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Old 10-03-2013, 11:04 PM
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Re: 308 Win powder

Originally Posted by Derek M. View Post
I don't get too caught up with temp sensitivity. I've loaded rifle ammo here in Ohio in July and August with Reloder powders, IMR powders, VV powders, and AccurateArms powders and hunted out west in fall where it's colder and killed everything I ever shot at. Granted, I'm a lucky guy I guess because everything is typically within 350 yards.

If temp is a major concern for you then load your ammo during the same time of year you plan on hunting with it. No worries.
Can't do that really, my schedule won't allow it & the difference between AR. summer and WY fall is quite extreme. Of course shooting when you get there helps.
You will not make peace with the Blue Coats, you are free to go.
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Old 10-04-2013, 05:34 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

I consider a powders temperature sensativity, but i wont let that keep me from using a powder i think i can get more speed or accuracy out of.
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Old 10-05-2013, 07:40 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

Imr4064 43.5grains for 168gr.bthp COL @2.80
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:09 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

Originally Posted by tbrice23 View Post
Does anyone have a good .308 rl15 recipe?
44 gr Rl15 210 primers, 165 nosler ballistic tips, 44 gr is max load, so watch it, it shoots sub .5 min for me
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:19 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

Thanks, looked at my notes I've been using br2 with 168gr amax.42 and 44gr seems to have been sweet spots. Ill give her another try with gm210m.
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:35 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

I know there are a few guys who tried rl17 with heavy bullets in 308 win and had surprising results. Has anyone used it with the med wt bullets
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:48 AM
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Re: 308 Win powder

Most of the 7.62 NATO match ammo (M118 & M852) was loaded with IMR4895; none used IMR4064. But that was when Remington was operating the Lake City Army Ammo Plant. When Winchester took over, they tried some ball powder in the match ammo; was not all that accurate. Commercial company's match ammo, Federal Gold Medal Match for example used a lot of IMR4064 as well as one or two Re powders. Nobody's got consistantly good accuracy with any ball powder in such cases.

In bolt action match rifles, bullets 168 to 190 grains shot most accurate with IMR4064 when the .308 Win was popular in matches. 200's and 220's shot most accurate with IMR4350. This combination won most of the matches and set virtually all the records.
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