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.224 (5.56) bullets...

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by J23, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. J23

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    Who makes the heaviest and what is the weight? I have heard of 100 grains... who makes it?
     
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    I've heard of 87 grain .224 bullets, but it takes a special 6 ½ twist to be able to stabilize them. I doubt there's a twist rate fast enough to stabilize a 100 grain 22 bullet. Then, you might be able to get it to 2500 fps. , there's just not enough powder capacity to push the heavier bullets.
     
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    If I am not mistaken, heavy rounds of 87 grains need to be shot through a throated match rifle. I heard that it is bad for your rifle if it is not one of those.
     
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