crimped 223

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  1. gunfreak

    gunfreak
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    Is any of the 223 ammo that you buy at say bimart or walmart have crimped military primers?
     
  2. CrashCompton

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    from my experience alot of it does
     
  3. erudne

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    My Aquilia does Probably AE and anything labeled 5.56
     
  4. sterzenbach

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    Any military model 5.56 is all crimped I believe. As in the xm118? I think thats one of them.
     
  5. Nickb

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    All federal .223 brass I have come across is crimped. PMC and Remington are NOT... That's just .223, like said above all 5.56 is.
     
  6. SPU

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    With my old eyes I gave up looking at fired brass primer pockets to figure it out. I just run them all through a swager and get it over with. Overkill but it is easier on my OCD tendencies.
     
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