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Old 01-15-2012, 05:42 PM   #1
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What is some good personal protection ammo for the 5.56 my rifle has a 1/7 twist?


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Old 01-15-2012, 06:08 PM   #2
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personal protection, What ever soft point ammo you can by will do. Your not shooting long distance so the perfect bullet weight is not important.


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With a fast twist like the 1:7, you cant go wrong with a heavier bullet. I dont think that a 55g bullet would be a good choice. I have a 1:9 twist and right now im using 77g blackhills HP, they would work even better in your rifle.
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60 grn PDX1.
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I hear good things about Hornaday TAP.
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I've used the hornady zombie max ammo, that stuff expands very well and also feeds pretty easily.

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I've used the hornady zombie max ammo, that stuff expands very well and also feeds pretty easily.

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I've used the hornady zombie max ammo, that stuff expands very well and also feeds pretty easily.

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I'm interested in seeing some gel tests or some numbers on this. Could you supply some links?
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Here's a ballistics test in water and some expansion pics
http://m.youtube.com/?dc=organic&source=mog&hl=en#/watch?v=iuBN4GZi_rQ

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Your Youtube link isn't taking me to anything dealing w/ this ammo. Copy and paste the http://---------


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