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So what’s been missing from the numbers gauntlet? by Philip Massaro - It should come as no surprise the Ruger name is synonymous with value, and its’ AR-556 looks to fit this mold as an entry-level AR-15 with a reasonable MSRP. And they succeeded with this baby-Nosler, boasting greater case volume, velocity, and energy. Or, you could say it is a 30-30 Win that has been shortened, necked down to 22 caliber, and given the aforementioned shoulder and rim rebatement. But if you love the round or already own one in a semi-auto, the bolt guns are a nice and oftentimes lighter option than the heavy-barreled AR’s. With just a barrel and magazine swap, you can push a 55 grain projectile from a 22 Nosler AR-15 with a gain of 20% more muzzle energy compared to .223 Remington: a significant boost. Poll: What Progressive Reloading Press Do You Use Most?
vs. .300 WSM• .223 Remington vs. .22-250 Remington, E-mail your comments/questions about this site to:, For questions/comments about American Hunter magazine, please, You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on American Hunter, visit for more information. 243 WSSM. However, there are some slight differences that may influence your decision. With a 30 degree shoulder, it offers a good blend of clean feeding and positive headspacing, and has shown excellent accuracy. They have similar features and similar performances, so let’s compare and contrast the two and see if one holds an advantage over the other. To make things easy, I’ve computed some recoil numbers in 7-pound rifles. At 1.760 inches, the 22 Nosler measures the same length as the .223 but advertises 25 percent more case capacity.

The only visible change of note is the headstamp which is more faint compared to the 0x fired case and the 1x fired case. Simply neck up the 22 Nosler case for 0.243-inch bullets and you have the 24 Nosler, correct? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The .22 Nosler is the elder of the two, being released at the 2017 SHOT Show. If you haven’t already, you’ll want to check out the “other” installments in this series: Now it’s time to talk reloading for 22 Nosler! It too requires a 6.8 SPC magazine. A typical 243 Winchester 100-grain load at 3,000 fps recoils with 13.7 foot-pounds energy at a recoiling velocity of 11.22 feet per second. Just when you thought the 22 Nosler was only for AR-platform semi-autos, think again.