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6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:17 PM
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6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

Hi All,

I recently acquired an OA98 AR Pistol and it has a 6.5" barrel with a 1:9" twist.

I was wondering if anyone knew of a good load for such a short barrel to try and maximze efficiency (even if it's a lost cause!).

Thanks all and God bless you,

Adam
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:20 AM
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

What bullet weight are you going to use?
I use TAC with 69 grainers.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:56 AM
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

I am willing to use whatever bullet weight is recommended but I have on hand 50-62 gr stuff.

I'm fairly new to reloading in terms of something odd like this so any general thoughts or pointers would be helpful. . .
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

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I am willing to use whatever bullet weight is recommended but I have on hand 50-62 gr stuff.

I'm fairly new to reloading in terms of something odd like this so any general thoughts or pointers would be helpful. . .
What uses and distance are you considering?
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:28 AM
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

I was thinking 200 yards or less. . .
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:39 AM
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

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I was thinking 200 yards or less. . .
From what positions?
Light bullets are fine
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Old 02-20-2013, 12:58 AM
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Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

From a rest mostly. . .
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