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223 Rem - 55 Grain FMJ (Nonmagnetic Bullet) - Black Bear - 500 Rounds

$152.75

(30.6¢ per round)

66 In Stock

Overview

Quantity - 20 rounds per box; 25 boxes per case
Manufacturer - Black Bear
Bullets - 55 grain full metal jacket boat tail (FMJBT) nonmagnetic
Casings - Berdan-primed steel
Manufacturer Brown Bear
Condition New
Bullet Weight 55 Grain
Bullet Type Full Metal Jacket Boat Tail (FMJ-BT)
Ammo Casing Steel
Quantity 500
Ammo Caliber .223 Remington
Manufacturer SKU AP223C
Primer Type Berdan
Muzzle Velocity (fps) 3129
Muzzle Energy (ft lbs) 1196
Attracts Magnet Yes
UPC Barcode 24607094862998
Cost Per Round 30.6¢ per round
Use Type
Range Training
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This 223 Rem cartridge comes all the way from Russia and boasts some truly impressive features. It’s economical, to be sure, yet you can still fire it at ranges that ban magnetic projectiles!

A Black Bear cartridge has a steel shell casing. Steel is and always will be the budget conscious shooter’s friend, as it is far more economical to produce than brass. Steel also makes it thoroughly more convenient when it comes time to pick up your casings, so long as you have a magnet. Black Bear’s steel casings wear a thin coating of heat resistant polymer, which serves to prevent rusting during storage and subsequently reduce friction during feeding and extraction.

Steel is not reloadable, which is a moot point for shooters who don’t reload anyway. Steel may also permit more carbon fouling in the action, but these rounds’ modern non-corrosive Berdan primers won’t demand additional measures during cleaning.

This round’s 55 grain bullet has a boat tail, a feature which reduces in-flight drag to deliver a faster velocity downrange and improved resistance against wind drift. Unlike many Russian-made bullets, this round’s has a full metal jacket made entirely of nonmagnetic cartridge brass. It is still substantial enough to promote smooth feeding and prevent subsequent deformation, yet contains no steel that could create dangerous sparks when it strikes a hard surface!
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