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30-06 long range bullet

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Unread 05-19-2009, 08:24 AM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

My best load for a 30-06 is the 165 gr Nosler Ballistic Tip. I use a Fed 210 M Primer with 50 gr. IMR 4064. I keep the rounds mag length. It's consistent, and accurate. Works great on Deer sized game.

For heavier bullets I'll go to the 300 Win Mag. Hope this helps.
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Unread 05-19-2009, 10:54 AM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

WIth Sierra 180 grains and my old 30.06 I shoot usually up to 600 meters ( 650 yards? )

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Unread 05-21-2009, 12:12 PM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

Lorvan, what powder and primers have you been using with the 180 load....
Thanks Nomad
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Unread 05-22-2009, 08:33 PM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

I just posted about Berger bullet and my 30-06 under bullet,barrels,ect. Take a look I had great results with 155gr. Berger vld's.
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Unread 05-22-2009, 10:54 PM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

Over the years that I have hunted for deer or elk, I have found that the Hornady 165 gr, btsp works about the best. A lot flatter than the 180 grain bullets and the velocity is higher. But in the long run it dosen't matter for velocity or bullet weight as it is in shot placement. If you can't shoot from 200-300 yards then any thing past that you might be better off letting the animal walk away!
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Unread 05-28-2009, 02:58 AM
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Re: 30-06 long range bullet

180. If it is the same type, it will cut the wind better.
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