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223 - 63gr SMP
Jul 9th, 2018 at 12:08am
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Anyone had any experience with the Sierra 63gr smp varminter. Both accuracy and on game performance. Looking for a good alrounder for my 1:8" 223 - varmints, predator, goats etc.

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Reply #1 - Jul 9th, 2018 at 2:21am
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I've just started running some through my T3 .223

25.5 grains of AR2206H which is maximum load according to the ADI website but it's producing some nice tight 4 shot clovers at 100 metres.

I've used the loads on Goats and it puts them down no problems and only shot one Sika deer which was through the neck so that doesn't really count.

Another projectile to try which i've used ALOT on deer is the Sierra 55 gr #1345 and that kills deer & goats really well.

Another projectile I use on goats is the Hornady 55 gr SP 

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Thanks seventenths. I like the look of that group. I currently use the 55gr sierra gameking but thought the extra weight of the 63gr might help with the bugger stuff. Will load 9am up and give them a go
  
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65gr Sierra is the better killer.
  
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Re: 223 - 63gr SMP
Reply #4 - Jul 11th, 2018 at 6:13am
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My father and I have been using the Sierra 63gr SMP projectiles out of our 223 for a long, long time. They are an awesome bullet on deer including reds.
  
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