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Round nose or Spire Point

Discussion in 'Handloading and Reloading' started by lencac, Nov 10, 2007.

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  1. lencac

    lencac Member

    Sep 13, 2007
    I have a cherry Inland M1 Carbine that I reload for. I have always used the
    .308, 110 gr. RN carbine bullets in it and they work pretty well as the pictured target @100 yrds. off the bench shows. But being as I am most always looking for a slight more of an edge when shooting with my friends for bragging rights I was wondering. I see several manufactures make .308, 110 gr. bullets with spire point type nose, specifically the Hornady A-Max. So my question is, does anyone have any experience trying this combo in a M1 carbine and if so what were the results? The goal is to see if I can get this thing to shoot simular groups at 200 yrds.

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  2. Ol` Joe

    Ol` Joe Member

    Feb 25, 2004
    If you canget the bullet seated to max COL and have the ogive of the bullet still out of the case mouth I don`t see why one couldn`t load pointed bullets in the 30.
    I have a feelig they won`t though...........might be wrong:scrutiny:
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