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6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

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Unread 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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    Unread 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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    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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    Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

    I was thinking 200 yards or less. . .
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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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    Re: 6.5" Barrel 223 Loads

    From a rest mostly. . .
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