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hnoppenberger
09-24-2009, 11:59 AM
i'd like to stock up on some .308 for my tactical rifle, which ammo out of
these is most likely to shoot best in 168 grain form?
out of a 20 inch remington 700.

current production m118
tap 168g
interlock 168 bthp

Argonaut
09-24-2009, 12:13 PM
All you can do is try a few out and see......Rifles all shoot differently when you are aiming for extreme accuracy.........

hnoppenberger
09-24-2009, 12:42 PM
i understand, just looking for someone to chime in whos used this stuff and can compare to known good grouping. sps tac. is very consistant rifle to rifle.

Rommel
09-24-2009, 12:52 PM
I like the Hornady 168gr HPBT match. Not a bad price and pretty accurate as well... Also the M118 is not bad from cheaper than dirt as well.

hnoppenberger
09-24-2009, 12:58 PM
think the m118 would group tightest?

Rommel
09-24-2009, 12:59 PM
Depends on your rifle they are all capable of sub MOA.

Jpach
09-24-2009, 4:02 PM
I know this isnt what you asked but Im just going to say it anyways. Reload. I ran 168 FGMM through my .308 AR and it sucked hardcore. Im talking 4" to 5" inches at 100yds. My best group to date after reloading is a little over .5 MOA at 200yds. At 100yds I was getting like 1.5" groups with Aussie surplus, that stuff is awesome.

Moral of the story, try different bullet weights and reload!

hnoppenberger
09-24-2009, 4:27 PM
reloading is in my things to do. however, on my .223 sps tactical i use hornady loaded 75gr match kings, and can achieve SUB .5 moa. and i believe the gun has more left. thats with off the shelf ammo.

i just dont have the room or resourses to get up to speed yet. i'd like to practice with the gun first as well. i think i might try the m118 just to see what our service men have to work with.

swerv512
09-24-2009, 5:12 PM
I know this isnt what you asked but Im just going to say it anyways. Reload. I ran 168 FGMM through my .308 AR and it sucked hardcore. Im talking 4" to 5" inches at 100yds. My best group to date after reloading is a little over .5 MOA at 200yds. At 100yds I was getting like 1.5" groups with Aussie surplus, that stuff is awesome.

Moral of the story, try different bullet weights and reload!

is that the ADI stamp? i had some of that a while back and loved it!

ar15barrels
09-24-2009, 11:00 PM
I don't think you realize that current M118 is actually 175gr, at least if you are talking about the match hollowpoint load.
M852 uses the 168gr bullet, but it's replaced by M118LR.
The older M118 was 172gr FMJ bullet and also known as M118 Special Ball.

hnoppenberger
09-25-2009, 10:23 AM
i just read up on that i think i am going to just handload 168g SMK's