308 WINCHESTER TARGET LOADS

The following data was developed in A rifle built on a Hall BR action. The barrel is from Hart, heavy and fluted. has a 12 twist and 25 inches long. The chamber was cut with a tight neck

A Leupold 24BR scope was installed in Jewel rings and Kelbly bases.

We used Lapua and RWS brass in our tests, all with Federal 210M primers. All groups are 5 shots at 100 yards. A

POWDER

VELOCITY

GROUP

BULLET

       

42.9 VVN 140

2715

0.200

BERGER 150

44.0

2780

0.242

 

45.0

2855

0.216

 

46.0

2913

0.268

 

45.0 VVN 150

2789

0.463

 

46.0

2799

0.431

 

47.0

2857

0.344

 

48.0

2907

0.226

 

48.5

2922

0.343

 

42.0 VVN 135

2717

0.475

 
       

46.0 VARGET

2890

0.286

SIERRA 155 MATCH KING

47.0

2954

0.246

 

48.0

3006

0.250

 

43.5 VARGET

2715

0.357

BERGER 165 BT

39.0 H 4895

2460

0.217

 

40.2

2552

0.260

 

41.0

2628

0.327

 

42.1

2671

0.405

 

40.0 VARGET

2494

0.300

BERGER 175 VLD

41.0

2516

0.243

 

42.0

2569

0.379

 

43.0

2636

0.163

 

43.5

2666

0.350

 

44.0

2695

0.359

 
       

42.0 VVN 140

2599

0.270

BERGER 165 BT

43.0

2681

0.248

 
       

43.2 VVN 140

2689

0.316

SIERRA 168 MATCH KING

42.8

2704

0.259

 

43.5

2747

0.342

 

40.8

2594

0.420

 

41.4 VVN 150

2591

0.163

 

41.9

2623

0.236

 

42.5

2640

0.194

 

43.0

2660

0.356

 
       

40.0 VVN 140

2400

0.222

BERGER 180 BT

       
       
       

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