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Old 06-24-2021, 08:51 PM
rojo rojo is offline
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Location: new york
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Default seeking advise on 30-06 FMJ bulk expensive bulk bullets

hi guys , seeking advise on 150 gr FMJ bulk expensive bulk bullets**
for my 30-06 garand , I will be using mostly military gi brass.
what are you guys using for fmj bullets .
not looking for match** , too expensive,
please post
​​​​​​​ many thanks, rojo
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Old 06-24-2021, 09:13 PM
1hdrocks 1hdrocks is offline
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Illinois
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Powder Valley currently has Hornady 150 fmjbt at $99 per 500.
I have not personally used those 150’s but several members have posted that they have had good results with them.
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Old 06-24-2021, 10:11 PM
jeffe jeffe is offline
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Location: Iowa
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I just received 5-1# containers of IMR 4895 from Powder Valley. I will probably order the Hornady 150 gr FMJBT for reloading. They shipped fast.
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Old 06-24-2021, 10:46 PM
Stewbaby Stewbaby is offline
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Location: Pelahatchie, MS
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The Hornady 150 fmj do fine for <300yd shooting.
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Old 06-25-2021, 07:45 AM
Brick Brick is offline
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 31

I have had good results with anything from Everglades Ammo:

These are all their 30 cal bullets (not 35 as the url suggests)
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Old 06-25-2021, 07:49 AM
ceresco ceresco is offline
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Price is $20/100. This is about what 110-125gr varmint quality bullets cost before the recent madness. The standard 147-150gr fmjbt is not a very "good" bullet but there are differences within that group. The government contract bullets are probably not as good as the Hornady 150s. There are also significant differences in the rifles' ability to handle the FMJ with it's short, full diameter section. I prefer to pay a bit more and avoid the FMJ bullets, but if nothing else is available, use them. Good Shooting. ..
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Old 06-26-2021, 05:47 PM
Ammolab Ammolab is offline
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$215/1000 bullets DELIVERED (150gr Hornady .308” FMJBT)

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Old 06-27-2021, 12:37 PM
sirgknight sirgknight is offline
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Location: South Central Georgia
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Hornady 3037's are my go-to bullets for the Garand. IMR4895 my go-to powder.
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