01-20-2020, 09:46 AM
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: High Desert of Central Oregon
Any load developed for one rifle may not even be suitable for another of the same caliber and make; you just have to do your homework and work up a load for your
As the .308Win is one of the most popular chamberings in the country, there's a plethora of information available for it everywhere. You already have the components, so start low and work up with the chosen powder and bullet. It's not
rocket science, just a labor of love, if
you're willing to put in the time.
FWIW, I'd also try Varget.....works great in my .308's.
For BBL break-in:
Most experienced shooters use the 'Sinclair Method', one shot/clean for ten shots, then clean after every five until the patches come out clean for up to 50 shots (bronze brushes and patches). Every barrel is different, and only the barrel can tell you when it's really
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Last edited by Rick in Oregon; 01-20-2020 at 09:49 AM.