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Highest BC Bullet in .308?

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Unread 08-01-2008, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by phorwath View Post
Actually, I believe the Bergers were (and are) strictly designed for match/competition also. It just so happened that when they tried their bullets on game animals and for hunting purposes, they found out that they worked well for that purpose also. Then Berger started advertising their match bullets as hunting bullets, in addition to match bullets. I don't believe any modifications were made to their purely match/competition bullets prior to advertising them for hunting use. At least that's what I've read - from Berger I believe.
Youare correct, long range hunters were sucessfuly useing the Bergers for years and Berger decided to captilize on a new market for their bullets.
Sierria will never reccomend their bullets for hunting as long as the military is using their bullets in the sniper rifles.
range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
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Unread 08-01-2008, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by jwp475 View Post

Sierria will never reccomend their bullets for hunting as long as the military is using their bullets in the sniper rifles.
Along that line I thought that this was interesting:

Statistics from past wars suggest that this probability figure may be optimistic. In Would War II, the United States and its allies expended 25,000 rounds of ammunition to kill a single enemy soldier. In the Korean War, the ammunition expenditure had increased four-fold to 100,000 rounds per soldier; in the Vietnam War, that figure had doubled to 200,000 rounds of ammunition for the death of a single enemy soldier. The risk to noncombatants is apparent.

In contrast, United States Army and Marine Corps snipers in the Vietnam War expended 1.3 rounds of ammunition for each claimed and verified kill, at an average range of six hundred yards, or almost twice the three hundred meters cited above for combat engagements by the average soldier.

Sniper Use of Open-Tip Ammunition

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Unread 04-27-2015, 03:38 PM
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Re: Highest BC Bullet in .308?

Check these out.

Homepage - Alco Precision BulletsAlco Precision Bullets | Shoot past a mile – one hole groups

I have the 175gr on their way.
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Unread 04-28-2015, 06:45 AM
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Re: Highest BC Bullet in .308?

Berger's highest BC .308 bullet is the 230 gr match hybrid target G1 BC .743. It will work with a 1 in 10 twist.
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Unread 04-28-2015, 09:35 AM
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Re: Highest BC Bullet in .308?

This thread is seven years old, FYI...
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