I use the Hornady 75 grain BTHP bullet to load match-grade hand-loads for my semi-automatic AR-15s chambered in 5.56mm/223 Remington. Where is the best place to start? They are about a … The lot of T1 projectiles used for this article have a nominal … .243 Winchester (Using 75 GR Hornady Bullets) reloading data with 45 loads. Powders include Hodgdon, Accurate, IMR, Alliant, Vihtavuori, Winchester I picked up a box of Hornady 75 grain A -Max .224 bullets that I want to load for my AR (1/8" twist, 24" barrel length). Hornady HPBT data. Powders include IMR, Hodgdon, Alliant, Winchester, Accurate, Vihtavuori The Sierra 65-grain spitzer boat- tail and 69-grain MatchKing HPBT gave excellent results in the AR-15 with a one-in-9-inch twist.
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I'll be using an 18" 1-7 Bison 223 Wylde. Not sure what rifle or the purpose (hunting vs accuracy), but I use the Hornady 75 grain A max (JHPBT) in a bolt action. The Sierra 65-grain spitzer boat- tail and 69-grain MatchKing HPBT gave excellent results in the AR-15 with a one-in-9-inch twist. 27.1 gr. Below are pictures of the 75 grain A-max, fired from a .223 rifle which yielded a very fast 2950fps.
224 Valkyrie – Choosing some Long Range Loads. Joined: Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:41 … 224 Load Development – 75 grain Hornady ELD-Match. Ranges were between 150 yards and 250 yards (several goats were shot). The Hornady 75-grain HPBT seated to an overall cartridge length of 2.26 inches sits deeply in the .223 case (right), using up some of the powder capacity. 25.2 gr. February 22, 2019. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Primer Notes; Hodgdon - Benchmark: 50 gr. According to Ballistic Performance of Rifle Bullets by Bryan Litz, the Hornady 75 grain BTHP has an average G1 ballistic coefficient of 0.356 and an average G7 ballistic coefficient of 0.183. The factory loaded 75 BTHP's shot real well in my 223. is 0.435. 23.0 grains of Varget is the most accurate in my rifle. Handloading the AR-15 .223 with 1-in-9 twist Part II The Hornady 75-grain HPBT seated to an overall cartridge length of 2.26 inches sits deeply in the .223 case (right), using up some of the powder capacity. Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:15 am . Seems to be a shortage of loading manual load data for the 75 Gr A-Max other than Hornady manual and it looks to be very conservative. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type Primer Notes; Alliant - RL-15: 69 gr.
Rifle is a Savage 9 twist Predator - would like to use that bullet for longer shots because its B.C. 224 Valkyrie – Load Development – Hornady 53 gr V-Max . Ranges were between 150 yards and 250 yards (several goats were shot). 224 Load Development – 75 grain Hornady ELD-Match. One caution, this bullet has to be seated to an OAL longer than usual for .223 (book recommends 2.390) or pressure goes above safe limits. Brass Prep – Changes to my process. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. The results were the same throughout, massive internal wounding yet the animals still ran a long way. The Hornady book lists their 75 gr HPBT as seated to fit the magazine but not the 75 gr Amax. The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center (RDC) lists 21 different powder types that can be used in the .223. Can anybody recommend a powder, charge weight, and OAL? 300 Win Mag Load Development – Not off to a good start…. Seems to be a shortage of loading manual load data for the 75 Gr A-Max other than Hornady manual and it looks to be very conservative. Body weights ranged from 25-45kg (55-100lb). 24.0 gr. 24.8 gr. The .223 caliber has evolved from the battlefield AR-15 platform to popular sporting use in varmint and predator hunting, match competition, and all-around plinking fun. Reloading for the .223 is easy and there are a number of great powder choices. Both listed together with the load data. I've got a good supply of LC brass, CFE 223, Varget, H322, and H335.
Haven't loaded the first one in a handload yet though. 2.110 in. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L.
24.0 gr. 26.2 gr. Not sure if it would differ in the cold, or with a different primer, as I didn't test it. Using bullets from Hornady V-Max or HP.
I loaded some 75gr Amaxes to 0.020" off the lands on my rifle with IMR4895 and will report on how they shoot.
2.250 in. 10 separate 10 round groups average 1.2" ES' for me out of a 16" 1/8 BCM SS410 SS Ionbonded barrel.
PATENT PENDING . I bought a couple boxes of Hornady 75 gr .224 HPBT, and need your most accurate load data. Thanks! _____ SEMPER FIDELIS Actually, there are only two classes of people posting here: Model 70 owners and those who wish they had one. Many loads proved capable of sub MOA accuracy from a sandbag rest. 91.7% . 11 Likes. 44 Videos.