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Looking for what would be the most accurate caliber of these for long range (600+ yards).

308

223

22-250
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308. nothing more to it.  Higher BC and Wind will not affect it as much and still supersonic.  I don't know much about the 22-250 but the 223 is not quite enough IMO for effectiveness at that range. 
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X = 180 Y = 90 (X+Pyro)+(Y-Pyro) = ?

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600+ Yards is a long way to push a light 22 cal. pill. I'd opt for the .308, and a heavier high b.c. bullet, but that's just how I roll.
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Originally posted by CALL911 CALL911 wrote:

Looking for what would be the most accurate caliber of these for long range (600+ yards).

308

223

22-250



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.243 Winchester......Wink
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What about if 243 Winchester, 204 Ruger, and 17 Remington Fireball where also thrown into the mix.

Would the .308 still be the champ?
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Nice. The reason I bring all this up was because I am trying to decide which caliber to get and I want one based upon accuracy at longer distances, and these are all the options that the rifle I want to get comes in.

I was leaning towards a .308 anyways.

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Your comparing apples and oranges. I've seen .223's shoot quite well at 600 yards. Now throw in gusting wind, and that little bullet is going all over the place.   If you really want to mix it up go with a 7mm aut 8 with 162 gr Amaxs. But, you'll get more life out of the .308.
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just go ahead and get a 338lapua and reach way way out there...... or a 408 would be ok
 
 
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I am a proud owner of a .300 WSM. But if I had it to all over again, I would probably would have gone with a .308 win. because of ammo availability. If I ever get to where I have enough money to build a custom rifle though, I will probably chamber it in .260 Remington.
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Obviously, you have better luck with .308 ammo there than here. I can buy all the .300 wsm ammo I want, but if I want .308. 30-06, 9mm, or .45ACP, I have to be at the store when it comes off the truck.
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Not  only is the ammo for .308 more plentiful, it is about half the price! At least here.
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a custom  fast twist barrel on a 22-250 with heavy bullets would be hard for a 308 to beat at 600 yds. i have shot a douglas barreled 22-250 at one hundred yds 5 shots 1 hole.but barrel life would be short. if i were going to hunt deer also i would get the 308. but for me the only choice would be the 223.
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If you really want a sweet one for 600 yards look at the .260 rem.  It has near identical drop and windage adjustments of a 190 grain .300 WM out to 1000 yards with the 140 grain 6.5 bullets.   It just blows the .308 out of the water in that respect.
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+1 for a .260 (6.5)
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You might also throw 7mm-08 into the mix.  Like 6.5mm, the 7mm bullets have higher BC than .30 yet with a little better bullet selection than 6.5.
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I wasn't looking for the ultimate accurate caliber out of everything here. Just out of the options I listed previously.
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Originally posted by RifleDude RifleDude wrote:

You might also throw 7mm-08 into the mix.  Like 6.5mm, the 7mm bullets have higher BC than .30 yet with a little better bullet selection than 6.5.
Working on the problem of the .30 cal B.C. problem!Roll on Floor Laughing Give me time. I can't seem to get above the .700 mark.
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what scale is that trigger g7?
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G1. On a G7 scale they come out at .356 launched at 2800 ft/sec.
For reference, Berger's 210 VLD is a G7 of .323


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thats right up there with the 240gr MKs.  What weight?
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206gr.
The G1 actually comes out to .713, which is about on par with the 240 MK, I think. Not really sure where they are at with that.

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