I quickly got to work. HAPPY HUNTING. I don't in any way want to get in the middle of this lovers quarrel, but VG, why don't you post the difference in velocities and bullet drop between equal weight bullets? Top #2065921 - 12/07/11 05:27 PM Re: 223 vs 22-250 vs 204 … Ammunition Inputs. The chart shown above is for one of my 223's, not a 204. .223 a fair comparrison. The .22-250 will heat the barrel faster than the .204 so you have a slower rate of fire if you want to keep your barrel cool. 204 Ruger 32 gr V-MAX® Superformance Item #83204 | 20/Box . 204 Ruger Load Data; 22 Hornet Load Data ; 221 Remington Fireball Load Data; 222 Remington Load Data; 223 Remington Load Data; 5.56×45 NATO Load Data; 222 Remington Magnum Load Data; 22 PPC-USA Load Data; 225 Winchester Load Data; 22 BR Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Load Data; 22-250 Remington Ackley Improved Load Data; 220 Swift Load Data; 223 Win Super Short Magnum … Top. Ballistic charts may be impressive to some. Accuracy, increased range, flatter trajectory, less wind drift and devastating terminal results are all realized with Superformance ® Varmint ammunition.. Find a Retailer V-MAX 83206 3900/1351 3482/1077 3103/855 2755/674 2433/526 2133/404 -1.5 0.7 0 -4.3 -13.2 -28.1 V 204 Ruger 45 gr. A near ballistic twin of … V-MAX ® (Steel Case) (16” Bbl) Your IP: 172.104.58.38 at 300 yards. Ballistics Centerfire Rifle Ballistics Centerfire Rifle Ballistics FILTER BY LINE: ALL Premier AccuTip Premier Match HTP Copper Hog Hammer Core-Lokt Peters Premier Blue Premier Scirocco Subsonic Ultimate Defense Rifle High Performance Rifle UMC Same with the 223.I like flat trajectories. Publication is at the editor’s discretion The .204 is faster with a considerably better trajectory (-5 to -6 inches @ 300 yards w/ 150 yard zero vs. -9 to -10 inches for the .223). 22-250 Rem, 40 gr. Re: Calibre .204 Ruger. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. Joined: Dec 14, 2006 Messages: 58 Location: Springville, UT. par Sunday62 » 25 Fév 2009 21:41 . Pourquoi du .223 qui est classé en 1 ère catégorie, quand tu peux avoir du .222 classé en 5 ème catégorie avec beaucoup moins de problémes , et le tir à 100/200 metres semble meilleur avec le .222 que le .223 !!!! And the little bit of differnce in bc about .20 won't make a crap bit of difference. You have to compare apples to apples not just BS. However, an accurate 223 can be used to some extreme ranges if you practice and work up a "click chart" to have adjustments for the long ranges.The 204 is still being chambered by a number of companies and many shooters like it. Comparing the 22-250, 223, & 204 ruger at 300 yards - YouTube The Velocity Edge--A .204 Ruger drives a 40-grainer 600 fps faster than a .223 Rem can push the typical 22-Caliber 50gr bullet. SP (26” Bbl) 83208 3625 3188 2793 2431 2096 1791 1313 1015 779 590 439 320 -1 5 1 0 -54 -168 -362 V 5.45 x 39mm 60 gr. Additionally, grain for grain, 20-Caliber bullets have higher ballistic coefficients than.224 bullets. The heavier bullets from a 22-250 will have more energy over usual shooting conditions. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or j V. VarmintGuy OP. This higher velocity produces a flatter trajectory. The .204 is faster with a considerably better trajectory (-5 to -6 inches @ 300 yards w/ 150 yard zero vs. -9 to -10 inches for the .223). https://thebiggamehuntingblog.com/22-250-vs-223-vs-204-ruger-vs-220-swift Show me that it’s awesome. V-MAX 83204 4225/1268 3645/944 3137/699 2683/512 2272/367 1899/256 -1.5 0.6 0 -4.1 -13.1 -29.0 V 204 Ruger 40 gr. 204 Ruger, 40grn V-Max, 4100fps-Energy at 500 yards-454 pounds 22-250,40grn V-Max, 4400fps-Energy at 500 yards-323 pounds Once again, the 204 Ruger is actually flatter shooting with more energy on target than the 22-250 when using the .22 cal 40grn V-Max or 50grn V-Max. So yeah, halfish. I would not consider a 40 gr. SV 204 Ruger 40 gr. Re: .204 vs .223? from a 24" test barrel. The Diminutive .204 Ruger By Ron Spomer To sell rifles and ammunition in the U.S. you’re advised to go light and fast. V-MAX ® (Steel Case) (16” Bbl) The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .22-250 Remington vs .223 Remington ammo rounds. This provides about 5 percent more powder space than is found in the.223 case. Compare all .223 ammunition manufacturers on one chart. Compare all .223 ammunition manufacturers on one chart. The trajectories are similar and consequently the effects of wind are also with the edge going to the .204. Well if you have killed much of anything with a 17HMR you would know they are not good enough for anything but squirrels and paper. You better believe they do and then some. The difference just isn't as great as some believe. Varmitguy, you started this post asking for responses. A near ballistic twin of … SP (26” Bbl) 83208 3625 3188 2793 2431 2096 1791 1313 1015 779 590 439 320 -1 5 1 0 -54 -168 -362 V 5.45 x 39mm 60 gr. This is a .223 ballistics chart (external) generated using our ballistic trajectory calculator. I would not consider a 40 gr. