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fignewton1979

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223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« on: October 31, 2012, 06:38:50 PM »
I'm looking for a load using Reloader 7 in 223 rem for my AR 15. I am very new to reloading and was giving a pound of reloader 7 by my friend. Any help please!

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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 06:45:37 PM »
What bullets are you going to use?  

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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2012, 12:12:53 PM »
55 gr fmj and a 40 gr v max

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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2012, 03:33:13 PM »
From Lee book for the 40 gr jacketed bullet with Rel 7
18.0 gr 2685 fps to 20.5 gr 3011 fps 2.060 Min OAL

Lyman's lists both bullets however not Rel. 7.

Here is what comes from the downloadable PDF from Alliant Powder

40-gr Speer SP Reloder 7 CCI 400 IMI 2.060 20.5 3011
40-gr Speer SP Reloder 10X CCI 400 IMI 2.060 24.5 3481
45-gr Speer SP Reloder 7 CCI 400 IMI 2.155 20.0 3059
45-gr Speer SP Reloder 10X CCI 400 IMI 2.155 24.0 3292
50-gr Nosler BT Reloder 10X WSR Win. 2.200 24.2 3389
50-gr Nosler BT Reloder 15 WSR Win. 2.200 28.0 3356
52-gr Speer HP Reloder 7 CCI 400 IMI 2.200 20.5 2931
52-gr Speer HP Reloder 10X CCI 400 IMI 2.200 22.5 3179
52-gr Hornady A-Max AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.230 25.3 3417
52-gr Sierra BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.250 25.2 3414
55-gr Sierra BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.240 25.6 3359
55-gr Speer SP Reloder 10X CCI 400 IMI 2.175 23.0 3159
62-gr Speer FMJ Reloder 15 CCI 400 IMI 2.255 25.0C 2832
68-gr Hornady BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.250 23.4 2969
68-gr Hornady BTHP Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.250 28.0C 3109
69-gr Sierra BTHP Reloder 15 Fed. 205M Win. 2.260 25.5 2956
69-gr Sierra BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.260 23.2 2969
69-gr Sierra BTHP Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.260 26.6 3070
75-gr Hornady A Max AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.260 22.9 2816
75-gr Hornady A Max Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.390 26.4 2953
77-gr Sierra BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.260 22.1 2757
77-gr Sierra BTHP Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.260 25.2 2856
77-gr Sierra HPBT Reloder 15 Fed. 205M Win. 2.260 24.1 2783
80-gr Sierra Match King AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.250 22.7 2726
80-gr Sierra Match King Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.550 25.1 2815
90-gr Sierra BTHP AR-Comp Fed. 205 Federal 2.250 21.6 2530
90-gr Sierra BTHP Power Pro 2000-MR Fed. 205 Federal 2.550 23.8 2617

Hope it helps and all is based on current published data. I don't shoot or load 223 but do use Reloader 7 with some bullets in my 45-70.

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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2012, 05:56:56 PM »
You loading for AR-15 or bolt gun?
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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2012, 06:04:13 PM »
I'm looking for a load using Reloader 7 in 223 rem for my AR 15. I am very new to reloading and was giving a pound of reloader 7 by my friend. Any help please!


Hey Dirtshooter looks like AR15 to me.   :biggrin:
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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2012, 10:38:15 PM »
I'm looking for a load using Reloader 7 in 223 rem for my AR 15. I am very new to reloading and was giving a pound of reloader 7 by my friend. Any help please!


Hey Dirtshooter looks like AR15 to me.   :biggrin:

well, that just settles it, i need not be in the loading section after a brew or three lol. I have some experience with it, it works but my ar`s did not care for it much alliant makes great powders and its for sure worth trying
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Re: 223 rem loads using Reloader 7 powder
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2012, 04:28:06 AM »
Thanks for the help everyone and yes it's a ar 15