I think you will find CFE-223 and 8208-XBR a little on the slow side for the 40 gr bullets, if you want top velocity. 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. CFE-223 Powder Have Not loaded anything with CFE yet,not sure where to start. Both cartridges are great for small-medium sized game and varmint hunting. The Ultimate Reloading Manual. 556/vs 223 load data. AR15.COM is the world’s largest firearm community and is a gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types. Hornady advertises a velocity of 3240fps for the V- Max, but I obtained velocities about 400fps slower, most likely due to the fact that I was using a shorter barreled rifle with a faster rifling twist than their test rifle. 32.2gr. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, CAN | Lee Progressive | .308 | 5.56 | 9mm | 7.62x39. Has anybody loaded .223 using CFE223 and Hornady 40gr Vax? Getting bored with making 300BLK so much! 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. Thread starter Hornady; Start date Feb 6, 2017; 1; 2; 3; Next. Hope it helps. 223 Rem 55 gr V-MAX® Item #8327 | 20/Box . I did that from a couple of robust drinking straws taped together. CCI 400 standard small rifle primers - intended for .223, especially plinking loads with 55gr bulk bullets. 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. 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. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .223. When I do my part, they are half MOA loads. Out of all my guns, and bullet weights only 2 aren't the starting loads, and that's for the .308. If you're unsure, or just want options, check as many boxes as you'd like. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by caleb ... (that later became a pet of mine). Page 356, 7mm Rem Mag, IMR 7828, first and second columns should read 55.5gr and 58.9gr respectively. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. I load the 40, 50 & 55 gr V-max for .223 and 5.7x28. I also have some 62's to play with later. 690 Views. Joined: Feb 4, 2011 Messages: 267 Location: North Central Arkansas. 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. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. of H-335. I have the Speer manual as well which gives a wider variety of data for nearly the same selection of boolits. I'm seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. _____ Longrange - Where Fantasy collides with Reality. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by jspencer on … Write comments. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. £27 a box for the superformance is crazy now. Is this the same bullet? Shooting SoCal. Middle load: 26.1gr. Middle load: 26.1gr. General Weapons & Weapons-Related Discussion, If this is your first visit, be sure to Caution though, it makes a mess out of a prairie dog! 55Gr. Powders include Hodgdon 1 of 3 Go to page. Shot well so I loaded up about 100 more. )/2] usually works well. Best powder for 53gr Vmax 223. As promised, the data is: COL: 2.250" BC: 0.255. According to my new Hornady 9th Edition Reloading Manual, it is showing a max charge … Select your cartridge type from the drop-down list. I will be honest the minimum charge or close to it will be all you need. Brownell's has it for $420 with free shipping as an edge member (7 cents per bullet). I’m just an average shooter here in sunny Southern California. .22-250 Remington (Using Hornady Bullets) reloading data with 506 loads. 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. Looking for data on hornady vmax 50gr for .223 - posted in Reloading: I have varget powder and 3031. Hornady ® Varmint Express ® ammunition is designed around the hard-hitting performance of our famous V-MAX ® bullet. Starting load for CFE 223: 24.8gr. Using bullets from Nosler BT, Sierra SP, Hornady A-Max, Speer SP, Hornady V-Max, Barnes TAC-X BT. Had a kind of weird day shooting OCW/ladders in my AR15 yesterday. Runningman Member. … Ill be shooting a 1:12 Sako 85. / .222 Remington (Using 55 GR Nosler Bullets) Warning! Forgot Your Password? The Bushmaster did just as well with 55gr pills so I stayed with them. 223 rem the civilian SAAMI spec version of the military’s 5.56 NATO. It also shoots well in my Savage and 1/9 SBR. CherokeeRose