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110 Vmax in 308

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Unread 02-16-2008, 12:35 AM
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I did some load development with the 110 VMax in the 308, and 30-06. Here's what I found,

308 Winchester
26" factory bbl Rem 700 VS

110gr VMax, moly'd
Win. brass
2.72" OAL
CCI200 primer
53gr W748 3300 fps
54gr W748 3350 fps
55gr W748 3400 fps

All three loads ran between .5-.8 moa

Rem 700
Douglas #7 10-twist stainless steel
Hornady 110gr V-Max, moly'd
Brass: Norma
OAL 3.20"
63 gr
3750 fps - 26" bbl
3570 fps - 22" bbl

sub .5 moa accurate
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Unread 02-21-2008, 10:46 AM
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Nomad, I shoot the 110 V-MAXs out of a DPMS AP-4 and they are great. Last year 350 yd shoots were the norm with this combo. The Rum and 257 Wby are for the farther dogs.
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Unread 02-26-2008, 10:43 PM
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I would say the 110grn V-Max will be good out to around 600 yards. Let us know how they work for you.

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Unread 02-29-2008, 12:06 AM
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Waiting for the snow to melt. Still a lot to be had but will keep the post
coming. Glad to see the post come in and has helped.
Thanks Montana Marine for your post.
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Unread 03-31-2008, 06:48 PM
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not so good for me...

I have been trying the 110 vmax in my 308 and haven't had too much luck. I cant seem to do much better than one inch at 100 yards...and when you translate that to real world hunting for varmints....well it is pretty poor shooting. I did see the 53 grain recipe for the 748 powder and I will be working my way up to that or somewhere close in my rifle....to see if I can get better accuracy. I have been using imr4064 and I am just not impressed at all...I hope to get my 308 shooting better, so I am still on the search for the right powder. I have some 748...so that is my next option.
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Unread 04-01-2008, 03:49 PM
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Hi Guys
Ive used the 110vmax in my 300wby Accumark 4000+fps and extremely accurate.Ive shot rabbits at over 500meters with it.

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Unread 05-04-2008, 04:36 PM
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My two .308's love 47g of BM2. Half inch groups at 200m using a bipod. One is an LTR the other a 26" Remington in an H&S tactical stock.

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