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#5547304 - 01/16/15 04:05 PM Question: OTC 7mm-08 Ammo
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Want to pick a few factory loads to try in my Ruger American, 22" barrel. Anybody got any recommendations on what to try? Should I go 120 or 140 gr? Main quarry will be central TX whitetails, possibly pigs at some point too.

#5547666 - 01/16/15 08:09 PM Re: Question: OTC 7mm-08 Ammo [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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I will always pick the heavier bullet over the lighter one.

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#5547679 - 01/16/15 08:14 PM Re: Question: OTC 7mm-08 Ammo [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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#5547798 - 01/16/15 09:40 PM Re: Question: OTC 7mm-08 Ammo [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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140 fedral fusion has proven very deadly and accurate for me.

#5549173 - 01/17/15 10:02 PM Re: Question: OTC 7mm-08 Ammo [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Hornady and Fed Fusion were my go-to's for my 7mm-08. Oddly enough, the most accurate factory round what the Prvi Prvatie 140 grain. It was also the cheapest

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