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#6391885 - 08/02/16 01:45 PM anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes?
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anyone running 75 or 77 gr 223?

got a ar with a 1 and 7.5 twist wanna try em out


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#6391983 - 08/02/16 03:02 PM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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I have a Tikka with a 1 in 8 twist that shoots lights out with factory 77gr Sierra GK. I would think that your gun would handle them good.
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#6392058 - 08/02/16 03:40 PM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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Which ammo are you using?
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#6392373 - 08/02/16 07:10 PM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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Fiocchi 223MKD 77Grs. M. King My first post said Game King but they are actually Match King. Sorry for the mistake, old age is showing.


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#6392485 - 08/02/16 08:10 PM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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How much damage do they do on fur
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#6392773 - 08/03/16 04:25 AM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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The 77gr Sierra are pretty tough so expect exit holes on predators.
The 75gr AMax is a better choice but is so long will normally have to be single fed as it will not work thru a magazine unless seated very deep.
Personally I would find 60gr VMax from Black Hills and carry on.
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#6392957 - 08/03/16 09:12 AM Re: anyone use 75 gr or 77 gr in a 223 for yotes? [Re: daniel1381]
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Ok will look for some thx for help
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