HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: sarel
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 12577

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 116
BOT: 3
Total: 119
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Home
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Your Account
12: Forums
13: News
14: Forums
15: Photo Albums
16: Forums
17: Your Account
18: Forums
19: Photo Albums
20: Photo Albums
21: Photo Albums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Photo Albums
25: Forums
26: News
27: Forums
28: Home
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Your Account
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Photo Albums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Photo Albums
45: Forums
46: Photo Albums
47: Forums
48: Your Account
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Photo Albums
52: Forums
53: Your Account
54: Photo Albums
55: Photo Albums
56: Photo Albums
57: Photo Albums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Your Account
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Forums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Photo Albums
76: Forums
77: Photo Albums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Photo Albums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Photo Albums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Photo Albums
89: PointBlank Ballistics
90: Forums
91: Your Account
92: Forums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Your Account
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Home
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Photo Albums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Home
03: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2356
  · Views: 347158
  · Votes: 1306
  · Comments: 85
 

Support our Advertisers

close range .308
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7355
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:43 am    Post subject: close range .308 Reply with quote

well got the bush load sorted with some big fat roundnose 180grn jobbies from Mr Hornady...pushed along with 1 grn less than max of 2208...very pleasant to shoot....
mate and I did rifle exchange thing...... he now proud owner of the BLR (it goes with his stetson) and Ive now got a zastava .308 to go with my .223
anyway,my mate up and pops 2 silly young billy scrouts at about 15 yards the other day using 150 grn hornadies pushed along with 2 grn below max load...so not humming but possibly doing 2800??? both goats dropped on spot with chest shots....both gutted and washed out in nearby creek,I carried them home and we skinned them the next morning,both animals had blow back/suck back...something Ive read about but never seen before.... the vegetation from gut had gone into shoulder area so it traveled BACKWARDS from direction of projectile...I believe theory is the cavity formed by shockwave sucks it back in before it closes...was a plurry mess but luckily we only lost one shoulder off each tasty wee critter.
anyone else struck this???

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7453
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:36 pm    Post subject: Re: close range .308 Reply with quote

Elvis, I've not heard of this before regarding terminal performance of a bullet. However, this is the mechanism that makes underwater blast sink ships. Its not that blast that breaks the ship open, its the water slug rushing back into the void left by the explosion.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Reloading Ammunition
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.