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Opinons on Norinco 223 (5.56x45 M193 Ball)?

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by Don H, Jul 7, 2013.

  1. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    So, what's the consensus on Norinco .223? Does it shoot well? The brass is supposed to be re-loadable, anybody try it?

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  2. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    Wow, I havn't seen that stuff in years, I remember buying it at the local gunshop for $1.98/bx.

    Anyways, I shot tons of it, it was always adequate for most shooting, I know some people had kabooms with it. I never had any issues.
     
  3. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I just found part of a box of it stamped 93 today cleaning out the garage. Like AMProducts said I havent seen it in forever, but I shot a lot of it in the past without any problems. For quite a while it was the cheapest .223 around. It was a favorite squirrel bullet because it was so cheap you didnt worry about losing brass.
     
  4. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Save it.
    Wont see that around anymore.
     
  5. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys!