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168gr For long range?

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Unread 04-16-2010, 12:06 PM
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Re: 168gr For long range?

Originally Posted by Michael Eichele View Post

Even in my 308 at those measly speeds, the 168 despite being over 200 FPS faster at the muzzle than the 208, doesnt hold a candle to the 208 for wind and energy. I get 700 pounds of energy with the 168 at 1K and 1000 pounds with the 208 with 20" less drift in a full value 10 MPH wind.

"Speed fades, but BC is forever!" German Salazaar or Bryan Litz, I forget which. Both bright guys, and a true statement whoever said it!

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Unread 04-16-2010, 01:11 PM
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Re: 168gr For long range?

Originally Posted by šlg View Post
What loads and speeds are you getting in the 300wsm with the 208amax??
Only 2634fps at the muzzle...it groups pretty well though.
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