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Buffalo River .308 ammo? Has anyone used this stuff?

Post by MalleeFarmer » 08 Jan 2016, 7:45 am

I'm looking at getting a case of it as it's reasonably well priced for .308. and its locally made! Which as a farmer is a big plus to me. I figure if I support local industry perhaps someone might slowly start supporting my industry. With any luck perhaps Gov will start supporting me but I won't hold my breath! Anyway has anybody used it how does it shoot? Would I just be better of going with Aussie outback?
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Post by zobster » 08 Jan 2016, 8:13 am

If their 223 ammunition is anything to go by, then the 308 would be fantastic!
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Post by Sam45 » 09 Jan 2016, 7:56 am

zobster wrote:If their 223 ammunition is anything to go by, then the 308 would be fantastic!



+1 to that. It's the best factory ammo I have used to date. It is actually Outback Ammo just re branded.
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 09 Jan 2016, 9:08 am

Sam45 wrote:+1 to that. It's the best factory ammo I have used to date. It is actually Outback Ammo just re branded.


Actually it's not rebranded outback but both are made by ADI
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Post by southeast varmiter » 09 Jan 2016, 10:26 am

I use the 135gr 308 hollow point. Great terminal performance to 300 yards. I use red dot on a Ruger Gunsite.
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Post by Sam45 » 09 Jan 2016, 1:31 pm

MalleeFarmer wrote:
Sam45 wrote:+1 to that. It's the best factory ammo I have used to date. It is actually Outback Ammo just re branded.


Actually it's not rebranded outback but both are made by ADI


Okie dokie cheers for that. Still darn good stuff.
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 09 Jan 2016, 8:07 pm

southeast varmiter wrote:I use the 135gr 308 hollow point. Great terminal performance to 300 yards. I use red dot on a Ruger Gunsite.


That's the stuff I'm thinking of I can get a reasonable deal on a case of 480 rounds.
Good to hear you like it I'll be putting it through a Mark X .308 on goats Roos and pigs.
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Post by Redwood » 11 Jan 2016, 8:13 am

Can't say out of an Interarms rifle but I put a few boxes through the Tikka and was getting a 1" groups, that's relaxed shooting off the bench, not really trying for best possible groups.
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 11 Jan 2016, 2:18 pm

ive never found .308s to be overly fussy on ammo at least not mine but yea I'm happy if it shoots 1.5 Moa as chances are out of the ute I won't shoot that well!
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Post by Sender » 13 Jan 2016, 12:09 pm

Take 1/2 MOA off for the ute handicap :lol:
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 15 Jan 2016, 1:39 pm

Sender wrote:Take 1/2 MOA off for the ute handicap :lol:


Yep. Probably MOA for my slack backside. :lol: I just lean on the mirror instead of making a decent rest. :oops:
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Post by Wes » 18 Jan 2016, 2:20 pm

That problem will solve itself when the mirror breaks off :lol:
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 18 Jan 2016, 4:38 pm

Wes wrote:That problem will solve itself when the mirror breaks off :lol:


:lol: then I'll have an excuse to build a rest. :clap:
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Post by la101 » 18 Jan 2016, 7:21 pm

I have found this ammo to be great out of of my savage scout rifle at 100 meters. It's very consistent and should be devastating on impact being a hollow point. I highly recommend it.
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Post by southeast varmiter » 18 Jan 2016, 7:49 pm

As long as they don't tumble.
They are fantastic up to 200 yards.
In recent shoots I'm seeing some key holing at 300.
But short range us what these devistating babies are designed for.
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Post by MalleeFarmer » 18 Jan 2016, 10:11 pm

That's fine I really don't shoot much beyond 250-300 anyway. So they sound like they'll be a winner
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Post by lole » 20 Jan 2016, 1:45 pm

southeast varmiter wrote:As long as they don't tumble.
They are fantastic up to 200 yards.
In recent shoots I'm seeing some key holing at 300.
But short range us what these devistating babies are designed for.


You having any other ammo tumble or only this?
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Post by southeast varmiter » 20 Jan 2016, 4:26 pm

From time to time. Generally projectiles that have a diameter to length ration of less that 3:1 no ballistic tip and when they go below 2000 fps start to keyhole.
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