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Old 09-04-2012, 12:23 AM   #11
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Only use match grade through your fine rifle
What do you use? I need all the help I can get!
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I was using factory ammo. Hornady w/ the red tip (I forget the designation but I do know it was marked "match" ammo.)

I know part of the felt recoil was due to the 16 inch barrel. Even the finely designed muzzle break can only do do much... But there seemed to be a noticed difference between the match loads and the mil-surp as far as recoil. I'm wondering a) if it's just me. And b) what you folks use with success...
If it is more orange tip I think it is A-Max. What weight bullet? I like the 168 gr. and just loaded some 178 gr.
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If it is more orange tip I think it is A-Max. What weight bullet? I like the 168 gr. and just loaded some 178 gr.
I think that's what it was.
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I've heard some people say federal's American eagle otm is the best. It's made for the m1a, even has a pic of a full size m1a on the box.
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