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#373299 - 08/30/07 05:19 PM 5.56x45 ammo
cecil30-30
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can i shoot 5.56x45 ammo out of my AR that is chambered for 5.56?The reason i ask is because my AR doesn't say it is chambed for the 5.56x45 just 5.56.Is it the same ammo or is it different.
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#373312 - 08/30/07 05:31 PM Re: 5.56x45 ammo [Re: cecil30-30]
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It is the same. The 5.56 is the caliber while the X45 is what case it is based on which is the .223 case.
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#374105 - 08/31/07 06:15 AM Re: 5.56x45 ammo [Re: TnEncore]
Tater
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There is a difference between 223 rem and the 5.56mm. Not much but on paper they are a little different.
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#377966 - 09/03/07 06:04 AM Re: 5.56x45 ammo [Re: Tater]
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Check this out, it has all the information. \:\)


http://www.winchester.com/lawenforcement/news/newsview.aspx?storyid=11


Edited by Cull Buck Hunter (09/03/07 06:04 AM)
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