Re: New build suggestions
Originally Posted by Cruizin
I am thinking of building a 243 with a 18 or 20" barrel. I was wanting this gun for coyotes and antelope so I would like to be able to shoot some of the lighter bullets as well as some of the heavier ones. I'm currently wanting some reloading info. Anyone out there that has some info on 243 and shorter barrels? Powders, bullets used, twist rate and expected velocities would be greatly appreciated.
Have you thought about a 260 or a 6.5-284 for this new build. You can load 85 gr. Vmax and up to 140 gr. Bergers or any bullet choice in between. Just food for thought. MTG
Good luck, good hunting and good shooting!