Saturday, June 23, 2012

5.56 vs .223

Andrew at Lucky Gunner Labs has written a very informative article on 5.56 vs .223. If you have any questions about which barrel / ammo to purchase for your M4 / AR-15, you may want to check out this article first. - c

Topics include:

  • You should never fire 5.56 ammo in a .223 chamber…right? What would happen if you did?
  • How are .223 and 5.56 Ammunition Different?
  • .223 Chambers, 5.56mm Chambers, Everything In Between – And Beyond
  • How I Tested Maximum Average Pressures
  • What Happens When You Fire 5.56 Ammo in a .223 Chamber?
  • Shouldn’t Your Rifle Have Blown Up?
  • Don’t Hammer Forged Barrels Have Perfect Chambers?
  • Which Ammo or Chamber Should I Buy?
Full Article With Videos: 5.56 vs .223 – What You Know May Be Wrong

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