GUN ot reloading crew, reccomend me a reloading setup for 223

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  1. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    progressive station rig. I'm lazy so the less effort the better. I will need everything. Right now I got about 1k empty shells sitting and will have more and when getting the new can i will be shooting and would like to make subsonic rounds.
     
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    let me buy some from you :o
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    subsonic .223 doesn't make any sense, research it

    check out .300 whisper, the basic principle with subsonic, is you want maximum intertia (larger projectile)


    Get a dillon 1050 on the ez pay plan, $500 a month for 3 months, they ship on the first payment!!!
     
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    It would be hard/impossible to get a normally ~3200 fps down to under 1130 fps.

    +1 on the .300 Whisper, that round sounds awesome if you plan on reloading anyway.

    $1500 press! :eek4:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    people do it all the time with a lot of rounds
     
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    The balance point to get the rifle to cycle, get the bullet out of the barrel, and get the round to be under 1130 fps is either small or non existent. If you were dealing with a single-shot/bolt-action, that would be much easier, you just have to get the bullet out of the barrel and keep it under the speed of sound. I'm not saying it couldn't be done with a gas-operated rifle, but it would be really tricky if it worked at all.
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    its not reliable, you also have to use magnum primers just to ignite the powder "evenly"

    the whole operation is iffy, and not worth it

    +1 that it works with bolt guns
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    good point, I forgot that most people I see do it are using their ARs as single shots :mamoru:
     
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    thomor25 I make money online....

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    plus I just got a remmy 700 bolt in 223 taht will be threaded for my silencer.
     
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    CKMustangCobra New Member

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    Just buy a new can and give me the brass! :)

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    Last take at the range!
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    is that supposed to be a lot? I have 3,000 rounds of .223 brass on my bench :) :bigthumb:
     
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    Is there any sort of machine that can sort out misc. brass casings? I've got about 80lbs. of mixed shit that is going to take me a month to sort through.

    ugh...
     
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    any of you pressers want to sell me some .223 for cheap?

    ill send u the brass again afterwards :x:
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    its called women or kids :)
     
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    lol, Shit I have 2 plastic tubs and 3 full grocery bags of .223 brass in my garage.

    I can show you how to make 1,500 rounds an hour on one press, but it gets a little spendy. And if you've never reloaded before I wouldn't recommend it, could be very dangerous if you don't know what to look for. And prep work for .223 is a little more than reloading pistol ammo.

    Your going to also need a case sizer, and you'll need to lube all of your casings. I just use "one shot" stick a bunch in a bag, and spray it in the bag, and toss it around like popcorn.

    As any good reloader would advise you though... take it very slow, learn how to do it rite. Quality over quantity. It's not for the impatient, unattentive or retarded.
     
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    Not a lot.... just about 15 mins of picking some up at our range.

    I think we have around 3000 total...
     
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    I'd save more money by doing it myself...:rofl:
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    no way, kids are stupid, they'll do it for next to nothing.
     
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    Well, I suppose they don't have to be my kids. :wiggle:

    ...goes out to buy candy and find some neighborhood kids.
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    fired once uncleaned in box on right, cleaned ready to load on left side of wooden crate (remington headstamp) and cleaned ready to load winchester in box on bottom, right side of wooden crate is loaded steel core 62gr rounds
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    pics of my reloading setup

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