308 and the 168 eldm

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by hooked, Jul 23, 2018.

  1. hooked

    hooked Active Member

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    I have a load with the 168 amax and was wondering if i have to start over load development for the 168 eldm. Looking for somebody that has used both.
     
  2. jpfrog

    jpfrog Well-Known Member

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    Tagging in- wondering the exact same thing. Fortunately, I still have about 700 of the 168 amax left to get me through the end of the year.
     
  3. joseph singleton

    joseph singleton Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    You sure that is enough...:rolleyes: LOL
     
  4. jpfrog

    jpfrog Well-Known Member

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    Haha, normally that would be way too many. I have a New Years resolution to burn out the barrel in my .308 this year though. Not to simply wear it out, but because doing so means I got to the range a lot and was able to get some good practice. So far, I’m behind schedule. :(
     
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  5. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    You do not need to rework your load.
    I did powder charge and seating depth ladders when I switched and ended up exactly where I was with the 168amax.
    Just load them as you do and adjust the bc in ur ballistic data. I went with .259g7 and it’s been good to 880yards
     
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