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I am starting to load .223 for my Remington R-15. Anyone else load this? Any tips on feeding the rounds in a semi auto? I have the lee crimper.....

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3 years 51 weeks ago, 9:53 PM

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you should have my email address.drop me an email so I can call you and explain what all you need.i cant type it all out.

3 years 51 weeks ago, 3:50 PM

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handloading the .223

autoloaders tend to like max powder charges more. I tried min charge and my bolt would not hold back after last shot. I went with max charge and it fixed the problem. Also you want to watch bullet seating depth, for magazine clearance. Dont use flat nose bullets, will have feeding problems. I have found the 52 grain boattail A max by hornady, with 25.5 grains of Accurate Arms powder to be very accurate, with a 1 in 9 inch twist barrel. Dillon loading equipment is hi quality, no BS warranty.

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