223AI & 85.5

Discussion in 'Small Stuff--22s, 20s, and 17s' started by Gilbert Garza, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. Gilbert Garza

    Gilbert Garza

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    Is anyone running this combination yet ?
    Speeds, powder ?

    reamer should be here early next week, looking for starting points

    Thank you
     
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  2. LitLBoy

    LitLBoy Silver $$ Contributor

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    1-7 twist .223AI CCI 450 24.6/8208 .005 off LC 2011 brass 2870fps.
    Sure I can get more velocity, but, Accuracy at 2870 makes it a no brainer to stop
    LitLBoy
     
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  3. xswanted

    xswanted Gold $$ Contributor

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    whats your barrel length?
     
  4. LitLBoy

    LitLBoy Silver $$ Contributor

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    28"
     
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  5. steve123

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    Just for reference in 223AI, I'm using 88 eldm in a 7 twist at 28" 24.8gr Varget at 2814 fps, OACL is long at 2.6" plus.
     
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