I got my first 308 52 years ago, I was 14. A 742 Remington. I still have a few. All the hype about the new calibers 🙄. I reload and shoot weekly. I get amused at the range. 250 yards is easy. After that, the game changes. My favorite now is is a 7-08, 120gr bullets. Light recoil. Just MO. 😁
Last week, I saw 4 cases in a store in Arkansas, of Federal LR Magnum primers $99.99. Another store in Oklahoma, pistol primers $7.99/100, limit 3. The wholesalers are buy most of it and holding it for ransom!
I’ve loaded for .308 for many year. I full length size. They then go in the vibrating tub, I use rice for the media, Turtle Wax paste compound for the agent. Trim to length with Lee hand trimmer. I used 4064 for many years. Switched to Varget. I don’t get the flyers any more.
I’ve been working up a load for my A-Bolt 7MM-08. Hornady brass, WLR primers, Nosler 120 BT, H-414 49.0 grs. I have not ran into any problems. 44.0 grs Varget is preforming very well in my rifle also. I have a Savage 22-250 that doesn’t like Varget In any amount. Sticky bolt, flattened primer. I...