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#497582 - 11/18/07 06:21 AM Favorite ammo?
breeze900rr
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Personally I like the Winchester Supreme AccuBond for my 7 Wsm. Best bullet I've ever used! Not availible in 308 or 280 (I dont think), so what do y'all think? I'll be choosing 1 of these calibers as my next rifle!

Edited by breeze900rr (11/18/07 06:22 AM)
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#497833 - 11/18/07 05:05 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: breeze900rr]
Model70Man
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Barnes.
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#497959 - 11/18/07 07:12 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: Model70Man]
bonekelektr
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I like the Win. Supreme BSTs..When I finish this box I'd like to try the XP3s.
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#498778 - 11/19/07 09:07 AM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: bonekelektr]
breeze900rr
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Which Barns Mod70? And what manufacturer?
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#500905 - 11/20/07 04:05 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: breeze900rr]
Model70Man
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 Originally Posted By: breeze900rr
Which Barns Mod70? And what manufacturer?

I handload, but Federal loads Barnes bullets.
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#500936 - 11/20/07 04:33 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: Model70Man]
JSTEVE
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I have always loved the Remmington Core-Lokt high velocity soft point for my 308. It has a large frontal area for greater impact. If I think I may be taking shots greater than 300 yards I switch to the pointed tip.

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#504205 - 11/23/07 09:01 AM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: JSTEVE]
breeze900rr
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Well after standing in the store staring at about 10 diff kinds of .308 ammo I finally made my choice. Federal Premium 165gr Sierra Gameking BTSP. Anybody use those wanna gimme some feedback. I know I shot them and can drive tacks with them at 100 yds.
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#505183 - 11/24/07 01:52 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: breeze900rr]
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I usually use good ole Remington Core-Lokts \:D
For my .308 though it is Black Hills custom match 168 grain hollowpoints for me. \:D
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#506935 - 11/25/07 08:08 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: RUGER]
jakeway
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I friend of mine talked me into hand-loading a few years ago, and I haven't bought pre-loaded ammo since. It's not that the ammo is all that much better, but I tend to shoot a lot more. That first year I shot over 300 rounds, and got pretty good. I only shoot 20 to 30 rounds per year since then, because of time constraints, but I plan to do a lot more.

I like Nosler and Sierra products, particularly the Ballistic Tip and the Game King. I use the 130 gr BT in my .270 and have had great results except for the two times I screwed up on the shot. My son used the 150 gr BT in his .308; he had one experience where the bullet fragmented so badly that it left several small exit holes, but that was excusable. The buck was only 2 paces from his tree, and that bullet wasn't made for such high velocity at close range. We found the deer within 50 yards, so all is forgiven.
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#507102 - 11/25/07 09:33 PM Re: Favorite ammo? [Re: jakeway]
holstonangler
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I like the ballistic silvertips for hunting. They have great expansion which really helps when you don't make that perfect shot.
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