Casting for 308 Winchester

Discussion in '"Boolit" Casting' started by Ellis93, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Starting off with a baby mold lol. I haven't found a multi cavity mold with a profile/weight combo I liked......also this was dirt cheap. Could not pass it up.
    Guess we will see if this is worth doing lol
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  2. Blondie70

    Blondie70 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    You gonna shoot 'em sub-sonic?

  3. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter fast as they'll go and not melt in my barrel. I have 1/10 twist so heavies are GTG
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  4. turable.shot

    turable.shot Distinguished Poster

    What velocity will that be?
  5. Mesquite

    Mesquite Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

  6. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I don't know.....this will be my first experience with 308. I know for 223 I can run them 22/2400fps with gas checks and powdercoated,without issue. This is over a chronograph,not guess work.
    I expect I'll be able to do the same,tho I want at much as possible out of this rifle as projectiles are expensive. The goal is as close to fmj speeds/performance as possible.
    If it is/or not do-able.....I want to find out first hand.
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  7. DieselDoc

    DieselDoc Distinguished Poster

    I shoot em subsonic. That’s a pure lead that went through a gallon water jug and half a fone book at 100yds. Pretty good expansion.
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