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Location: Virginia
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Bullet Grain

I hunt in SWVA a lot. I MEAN ALOT. Bedford, Campbell (Gladice [I think thats how its spelled]). Ive seen deer out to 3 and 4 hundred yards ( in a freaky super human cut over at the hunt club I go to). Anyway, I shoot now 150 grain SP Remington Core Lokt (.308 WIN). I also have some (and am running out of) 180 Grain Winchester Super X SP. The 180's are dead on at less than...say 90 yards. But I wanna be able to confidently shoot 120-200 yards. Ive seed stuff like 147 GR. 165 GR. and other weights. I like the recoil of the 150, but I also like the power of the 180. can anyone offer any advice?

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Location: Somewhere Up There
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Bullet Grain

The 308 tends to be at it's best ballistically speaking with the 165 / 168 grain bullets. Every rifle is different in terms of what it likes, but no matter which way you crunch the numbers, this is the bullet weight that comes out on top. However, the differences are not huge when applied to the real world either.

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Location: Virginia
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Yeah, Id heard that the 160's are good. My uncle shoots 165 and loves em. Thanks.

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