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MUP

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This identical case of ammo was $220 two weeks ago at SW here in Chatt, and now, online, it's jumped to this. :oops:
 

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backyardtndeer

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Considered building a 300 upper, had some pretty good deals coming into my inbox last week. Downside is I don't have dies or brass. Would guess the lightest .308 bullets I have on hand are probably too heavy too. Idea kind of waned.
 

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Considered building a 300 upper, had some pretty good deals coming into my inbox last week. Downside is I don't have dies or brass. Would guess the lightest .308 bullets I have on hand are probably too heavy too. Idea kind of waned.
125s work good for supers, if you go sub you can use heavier ones but the 110s are the best IMO. Brass was easy for me, I purchased everything I need to convert from 5.56 because I had a mess of those, but it has become widely available and you may still be able to get a few to play with.
 

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I started just this last Fall trying 150 grain bullets in the 7.62x39 with the intent to improve penetration and get an exit hole on deer. Prior to that I always used the standard 123 grain jacketed bullets. I may give a 170 flat nose that I got for the 30-30 a try to see what it does. Cast real soft so as to get expansion at the lower velocities it might be best of all. Of course trajectory is going to suffer some. Everything is always a trade off.
 

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125s work good for supers, if you go sub you can use heavier ones but the 110s are the best IMO. Brass was easy for me, I purchased everything I need to convert from 5.56 because I had a mess of those, but it has become widely available and you may still be able to get a few to play with.
Lightest I have in my stock is 165 grain. They use small rifle primers too, don't they. Another reason adding an upper in that caliber for me right now probably would not be a good move.

I have 500 168 grain match monsters on back order with midsouth, they would probably be a bit heavy for 300.
 

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I could have really used that, especially when it was $220. Man, I hope things normalize in the next couple months.
It's not like I'm in real need for it, but I only have about 200 rounds or so, with about 50 being soft-points for hunting.

If the price drops, I'd appreciate a heads-up. Of course by the time I went there, it'd probably be sold, lol.
 

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Lightest I have in my stock is 165 grain. They use small rifle primers too, don't they. Another reason adding an upper in that caliber for me right now probably would not be a good move.

I have 500 168 grain match monsters on back order with midsouth, they would probably be a bit heavy for 300.
Subs tested for the 300Blk are 220 grn, can't say 168 would or wouldn't work though. Yea, SRP, so that will definitely be an issue.
 

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Get a Harbor Freight $30.00 chop saw and make or buy a jig to cut 223 brass down. 168 grain is not likely to expand at Blackout velocities. 110, 125, and 130gr. with 30/30 velocity should be a 30/30 AR.
 
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