The .223 Rem and 350 Legend were created for two different purposes, yet when you compare the 350 Legend vs 223 side-by-side, they have a few strikingly similar characteristics that allow these calibers to overlap in their intended uses partially.
Below we compare the calibers in several categories that the average shooter will find essential.
If you can’t wait, the .223 Remington won 5/10 sections and is the overall winner for most shooters.
However, if you’re a deer hunter in a state that only allows straight-walled cartridges, the 350 Legend should be your choice.
If you’re ready to see which sections it prevailed in, keep scrolling!
There are several noticeable differences when you look at 350 Legend and .233 Remington rounds next to each other.
First, you’ll see the 350 Legend is a straight-walled cartridge, and the 223 Rem is not. Next, you’ll notice how much more aerodynamic the .223 Rem bullet looks compared to the 350 Legend bullet.
Lastly, you’ll also notice how much larger the 350 Legend bullet is than the 223 bullet.
While we can pick all this up from glancing at the rounds, let’s take a closer look at the dimensions of each cartridge because though there are glaring differences, there are also some shocking similarities.