Thread: 500 Yard Rifle
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Old May 23, 2013, 05:29 PM   #62
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Re: 500 Yard Rifle

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Originally Posted by Bart B. View Post
jimbob86, do you think a 168-gr. bullet leaving a .308 Win. case then going out the muzzle at 2800 fps can do so with normal, safe 52,000 CUP (62,000 PSI) peak pressures? That fast seems a bit too much to me for 22 or 24 inch barrels.
That is about the speed I am getting from max charges and a 26" barrel. I would be hesitant to try to push them that fast from a shorter barrel, but if you work a load up to that point without pressure signs then I wouldn't disagree with its use.
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