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  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 12-04-2014 at 02:58 AM
    You know all this talk of this caliber and that is great and all but never confuse yourself to
    the real issue, in terms of real world performance there is little difference between them on
    deer class ...

  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 12-03-2014 at 01:53 PM
    My data shows the (243) 105gr A-Max at 942fpe at 500m and the (308) 168gr BTHP at 1054fpe at
    500mI've got the 243 dropping 51" (10.2MOA) at 500M and the 308 dropping 69.5" (13.9MOA).243
    data was colle...

  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 12-01-2014 at 02:59 AM
    Couple of articles that pretty well sum up my opinion on the matter, just written by people
    with alot more experience then myself. 308 family of cartridges are fantastic, the 308 and
    it's larger cous...

  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 12-01-2014 at 12:10 AM
    Yeah as a 7mm-08 fan I will agree with your friend it is about the most logical cartridge
    design in the universe, easy to reload, you can use super common 308 Win brass, very manageable
    recoil and you...

  • Posted in thread: FN 5.7 x 28mm ? on 11-30-2014 at 02:08 AM
    Don't really see the point other then in full auto sub guns, it super mild recoil and
    reasonable energy make it useful on full auto but for civilian applications the 223 and 9mm are
    better options IMH...

  • Posted in thread: Rem 742 conversion to pump on 11-28-2014 at 11:56 PM
    I made a 742 reliable again, but not by turning it into a pump but by working up a 180gr RN
    handload (56gr Ramshot Hunter). Went from jamming all the time to 100% perfect reliability, we
    use it all th...

  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 11-28-2014 at 02:35 AM
    270 WSM is a fantastic cartridge, one of my true favorites, but I never loaded mine down below
    270 win levels, even at full stroke recoil is quite manageable, less then my 30-06 but still
    hardly a low...

  • Posted in thread: 243 or 308? on 11-28-2014 at 12:19 AM
    260 Rem can launch .500+BC bullets 3,000+fps or .600+ BC bullets 2,800fps, none of the other
    308 based cartridges can touch that. Even plain jane cheap 140gr hunting bullets often have an
    aprox .500BC...

  • Posted in thread: Fast barrel? on 11-28-2014 at 12:01 AM
    LOL no, not had that issue since switching to the TTSX, but with Sierra bullets I would swab
    out a considerably amount of lead flakes.

  • Posted in thread: Fast barrel? on 11-27-2014 at 02:09 AM
    Oh I know they all tear up some meat, but I am talking excessive nasty damage, like having to
    throw out the whole front half of a deer messy, none of my other rifles do anything like that
    with SGKs no...