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#6104666 - 12/27/15 04:30 PM 125gr in.308??
OffCoor1 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/13
Posts: 309
Loc: Archer County
Have any of you guys shot a 125 gr bullet in your .308? If so, did you reload it, or was it factory? What critters have you killed with that bullet? Thanks, fellas, I appreciate any input.

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#6104720 - 12/27/15 05:00 PM Re: 125gr in.308?? [Re: OffCoor1]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
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Loc: San Angelo
I have not, but I see no reason it wouldn't work.

Out of curiosity, why do you want a light bullet in your .308?
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#6104946 - 12/27/15 07:07 PM Re: 125gr in.308?? [Re: OffCoor1]
scottfromdallas Offline
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Registered: 06/23/15
Posts: 522
Loc: TX
I've haven't tried it yet. Conventional wisdom says it will be explosive with a full powder charge depending on bullet construction. Obviously, a 125 SST will be much more explosive than a 125 Accubond.

I loaded some Federal 130 OTM for my 16" FNAR. I'm getting 2750 FPS which I'm thinking will be pretty ideal. Taking it next weekend so maybe I will finally connect on the final weekend of the season. Most likely, I'll be watching squirrels eat my corn.
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#6106305 - 12/28/15 01:58 PM Re: 125gr in.308?? [Re: OffCoor1]
SenderoTaxi Offline
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Registered: 10/06/10
Posts: 177
Loc: Round Rock
I have some 110 grain Hornady VMAX bullets loaded for my 308, it is amazingly accurate in my Savage 10, it's also devastating on prairie dogs and other predators.
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#6106349 - 12/28/15 02:27 PM Re: 125gr in.308?? [Re: OffCoor1]
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Registered: 09/16/09
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I have loaded many lighter bullets in the 308. The 125 BT, 125 SST, 125 Sierra SP, and the 110 V-max I have loaded. the 125 options makes for a very fast round and will do fine for hunting in Texas.
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