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Old 03-04-2007, 08:10 AM
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o.k. Now that I have a CZ 527 American, I'm going to need ammo. Does anyone know what factory ammo it likes. I have no plans to reload. I barely have time to hunt.


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Old 03-04-2007, 12:16 PM
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I guess nobody shoots the CZ in .223. I should add that I don't have it yet. It's in layaway and should be out in time for the start of a new decade. I plan to use it for coyote and groundhogs. I have heard good things about this gun and think it will make a good first centerfire rifle for me.


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Old 03-04-2007, 01:56 PM
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Each rifle is going to like what it likes and they are not all created equal. If you are palnning to only shoot factory ammo you are going to have to try various brands and bullet weights to see what your M527 prefers.
I recently purchased a CZ 427 in 204 Ruger and it doesnt shoot Hornady factory to my expectations so I handload for it and get the results I wanted doing so. I have had good accuracy with HSM, Ultra Max and Black Hills 223 re-manufactured ammo. It's a little cheaper than the others that come 20 to a box. I have not tried it but Winchester makes a ecconomy/varmint load that comes 50 to a box.

It's just one of thoses things with shooting you are going to have to try different loads, what works for me might not work for you and so on. One other point also is that the most exspensive ammo doesnt always mean that it shoots the best.

Ok, go on now, ya have some experimenting to do
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Old 03-04-2007, 02:01 PM
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Some of the most accurate store bought .223/5.56mm ammo i have ever fired is South African ball. Think i bought it from Cheaper Than Dirt.
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Old 03-04-2007, 02:08 PM
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[/align]Thanks for the info. I figured it would be like that but I wanted a good place to start. I knew you would have something good to say about the CZ line. I read your posts.Congrats on your purchase. This is my first centerfire rifle. I think I said that before. The local rifle guy at GanderMountain turned me on to them. I wish I had the time for reloading, not to mention the money to buy the equiptment. I am a dad of two and an employee of two different jobs. I barely have time to hunt.
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Old 03-05-2007, 03:59 AM
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My CZ 527 American in .223 loves Remington Factory50 grain accutips. Shoots them under an inch at 100. If you handload, you can beat that by at least a 1/4 of an inch.
My handloaded 50 grain ammo regularly shoots around .4" -.5"...
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