83295
223 Remington
55 gr. GMX® TAP® BARRIER™

55 gr. GMX® TAP® BARRIER™ - Item No. 83295

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TAP® Barrier™ turns cover into concealment. The 55 gr. GMX® is a highly accurate solution for departments that are seeking a precise alternative to traditional bullets loaded in the 223. With its monolithic construction, the GMX® boasts dependable terminal performance and high weight retention when encountering barriers.

BULLET

  • Ballistic Coefficient: .245
  • Sectional Density: .157
  • Bullet Length: .832"
  • Recommended Rifling Twist Rate: 1:7" to 1:9"
  • Characteristics: Hollow point, Copper alloy
  • GMX®

CASE

223 Remington
  • Manufacturer's Name (Hornady) and Caliber Designation (223 REM) imprinted on case head
  • Match Grade Brass Composite

POWDER & PRIMER

  • Powder: Temperature stable with flash retardant
  • Primer: Small rifle, Staked primer pocket

PACKAGING & LOT NUMBERS

  • 20 rounds per box
  • 10 boxes per case (200 rounds per case)
  • Lot numbers on each box and case
10.4" Heckler & Koch HK416 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2503 2163 1851 1572 1333 1151
Energy (ft lbs) 765 571 418 302 217 162
Trajectory (in) -2.5 2.5 0 -12.7 -39.7 -86.3
11.5" Bushmaster® XM15-E2S 1:9" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2723 2366 2037 1737 1473 1254
Energy (ft lbs) 905 683 507 368 265 192
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.9 0 -10.3 -32.3 -70.4
14.5" Colt® M4 Carbine 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2841 2475 2137 1827 1551 1317
Energy (ft lbs) 986 748 558 408 294 212
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.6 0 -9.3 -29.1 -63.5
16" Colt® Law Enforcement Carbine 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2858 2490 2151 1840 1563 1326
Energy (ft lbs) 997 757 565 414 298 215
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.6 0 -9.1 -28.7 -62.5
18.5" Ruger® Mini 14® 1:9" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 2929 2556 2212 1895 1611 1366
Energy (ft lbs) 1048 798 597 439 317 228
Trajectory (in) -1 2.2 0 -9.3 -28.5 -61.1
20" Bushmaster® XM15-E2S 1:7" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 3039 2656 2305 1981 1687 1430
Energy (ft lbs) 1128 862 649 479 347 250
Trajectory (in) -2.5 1.2 0 -7.8 -24.6 -53.7
24" SAAMI 223 Rem. Test Barrel 1:12" Muzzle 100 Yards 200 Yards 300 Yards 400 Yards 500 Yards
Velocity (fps) 3242 2842 2476 2138 1828 1552
Energy (ft lbs) 1284 986 748 558 408 294
Trajectory (in) -1.5 1.4 0 -7.1 -21.9 -47.3
Firearm:
DPMS AR-15
Barrel:
16"
Twist Rate:
1:9
Substrate Material Total Penetration Max Cavity Depth of Max Cavity Initial Penetration Retained Weight Retained Percentage Expanded Diameter
Bare Gelatin scale 19.5" 4" 4.5" 0.75" 55 gr 100% 0.43"
Steel scale 20.5" 6" 5.75" 0" 55 gr 100% 0.18"
Wallboard scale 15" 5" 5" 0.5" 55 gr 100% 0.22"
Plywood scale 17" 3.5" 3.5" 1" 55 gr 100% 0.46"
Auto Glass scale 13.5" 3.5" 4" 0.5" 49.1 gr 89% 0.35"
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