223 ammo

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by PBA157, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. PBA157

    PBA157 New Member

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    What's up everyone,
    Just pick up a Bushmaster XM15 and wanted to know what's a good 223 round that's reliable and affordable?
     
  2. Txhillbilly

    Txhillbilly Active Member

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    Are you just wanting some target ammo,or some hunting ammo?
    Depending on where you plan to shoot,most Public ranges don't allow FMJ rifle ammo,so you wouldn't want to buy a bunch,if you can't shoot it at a range.You'd need to get either Soft point,Hollow point,or Ballistic tipped ammo.And in general any of those will make for decent hunting ammo.
    55-60-62gr ammo is probably the most common in factory ammo,and any of these weight bullets should shoot good out of your rifle.