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Thread: .222 home loading blastic tips or soft points

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    .222 home loading blastic tips or soft points

    im starting to load a few for my .222 which tip are best and what grns ? and can i buy them over the net? (i have all the other parts )

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    222 a max

    19.5 grains of reloader 7 and ( 50 grain hornaday A MAX ) works in my rem700 and you can get the A MAX posted as its suposed to be a non expanding bullet dont believe it myself.

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    if you just using it for fox's then blastic tip ok but for deer there are some better sotf, nosler soild base are the best tip of deer but pricie

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    Quote Originally Posted by ndt man View Post
    19.5 grains of reloader 7 and ( 50 grain hornaday A MAX ) works in my rem700 and you can get the A MAX posted as its suposed to be a non expanding bullet dont believe it myself.
    hmmm might want to be a bit carefull on the a max bud i think i read somwhere that they are now classed as expanding not certain but worth checking before posting

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    You have not said what for, target, quarry?

    Although they say 50 grain bullets are the ideal for the .222 Remington I found that 55 grain also shot very well again it will depend on your usage and your particular rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d foxxer View Post
    ...... i think i read somwhere that they are now classed as expanding not certain but worth checking before posting
    That's not correct. http://www.basc.org.uk/en/utilities/...61E5E7EF6C7911 Regards JCS

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