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Unread 04-03-2012, 09:00 PM
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.308 win

Got a quick question. I dont have a chrony so what kinda velocity should I see out of a 168 grain Berger vld with 43 grains of varget out of a 22 inch barrel?
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    Unread 04-03-2012, 11:41 PM
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    Re: .308 win

    According to the Hodgdon 2012 loading annual, starting load is 42.0grains of Varget and max load is a compressed load of 46.0grains. Starting load speed is 2520fps and max load speed is 2731fps. These numbers are for a 168gr. Sierra HPBT bullet.
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    Unread 04-05-2012, 08:05 PM
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    Re: .308 win

    I am getting 2710 with 43.5 gr out of a 24" hope that helps
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    Re: .308 win

    You should be getting around 2650 out of your 22" barrel. I load 45.3gr.in my 26" at 2810.
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