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.223 Rem Rifle Brass

223 Rem Rifle Brass


.223 Rifle Brass

  • Headstamps Are Mixed
  • Unprocessed
  • 100% Brass Casings
  • Will contain 5.56
  • 500+ Casings
Our Price: $55.00

Quantity in Stock:78
Availability:: Usually Ships in 5 to 7 Business Days
Product Code: RURB223-Q0500

Not only are these two rounds often interchangeable and able to be shot from the same gun, their history is entwined with each other. In fact, the 5.56 NATO round didn’t come about until have the .223 was produced. In 1957, Fairchild Industries set about to create and new lightweight combat rifle. They were commissioned, along with several other groups of engineers, by the US Continental Army Command (CONARC) with a set of specific criteria that the gun and round had to meet.

These parameters included:
• .22 Caliber
• Able to exceed supersonic speeds at 500 yards
• Rifle itself could only weigh 6 lbs.
• Able to penetrate both a steel helmet and .135” steel plate at 500 yards.
• Magazine capacity of at least 20 rounds.

These specifications came as a result of the 7.62 NATO round being deemed has having too much power to be carried by infantry. In May of 1957, Eugene Stoner shot the first AR 15 design to CONARC. Through further developments, the AR-15 was transformed into the M16 rifle that is still the standard rifle for most of the American Armed forces.

Each box contains 500+ once fired brass shell casings. Will contain 5.56 mixed with 223. This is unprocessed brass sourced from commercial shooting ranges. It has not been cleaned or resized and still contains the spent primer. This brass contains different manufacturer's headstamps. It is recommended that all brass be inspected prior to being reloaded and fired.

WARNING – This product can expose you to chemicals including lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
For more information go to www. P65Warnings.ca.gov and see
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Average Rating: Average Rating: 4 of 5 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Good reloadable cases that require prep work. October 27, 2021
Reviewer: Daryl Davis from SE Michigan  
I expected culls in as much as it's range brass, mixed headstamps.  I received 519 cases of which 3 had cracked necks and 3 had severely dented necks, all went in the scrap can.

I decapped all of them, ran in STS wet media (were very dirty but I expected that), cut all the primer pockets, annealed and FL resized them all.  What I have left after the culls is still better than 500 and they are all reloadable.

Very pleased and shipping was pretty quick as well.

Be apprised that this is mixed headstamp range brass so there is a lot of prep work involved but I'm quite happy and will be ordering more very shortly.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Great quality! October 27, 2021
Reviewer: ScottyG from UT  
Have ordered from other places with not as good of luck as I have with my recent order here at Capital Cartridge. Every casing passed inspection of my 500+ .223 Rem order and was pleasantly surprised to find a good amount was quality 5.56 brass casings! No complaints from me but only praises because I can tell they put the time into the “quality” sorting process.  Just made my second order of 500+ .223 Rem.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
2 of 5 Not 500+ November 13, 2020
Reviewer: BillyB from Texas  
After cleaning and looking them over, there were only 487 casings. 280 crimped, 202 with no crimp, and 5 unusable. They need better control packaging.

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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
3 of 5 Not impressed November 10, 2020
Reviewer: Mitchell Yost from Gladwin, MI United States  
Says 500 + got 499

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Good stuff at a good price! January 12, 2019
Reviewer: CWS from MT  
Good quality brass. Was a mix of 223 & 556. Sorted through 4 bags of 500 and didn't find a single piece that wasn't useable. Very Happy with this brass!

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