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Old 06-22-2006, 11:06 AM
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Re: accurate inexpensive 308 bullets

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155gr Amax work great for me. I also shoot alot of 165grSST at LR and they are superb. A bit strong for a yote at LR though. I would prefer the Amax beyond 300yds.

Look for sales and buy bulk.

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Old 06-24-2006, 04:23 PM
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Re: accurate inexpensive 308 bullets

if you're going out to 1K, i'm votin for the 178 A-max.
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Old 06-24-2006, 04:39 PM
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Re: accurate inexpensive 308 bullets

Some cheap 180 bullets that have a pretty high B.C. are those Speer hot core bullets. I have found in my 338 RUM the 200 Speer Hot Core bullets do 3260 FPS. So I got some 180's for my 300 also.
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Old 06-27-2006, 05:54 PM
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Re: accurate inexpensive 308 bullets

Thanks for all of the advise. I bagged 15 rock chucks this weekend and After seeing what the sst can do to rock chucks, I might just stay with them. Thanks
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Old 06-28-2006, 07:57 AM
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Re: accurate inexpensive 308 bullets

A few years ago my shooting buddy bought a box of IMI Samson 168grn match grade FMJs, if i remember correctly they were $18 for a 250 count box.
Performance was very good but he did not like the cannelure.

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