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.221 Remington Fireball

Test barrel: 356 mm (14”), 1 in 12” twist
Primers: Small Rifle
Cases: Lapua, trim-to length 35,40 mm (1.394”)

Bullet Powder Starting load Maximum load
Weight Type Mfg C.O.L Type Weight Velocity Weight Velocity
[g] [grs]     [mm] [in.]   [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps] [g] [grs] [m/s] [fps]
2,6 40 Blitz King Sierra 46,5 1.831 N120 1,06 16.4 876 2874 1,12 17.3 924 3031
            N130 1,18 18.2 879 2884 1,25 F 19.3 F 931 3054
3,4 52 MatchKing Sierra 46,5 1.831 N120 0,96 14.8 775 2543 1,05 16.2 806 2644
            N130 1,00 15.4 713 2339 1,12 17.3 814 2671
            N133 1,20 18.5 793 2602 1,25 F 19.3 F 823 2700
3,6 55 FMJ Lapua 46,5 1.831 N120 0,92 14.2 732 2402 1,00 15.4 779 2556
            N130 1,00 15.4 748 2454 1,07 16.5 792 2598
            N133 1,18 18.2 774 2539 1,22 F 18.8 F 798 2618
3,6 55 Soft Point Lapua 46,5 1.831 N120 0,86 13.3 718 2356 1,00 15.4 778 2552
            N130 1,06 16.4 752 2467 1,13 17.4 796 2612
            N133 1,18 18.2 764 2507 1,25 F 19.3 F 807 2648

F – Case full