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    posting photos that were lost of 222 Rem-Spcial and 224 Winchester

    The 222 Remington Special was a Stoner design and tested during 1954-56, this became the Rem 223 and military 5,56mm (there is a slight difference between these two cartridges).

    The 224 E2...
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    photos of 224E2 Winchester and 222 REMINGTON SPECIAL

    enclosed are photos of both the Winchester and Remington 22 cal cartridges. After testing the Remington was selected and became the 223 Remington with the military version called the...
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    The 222 Remington magnum still lives but with a 5mm bullet

    The Ruger 204 cartridge is nothing more than the 222 Remington magnum necked down to 204 cal (5mm) with the shoulder moved forward, case length is 47mm. It has been reported to be very accurate and...
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    Another bad mistake that Winchester made in 1965...

    Another bad mistake that Winchester made in 1965 or so, was to sell off their M14 equipment to civilian buyers. Had Winchester produced a
    M14 semi auto rifle in both standard and match grade, they...
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    224 cartridges

    The 222 Rem Magnum was an excellent cartridge, developed for military service but failed on the civilian market after the 223/5,56mm became a military cartridge. Also the semi auto Colt SP 1 being...
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    Before the 223/5,56mm cartridge

    122362122363The US Military had been testing cartridges using 224 diameter bullets during the mid 1950's.
    These included the M1 carbine cartridge necked down to 224 diameter and others including the...
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