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.308 ballistics...

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by ny32182, Oct 15, 2004.

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  1. ny32182

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    In common .308 bullet weights, how does the velocity compare between 16", 18", and 21" barrels?
     
  2. Zak Smith

    Zak Smith Moderator Emeritus

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    Here's a couple:

    150gr. Standard about 2700fps from 20" bbl.
    21": 2743fps
    20": 2712fps
    18": 2643fps
    16": 2563fps

    168gr standard about 2600fps from a 20" bbl
    21": 2631fps
    20": 2603fps
    18": 2541fps
    16": 2468fps
     
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