This is a discussion on bullet weight in 14" barrel within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Sorry if this has been covered already, looked but could not find. Would like some recommendations on bullet weight for a 14" AR w/ a ...
Sorry if this has been covered already, looked but could not find. Would like some recommendations on bullet weight for a 14" AR w/ a 1/9 twist..thanks
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If you're not shooting past 50 yards or so, it won't make much difference. Beyond that, the 55 gr loads will be better stabilized than the heavier stuff. 62 gr will probably still give decent if not optimal accuracy but it's not like night and day. Get your gun zeroed and try some of each of your candidate rounds.
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