.223 Remington

Test barrel: 620 mm (25”), 1 in 12” twist
Primers: Small Rifle
Cases: Lapua, trim-to length 44,50 mm (1.752”)
 
Bullet2,6 g / 40 grSpire Point, SpeerC.O.L. 52,7 mm / 2.075 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2319.096331591,4923.011183668
N1301,4622.5103233861,6525.511473763
N1331,5423.8103734021,68F25.9F11053625
F – Case full
 
Bullet2,9 g / 45 grSpitzer, SpeerC.O.L. 54,0 mm / 2.126 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2519.393330611,4822.810723517
N1301,4422.299132511,6225.010923583
N1331,5123.398732381,68F25.9F10913579
N1351,6425.3101033141,68F25.9F10343392
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,2 g / 50 grTNT-HP, SpeerC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2519.391129891,4722.710363399
N1301,4322.194731071,5924.510463432
N1331,5624.199032481,68F25.9F10773533
N1351,6525.599932781,68F25.9F10183340
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,3 g / 51 grHPCE, LapuaC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2319.090929821,3721.19913251
N1301,3520.893030511,5123.310183340
N1331,4522.494330941,61A24.8A10333389
N5301,5323.696331591,6625.610523451
N1351,5423.895731401,68F25.9F10343392
A – Accuracy load
 
Bullet3,4 g / 52 grHPBT, SierraC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1301,3721.193630711,5423.810283373
N1331,4622.594831101,6225.010333389
N1351,5423.880826511,66F25.6F10393409
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,4 g / 52 grFB Varmint, BergerC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1301,3721.190629721,5223.510093310
N1331,4923.092930481,6225.010193343
N5301,5323.693530681,6725.810273369
N1351,5624.193130541,7326.710283373
N1401,6225.090929821,7026.29593146
 
Bullet3,6 g / 55 grFMJ, LapuaC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2118.787628741,3520.89533127
N1301,3320.589529361,5023.19853232
N1331,4322.191129891,5924.59993278
N5301,5123.393130541,6425.310153330
N1351,5123.392730411,68F25.9F9993278
N1401,6124.891730091,77F27.3F10043294
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,6 g / 55 grFMJBT, HornadyC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,2118.788929171,3420.79603150
N1301,4121.895631361,5223.510133323
N1331,4322.192830451,5924.510063301
N5301,5023.194130871,6225.010223353
N1351,5123.393830771,6625.610173337
N1401,6024.793030511,7426.810193343
 
Bullet3,6 g / 55 grSoft Point, LapuaC.O.L. 56,5 mm / 2.224 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1201,0916.882026901,3120.29393081
N1301,2118.785728121,4221.99593146
N1331,3621.087628741,5624.19803215
N1351,4322.189929491,64F25.3F10043294
N5301,4422.289129231,6124.89953264
N1401,5724.291530021,74F26.9F10143327
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,6 g / 55 grFB Varmint, BergerC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1301,3420.787728771,4923.09743196
N1331,4522.489429331,6024.79913251
N5301,5023.190529691,6325.29963268
N1351,5423.890129561,7026.29973271
N1401,6024.788929171,7226.59653166
 
Bullet3,9 g / 60 grHP, HornadyC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1301,3320.587428671,5023.19673173
N1331,4322.188829131,6024.79783209
N1351,5023.189329301,6725.89763202
N1401,6225.089529361,74F26.8F9653166
F – Case full
 
Bullet3,9 g / 60 grFB Varmint, BergerC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,3921.584827821,5724.29473107
N5301,4522.486028221,5824.49623156
N1351,4923.086028221,6725.89573140
N1401,5523.985928181,7026.29353068
N5401,6124.888328971,7627.29813219
 
Bullet4,0 g / 62 grFMJBT, SpeerC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,4322.185227951,6024.79423091
N5301,4322.186128251,5624.19533127
N1401,6225.090129561,70F26.2F9433094
F – Case full
 
