb 6, 2017 #1 Can anyone recommend me a fast powder. With the 223 Remington I find that the load in the middle [(starting load grs.+ max load grs. I've recently just started reloading myself and used that bullet with 23.2 grs H335. Can anyone recommend me a fast powder. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .223. Hornady, though, does prefer "lawyer loads", and gives you milder maximum loads than other manuals and the Hodgdon reloading center. I've had (and I'm sure others have as well) found several recipes that seem to work, but after several boxes I find that a fine tune is in order or something else happens that makes me abandon the load. Click "Get Data" to view results. 1 of 3 Go to page. 32.2gr. To develop the accompanying handload data, a Savage Model 10 Predator Hunter Max was used; it features a 22-inch barrel, a 1:9 twist rate and was fitted with a Nikon 3-12x M223 scope. Powders include IMR, Vihtavuori, Hodgdon, Accurate, Alliant, Winchester, Ramshot 100% . 690 Views. Both cartridges are great for small-medium sized game and varmint hunting. Ill be shooting a 1:12 Sako 85. .22-250 Remington (Hodgdon CFE 223 Data) reloading data with 16 loads. 5 Likes. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, CAN | Lee Progressive | .308 | 5.56 | 9mm | 7.62x39. Posts: 33 6x45-Nosler Varmageddon/CFE-223 Mar 15, 2013 5:51:06 GMT -8 . Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by caleb ... (that later became a pet of mine). I reload for accuracy and economy. Starting load for CFE 223: 24.8gr. of H-335. Only Hornady splits up the load data between 556 and 223. Powder ALL Accurate 2495 Accurate 2520 Accurate 2700 Accurate 4064 Alliant Powder Reloder 15 Hodgdon Benchmark Hodgdon BL-C(2) Hodgdon CFE 223 Hodgdon H322 Hodgdon H335 Hodgdon H380 Hodgdon H414 Hodgdon H4895 Hodgdon Varget Improved Military Rifle IMR … ... 53gr Vmax w/ CFE 223 Load Development Elite Pressure Washing. Reloading 223 | Varget CFE 223 | 60gr 75gr VMAX 55gr Nosler | Ruger American Predator and AR15. I have 3 good resources for reloading info. Ben using .55gr vmax in front of 26gr Varget with a 7-1/2Remington primer. 55Gr. CCI 400 standard small rifle primers - intended for .223, especially plinking loads with 55gr bulk bullets. 6 Likes. Of course, Hodgdon provides load data for every bullet weight they’ve tested with all compatible propellants yielding safe and reliable ballistic data. By Shooting SoCal. Thanks in advance guys,Brand new to the 6x45. 55gr SPR SP starts at 26gr, (not sure who/what SPR is). I have the Speer manual as well which gives a wider variety of data for nearly the same selection of boolits. Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. The Bushmaster did just as well with 55gr pills so I stayed with them. I cant seem to find alot of load info withe CFE powder since its relatively new any help would be appreciated. 55 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip over 26.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) 62 grain Swift Sirocco II over 24.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) The first thing I had to do was make a drop tube. 100% . gdcpony, Feb 23, 2010 #5. When I do my part, they are half MOA loads. Here is the Chrono data on the loads. Ill be shooting a 1:12 Sako 85. The Ultimate Reloading Manual. 223 Hornady VMAX load info. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Shot well so I loaded up about 100 more. compiling all of the best FREE 223 / 5.56 load data manual and links. compiling all of the best FREE 223 / 5.56 load data manual and links. I remember using their load data for 55gr fmj and it worked out fine, but I was shooting 55 gr fmj. 435 Views. 223 Rem 55 gr V-MAX® Item #8327 | 20/Box . of H-335. First loads with CFE 223 powder with groups and velocity. Sorry for the string 5 and 5a. I'm a Hornady fan, too, but their manual is lacking sometimes with powder lists. May 21, 2019. The 6k pack of hornady 55 fmjbt is great. According to my new Hornady 9th Edition Reloading Manual, it is showing a max charge … Cookies help us deliver our Services. Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. Several, including H335, BL-C(2), Varget, Benchmark, IMR 8208 XBR, H4895, and CFE 223 have proven to … northark147 Member. I'm a Hornady fan, too, but their manual is lacking sometimes with powder lists. Starting load for CFE 223: 24.8gr. Using it in my 22-250 if I am steady can cover the groups with a quarter. A healthy dose of Hodgdon’s CFE-­223 powder drives it out the 20-­inch J.P. Enterprises barrel of my custom 2A Armament AR-­15 at a fraction more than 3,400 feet per second (fps), and it’s actually the single most accurate handload I’ve tried. 223 rem the civilian SAAMI spec version of the military’s 5.56 NATO. Also - the fouling was horrible. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. They are also some of the most inexpensive to load for and give exceptional accuracy for their price point! So the 4th & 5th might have been me. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by jspencer on … It also shoots well in my Savage and 1/9 SBR. Polymer tipped V-MAX ® bullets deliver match accuracy, high ballistic coefficients, wind defying trajectories, and rapid fragmentation upon contact. Middle load: 26.1gr. Im just wondering what you guys are running for charge weight on this powder with the 55 Gr… Since I am a Hornady fan I suppose I should go ahead and cough up the money for the latest data book. I'm seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. Reloading for the .223 is easy and there are a number of great powder choices. Thread starter Hornady; Start date Feb 6, 2017; 1; 2; 3; Next. Hornady 55gr HPBT 28.5 gr of CFE - CAUTION, THIS IS OVER BOOK MAX!!! CherokeeRose Replies: 10 Views: 408 1/20/2021 8:49 PM CherokeeRose The Great Dillon Ammo Box Label Giveaway. SPR SP IMR IMR 4320 .224" 2.210" 24.8 3006 39,400 PSI 27.5C … I'm a Hornady fan, too, but their manual is lacking sometimes with powder lists. Click "Get Data" to view results. The barrel is a Stag 3G 18" with a 1:8 twist. Load data for .223 Hornaday 50 Gr., V Max BT. .17 Remington - Manufacturer Loading Data. Just before the BOOM! CFE 223 28.5gr. Forgot to hit the Sto button. Forgot Your Password? Bullet Type Primer. Handloaders can have a ball working 224 Valkyrie loads. … Best powder for 53gr Vmax 223. Using bullets from Hornady V-Max, Hornady Hornet, Hornady V-Max, SPSX or SP, Hornady, Hornady V-Max, SPSX, SP, SP w/c, BT-FMJ w/c, Hornady V-Max, SP or HP, Hornady BTHP, Hornady A-Max or BTHP, Hornady A-Max. They only list the all copper 55gr GMX for 556. Hodgdon.com shows "55 GR. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. Write comments. My general purpose load of H-335 with the 55 Gr. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. 17 Remington Fireball; 17 Remington Load Data; 204 Ruger Load Data; 22 Hornet Load Data; 221 Remington Fireball Load Data; 222 Remington Load Data; 223 Remington Load Data; 5.56×45 NATO Load Data; 222 Remington Magnum Load Data; 22 PPC-USA Load Data; 225 Winchester Load Data; 22 BR Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Load Data Home; Search Loads; Articles; Shop Now ! Looking for data on hornady vmax 50gr for .223 - posted in Reloading: I have varget powder and 3031. Become a Load Data member. i have collected 200-300 brass over the years i … I can get H322 or the CFE223 i know for defo locally. 223 Remington Load Data; 5.56×45 NATO Load Data; 222 Remington Magnum Load Data; 22 PPC-USA Load Data; 225 Winchester Load Data; 22 BR Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Ackley Improved Load Data; 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum (WSSM) Load Data; 6mm PPC-USA Load Data ; 6mm Creedmoor Load Data; 6mm Bench Rest Remington Load Data; … Im just wondering what you guys are running … As promised, the data is: COL: 2.250" BC: 0.255. I will be honest the minimum charge or close to it will be all you need. CFE 223 Load Work Up. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. I also have some 62's to play with later. 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