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If you are asking about the Remington 6.5 rem.mag round,then this cartridge takes large rifle/or large rifle magnum primers.The .223 Remington cartridge takes the small rifle primer.Both of these center fire primers differ in size and cannot be interchanged.The .223 Rem cartridge requires small rifle primers.

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Q: Can Remington 6.5 primers be used in a 223 rifle?
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