Bullet4,0 g / 62 grScirocco II, SwiftC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,3621.078425721,5824.49062972
N5301,3721.181126611,5423.89092982
N1401,5223.580426381,7326.79193015
N5401,5423.882927201,7226.59413087
 
Bullet4,0 g / 62 grTAC-X BT, BarnesC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,3420.783227301,5023.19042966
N1351,3621.079826181,6325.29313054
N5301,4021.682126941,5824.49453100
N1401,5223.582126941,7026.29243031
N5401,5523.984027561,7627.29633159
 
Bullet4,5 g / 69 grHPBT, SierraC.O.L. 57,0 mm / 2.244 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,3420.779225981,4822.88672844
N1351,4021.680426381,5423.88752871
N1401,5323.682026901,6825.98972943
N5401,5624.182427031,7126.49102986
 
Bullet4,5 g / 69 grScenar, LapuaC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,3120.278925891,4221.98492785
N5301,3721.180926541,4722.78692851
N1351,3721.179626121,4923.08622828
N1401,4822.882327001,6024.78792884
N5401,5023.180726481,6525.58952936
 
Bullet4,8 g / 73 grBT Target, BergerC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,2018.574724511,4121.88222697
N1351,3120.274324381,5123.38552805
N5301,3320.577225331,5023.18872910
N1401,4221.976325031,6425.38752871
N5401,4722.778725821,6525.58992949
 
Bullet4,9 g / 75 grBTHP, HornadyC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,3420.775224671,5123.38302723
N1401,4322.175424741,6225.08432766
N5401,5023.177325361,6725.88632831
 
Bullet4,9 g / 75 grScirocco II, SwiftC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,2319.069822901,4522.47952608
N5301,2819.870823231,4522.48142671
N1401,4121.871823561,6225.08152674
N5401,4322.174324381,6425.38462776
 
Bullet4,9 g / 75 grVLD Target, BergerC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1331,2118.773224021,4221.98372746
N1351,3520.876325031,5423.88642835
N5301,3620.877625461,5023.18822894
N1401,4422.277125301,6525.58772877
N5401,4722.778625791,6825.99032963
 
Bullet4,9 g / 75 grELD Match, HornadyC.O.L. 57.4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N5401,4722.779125951,6725.89012956
 
Bullet5,0 g / 77 grHPBT(3, SierraC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,2719.670623161,4622.57912595
N5301,2819.871223361,4322.17952608
N1401,3621.071223361,6024.78102657
N5401,4722.774024281,6425.38282717
2) 1 in 7" twist
3) Test barrel with a long throat to accept the C.O.L. of 65 mm (2,559")
 
Bullet5,0 g / 77 grScenar, LapuaC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,2218.870123001,3921.58032635
N5301,2519.371223361,4422.28122664
N1401,3520.870423101,5724.28012628
N5401,4121.872023621,5924.58142671
 
Bullet5,0 g / 77 grTMK, SierraC.O.L. 57,4 mm / 2.260 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,2919.972423751,4923.08252707
N5301,3120.274424411,4722.78502789
N1401,4422.274424411,6525.58522795
N5401,4622.575524771,6325.28702854
 
Bullet5,2 g / 80 grHPBT, SierraC.O.L. 64,8 mm / 2.551 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1351,2218.871123331,4021.67882587
N5301,3020.071323391,5023.18012630
N1401,3420.773023951,4923.08072646
N5401,3921.473023951,5323.78082652
 
Bullet5,8 g / 90 grHPBT, BergerC.O.L. 62,4 mm / 2.457 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1401,2519.364621191,4121.87352411
N1501,2619.465121361,4622.57412431
N5401,3420.768222381,4923.07592490
 
Bullet5,8 g / 90 grHPBT, SierraC.O.L. 59,8 mm / 2.354 inch
PowderStarting loadMaximum load
TypeWeightVelocityWeightVelocity
[g][grs][m/s][fps][g][grs][m/s][fps]
N1501,2419.164821261,4822.87482454
N1401,2519.364021001,4422.27422434
N5401,3420.767822241,5223.57622500