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Old 01-06-2010, 10:01 PM
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Default Whch factory does your rifle shoot best.

My Ruger M77 270 1moa with 130 remington core locs
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Old 01-07-2010, 06:52 AM
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My own brand. I reload for all my guns.

My 2 favorites are:
7mm Rem Mag likes 150grn Sierra GameKings
.223 like Sierra 55gr BlitzKings
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:37 AM
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Rem 700 loves rem 150gr core lokts. Ive only shot federal and winchester in the same grain, so I can only compare to those.
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Old 01-07-2010, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by tgh97531
My Ruger M77 270 1moa with 130 remington core locs
My .270's (Remington and Tikka), both shoot 130 grain Remington Core-lokt's well. Plus, it's loaded light so that the point of impact is the same as their 150 grain .270's.

From my experience, the pointier the soft-point (inexpensive ammo), the better balanced, and more accurate it will shoot. 130'swill group a little tighter than 150 grain soft-points, from any manufacturer.
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Old 01-07-2010, 09:49 AM
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Anything with SOME quality is worth a try for factory. I've had wolf gold shoot great, and I've also had more expensive Federals and hornady shoot great. But none of them can roll with a handload
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:32 AM
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I shoot handloads but most of my rifles shot Remington Cor-Lokts the best when I shot factory. Except my M700 in 25-06. I would only shoot Winchester 120gr PEPs well. But it shot them into 1/2" groups. Go figure.
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Old 01-07-2010, 01:41 PM
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My M700 .243 Win really likes Hornady Light Mag 100 gr BTSP and Winchester Super-X 80 gr PSP, so much in fact that they both shoot better than my handloads, but to me, shrinking my groups from .4" groups to .3" groups @ 100 yds isn't worth paying 2 or 3 times as much per round.
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Old 01-07-2010, 01:57 PM
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my model 700 .270 win shoots hornady light mag 140 at moa, and remington scirocco 130 at almost moa.
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Old 01-07-2010, 03:33 PM
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my 700 in 243 likes rem core lokt or win super x(1 1/2'' groups,good enough for deer hunt n)
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Old 01-07-2010, 04:18 PM
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My 700 XCR in 270wsm shoots Winchester Supremes well.
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