Replies: 10 Views: 408 1/20/2021 8:49 PM CherokeeRose The Great Dillon Ammo Box Label Giveaway. Using Ramshot Exterminator or TAC, there is still room in the .223 case for the bullet without compressing the charge or … Home; Search Loads; Articles; Shop Now ! Powders include IMR, Vihtavuori, Hodgdon, Accurate, Alliant, Winchester, Ramshot I want to … 53,600 PSI . Hornady ® Varmint Express ® ammunition is designed around the hard-hitting performance of our famous V-MAX ® bullet. Unfortunately I couldn't find any cfe-223 via regular means so I bought it off of gunbroker.com at an elevated price. With Varget, the manual calls for 26.4 grs max for 3200fps. _____" Ive got two guns in my hand, is it ok to shoot him if he comes in this door?" Can anyone recommend me a fast powder. Ive requested a Hornady manual as a present, but in the mean … My Rem 700 varmint(26" 1/12) shot well with 27 gr of CFE and 55 v-max. Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. Feb 6, 2017 #1 Can anyone recommend me a fast powder. check out the. 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. Hornady, though, does prefer "lawyer loads", and gives you milder maximum loads than other manuals and the Hodgdon reloading center. I am using CFE223 with CCI "556" primers and 55 gr Hornady SP's. I dont have a hornady manual so if anyone does that would be great. Reloading 223 | Varget CFE 223 | 60gr 75gr VMAX 55gr Nosler | Ruger American Predator and AR15. 223 rem the civilian SAAMI spec version of the military’s 5.56 NATO. Shooting SoCal. I did try 40-68 with CFE and saw some promising data. I am shooting an S&W M&P 15 with 1/8 twist. compiling all of the best FREE 223 / 5.56 load data manual and links. 32.9gr. Im just wondering what you guys are running for charge weight on this powder with the 55 Gr… 100% . ALL 15.5 gr 20 gr 25 gr 30 gr. Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. They are also some of the most inexpensive to load … Forgot to hit the Sto button. The 52 gr match HP's shot very tight. 5 Likes. Here is the Chrono data on the loads. Only Hornady splits up the load data between 556 and 223. I've recently just started reloading myself and used that bullet with 23.2 grs H335. Hornady 55gr HPBT 28.5 gr of CFE - CAUTION, THIS IS OVER BOOK MAX!!! Here's some 224 Valkyrie load data to get you started. I couldnt find the 55gr vmax data anywhere on the website. That's what I'm looking at,altho I can drop $10 more with my new EDGE membership code. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. I've had great performance using 26.1gr CFE223 under Hornady's 55gr sp. They only list the all copper 55gr GMX for 556. 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. As promised, the data is: COL: 2.250" BC: 0.255. Took a long time to clean, and it completely stained my NiB BCG. 33.5gr. I'm a Hornady fan, too, but their manual is lacking sometimes with powder lists. Optimal powder for .223 50 grain VMax Optimal powder for .223 50 grain VMax. Someone already posted my heavy bullet loads, this one was my first precision load. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. of H-335. compiling all of the best FREE 223 / 5.56 load data manual and links. LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 3035fps with 1MOA accuracy Hornady 75gr HPBT Match 25 gr of CFE LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 2700fps with 0.75 MOA accuracy Sierra 77gr TMK 25gr of CFE LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 2685fps with 0.75 MOA accuracy Then select your bullet weight, powder manufacturer and powder type. Beautiful day on the range. CherokeeRose. CFE 223 Load Work Up. jspencer Junior Member. AeroE Replies: 6 Views: 62240 4/4/2012 10:18 AM AeroE Reloading primers with snap cap rolls, the ones used for toy guns. Using it in my 22-250 if I am steady can cover the groups with a quarter. Click "Get Data" to view results. According to my new Hornady 9th Edition Reloading Manual, it is showing a max charge … I have the latest Lyman book but it doesn't even list cfe-223. 50 GR. Middle load: 26.1gr. 556/vs 223 load data. 55gr SPR SP starts at 26gr, (not sure who/what SPR is). Thanks in advance guys,Brand new to the 6x45. 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