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150gr fp in a 30-06 M1 Garand

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by PlusP, Apr 16, 2009.

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  1. PlusP

    PlusP Member

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    I have some 150gr fnsp bullets for loading 30-30 and am having a hard time finding 150 gr fmjbt will the fn work in the M1 Garand ????
    Thanks,Randy
     
  2. NCsmitty

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    They should work ok for target work at recommended Garand velocities of around 2700fps. They will lose velocity faster than your FMJBT due to the FN design. You may need to compensate for that at longer ranges.

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