What is XP193 ammo?
Next up for the Big Freakin’ Cartridge Test is Korean manufacturer PMC’s clone of M193 Ball, called XP193. This ammunition features very uniform-looking external dimensions, attractively finished brass cases and projectile jackets, and a reasonable price.
Is PMC good ammo?
PMC Bronze™ Handgun Ammo provides high-performance accuracy and reliability at a cost-effective price. Bronze handgun ammunition is loaded with full metal jacket (FMJ) bullets, consisting of a lead core bullet enclosed in a heavy copper jacket.
What grain 5.56 does the military use?
The U.S. military currently uses a round with a 62-grain bullet in its M-16s. The FN SCAR, used by Special Operations Forces, comes in both the 62-grain 5.56 NATO or a much heavier 7.62 mm. Snipers and crew-served weapons also use the heavier round.
Is PMC ammo good for self defense?
No matter if it’s hunting, recreational shooting, plinking, target practice, or self-defense, PMC ammunition is well-positioned within its five different product lines: SFX (self-defense and law enforcement cartridge) Bronze (reliable target shooting, military, self-defense, and hunting rounds)
Is PMC American made?
PMC Ammo Information: PMC ammunition is manufactured in South Korea by the Poongsan Corporation (ISO certified) which produces cartridges ranging from small arms ammunition to large howitzer rounds for the South Korean military.
What does the green tip on 5.56 mean?
These rounds, commonly known as “green tip” rounds because of their color coding, are designed for use with the AR platform in the popular caliber of 5.56. However, if you haven’t heard already, the ATF is withdrawing these rounds from the civilian market citing their armor piercing capabilities.
Why does military use M855?
Most NATO nations adopted the SS109 as their first 5.56 round. The United States adopted it as the M855, painting the tip green to allow soldiers to easily differentiate it from older M193 ammunition.
Why do ranges not allow green tip?
You can’t shoot green tip ammo at most shooting ranges because it’s made to penetrate steel, and most indoor shooting ranges use steel to catch bullets. While the steel backdrop would likely still stop a green tip bullet, it would incur a lot of damage, costing the range a lot of money.
What kind of bullet does the xp193 use?
Interestingly, XP193 appears to use a lower drag 55gr bullet, possibly based on the Sierra 55gr, instead of the somewhat draggier Remington-style projectiles used by Federal, IMI, and others for their M193 clones. I like to use XP193 when I need full-power ammunition without spending too much.
How accurate is the xp193?
In reality, with an average mean radius of under 1, the XP193 is quite accurate generally speaking, but prone to occasional fliers. Or, if you prefer to believe, maybe I have a tremor.
What is the ballistic trajectory of a 270 Win?
The following ins a 500 yd 270 Win ballistic trajectory and drop chart that follows a 130gr Winchester Silvertip with a ballistic coeddicient of .337 from the time it exits the muzzle until it hits the 500 yard mark. All data created using our free ballistic calculator.
What is the muzzle velocity of a 270 Winchester?
The.270 Winchester was released in 1925 chambered in the Model 54 bolt action rifle. The first factory load featured a 130 grain bullet at a muzzle velocity which closely approached the factory advertised figure of 3160fps from the 54 rifle’s 24″ barrel.