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#5694045 - 04/10/15 02:46 PM .223/5.56 vs 223 Wylde
lcbl75771 Offline
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Registered: 12/15/04
Posts: 367
Loc: Lindale, TX
I know that you can shoot .223 & 5.56 from either of these. Which is the better one to buy and why?
Also, what would be the advantages/disadvantages to 16", 18" & 20" barrels. I am building my first AR and was wondering about these couple of things.
Thanks


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#5694926 - 04/11/15 11:06 AM Re: .223/5.56 vs 223 Wylde [Re: lcbl75771]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
From everything I can find online there has been no definitive test done, but most seem to think it comes down to finding the right load for the gun regardless of chamber. I ordered mine in Wylde but saw several opinions that the 5.56 chamber is more forgiving and may handle a wider variety of ammunition without any feeding/extraction issues.
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#5694979 - 04/11/15 12:05 PM Re: .223/5.56 vs 223 Wylde [Re: lcbl75771]
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Registered: 11/02/11
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If you want higher odds of getting an accurate AR go .223 chamber or Wylde. I personally would not buy a 5.56 chamber unless it was for specific reason that right now I cannot think of.

Of course I am also 98% of the time shooting reloads but have no qualms about shooting 5.56 pressure loads in my match chamber .223.

Also I have seen very accurate 5.56 chambered AR's but when I put a custom barrel on I certainly don't ask for a 5.56 chamber..... I get the ..223 Rem.

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