Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


How heavy can we go in the .308 Win?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 11-23-2002, 02:11 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Palmer, Alaska
Posts: 2,539
Re: How heavy can we go in the .308 Win?

I have the book, I was thinking of that setup when posting [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] Those 3-4" tall mounts need an awfull tall cheek piece. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] If they shortened the barrel to 10-15" they could probably get a little more comfortable, but of course 2000 yards might be the limit then. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
Brent Moffitt
Reply With Quote
  •   #9  
    Unread 11-23-2002, 02:31 PM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Jun 2002
    Location: middle Tennessee
    Posts: 388
    Re: How heavy can we go in the .308 Win?

    Mr. Artus definitely gives new meaning to the phrases "lobbing them in" and "fire for affect!" [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]

    Brent, good to find out you're a "reader" too. I can't read enough of this stuff!

    MM, you need to get a copy of that book! No rangefinding reticles here, as the target would be out of the sight picture even with meager 20 moa bases.

    Too bad I don't have any decent long range shooting areas around here(guess I have to go to Nashville to see FatBoy).
    Reply With Quote

    Unread 11-24-2002, 12:18 AM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Jun 2002
    Location: middle Tennessee
    Posts: 388
    Re: How heavy can we go in the .308 Win?

    Thanks for all your responses Brent, MM, and Gary. Sounds like I need to buy a box of 500, 175gr. Matchkings. Guess the Bergers will sit there until I get a 30 Super Thumper(no need to waste them). [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]

    Brent, the tapered bases are obviously tapered!!! [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] My Baer/Lightforce 20moa tapered bases have nothing on his 5 degree tapered bases!!! If you ask Mrs. Claus for the book titled "Precision Shooting at 1000 yards" for Christmas there is a three part article on Mr. Artus and his setup. It's very cool!!! [img]images/icons/cool.gif[/img]
    Reply With Quote


    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    Similar Threads for: How heavy can we go in the .308 Win?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    How heavy a gun is too heavy for hauling? 7mmpredator Backpack Hunting 48 10-26-2010 07:46 PM
    too heavy? please help rjackh Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 21 10-03-2010 10:04 AM
    A heavy 300 rum north of 53 Gun Photos 4 09-14-2010 09:55 PM
    rem 700 heavy gun murdoc 6798 Guns For Sale 0 09-13-2010 04:37 PM
    How heavy? alldayhunter Long Range Hunting & Shooting 9 02-09-2007 08:30 PM

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC