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Posted: 5/3/2004 4:58:44 PM EST
Did I read somewhere here that S&B .223 ammo is not true copper coated and is hard on a non-chrome lined barrel? A friend of my bought some and I told him that I read somewhere that it is harder than copper and not recomended for steel barrels. I can't seem to find this info anywhere.
Some help ,please! Thanks.....thedr
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 6:15:27 PM EST
Hit S&B's website, the 'M193' has a copper plated steel jacket they call Tombak. The plating is very thick. and I have found no evidence of the copper plating failing and allowoing the steel base to cntact the bore. Steel is more easily formed than copper, and makes for a remarkably consistent bullet. We have had excellent results with S&B 223 ammo. Ops
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 9:25:50 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 6:33:39 AM EST
I have noted suprisingly good accuracy from S&B ammo. The bullet is not nearly as likely to fragment upon striking a target, and I have noticed better retained weight after penetrating barriers.

I have not done a Auto windshield test, but I bet that S&B Emwonniteyfree would perform better than true M193 spec ammo.

Troy - Sparks are cool after dusk! Be careful out there kids!
Link Posted: 5/8/2004 3:14:20 PM EST
Is this the same stuff that Sportsman guide had a while back?
It was in 400 round green battle packs.
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