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Old 05-17-2011, 10:39 PM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

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I took this N. Carolina buck with a single 155gr A-Max to the chest from my .308. One big leap and it was all over. Shot was taken at 200 yards.

Nice buck!! Glad to hear all the good luck with the a-max's. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:42 PM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

I've had good luck with the 150 gr Etip. Getting 2850 out of my 24" barrel over a charge of Varget. The 150 at .308 Win velocities seems to be the best bet.
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Old 05-18-2011, 11:49 AM
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I've had good luck with the 150 gr Etip. Getting 2850 out of my 24" barrel over a charge of Varget. The 150 at .308 Win velocities seems to be the best bet.

I think you hit the nail on the head, I wouldn't go anywhere over the 168 TSX/TTSX in the 308. I shoot Barnes in almost everything, from 6mm up to 458, I have found a little extra speed is needed to achieve the performance I expect. I would look at the 150's VERY hard for the 308.
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:50 PM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

3 fail proof bullets for 308 are
hornady interbond
nosler accubond
nosler partitions.
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Old 05-29-2011, 05:00 PM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

I liked the 175 VLD hunting bullets when I use them out of my .308 Win on antelope out to 400 yds. It was easy to get within that distance so I had no reason to shoot farther. I also shot the 175 at 1,000 yds during competition and they did very well. The 168's and 180's didn't seem to have the velocity at 1,000 to maintain supersonic at 1,000 yds. Just my experience out of my rifle.

Gordon
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Old 05-29-2011, 10:41 PM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

With my 308 and Hornady SST's i have killed several deer. Complete pass through's out to 400yds with 150gr's

I have loaded up some 178 A-max's for longer range shots. With deer the Amax is fine. SST's are tuff stuff and will serve you well.
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Old 05-30-2011, 10:41 AM
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Re: 308win hunting bullet

I have some friends that swear by the 175VLD, they have a lease in KS & took 10 Whitetails there last year with that bullet & liked the results. I think the new Barnes 175TTSX/LRX with a BC of .508 looks good but I havn't shot it yet.
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