308 load for LR coyotes?

Discussion in 'Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards' started by sscoyote, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. sscoyote

    sscoyote Well-Known Member

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    Putting a rig together for a buddy, and trying to get an idea of a decent load to ~600 or so on coyotes. I don't care about pelt damage. I've sewn before and will again.
     
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    alf Well-Known Member

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    H-4895 with 155 Lapuas give me 2930 in a 24" Rock 11 1/4"twist.

    Under 1/2 MOA to 600 in good conditions, which is as far as I've gone.
     

  3. sscoyote

    sscoyote Well-Known Member

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    Thks. Alf--how well does it kill at ~600?
     
  4. skinney

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    175 SMK's, pushin em about 2604, sub MOA to 1k, but carries enough energy to kill a dog well past 600.
     
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    alf Well-Known Member

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    Shoots good, but it's still a virgin.

    The first shot at 500 went in the red ring at 4 o'clock and I couldn't see it, so I shot five more and surrounded it.:D

    Then I moved the target back to 600 and shot another five.

    Don't remember which shot dropped out, but it's still a 2 5/8" group.

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  6. sscoyote

    sscoyote Well-Known Member

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    wOW--GREAT STUFF GUYS--THKS.!
     
  7. kill_goose

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    +1 for the 155 scenars.

    I run mine a bit slower with varget, about 2850 fps.

    They are not bad for fur damage either. At a quarter mile with a well placed frontal facing shot I rarely get exits. Broadsides with bone can open em up a bit though.