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.308 Win. Load Recommendation

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Old 02-04-2004, 07:01 AM
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.308 Win. Load Recommendation

Looking for a beginning load for a 308 Win. Bbl length is 24" with a 12 twist. Would like to use 168 SMK and 155 Palmas. Thanks,
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Old 02-04-2004, 07:07 AM
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Re: .308 Win. Load Recommendation

theres a new post on the lr hunting forum with data-dave
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Old 02-04-2004, 11:19 AM
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Re: .308 Win. Load Recommendation

For your 24" tube, try starting with 42.0 of RL-15 and Varget for the 168 and 46 of Varget and RL-15 for the 155. These are just to start, work up in .5 grain increments from there. Try those 2 powders, and choose the overall best one. One of those will give you what you want.
Originally Posted by Broz View Post
Please just answer one very simple question. Why would anyone shooting long range load a low BC , low SD 168 gr offering in a 300 win???????

My answer to this is. The only reason is to make the 7 RM look good. There is no other reason.

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Old 02-05-2004, 06:37 PM
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Re: .308 Win. Load Recommendation

Thanks for your replies. I have RL-15 on hand.
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