RON L here = SERESURPLUS
YUP, the folks here have told ya right! The .223 as well as a Lot of Light rifle rounds simply does't work well in lead bullets! Yes, you can get brass screns to clean the lead out of the Bore and such, but It's really not a viable deal? I'd advocate stocking up on a lot of Bulk .223 in your fav Grain as 55 or 62 or? That way, you can beat the rising lead and re-loading costs and have a hedge to the anti gun mocvement a growing each and every day, remmber to stock Primers as well as Powder, if you re-load that is? If not, But your Fav stuff in Bulk, although that's starting to hurt, like the gas pump is?