- Manufacturer Remington
- Condition New
- Bullet Weight 77gr
- Projectile Type HPBT
- Ammo Use Type Match Shooting, Varmint Hunting
- Casing Type Brass
- Quantity 20
- Caliber .223
- Manufacturer SKU RM223R3
- Primer Type Boxer
- Muzzle Velocity (ft. per sec) 2788
- Muzzle Energy (ft. pounds) 1329
- Magnetic No
- UPC Barcode 047700391304
- Cost Per Round $1.40 per round
- Q & A
ARs have been gaining popular steadily for more than fifty years with the AR-15 being perhaps most popular of all. If you own an AR chambered in .223 Remington you might be wondering what the difference is between the .223 Remington and the 5.56 NATO; the difference is simply, but important. 5.56 NATO rounds are loaded to a higher internal pressure than .223 Remington rounds and their throat is a bit longer as well, which means although they’re externally identical they’re internally different. That difference could cause a catastrophic failure, so don’t use 5.56 NATO rounds in a gun chambered only for .223 Remington. When in doubt, check with the manufacturer.
These particular .223 Remington rounds weigh 77 grain making them moderately weighted for the cartridge size. At this weight these rounds are still light enough to travel at higher speeds while heavy enough to pack a slightly weightier punch on impact. These are BTHP, Boat Tail Hollow Point, rounds and begin to expand immediately upon impact, creating a devastating wound cavity. Their BT helps them resist cross-winds and maintain a balanced trajectory. Each of these rounds has a muzzle velocity of 2788 feet per second and muzzle energy of 1329 foot-pounds. This ammunition is good for varmints such as coyotes and can also be used for target practice.
When you order this box of ammunition from Remington you get 20 rounds. That’s just enough to give your gun a light snack or get a little pest control handled on your property. These are new production, brass-cased rounds with boxer primer, so you can collect your spent brass, reload it, and get back to shooting. Remington has been manufacturing ammunition since 1816, and with 200 years of experience behind them, you can be confident in their ability to produce reliable rounds. Ammunition production takes place at their factory in Lonoke, Arkansas. Order now and get your varmint situation under control.
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