collapse
Advertise on Hunting-Washington GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP

Author Topic: .223 or .204  (Read 819 times)

Offline batch

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 197
  • Location: NE Oregon
  • YAT YAS
.223 or .204
« on: April 30, 2009, 06:20:38 PM »
so i am building an ar and am trying to decide on which caliber
i have exerience with the .223/5.56 but cant decide
going to use it primarily on coyotes :twocents:please
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans.

Offline Red Dawg

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2007
  • Posts: 1945
  • Location: Granger, WA
Re: .223 or .204
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2009, 06:29:39 PM »
you will more than likely be further from a decision after we get done with you. But I would say the 223 for sure. You can buy bulk ammo (if you can find it) and I would say if you reload you can shoot it much cheaper.. 204 is a little bit hotter round but not all that much more.

Offline Straight Shooter

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2009
  • Posts: 841
  • Location: Eastern Washington
Re: .223 or .204
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2009, 07:05:25 PM »
 :yeah: I can still find good .223 hunting ammo (with V-Max and TNT bullets) for less than $25.00 per box of 50.  I personally don't own a .204, but I have six .223s.  With my DPMS Lo Pro, I've shot 1/4" groups with Black Hills 50 gr V-Max (blue box).
« Last Edit: April 30, 2009, 07:12:17 PM by Straight Shooter »
United States Air Force, Retired - Apr '85-Nov '05
Operation ENDURING FREEDOM & Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Veteran

catwithboost

  • Guest
  • Trade Count: (0)
Re: .223 or .204
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2009, 07:13:55 PM »
I have a 204 and 223. I would go with a 223 for coyotes any day.

Offline batch

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 197
  • Location: NE Oregon
  • YAT YAS
Re: .223 or .204
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2009, 07:34:18 PM »
thanks for the input
In this country we have no place for hyphenated Americans.

 

* Recent Topics

Prime rib prep question?? by trophyhunt
[Today at 08:20:44 PM]


Sure babe, I don't mind you invading my reloading area. by Biggerhammer
[Today at 08:17:44 PM]


Build an Rbros Rifle by Biggerhammer
[Today at 08:02:29 PM]


Federal B.O.R Lock 270gr. ( Deer picture added ) by lazydrifter
[Today at 07:48:31 PM]


Input on Browning x-bolt hells canyon by zwickeyman
[Today at 07:42:57 PM]


Gotta Scratch by Brute
[Today at 07:40:05 PM]


Links for some good hunting podcasts by Karl Blanchard
[Today at 07:37:29 PM]


BASES, eyeguards, MOSS Rougher the better! by boneaddict
[Today at 07:36:57 PM]


Where should I put my camera this winter? by HighlandLofts
[Today at 07:28:25 PM]


2016 goat back from taxidermist by NRA4LIFE
[Today at 07:28:15 PM]


Coyote/Fur gun... 17 Remington by KFhunter
[Today at 07:23:45 PM]


Waterfowl around Winthrop WA? by Fire8263
[Today at 07:23:15 PM]


Crossbow broadheads by lokidog
[Today at 07:23:00 PM]


STUDS! by Timberstalker
[Today at 07:05:56 PM]


Article: Garbage Flowing at Mt. St. Helens by fireweed
[Today at 06:56:14 PM]


Bushnell Banner - DON'T DO IT!!! by Calvin Rayborn
[Today at 06:55:08 PM]


The mighty 28 gauge by jetjockey
[Today at 06:53:17 PM]


From Behind by boneaddict
[Today at 06:15:54 PM]


Breaking Dawn by h20hunter
[Today at 06:15:36 PM]


One More to go by boneaddict
[Today at 06:01:29 PM]