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Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

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Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

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MudRunner, that is exactly what I was looking for! What is the BC on the Berger 210? The SMK is .645 at 1800 FPS and above and it is 1.483 long. I suspect that the Berger is similar. Thanks!

P.s. I am limited in the DPMS on oal by the magazine but with the long Remy chambers my rounds should look much more like yours.
The Berger 210 VLD G1 BC is 0.631, and the G7 BC is 0.323
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The 284 is to the STW what a tricycle is to a Ninja.
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

    Mudrunner, what kind of speed are you getting out of that berger?
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

    Mind you, my 5R .308 is one of the not-as-common 24" models (which I prefer) for longer range stability. I am getting just at 2400 fps MV.
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

    hmmmm....I am only getting 2054 with an 18" barrel but I am using a very fast powder (for 308). I am trying to figure out if I want to get a 24" gun and thread the barrel or a 20" with the barrel already threaded.
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

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    I am getting just at 2400 fps MV.
    That sounds like a nice 308 round
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

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    That sounds like a nice 308 round
    Yep, plus that load is stacking them in nearly 1 hole @ 100 yards, if the nut behind the trigger (me) does his part, of course.
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    Re: Anyone try heavy 308s in a 5-R barrel?

    What are you using for a powder?
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