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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.
Long range shooting is a process that ends with a result. Once you start to focus on the result (where the shot goes, how big the group is, what your buck will score, what your match score is, what place you are in...) then you loose the capacity to focus on the process.
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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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