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Posted: 8/12/2013 7:05:56 AM EST
Will by 5.56 brass work in this thing? What, incidentally, is the difference between 223 and 5.56 brass?
Link Posted: 8/18/2013 8:21:00 AM EST
Originally Posted By klw:
Will by 5.56 brass work in this thing? What, incidentally, is the difference between 223 and 5.56 brass?
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For reloading? If so, yes. Brass is dimensionally the same. I would not recommend firing 5.56 ammo in a 223 chambered rifle, unless manufacturer says its safe.
Link Posted: 8/22/2013 1:46:21 PM EST
So if the brass is interchangeable, what's different in the cartridges?
Link Posted: 8/22/2013 6:02:36 PM EST
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Originally Posted By klw:
So if the brass is interchangeable, what's different in the cartridges?
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Chamber pressure. (i.e how big of a boom)
Link Posted: 8/22/2013 8:18:36 PM EST
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Chamber pressure. (i.e how big of a boom)
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Originally Posted By BigGunz50:
Originally Posted By klw:
So if the brass is interchangeable, what's different in the cartridges?


Chamber pressure. (i.e how big of a boom)


and throat dimensions.

Best the OP try and do a search so he will understand the differences. The brass is interchangeable
Link Posted: 8/24/2013 4:49:26 PM EST
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