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#7113677 - 03/16/18 04:46 PM .223 bolt face
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what caliber would you built off a Rem. 700, .223 bolt face?
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#7113697 - 03/16/18 05:19 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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#7113859 - 03/16/18 07:35 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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223, 300 BO, 6mm,6.5mm or 7mm TCU, 204 Ruger, 17 Remington, 221 Fireball, 17 Fireball, 222, 222 Magnum and 6mmX45 are a few that come to mind
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#7113863 - 03/16/18 07:42 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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Iíd probably build a .223. I like to shoot as cheaply as possible.
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#7113880 - 03/16/18 08:04 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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.223 Ackley Improved, 1:7.7 twist.

Lapua brass, CCI 450, IMR-8208, 80 gr ELD-M

Soon as my smith finishes chambering, I will have it. I bought a .223 action specifically for this build.
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#7113883 - 03/16/18 08:05 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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I recently built a 25/45 Sharps on a Remington with a Lawson thumb hole stock.
Haven't shot it yet.
Brass with correct head stamp is available for a reasonable price or just neck up 223.

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#7113892 - 03/16/18 08:12 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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Sorry, should have said "other then .223" cuz I have three but didn't think about JG and the AI. That would be nice with a heavy bullet and tight twist.
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#7113907 - 03/16/18 08:21 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
Sorry, should have said "other then .223" cuz I have three but didn't think about JG and the AI. That would be nice with a heavy bullet and tight twist.


How bout that 80 gr over 3000 fps, on fires brass? Just sayin...
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#7113910 - 03/16/18 08:23 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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ya got me thinkin! darn ya
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#7113942 - 03/16/18 08:55 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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224v looks interesting

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#7113946 - 03/16/18 08:58 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
224v looks interesting


Compare brass price.

Sure the A.I. has to be fire formed. Or, hydro formed if a guy is inclined so.

He would need a new bolt, as well.
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#7114400 - 03/17/18 01:12 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
224v looks interesting


Compare brass price.

Sure the A.I. has to be fire formed. Or, hydro formed if a guy is inclined so.

He would need a new bolt, as well.


Tried to find the bolt face but since there is not many out there, didnít see anything clearly. I just saw that the parent case is bigger than 223

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#7114415 - 03/17/18 01:31 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: BassCat'99]
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Would a .22 Creedmoor work with that bolt face?

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#7114430 - 03/17/18 02:11 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: snake oil]
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Originally Posted By: snake oil
Would a .22 Creedmoor work with that bolt face?


No. Same bolt face as .243, 6.5 Creedmoor, 260 Rem, 7mm-08, .308, ect.
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#7114432 - 03/17/18 02:11 PM Re: .223 bolt face [Re: Cleric]
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
224v looks interesting


Compare brass price.

Sure the A.I. has to be fire formed. Or, hydro formed if a guy is inclined so.

He would need a new bolt, as well.


Tried to find the bolt face but since there is not many out there, didnít see anything clearly. I just saw that the parent case is bigger than 223


Same bolt face size as a 6.8 SPC. I looked that up for a friend yesterday that cannot find .224 Valkyrie brass.
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