Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

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Does any one know if I will be able to load the hornady 75gr bthp to mag length in my AR?

If so does any one have experience doing so?
 

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Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

The 75gr BHTP Match works great loaded to mag length (2.260"). It's the 75gr A-max that isn't designed to do so (the ogive would be inside of the neck).
 

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Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

Yes the 75 gr BTHP Hornadys and 77 gr Sierra Matchkings are loaded to magazine length. I have used both in LC cases with CCI 41 primers and 24 gr. of RE15, which is almost a universal load that works well in every rifle I've ever shot it in.
 

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Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

Concur with the above. I have a 1:9 barrel and well, it didnt shoot as well as I had hoped, dropped down to a 69 gr from wideners and have not looked back... although the coyotes are checking their six.
 

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Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

That is some exciting news. Looks like I may have to work on a 75gr bthp load for my rifle when I can get some in.
 

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I haven't loaded them but I have shot some Hornady factory match loaded with them, they'll work for sure. They did ok, nothing to brag about, as above mine's a 1:9.
 

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Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

I load these to mag length in my 18" WOA barreled AR. 24.0 gr RE-15, Win or CCI primers, and Prvi brass shoots 0.5-0.75 moa out to 300. That's about as far as I like to take them though; out to 600 they lose it. 600+ I use the 77gr SMK which handle much better.
 

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    Re: Hornady 75gr BTHP in AR mags?

    They grouped fine at 600 for me. As well as 77nosler anywas. I shoot them loaded to 2.245coal at around 2650fps with varget or TAC.