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IMR 4064 or VV N140 are the most accurate powders I have used for the 308. It is hard to beet
the Sierra 168 Match King. I have tried Speer, Nosler and Hornady match bullets are less accurate then
168 SMK. Type of brass is a big factor for accuracy. Consistent neck tension is the key to accuracy. I have
a huge lot of LC 71 Match brass that is giving excellent results. 5 shot .6 inch groups at 200 yards! :D
 

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A google search found this...... (lots of info.!)


 

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IMR 4064 or VV N140 are the most accurate powders I have used for the 308. It is hard to beet
the Sierra 168 Match King. I have tried Speer, Nosler and Hornady match bullets are less accurate then
168 SMK. Type of brass is a big factor for accuracy. Consistent neck tension is the key to accuracy. I have
a huge lot of LC 71 Match brass that is giving excellent results. 5 shot .6 inch groups at 200 yards! :D
Very good info! Are you using a bolt gun or a scary fully semi auto? I’ve used the SMK’s in my Aero AR with decent results, not as good as your but I’m using mixed brass and different powder.
 

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IMR 4064 or VV N140 are the most accurate powders I have used for the 308. It is hard to beet
the Sierra 168 Match King. I have tried Speer, Nosler and Hornady match bullets are less accurate then
168 SMK. Type of brass is a big factor for accuracy. Consistent neck tension is the key to accuracy. I have
a huge lot of LC 71 Match brass that is giving excellent results. 5 shot .6 inch groups at 200 yards! :D
Killer . . . . .
 
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Savage 308 Bolt gun. Nothing special stone stock. I will have to take some picks of my 200 yard targets.
Here are some 5 shots @ 100 yards. These are IMR 4064 and 168 SMK
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I certainly wouldn't complain about those!
It is hard to beat the Sierra 168 Match King.
That's what I always thought, and I still have ~2K of them, but never stretched them out past 500 (and don't plan to either). Then I learned that these are the ones that often tumble when passing below transonic velocities. Sniper Central : History of the M118 Ammunition
 

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