R 15 load

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Rascal, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. Rascal

    Rascal Member

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    I need a good load for an R 15 .223.
    1:9 twist.
     
  2. 500mag_guy

    500mag_guy Well-Known Member

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    A warm load of Varget pushing a 62gr pill seem to be just swell in my bushmaster 1:9. Ragged hole at 200 yards.
     

  3. Greyfox

    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    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.
     
  4. Southwind

    Southwind Well-Known Member

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