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6.8 SPC ammo

Discussion in 'General Firearms & Ammo' started by Tab1032, Mar 15, 2020.

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  1. Tab1032

    Tab1032 New Member

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    Just picked up a 6.8. Now I need pew pew food. What does everyone recommend? Using it for pigs and deer
     


  2. cvgunman

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    I have a few different factory loads: Hornady 120gr SST, Hornady 100gr GMAX and Federal Fusion MSR 115gr.
    I originally set up my rifle to shoot the 120 SST's and killed a couple of large hogs with them. Both shots under 100yds. I have since suppressed the rifle, and switched to the 100gr GMAX as they held tighter groups. Have not tried the Federal.
    You can always look at 68forums as they are always discussing ammo.
     
  3. orbitup

    orbitup Sticker Cop TGT Supporter

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    I just got one too and stocked up on 120gn SST because it seemed like folks agreed that it worked well.
     
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  4. cvgunman

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    I have all the components to reload, and even grabbed up different bullets to try. My first try I couldn't get the shoulders right and haven't had a chance to get back at it. I hear the S&B 110gr is great for plinking, but haven't got around to getting any.
     
  5. Double Naught Spy

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    I would say that the gold standard for hogs would be Hornady SST 120 gr. These tend to fragment some and so if you don't want that in your deer meat, you might stick with something that expands well, but holds together better.
     
  6. Killbox Alpha

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    I was skeptical but I have used American Eagle 90gr HP with good success. Most shots have been within 125yds but at the range this stuff stacks in .6” groups at 100. Not sure if it’s even available any longer.
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  7. Double Naught Spy

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