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  1. General Chit Chat
    The standard AR-15 chambered in 5.56 NATO is truly America’s rifle and is a symbol of American ingenuity and freedom. Although the 5.56 NATO has proven itself in the jungles of Vietnam and deserts of Iraq, some gun owners wanted something more… They wanted more stopping power, better terminal...
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    The lethality of the 5.56 NATO/223 Remington rifle cartridge has been a topic of heated debate since its adoption by the US military during the Vietnam War. When fired from a 20 inch barrel, the terminal performance of the 5.56 is quite impressive, however problems arise when a shorter barrel...
  3. General Chit Chat
    Judging by the popularity of the rounds in the US today, the 5.56 doesn't seem to have many worthy competitors. However, some believe the 5.7mm is a worthy opponent despite these cartridges being created for different purposes. When we compared the 5.56 vs 5.7, it was clear that each has its...
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    Many shooters will assert there is no difference between .223 Remington and 5.56x45mm NATO and that you can safely fire both from the same rifle. Others will contest that assertion, “The two ammo types are different!” But which one is right? Who is correct? Although the external dimensions of...
  5. General Chit Chat
    The 5.56mm NATO round has been the gold standard AR-15 cartridge for well over 60 years. It has been the ammo issued to our frontline soldiers for over a generation and has seen combat on 5 continents in the hands of the U.S. Military and our NATO allies. However, some shooters wanted more out...
  6. General Chit Chat
    Many shooters will assert there is no difference between .223 Remington and 5.56x45mm NATO and that you can safely fire both from the same rifle. Others will contest that assertion, “The two ammo types are different!” But which one is right? Who is correct? Although the external dimensions of...
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