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The .221 Remington Fireball Fits

Loaded with the proper propellants, the .221 produces about 90 percent of the .223’s velocity with bullets weighing up to 55 grains. See the full review on the .221 Rem. Fireball here.

Federal Fusion MSR .223 Rem.

Looking for a .223 Rem. load that's suitable for hunting deer and feral hogs? Federal's Fusion MSR fits the bill.

The AR-15 for Home Defense: Penetration Tests

In the Sept. 2014 issue of American Rifleman, Field Editor Stanton Wormley explores the concept and construction of a home-defense AR. During that project, he tested different ammunitions to see how they would perform in a home-defense scenario. Here are the results.

NEW! Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle .223 Rem./5.56 NATO

Watch video here! Adapted from the .308 platform, the Ruger GSR retains many of the features found in its original chambering.

Patriot Ordnance Factory’s P415 Carbine

The gas-piston-operated carbines designed and produced by Patriot Ordnance Factory at its facility in Arizona are innovative, accurate, ergonomic—and exceptionally reliable.

The AR for Home Defense: One Expert's Opinion

We sat down with one of the nation’s elite combat veterans, now a renowned tactical trainer, and asked him to explain why his choice for the best home-defense tool is the “general-purpose rifle,” America’s favorite, the AR platform in .223 Rem.

Product Preview: Liberty Ammunition Silverado

A lead-free, monolithic 55-gr., .223 Rem. load with a deep-cavity hollow-point tip, the Silverado’s copper bullet is designed to fragment into up to nine pieces upon impact.

Review: Troy 223 National Sporting Pump-Action Rifle

This handy carbine blends the features of an AR-15 with a 50-states legal manually operated action.

Latest Loads: Barnes 52-gr. Match Burner

Barnes Bullets is best known for its leadless projectiles, such as the famous X-series; however, the company also manufactures top-notch lead-core bullets—the Match Burner bullets are one example.

Cutting Big-Bore AR Recoil

Bryce Towsley’s recent article concerning big-bore AR cartridges compelled me to tinker a bit more with my own, a 450 Bushmaster Carbine.

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