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  • Gunguy308's Avatar
    05-19-2019, 08:56 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Wind at firing position was different than target. Wind hold was .5 to 1 depending on wind, which is 5-9mph, the mirage made it difficult to see the...
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    05-19-2019, 02:26 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Shot the 200gr out to 895 yards and they are dead on. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-16-2019, 04:22 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I dont think the calculator is accounting for the bearing surface being short compared to overall length of the projectile. I'll be shooting these...
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    05-16-2019, 03:06 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    So for fun I put the bullet specs into the Berger calculator and the results are interesting Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-16-2019, 02:52 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I just looked at the Bergers and the bearing surface looks pretty long for its weight compared to the new 200gr SMK. I think thats the issue, the...
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    05-14-2019, 12:41 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I have not had the issue of ejecting a live round. Mine are at 3.100" COAL, yea hand feeding is kind of a pain but for real long range I'm personally...
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    05-14-2019, 12:00 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Federal has a factory 185gr Juggernaut load for .308, and sierra has a 190gr MK that I'm sure would work well. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-13-2019, 10:45 AM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Thanks for the heads up if I start getting some odd results I'll definitely look into this but for now I'm not shooting far enough where it's really...
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    05-13-2019, 06:51 AM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    As a new reloader I'm not sure I fully understand your concern. The seating stem is pressing on the bullet aprox .25" below tip from what I can tell....
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    05-12-2019, 10:02 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I have not changed my seating die, since its not a compressed load im not getting and deformation of the bullet. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-12-2019, 07:48 PM
    That will do it. Glad you figured it out. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-12-2019, 05:48 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I have no pressure signs and plenty of room for more powder. Gonna go out to 800 yards and see how accurat they are. Gonna have steel and cardboard...
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    05-12-2019, 04:24 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Just measured 10 and .714 +/- .001 I have not seen any velocity abnormalities Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-12-2019, 03:25 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    I shot them out to 300 yards today, nice clean holes in paper, also shot steel and its basically point and click. Its dead on. Sent from my VS995...
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    05-11-2019, 09:23 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Made 50 more at 39.3gr to test out. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-11-2019, 03:08 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    It definitely had a different angle at the tip Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-11-2019, 02:53 PM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Here is the 175gr SMK and 200gr SMK Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
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    05-11-2019, 06:11 AM
    Gunguy308 replied to a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    Bullet is 1.583" The recommend OAL is 3.15", I have to load to 3.1" as thats my chamber dimensions and im .013" from the lands Im getting 2450fps...
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    05-10-2019, 06:17 PM
    Gunguy308 started a thread 200gr SMK for .308 in Reloading
    So i decided to try the new 200gr SMK part #2231, says it needs a 1-9 twist. So my rifle has a 1-10 twist 26" barrel Using Lake City brass trimmed...
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    05-06-2019, 05:20 PM
    Just started reloading for my .308 and here is what I got. Brass: Lake City from 2012-2014 (was M118lr) Bullet: 175gr SMK Powder: 43.3gr Varget...
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