30-06 @ 1000yds bullet choice

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i have a buddy who wants me to teach him to reload and get a round for killing paper at 1000 yds. he ask me what bullet he should try first and i have no experiance with 30 cal so i didn't know the answer. i know there is no clear cut answer but im looking for a starting bullet.

22 inch 1-10 twist barrel.

im looking at the 175 smk should i look at a diffrent bullet
 

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Re: 30-06 @ 1000yds bullet choice

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Bacarrat</div><div class="ubbcode-body">208 AMAX </div></div>
 

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Re: 30-06 @ 1000yds bullet choice

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Bacarrat</div><div class="ubbcode-body">208 AMAX </div></div>

i was wondering about those but i didn't know if i could get enought velocity behind a 200+ grain bullet out of a 06 and 22 inch barrel to really use it
 

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Re: 30-06 @ 1000yds bullet choice

Minimum, Berger 175 non VLD. I have better luck with the Bergers. But the heavier bullets will buck the wind better at longer distances.
 

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Re: 30-06 @ 1000yds bullet choice

208gr A-max.

At the very minimum step up to the Beger 190gr VLD.