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Posted: December 31 2017 at 3:51pm | IP Logged Quote Buffalogun

No pic, but my son took a doe yesterday at a range of about 80 yds. with his AR15 chambered in 6.8 SPC.

I worked up the load with Noslers 110 gr. Accubond over 27.5 grs. AA2200. and it turned in a respectable 1.0" group at 100 yds. As expected it rendered complete penetration. The deer ran maybe 20 yds. and collapsed.

The cartridge produces very little report and little recoil which helps one to shoot it more accurately. My son built his rifle and it is very light, compact, and accurate. And...deadly.

And the scope allowed for precise bullet placement.



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Glad to hear it was a good day.   You don't hear much about anyone
using that cartridge.   Any idea what velocity it produces?


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Posted: December 31 2017 at 4:12pm | IP Logged Quote Buffalogun

Joe,

I didn't chrono the load but would guess it to be running around 2,600 fps. It really did a number on the doe. Those Accubonds are terrific bullets.

Backstrap.....trimmed, cut into steaks and vacuum sealed.
I'll age them in the refridgerator for a few days before cooking.




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