How Fast Does A Hornady 308 Round Travel

What is the fastest 308 round?

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What is the velocity of a 308 at 1000 yards?

At 1,000 yards, the . 308 is still trucking along at 1,287.2 fps.

What is the strongest .308 round?

The Liberty Ammunition . 308 Win. is the fastest at 3,500 FPS, and exits a rifle with a muzzle energy of 2,700 FPE. This lead-free copper monolithic, fragmenting hollow-point Liberty Ammunition round is the next generation of one of the most popular hunting and long range rounds in existence.

What grain 308 does the military use?

Just like the . 30-06, it uses . 308 diameter bullets which are extremely plentiful and range in weight from 110 grains to 240 grains. Military FMJ ball loads generally stay in the 150 grain range, while competition and sniping ammunition will use 165-180 grain match bullets.

What has more knockdown power 308 or 6.5 Creedmoor?

308 Winchester wins hands down here due to the big advantage the cartridge has in in frontal surface area as well as energy under 200 yards. Like I’ve said many times before, the 6.5 Creedmoor and the .

What distance should I zero my 308?

308 Winchester 2,800 fps, we’d have to aim 369 inches above a 1,000-yard target to drop our bullet on it. That’s 30.75 feet of drop. At a more common, reasonable hunting range of 300 yards that drop would “only” be about 23 inches.

How much does a 308 drop at 800 yards?

308 Winchester, 168-gr. Match load, the drop at 700 yards is -162.58 inches, and at 800 yards it’s -237.19 inches.

Is 308 good for long range?

308 is an adequate long-range cartridge, there are better ones in existence. Certain styles of rifle competition, like Palma, restrict competitors to using certain cartridges.

Which is better 308 or 300 win mag?

300 WM has a wider base diameter and a significantly longer case length than the . 308 Win which results in a much more voluminous case that allows more powder and can take higher pressure than the . 308 Win. This is where the differences we will see in the ballistics, and other performance categories originate.

What is the best grain bullet for a 308?

The 168 grain load is an excellent choice of . 308 Winchester ammo for elk, deer, bear, and moose hunting. While it’s not designed for longer range performance, it’s great for shots at typical hunting ranges and retains over 1,500ft-lbs of energy out past 300 yards. In fact, I’d say that 168gr load is the best .