Who can tell me what this case is?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by ICANHITHIMMAN, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    So long story short this case was part of an estate sale. I got about 20 loaded rounds and the rifles. There was no rifle for this round and I dont know what it is? Im asking for your help here are the specs and a photo of it next to a once fired LC 223.

    The case is formed from Federal 223 and had a 22cal bullet seated in it.
    COAL is 1.400
    Base to bottom of neck is 1.220
    Base to start of shoulder is 1.085
    Neck is 0.185 in hight
    Shoulder is the same angle as 223 at 46 degrees


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  2. ewallace

    ewallace Well-Known Member

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    It is most likely a 221 fireball case that has been formed from 223 brass
     

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  4. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    ok that seam's to fit the spec's thank you 221 fireball I will do some reading up on it.

    Thank you