Range Report 16" .308 Bullet for Comps.

Bigwheels

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  • Jun 16, 2007
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    Well, as most of the local comps are now banning magnums, I'm being forced to get my DPMS LR 308 into action for tactical comps. It only has a 16" brl so I'm not going to get good velocity out of anything heavy. (I have LOT's of 208 A Max for my 300WM) So I'm thinking 150-175's maybe. & I use 45.5gr of Varget for my 147gr load in this gun now, @ 2570fps, but the FMJ are also banned for comps. I just found the 168gr Hornady HPBT in stock locally, so I'm thinking about trying those.
    What are your thoughts?