Is CFE 223 temp sensitive?
To cut to the chase, the temperature sensitivity turned out to be 1.84 fps/°F. So is that good or bad? Well, relatively speaking it’s not so bad, but it’s not good either. I reported on the sensitivity of other powders in these threads so you can take a look and see how CFE 223 compares to some other powders.
What is a SPR SP bullet?
Speer offers a variety of reloading bullets ideal for hunters, plinkers and varminters. Speer Varmint Soft Point bullets feature a soft nose that expands rapidly when entering the target making these bullets perfect for varmint shooting. This is not loaded ammunition.
Is CFE 223 Ball powder?
CFE™223 is a spherical (ball) powder, so it meters well. The new powder will be available in one- and eight-pound containers starting in January, 2012.
What is CFE blk powder good for?
It provides full function in modern sporting rifles throughout a range of bullet weights and is perfect for subsonic loads. In addition to being outstanding in the 300 Blackout, it performs well in many smaller capacity cartridges such as the 17 Hornet, 17 Ackley Hornet, 218 Bee, 221 Fireball and many more.
What is a bar TSX FB bullet?
Barnes’ TSX Bullet offers all the deadly effectiveness of the time-proven X Bullet. An exclusive feature of the TSX Bullet is multiple, precisely engineered rings cut into the bullet shank. These grooved rings act as relief valves as bullet metal flows under pressure while traveling down the bore.
What is a JRN bullet?
JRN (Jacketed Round Nose): Jacketed round nose bullets split the difference between JFP and JSP bullets and have a rounded tip of exposed lead.
What is the best load for CFE 223 powder with Hornady fmjbt?
Best Load For CFE 223 Powder With The Hornady 55 Gr. FMJBT? Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. My general purpose load of H-335 with the 55 Gr. Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. of H-335.
What is @CFE 223 and how does it work?
CFE 223 contains our Copper Fouling Eraser ingredient, originally used in military propellant, which greatly deters copper fouling and contributes to longer periods of top accuracy with less barrel cleaning time.
What is the max charge on a 223?
According to my new Hornady 9th Edition Reloading Manual, it is showing a max charge of 27.5 Gr. of CFE 223 for the 55 Gr. in 5.56 NATO, and 25.4 Gr. (2-1/10th grain less), for the same combination in .223. I have 2 bolt guns in .223, (A CZ-527 LUX, and a Marlin X-7), as well as 3 Ruger Mini 14’s, and countless AR’s.
How much does a Hornady 55 fmjbt cost?
The 6k pack of hornady 55 fmjbt is great. Works out to 7 cents per bullet. I find my loads using these are consistently around 1.5 moa out of my match barrels. Beats the pants off wolf gold or fed ae for nearly half the loaded round cost.