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.223 Tracer rounds

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by TOOLMAKER 251, Jan 29, 2009.

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  1. TOOLMAKER 251

    TOOLMAKER 251 Active Member

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    Load them with a ball powder, extruded powder sometimes is not hot enough to ignite the tracer element. You need to fire them past 150 yards to see them.
     
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    TOOLMAKER 251 Active Member

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    Sorry sneaky, I don't load for the 223, I am going to assume your tracers are 55 Gr. if so 23-26 Gr. of BLC(2) will ignite the tracer.
     
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