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.223 Projectiles from .22lr cases? Huntnman?
Posted by: mousegun380
Date: February 20, 2016 05:38AM
Hello, new member here. I was talking to Guvner and he mentioned a forum board member who converts .22lr cases into .223 projectiles. I have heard of this before and am interested in how this works. Might that be huntnman?

Re: .223 Projectiles from .22lr cases? Huntnman?
Posted by: huntnman
Date: February 20, 2016 02:32PM
Guilty as charged. All you need is the brass, pure lead, derimming die, squirt die, seating die, point form die. A strong press, I have found that my RCBS press with an extended handle works well. A way to anneal you're brass ( lead casting pot, self cleaning oven, hand torch). A way to clean you're brass (stainless steel wet tumbler works best). I also added a canalure tool to add the crimp ring to my finished product.
This is a time consuming process, the tools are expensive, the off set is you will always have, no matter the market availability, a very inexpensive highly frangible bullet of any weight from 45 to 60+ grains.

Re: .223 Projectiles from .22lr cases? Huntnman?
Posted by: huntnman
Date: March 05, 2017 10:48PM
I also use 40cal brass to make jackets for 44 and 45cal projectiles.

Re: .223 Projectiles from .22lr cases? Huntnman?
Posted by: Guvner
Date: March 06, 2017 12:03AM
Call me when you think about it... Need to load some again and see your new size bullets...


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