multi purpose 308

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by jsthntn247, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. jsthntn247

    jsthntn247 Well-Known Member

    Jan 14, 2009
    I am wanting to build a multi purpose 308 for shooting f/tr and plinking subsonics around the camphouse. I am looking at a 20" criterion threaded barrel with 1:10 twist bedded into a Stockade prarie dog special stock and SSS competition trigger. I already have a Stevens .223 that I would rebarrel. What do you guys think of this, will I be able to compete in f/tr with that short of a barrel? Thinking about 175 SMK's and varget or h4350 for f/tr and 175 round nose bullets with trailboss powder for subs. Is this doable or do you have any other suggestions? Only would be shooting to 600 in competition.
  2. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2008
    I would go with a 24" to help with a good velocity. You want at 2650fps with your 175's. Other than that, sounds like a good set up. I have a Savage Mod 12 action with a 28" barrel on it. The thing just flat out shoots. It's crazy accurate. I have B&C Medalist A2 stock on mine. Works good, but would have to say my next stock will be a stockade. For your subs, I would go with a 180-220 grain round nose.