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tommytwoguns
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« on: May 01, 2018, 10:20:46 PM »

As a long range shooter with at Tikka TAC A1 in 6.5 Creedmoor I am use to hear folks argue longly and loudly about which ammo is best.  I am suppose to get my RFB later this week and am wondering about the ammo of choice.  I know there are small differences between .308 and 7.65 that LPR guys are happy to detail.  So I guess that is the first question should I get .308 or 7.65; or maybe if there is even a difference in the two in an RFB.  Next is what loads and brands seem to work best; and maybe more to the point give the best bang for the buck.  Any other advice welcome.
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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2018, 12:10:30 AM »

For all practical purposes there is no difference between 7.62 and 308 winchester.  The milspec ammo has a thicker case and is specced with a slightly different pressure.  But since it is also measured in CUP and not PSI there is a lot of confusion.  Have seen both run in either specced rifle for decades without issue.  If a new RFB, it may have a better chamber than earlier rifles have, and I believe the longer barrel has a twist favoring heavier bullets. Beyond that havnt heard too many hunter reccomendations.  I would reccomend when you find something that works ok, that you try something steel cased along with it as a comparison...
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