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.223 or 5.56

Postby lotsip81 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:51 pm

Just wanted to take a survey here as to which you prefer to shoot .233 or 5.56 and why?
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Re: .223 or 5.56

Postby GOANRA » Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:13 pm

I go with 5.56 x 45 as I believe the slightly thicker casing can only be an advantage if if it works well in my rifles. Also, I have a friend that reloads & I figure the heavier casings may last just a bit longer.

Otherwise, I do not notice any difference except the metric mesurement.
I will stil get .223 cal by the case, if the price is right.
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