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R 15 load

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Unread 06-26-2013, 07:58 PM
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R 15 load

I need a good load for an R 15 .223.
1:9 twist.
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Unread 06-26-2013, 09:11 PM
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Re: R 15 load

A warm load of Varget pushing a 62gr pill seem to be just swell in my bushmaster 1:9. Ragged hole at 200 yards.
My dear boy if 5 miles away they don't sit up in their beds and ask what the HELL was that, the gun is not big enough!

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Unread 06-27-2013, 05:47 AM
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Re: R 15 load

My R-15 Varmint likes Hornady 55gr and 69 gr SMK's with Varget. Work up charge from 25gr. Lapua brass and CCI BR 4's. Holds .5MOA at 500 yards.

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Unread 06-27-2013, 01:01 PM
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Re: R 15 load

I am at 24.5 of rl15 for 77 grain smk's in my 1n8 20"with a wylde chamber
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