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How many 223 rounds can I squeeze out of a LB of powder?


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#1 hsiehjohn

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 08:55 PM

On the average, about how many 223 rounds do you guys get out of a pound of powder? I'm just looking for a range.

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 09:05 PM

It really depends on how many grains you load. There are 7000 grains to a pound. Most .223 are in the mid-20 grain range.

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Posted 25 June 2011 - 04:40 AM

My Fav is 27 gr H335 and 40 gr Bullets in my .223, I Get over 250 rnds per lb.
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Posted 25 June 2011 - 06:37 AM

I like putting as much powder in a case as I can to get my moneys worth :) So I put 28.5 grs in my 223 brass.......... oh of Benchmark & 40gr bullet. Should be in the neighborhood of 230 rounds?But .22guy is closer for the "average" I believe, with many loads in the 23-27 gr range... depending on powder used.




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