Originally Posted by 270shortmagman
I am about to start reloading 7mm08 and I am interested in talking with someone who has experience with this caliber in different bullet weights. I have some 140 grain spbt and I am interested in another weight in either 120 grain or 160 grain. I am a big whitetail hunter and I suspect the heavier bullet will do better. My rifle twist rate is 1 in 9.5. can anyone help me decide before I invest in bullets that my rifle won't like.
The 7mm/08 is one of my favorite deer rifles for many reasons (To many to list) and
I have tried every bullet known to man and even though I love the accubond on most
of my rifles the best deer bullet for the 7mm/08 In "My" opinion is the 120gr balistic
I use H414 and Varget to get the best velocities (3000 to 3100ft/sec)and the best group
to date is a .053 5 shot group @ 100 yrds.
Even though the 160 gr bullets work well in the big 7mms it doesent in the 7/08 (not enough
Try the 120 Blistic tip and you will be amazed.
Do a search for =Any experience with a nosler 120 Ballistic Tip (.284") for more details.
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