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Old 08-01-2011, 01:15 AM   #11
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Nosler AccuBond is my favorite, closely followed by the Sierra Game King, both in 150 grains. My .308 shoots both really well.

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I also really like 165gr game king. I bought some 150gr Barnes XFB (TSX) for a rifle I sold. My others shoot 150gr just fine, so no issue. I also use .308 165gr boat tail for my 7.5x55. Combined Technology are awesome in 7.5x55.

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i use 150gr spbt sierra match.. first deer i shot with em two years ago went about 4 hops and fell over... last year i used my moms 20ga. kinda sentimental now

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I like the 165 SGKs in my 308 and 7.5x55 Swiss for deer.

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I like the 165 SGKs in my 308 and 7.5x55 Swiss for deer.
I'd use the GK in 7.5 also, but bought a few hundred Moly CT's for $9.00 per 100.
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I shoot 150 grain Remington Corelokt in my .30-06. I have put down several deer with them in fine fashion.

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I'm guessing since you're 14 years old, you don't handload. Factory ammo in the 150-165 grain range is ideal. You can shoot 180 grain ammo for deer, but why bother.

Different rounds from different companies will give you different shot size groups. If you can afford to go out and shoot different brands to see which kind work best in your rifle, that would be perfect.

If you can't and you're limited to what you can buy, that's alright. Worry less about the bullet weight and worry more about your marksmanship. Nothing is more important than being able to hit your target. If you can't hit it, then it doesn't matter what kind of ammo you shoot.

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Gotta give a big thumbs up for the 165 Sierra Gamekings...WOW! But don't rule out the 150gr Core-Lokts or the 165 Accutips...both from Remington

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Old 08-27-2011, 06:48 PM   #19
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The 180 grain and above are better suited and commonly used for elk in a 308 or 30-06.
I agree with all the posts and I love corelockt ammo been using it since I was a kid and I am 53 now.

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I use 150gr. JHP

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