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I recently saw some .223 ammo advertised as "Made in Sweden by Lapua" in Winchester boxes with Winchester headstamps.
I was wondering if anyone has any information on the quality of the ammo, especially the brass. Is it safe to assume that the brass will be made to the usual Lapua standards? If so, I might buy it, just for the brass.

Edit: 5.56 not .223

Bruce

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SGA has it in stock now and by all reports it’s good ammo for the price. One report I read showed an average of 2983 fps from an 18” barrel.

It is 5.56 though and not .223.
 
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I will try it.

Bruce




"I cannot spare this man. He fights!"
-Abraham Lincoln

"At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child — miserable, as all spoiled children are, unsatisfied, demanding, ill-disciplined, despotic and useless. Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats."
-PJ O'Rourke
“It is just as difficult and dangerous to try to free a people that wants to remain servile as it is to try to enslave a people that wants to remain free."
-Niccolo Machiavelli

 
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