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16" barreled rifle

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Unread 12-18-2013, 10:14 PM
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Re: 16" barreled rifle

Originally Posted by aramarine6 View Post
I have a 16 inch 308. It's a great woods gun. Accuracy is amazing being that its such a short, stiff barrel. But the trade off is velocity. With a max charge of varget or 4064 and 165 grain gameking I'm only getting 2475 fps out of it. I bought it for a purpose though. And that was deer hunting in the thick woods of Northern Wisconsin. Works great for that purpose.
You should try the Alliant power pro 2000. If you find a load on the upper end, I bet you'll get over 2500 if that is something you desire.
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Unread 12-18-2013, 10:46 PM
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Re: 16" barreled rifle

I just finished building a shorty in 6x47 Lapua, 19" barrel. Need to shoot it yet, but it handles like a dream and it will make a dandy walk-about coyote rifle.
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