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Best .308 Load for Mid Range Deer

 
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Old 09-03-2012, 03:48 AM
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Re: Best .308 Load for Mid Range Deer

I am getting sub moa out to 300.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:38 AM
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Re: Best .308 Load for Mid Range Deer

I used Nosler 180 grain Accubonds and 43.0 grains of Varget. I was shooting about .75 MOA out to 500 yards.
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Re: Best .308 Load for Mid Range Deer

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Gentlemen,
I'm looking for your opinion on good mid range (out to 400/450 yards) .308 loads for whitetails. Primarily looking for opinions on bullets with good performance for both accuracy and sufficient energy/expansion, but would love to see the associated loads.

FYI, these loads will be fired from a stock Browing A-bolt, 22" sporter contour.

Thanks in advance.
I am going to try the barnes 130 gr. ttsx.Best looking bullet i've ever seen for 308.Ball c 2 or H4895 for powder.168 gr and 180 grain way too heavy for the 308 to hunt deer imho.130 gr. barnes is as long as 150 nosler ballistic tip!
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Re: Best .308 Load for Mid Range Deer

Been using 44 grians Varget and 165 gr SST's and have benefited from each shot with freezer meat
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