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#5419335 - 11/13/14 08:58 PM 223 70 gr berger
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Would these fit in a magpul magazine? I'm thinking the target version of these might be good and fur friendly for my ar

#5420062 - 11/14/14 08:23 AM Re: 223 70 gr berger [Re: Brother in-law]
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If you believe everything on the internet, yes

HOWEVER (conjecture follows), I would anticipate you having trouble getting them to shoot well at magazine length. The 73gr will almost certainly play better with the jump you'll have shooting a magazine length COAL. My best guess is that while they can be loaded to 2.260, they'll need to be longer to shoot optimally.

btw -- aluminum mags will give you a few more thous to play with in COAL.

edit -- also worth noting, berger has fantastic support people, just email them.
Techsupport [at] bergerbullets dot com

Edited by bside (11/14/14 08:48 AM)

#5420065 - 11/14/14 08:24 AM Re: 223 70 gr berger [Re: Brother in-law]
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1.760" max case length + .471" tip to ogive length = 2.231" COAL if you seat the bullet at the ogive. So, yes, there is room enough to fit it in an AR mag with a little room to spare, .029" to be exact.

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