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5.56x45 - 62 gr FMJ XM855 - Federal - 150 Rounds Loose

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200 Bulk 5.56x45 XM855 Federal Ammo For Sale - 62 gr FMJ Ammunition In Stock - 150 Rounds are in stock

$69.00

46.0ยข per round

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Quick Overview

Quantity - 150 rounds loose packed
Manufacturer - Federal
Bullets - 62 grain full metal jacket (FMJ) XM855 steel tip
Casings - Boxer-primed brass
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Details

This hard to find 5.56x45mm XM855 ammunition is perfect for your 5.56 chambered AR-15 and it is manufactured at the famed Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP). This ammo is rugged and reliable having been produced on the same production line that produces ammunition for our U.S. military!

This XM855 ammunition is also commonly known as "green tip" or "penetrator" ammo for the steel tip located at the front of the bullet. These "green tip" bullets are copper jacketed, lead core, with a steel tip at the front of the bullet.

Lake City is currently operated under contract by ATK (parent company of Federal, CCI, and Speer) who is allowed to sell excess production to the civilian market. This product is labeled as Federal ammunition who runs the Lake City plant.

This ammunition which is manufactured on the same production line that as the U.S. military's has a few differences than commercially manufactured 223 ammo. First, this ammo has both a primer sealant and a case/mouth sealant designed to help prevent moisture intrusion helping your ammo to last longer. Second, this ammunition must have the annealing marks left around the neck of the cartridge case. Brass cases are formed from a flat sheet of metal and are made through the cup and draw process. With each drawing step that the brass undergoes it becomes brittle and must be heat treated for it to become workable again for the next draw. After the last draw the brass runs across a series of flames aimed at the neck of the case to make the metal malleable. Evidence of this final annealing step at Lake City must be left on the cases so that military inspectors can verify that the cases have been properly annealed. So, the discoloration on the cases is simply a cosmetic appearance and is actually a sign that this final quality step was performed. In fact, Lake City brass is considered by many reloading experts to be the best brass in the world for reloading 5.56 ammo.

This ammo is brass-cased, boxer-primed, non-corrosive, and reloadable. For quality 5.56 ammo, it doesn't get any better than Lake City production!

Additional Information

Manufacturer Federal
Condition New
Bullet Weight 62 Grain
Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket (FMJ)
Use Type Range Training
Ammo Casing Brass
Quantity 150
Ammo Caliber 5.56x45mm
Manufacturer SKU XM855BK150
Primer Type Boxer
Muzzle Velocity (fps) 3020
Muzzle Energy (ft lbs) 1255
UPC Barcode 029465065164

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Great Buy - Great Ammo! Review by CRAIG
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Ammo was here quickly and fired through my PLR-16 perfectly! (Posted on 5/26/14)
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Good experience - good value Review by Jim Zell
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I have used Lucky Gunner several times and I have been pleased with each experience. I will use them for all my online ammo purchases in the future. (Posted on 5/6/14)
Great 5.56 round Review by Mike
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Great round can't beat the price and feeds right they all 150 rounds was in the box will buy again and recommend others as well (Posted on 5/1/14)
Lucky Gunner is the BEST place to get ammo! Review by CRAIG
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Love this ammo and love the price I'm getting it for from Lucky Gunner! I have ordered from them before, and know it will be here prompt!

Keep it up LG! (Posted on 4/28/14)
Get the job done Review by Viking
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I love this ammo, I say it is precise ammunition to get the job done. I got accuracy from it, especially out of my 1:9. All around satisfied. (Posted on 4/24/14)
Qualities of the 62 grain Green tip ammo. Review by Sgt. Wells, Marine Corps League
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The accuracy of this round is enhanced by the added weight of the projectile which results in more bearing surface on the lands and grooves. It is the best and least expensive ammo compared to the Match King 67 grain that I use when in Match. (I won National First Place High Master with my AR 15 in 2010 shooting the Match King ammo.) While this ammo is only 62 grain, it is superior to the 55 grain due to the "edge" of the bearing surface in the barrel and the quality of Federal ammunition. (Posted on 3/12/14)

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