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Old 10-26-2012, 09:49 AM
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Has anyone loaded and shot these bullets ?
I would like to get a comparison between the 223 55 gr varmint nightmare and the hornady 223 55 grain soft point or hollow point.
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Has anyone loaded and shot these bullets ?
I would like to get a comparison between the 223 55 gr varmint nightmare and the hornady 223 55 grain soft point or hollow point.
Didn't care for the soft points. I had problems when loaded on the "hot" side. The soft point was coming apart just outside the barrel. Found lead spots on the wall at the shooting range. No troubles with the HP's.
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Didn't care for the soft points. I had problems when loaded on the "hot" side. The soft point was coming apart just outside the barrel. Found lead spots on the wall at the shooting range. No troubles with the HP's.
was your problem with the Hornady or the Varmint Nightmare soft points or both ?
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Half Price Varmint Nightmare AR-15 Bullets from Midsouth
thanks for asking the question rebs!!! they look like the Dogtown Bullets that midway sells and it gave me some info when loaded with CFE223 Powder...something interesting to read anyway
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was your problem with the Hornady or the Varmint Nightmare soft points or both ?
Just the Hornady SP's. Other Hornady's were fine. They were fairly new back then an not much data on loading that 55grn ST bullet. Might me ok now too with newer info and powders.
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They have shot great in my PD guns but I've only used 50gr bullets in my .223s along with 40gr V-Max.
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