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or archerben Member. Email story and several good quality digital photos to aussiehunter333@gmail.com. Hand loading the exact same ammo was 80c. V-MAX 83206 3900/1351 3482/1077 3103/855 2755/674 2433/526 2133/404 -1.5 0.7 0 -4.3 -13.2 -28.1 V 204 Ruger 45 gr. I would think that anyone that blows this much hot air would at least try to back it up with some pictures. Take a look at some reloading manuals. par Sunday62 » 25 Fév 2009 21:41 . The Velocity Edge--A.204 Ruger drives a 40-grainer 600 fps faster than a.223 Rem can push the typical 22-Caliber 50gr bullet. Pourquoi du .223 qui est classé en 1 ère catégorie, quand tu peux avoir du .222 classé en 5 ème catégorie avec beaucoup moins de problémes , et le tir à 100/200 metres semble meilleur avec le .222 que le .223 !!!! Combine this with the extra velocity of the 20-Caliber, and you get superior performance in the wind. Hornady factory ballistics for the original 32 grain V-Max bullet in the .204 Ruger claim a MV of 4225 fps and muzzle energy (ME) of 1308 ft. lbs. Nothing. I have asked you to post pictures of these groups that you shot. .243 Win Savage Axis Stainless Burris Fullfield 4.5-14x42. The .204 Rugeris the second largest casing in its class behind the 5.6x50 Magnum. Still, the 204 is a great cartridge. .243 Win Savage Axis Stainless Burris Fullfield 4.5-14x42. The trajectories are similar and consequently the effects of wind are also with the edge going to the .204. These maintain better overall performance in short barrels due to their smaller cases and powder charges. Publication is at the editor’s discretion Campfire Kahuna. Bushnell LRF Ballistic Modes A-J Ballistic Charts A-J Dial Reference Charts for Common Ammunition How to Read the Descriptions and Find Your Ammo Listing: As an example, if the Description line in the Dial Chart reads: DIAL Winchester .224 dia. Units of Measure. I have been thinking about picking up a .223 recently, however, I just discovered the .204 Ruger and it's got me second guessing myself. For this reason as well as general performance we recommend 20 Caliber pistol barrels be made in the smaller 20 Tactical or ideally the 20 VarTarg. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by archerben , Jan 17, 2007. I own a couple of .204 Rugers and several rifles (CZ,Rem.& Win.) HORNADY AMMUNITION BALLISTICS ... V 204 Ruger 32 gr. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or j When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select, or press tab to cycle through suggested products based on autocomplete results. Hornady factory ballistics for the original 32 grain V-Max bullet in the .204 Ruger claim a MV of 4225 fps and muzzle energy (ME) of 1308 ft. lbs. Additionally, grain for grain, 20-Caliber bullets have higher ballistic coefficients than .224 bullets. by zook60 » Sat May 17, 2014 9:21 am Chronos wrote:I'm pretty sure the hornady 50 packs with 32 or 40gr Amax are cheaper than … 204 Ruger Ballistics. Hand loading the exact same ammo was 80c. Since getting the .204 Ruger, and some other small-caliber chamberings, the "big-bores" don't get as much use. Post your own info. Special deal of the year for .17 Rem fans - a slightly used Lilja 1-10 twist, #2, stainless, 22 inch long, chambered for .17 Rem, threaded for Ruger M77 MKII, barrel - work done by JK Cloward. All from Remingtons catalog. 224 Valkyrie vs 223. The heavier bullets from a 22-250 will have more energy over usual shooting conditions. V-MAX ® (26” Bbl) 83206 3900 3482 3104 2757 2435 2136 1351 1077 855 675 527 405 -1 5 07 -43 -132 -28 C 204 Ruger 45 gr. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Wanna run this one 12-15 pages like you did on AR about the 204 out performing the Swift, or remember the one you started about the 32gr 204 out performing the 40gr. It’s fast, but do the ballistic numbers for the .204 Ruger measure up to its competition? twoforty Recruit Posts: 33 Queensland. For examples of what is required, look at the 223 Remington page. $1.50 a round. Both carry approximately the same energy at comparable distances while the .223 offers a larger diameter. A research of component availability will show much more .204 R and especially buckets of .223 brass that can be made into .20 Practical than for the peculiar and esoteric .17 Rem. This calculator will produce a ballistic trajectory chart that shows the bullet drop, bullet energy, windage, and velocity. why are we comparing 40gr bullets to 55gr bullets. This is not surprising, considering that the first cartridge in the family, the .222 Remington, was a top benchrest shooting cartridge for many years after its introduction. Small caliber does less damage to pelts retaining their value. Reference Remington Arms Corporation Catalog 2,008 - page 88! Real Life Comparison 204 Ruger vs. 223 Remington. .204 vs 55 gr. This higher velocity produces a flatter trajectory. