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Posted: 10/12/2004 3:31:48 PM EST
Ok I am just about done building my two new AR's and was wondering what is the most used 223 or 5.56 used on the civialen side of the house. I mean what grain and bullet weight and so forth. I plan on takeing them out and shooting them soon but I need to zero them and need to know the correct ammo to get, I am only used to shooting the military ammo that we use at the ranges and I am not sure what grain we use any help would be welcomed and thanks.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 4:08:16 PM EST
Get some Federal XM-193 or Winchester Q3131A, these are both 55 grain FMJ loaded hot. Some of the best ammo you can get.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 4:44:13 PM EST
Ok thanks for the info I will try and get some here in about a week so I can hit the range.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 4:51:15 PM EST
For cheap blasting ammo check out Wolf. First go to the ammunition review sticky to see what people say about it...then make your decision.
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 5:24:16 PM EST

Originally Posted By ALPHA9000:
For cheap blasting ammo check out Wolf.

YEAH! Then report back with all of the MALFs you get too!

Check out ammoman.com for a good selection. You can even get Lake City M855, if you want the green tip penetrator round. He has XM193 and Q3131a too!
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 5:35:02 PM EST
Yeah I was looking at ammoman and he has great prices. I never touch the wolf stuff not even in my pistols. I will get some ammo from ammoman asap
Link Posted: 10/12/2004 6:04:46 PM EST
Make that "especially" in your pistols. The .45ACP stuff will kill a well-tuned Colt.

Happy shooting!
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