Best load for .223 on coyotes?
Posted 22 January 2010 - 08:04 PM
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CCI BR 4 primers
27.0 grs Varget powder -- you should alway start lower and work your way up looking for signs of pressure.
Both have very close points of impact in my guns
Posted 30 January 2010 - 12:05 PM
Posted 31 January 2010 - 08:21 AM
55 gr. Nosler BT
26 grains Tac
55 grain Nosler
25.5 grains H335
Posted 02 February 2010 - 09:47 AM
Sierra makes a 52gr HP thats a known coyote killer also. I will take a HP or a spire point bullet over the plastic tipped bullets anymore. I never bought into the bullet splash theory until I seen it with my own eyes this last summer. I now like to shoot bullets that are a bit less fragile.
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Posted 07 February 2010 - 06:03 AM
A faster twist should handle a heavier bullet.I think you are on the right track with your 62gr and 75gr.You might try Sierra's 65 gr,it's one of the bullets I use in a 1-9 twist 22-250 AI.
Posted 07 February 2010 - 08:18 AM
Furhunter, I'm going to have look into the spire point w/ cannelure. What is cannelure ? I also like Hornady. My rifle likes 62 gr. and up. I have a 1-9 twist and it appears that the heavy-er grains print better. Right now I'm shooting 62gr. and 75gr. bullets with 1/2" or less groups at 100 yds.
The cannelure is that indented ring around the bullet where one would seat it to if one were crimping ones ammo.
Those bullets are found here,
Hornady Bullets 22 Caliber (224 Diameter) 55 Grain Spire Point with Cannelure - MidwayUSA
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I currently use them in my H&R (New England) .223 with a heavy barrel out to 150 yards.
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