What is the difference between 5.56 NATO and 223 Rem ammunition?

Differences between the two are small but can have a large impact on performance, safety and weapon function.The first difference is the higher pressure level of the 5.56 NATO cartridge which runs at approximately 58,000 psi. A 223 Remington is loaded to approximately 55,000 psi.The second and most important difference between the two is the fact that a 5.56 NATO chamber has a .125” longer throat.…

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What makes TAP® products superior?

History of Proven Performance Hornady was founded in 1949, and has grown to become an award winning World leader in ballistic technology. A second generation family-owned business, Hornady is committed to providing nothing but the best possible hunting and shooting products on the market today. Great care is given to ensure that industry leading standards of excellence are met repeatedly with every…

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