Are Speer Grand Slam bullets any good?
Great hunting bullet. Speer’s family of Grand Slams is an older bullet but still one of the best. In my 308 Win rifle, at 2650 FPS, this bullet hits like a freight train and gives sub-minute of angle accuracy. On a really good day, I see 4-5 shot cloverleaf groups at 100 yds.
What is the best bullet for a 308?
The 6 Best Big-Game Loads for the . 308 Winchester
- Remington Core-Lokt 180-grain PSP RN. This load hits hard and makes a big hole.
- Hornady Precision Hunter 178-grain ELD-X.
- Barnes Vor-TX Tipped Triple Shock (TTSX) 150-grain.
- Federal Fusion 150-grain MSR.
- Hornady Custom Lite 125-grain SST.
- Nosler Custom 165-grain AccuBond.
Is Speer still making bullets?
Lewiston is home of ammunition brands CCI®, Speer® and Speer Bullets®—and has been since 1951. It has been home to the Speer®, Speer Bullets® and CCI® ammunition plants since 1951 and is the only location to make the Top 10 every year Outdoor Life has compiled the exhaustive 200-town list.
What grain bullets can you get for a 308?
The 110 and 125 grain bullets make the . 308 a useful round for varmints. Velocities at the muzzle can exceed 3,200 fps, providing devastating performance on pests or predators.
Are Speer hot Cor bullets bonded?
Speer just pours a melted core into the jackets before swaging them. There is no bonding of core to jacket in either of these bullets. If you want bonded-core performance, you have to use a bonded bullet. The Hornady Interbonds ARE, but the Interlocks are NOT – they’re two different kinds of bullets.
What is Speer hot Cor?
Perfect for those long range shots, the Speer Hot-Cor Spitzer has a higher ballistic coefficient and are designed to retain velocity over distance.
What grain 308 do snipers use?
308. For actual missions they will use either the 300 Winchester Magnum, or the . 338 Lapua Magnum. As for what they train with, they would use a 175 grain match load from one of the major manufacturers.
What can I hunt with a 308?
308 Winchester is a good caliber for hunting deer, pronghorn, elk, moose and bear. Proponents of the . 308 Winchester will usually tell stories of how well the caliber does as a sniper rifle out to 700 yards and sometimes beyond.
Where are Speer Bullets?
And today, Speer Gold Dot® is the most trusted duty ammunition for law enforcement. We offer the same loads to civilians for personal protection that’s simply beyond compare. We still manufacture our products in the small city of Lewiston, Idaho.
Is Speer Gold Dot ammo good?
It’s a quality carry round and has been a proven performer for more than 20 years. You just can’t go wrong with it, as it’s proven in the field and in testing with the FBI protocols.
What is the lowest grain bullet for a 308?
Per Powder Monkey the lightest bullet for . 308 Winchester is the Speer 100gr SPRN 30 Plinker round, part #1805. 110gr is the most common of the light rounds for . 308.