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Old 07-12-2017, 10:49 PM   #1
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I came across a Remington 783 in a 308. I was wondering if anybody on the GS had one in a 308 and what ammo they have had the best luck with?? I have been working my way through different grain weights as I come across them. I am just wonder what others have had luck with? I have shot one in 30-06 it was a sub 1/2moa rifle. There again guys a 308 not some other caliber haha! Thanks!!
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See if you can make contact w/ R C Junky, he does some smith work, and hot rodding.. he can probably tell you the best to start with..
He helped me, and dude is spot on...
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:17 PM   #3
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See if you can make contact w/ R C Junky, he does some smith work, and hot rodding.. he can probably tell you the best to start with..
He helped me, and dude is spot on...
Ok thanks!
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:18 AM   #4
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:54 AM   #5
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Found a few good ones myself incase anyone has viewed this interested in the thread.
Groups at 100yds
$32 Hornday 150gr Superformance SST - 5 shots 3.875"
$31 Browning 155gr BXR - 5 shot .875" 6 shot 1.375"
$23 Federal Fusion 180gr - 5 Shots 1.25"
$32 Hornady 168 ELD Match - 5 shots 1.218"
$32 Hornady 178gr ELD-X - 5 shots 1.125"
$28 Federal 168gr SMK BTHPs - 5 shots .875"
$23 Federal Fusion 165gr - 5 shots .625" and 6 shots .875"

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$28 Federal 175gr SMK BTHPs - 6 shots .531" 5 shots was probably 1/2 to sub 1/2 moa(.5") but couldn't tell because the one hole was pretty mangled.
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Old 07-14-2017, 09:14 AM   #7
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Almost forgot the 180s
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Old 07-14-2017, 01:56 PM   #8
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Old 07-15-2017, 03:06 PM   #9
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Used the Federal 175gr SMK BTHP to back out to 500 yards for a 5 shot 4" (.8MOA) grouping. Not to shabby for a cheapo $299 Remington.
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Well like I said on the 500 yard grouping pic. Not to shabby for $299. These are the first 3 shots at 1000 yards in a shifty cross wind 7-15 mph. They held for a 1.9 moa group.
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