AR15.com Reference for Load Data. AssaultRifler. All those same loads as pretty fast from my 26 inch bolt gun as well. Some years ago (2014) I tried CFE in my Carl Gustaf 9000 22-250 with a new PacNor barrel. I am a new member and have a new build-up AR 1-7 T w/20", 1" dia SS barrel that I plan to use the CFE-223 powder, if I can get a good starting load. Which is why there is a start load. I didn't notice any issues with smoke on the loads. According to my new Hornady 9th Edition Reloading Manual, it is showing a max charge … 20 at 26.9gr, 20 at 27.1, 20 at 27.3, and 4 at 27.5gr of CFE 223. jspencer Junior Member. Just picked up some CFE 223 today. Apr 6, 2013 #9/35 H335 . Close. 223 Remington Load Development: 52, 55, 69 HPBT, Varget and the Ruger American Rifle. 22-250 Remington Brass. Havent got a load for the 55gr FMJw/C yet. CFE 223 for 55gr 223 Rem. What's your favorite load for the .223 with 55gr. CFE 223: Obviously based on the bullet, this is not a precision load but an "all around" load for multiple rifles. Dr.Zubrato Member. I got CFE 223 on Graf's Reloading's recommendations, as they said everyone was giving it great reviews. Write comments. NES Member. While the 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington are very similar, due to chamber differences and barrel twist rates, it is best to separate load data. The exception is with solid copper bullets. O. OSOK. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 30, 2018. Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. I'm a Hornady fan, too, but their manual is lacking sometimes with powder lists. As promised, the data is: COL: 2.250" BC: 0.255. Look at Hodgdon's data - CFE hits its stride at 50-gr bullets and up, and provides top velocity behind 50 to 69-grain bullets, alongside Varget. Rating - 100%. I was shooting Sierra 55gr GK bullets. 4 Posts . Also got some AR Comp. I would appreciate any help you can give my. Anyone have any data for Hndy 55gr? Quote. CFE 223 yields top velocities in many cartridges such as the 204 Ruger, 223 Remington/5.56mm NATO, 22-250 Remington and the 308 Winchester/7.62mm NATO, plus many, many more. Middle load: 26.1gr. January 9, 2019 Bill Marr 223 Remington, Reloading 0. 556 Well-Known Member. I will be making rounds of .223/5.56 with Hornady bullets. I looked for my loading data for CFE 223 but I can't … Hodgdons site doesn't show any data for 55gr fmj. Unfortunately, most of this success is due to its widespread use in semi-automatic rifles. If I were you, and did not load 308 or 260, I'd try to trade for H335 (or equivalent). Also have H335,8208 XBR,and Varget if there is a better way to go. It works great on a press mounted powder dispenser. Sure, the industry sells a boat load of it. Go to Hodgdon's and use the data for the 55 gr SPR. Im just wondering what you guys are running for charge weight on this powder with the 55 Gr… All Reloader Gear. Does anyone have any suggestions ??? Hornady FMJBT has been 25.7 Gr. Joined Feb 26, 2014 Messages 52 Location East Missouri. spire point bullets. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Max load: 27.4gr. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. My general purpose load of H-335 with the 55 Gr. 11 posts • Page 1 of 1. Sorry for the string 5 and 5a. Beautiful day on the range. I am going out testing today with this load. share. Just a word of caution, it's a good idea to work up two loads for the CFE. Please list powder, powder charge, and primer. CFE223 is a good "high volume, fast loading" powder. Since the bullet you are using is the same weight but different, use the "start" load and work up watching for pressure signs. Starting load for CFE 223: 24.8gr. I cant remember which one. I am shooting this from my AR with a 20" barrel and a 1:7 or 1:8 twist. Thanks. The 55gr soft points I will use 26.4gr and win wsr primers. ALL Accurate 2015 Accurate 2200 Accurate 2230 Accurate 2460 Accurate 2520 Accurate 5744 Accurate LT-30 Accurate LT-32 Alliant Powder 1200-R Alliant Powder Reloder 10x Alliant Powder Reloder 7 Alliant Powder Varmint Hodgdon Benchmark Hodgdon BL-C(2) Hodgdon CFE 223 Hodgdon CFE BLK Hodgdon H322 Hodgdon H335 Hodgdon H4198 Hodgdon H4227 Hodgdon H4895 Hodgdon Varget Improved … 16 0 0. 223AI data also..223 Rem Ackley Improved, by Graymist.223 Rem AI load data and brass tests..223 Remington Page, by Graymist.223 Rem load data for ARs and bolt guns. 100 .223 Nickel Plated Speer, 55gr Hornady V-Max with 26.6gr CFE223. Im seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. Thanks . I already have an accurate load with H4895 but bought the CFE before putting the rifle together thinking I would use it. CherokeeRose Replies: 10 Views: 408 1/20/2021 8:49 PM CherokeeRose The Great Dillon Ammo Box Label Giveaway. I will be honest the minimum charge or close to it will be all you need. Win 748, BL-C(2), Varget, IMR 4895, IMR 4198, A2460, WC844, WC846, Hodgdon CFE 223, IMR 8208 XBR . The accompanying data is intended for .223 Remington chamber dimensions and includes bullet weights ranging from 35 to 75 grains. Reactions: 1 person. Palmettostatearmory. Supermoto. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by jspencer on … CherokeeRose. .223 Rem Load Charts, Reloaders Nest: 445 loads for bullets 30 to 80 grains. LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 3035fps with 1MOA accuracy Hornady 75gr HPBT Match 25 gr of CFE LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 2700fps with 0.75 MOA accuracy Sierra 77gr TMK 25gr of CFE LC Brass CCI SM Rifle Primer 2685fps with 0.75 MOA accuracy Next purchase was BL(c)2 & I am having similar great results with it. Reply. Posted by 22 days ago. I'm going to start reloading .223/5.56 55gr and am looking for powder recommendations. I've used CFE 223 in 223 Rem behind 50-gr TNT in my stock R-700 with very good results. CFE-223 Powder Have Not loaded anything with CFE yet,not sure where to start. When attempting to … Here's some 224 Valkyrie load data to get you started. I'm just wondering what you guys are running for charge weight on this powder with the 55 Gr. I like H335, AA 2230, CFE, and TAC for 223, specifically 55 grain FMJ-BT w/c. 55 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip over 26.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) 62 grain Swift Sirocco II over 24.0 grains of AR2208 (Varget) The first thing I had to do was make a drop tube. One for lower temps (let's say lower than 60 degrees) and one for the higher temps. I just got into rifle Reloading about 18 months ago & all I load currently is .223 Remington. Joined Aug 14, 2005 Messages 8,925 Likes 3,276 Location in 1st Place. Out of all my guns, and bullet weights only 2 aren't the starting loads, and that's for the .308. of H-335. Finally got a pound of CFE 223. I have the Speer manual as well which gives a wider variety of data for nearly the same selection of boolits. I had no joy with it at all. I'll start working on a load to see what happens. Turned out beautiful! Worth taking a day off of work. Working up a cheap 223 plinking load using 62gr SS109 military surplus bullets. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. I'm seeing that CFE 223 is a tad slower burning. 171. It's a relatively new powder, so it isn't in my Lee reloading manual and started looking up info from … On the 60gr soft points I put 25.5gr and win wsr primers. Reply. Yesterday I made the switch from H-335 to Hodgdon CFE 223 powder. SP. CFE 223 Load Work Up. Turned out beautiful! what fun. I believe 223 Remington is one of the more underappreciated cartridges on the market. Mar 16, 2014 #10 You should do well. Thanks in advance guys,Brand new to the 6x45. bullets? of H-335. 32 comments. Hodgdon offers several of powders suitable for the 224 Valkyrie, including CFE 223 and the IMR Enduron series, all known for limiting jacket fouling. 223 Remington Load data is all over the place for this powder depending on source from 22.7 to 27.8gr with a 55gr projectile. Here is the Chrono data on the loads. (29.1 grs, 3500 fps, 1/3" class accuracy, still tweaking it.) Anyone got any info on these or should I use the Hornady data for FMJ on these? If you have chrono numbers that would be great or any other pertinent info. As the temps start getting up here in N. Fl. I got this data from AR15.com and I am doing a 55gr Honady canalure. 100 .223 Nickel Plated Speer, 55gr Hornady V-Max with 26.6gr CFE223. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! Personally, I had very accurate results with it in my Rossi Wizard single shot rifle. Also have 62gr fmj, 55gr hp, Nosler 55gr BT, and Hdy 75gr HP I want to experiment with. You will seldom find data for the exact bullet you are using. I can get more speed from the CFE than I can from Varget. Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading ' started by Dr.Zubrato, Sep 2, 2014. Hope it helps. … I have the latest Hornady reloading book but can't fine any data in this pill. I love CFE for both .223 and .308. C Compressed Load 2 36-grain Varmint Grenade Sectional Density .102 Ballistic Coefficient .149 C.O.A.L 2.190” 223 Remington Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) RL 10X 22.2 3229 24.7 3516 PowerPro 1200-R 22.9 3266 25.5 3579 IMR 8208 XBR 24.8 3286 27.6C 3615 *A-2460 25.3 3363 28.1C 3651 IMR 4198 20.0 3126 22.0 3479 A-2015 22.5 3225 … My general purpose load of H-335 with the 55 Gr. Occasionally, we will temporarily publish load data on this page when a bullet becomes available and is not yet listed in the latest edition of the handbook. AssaultRifler Replies: 5 Views: 161 1/20/2021 8:45 PM 50-140 45 colt … Hornady 55gr HPBT 28.5 gr of CFE - CAUTION, THIS IS OVER BOOK MAX!!! 222 Remington. Posts: 33 6x45-Nosler Varmageddon/CFE-223 Mar 15, 2013 5:51:06 GMT -8 . 22 Nosler Brass. Joined: May 12, 2009 Messages: 400. 5. Forgot to hit the Sto button. AeroE Replies: 6 Views: 62240 4/4/2012 10:18 AM AeroE Reloading primers with snap cap rolls, the ones used for toy guns. CFE 223 Load Work Up. I did that from a couple of robust drinking straws taped together. NoslerCustom .223 cases were used exclusively in developing loads. Handloaders can have a ball working 224 Valkyrie loads. I hit pressure signs at 38 grains although Hodgdon listed 39 grains as max with a 55 grain bullet at the time. 221 Remington Fireball. .223 Remington (Hodgdon CFE 223 Data) reloading data with 26 loads. 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