Range Report Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

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Any opinions-- FGMM out of my Noveske 18" is only clocking at 2500ft/sec. Without having to roll my own.. is there anyone else making hotter 77gr match load (MK262 stuff aside)? Corbon perhaps?

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Re: Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

Shooting my 16" Reece Noveske I use..
25.0gr Varget
LC brass
75gr Hornys
Br2 primers
2.255 OAL
2625fps and holds 3/4 moa out to 600m

I have a 18" SPR (WOA barrel) that shoots the same load but is no where as accurate as my 16" Reece. My 18" gets 2725fps.
 

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Re: Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

You can give the HSA stuff a try - not chrono'd it myself.

Honestly if you don't have access to the Mk262 stuff it is a non-issue anyway. The ACOG is not calibrated for it.
 

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Re: Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

Nine--

Thanks-- on the ACOG-- don't have one, I have a MR/T medium range optic w/mil graduates.

HSA-- Hunting Shack Ammo I'm guessin? I'll check them out. Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

i was getting better velocities out of the black hills 77gr 223 load...not by much, but a bit anyway.

 

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If the accuracy is good I wouldn't worry about a relatively small change in velocity. A target you miss doesn't care how fast it went by.....it's only happy it went by
 

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    Re: Best factory 77gr SMK for a SPR

    Southwest Ammunition Run N Gun or match 77gr SMK. Run N gun is using pulled LC brass and the same load as the match i believe. I get right around 2700 out of my BCM MK12. Run N gun is a little over 50 cents a round.

    http://www.southwestammunition.com/product_p/55677smk-rng%20-%20case.htm

    BC: 0.362
    2750fps
    20" barrel
    500rds / case


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