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. To match the ballistics of 39grn Sierra Blitzking (.287 BC) in.204, the.223, will have to go to a 60grn V-max (.255 BC), 68grn BTHP (.355 BC), or the 55grn Sierra Blitzking (.271 BC). Re: 204 bullet drop. I loved the idea. There isn't a snot bit of difference between the 204 and the 223 with both 40gr bullets. Small caliber does less damage to pelts retaining their value. Both carry approximately the same energy at comparable distances while the .223 offers a larger diameter. Blueprinted: Are YOU disputing the Remington catalogs velocities and drop comparisons? The.204 Ruger case is.090-inch longer than the.223, with a 30-degree shoulder that gives more length at full body diameter. The Federal Ballistics Calculator lets you quickly determine the trajectory for any rifle or handgun load, and save data for an unlimited number of loads. Okay, you have compared a 55 gr in 223 vs a 40 gr in a 204 and 50 gr in a 223 versus a 40 gr in a 204, now lets see the "apples to apples" comparison of the 40 gr versus the 40 gr in the 204 and 223. after looking up a little load data on the 204, versus the 223, seems to me a lot of data for the 204 is also being loaded to a higher pressure limit than the 223... may be wrong but the data doesn't list pressure signs.. Drover and G he is an idiot. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .223 Remington vs .243 Winchester ammo rounds. Summary. Brag about sub half moa groups as an average for a factory gun, then in your next post bitch becuase you can not shoot in the wind. Re: .204 vs .223? So yeah, halfish. Factory Federal Premium Ballistics Tips for my .243 for $30 a box. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .223 Remington vs .243 Winchester ammo rounds. 22-250 Rem, 40 gr. The .204 Ruger is a laser out to 500 yards in light/moderate winds (up to 15mph).When the wind is higher I break out the .22-250 but the down-side is that she bucks harder so I don't always get to see the show thru my scope like I do on every shot with the .204. SW Montana. Campfire Kahuna. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. The velocity and energy figures down range are 3583 fps and 941 ft. lbs. Top. at 200 yards, and 2531 fps and 469 ft. lbs. The.204 Ruger case is.090-inch longer than the.223, with a 30-degree shoulder that gives more length at full body diameter. A research of component availability will show much more .204 R and especially buckets of .223 brass that can be made into .20 Practical than for the peculiar and esoteric .17 Rem. OP. .204 vs 55 gr. How the .204 Ruger Is Right On Target For Predator Hunting: Dead-flat shooter with a measly 28.1-inch drop at 500 yards. Email story and several good quality digital photos to aussiehunter333@gmail.com. Ballistic Silvertip at 4150 fps H What it means: "Winchester"-the manufacturer of the ammo. Re: Real Life Comparison 204 Ruger vs. 223 Remington [Re: Blueprinted] #3818932 02/20/10: Joined: May 2003. Start comparing apples to apples. See Compared: The .204 Ruger and .223 Remington for a detailed direct comparison of these cartridges..22-250 Remington. OP. At least use JBM ballistics, quick load or something since you have not done your own testing.... jeesh as you say. Note: As Fred mentions on this page, you will experience severe muzzle blast in 204 Ruger pistols. Posts: 16,450. Please note. The difference just isn't as great as some believe. If you reload you can fire 223 40 grain bullets at similar speeds as the 40 grain 204's resulting in similar down range performances, the .204 always comes out on top in terms of exterior ballistic against the .223 using 40 grain bullets but only just in the field. Cloudflare Ray ID: 606d7e950b9c19e5 Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Ballistic Silvertip at 4150 fps H What it means: "Winchester"-the manufacturer of the ammo. V-MAX 83204 4225/1268 3645/944 3137/699 2683/512 2272/367 1899/256 -1.5 0.6 0 -4.1 -13.1 -29.0 V 204 Ruger 40 gr. I keep waiting for pics of all his success. Complete .223 Remington ammunition ballistics Chart. 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