ammo

  1. Sako 85 xs .223. Best factory ammo?

    Good morning all. I have recently bought a brand new sako 85. Xs .223. The rate of twist is 1-12. I’m looking for everyone else’s experience with these rifles as to what ammunition you’re using through it? I don’t home load and never have, so it’s factory ammunition recommendations I’m...
  2. Introduction.

    Hi all, I’m joining this site as I’ve just got a new rifle set up and need some advice on it. Regarding ammo and optics. I’m an experienced rifle shot including wild and park deer as well as vermin control. The rifle in question is a sako 85 xs 223 1-12 twist/ with a stallon sound mod. I’m...
  3. Best .308 Hunting Ammo?

    Looking for suggestions for .308 hunting ammo for a new hunter
  4. FAC APPLICATION HELP?

    Hi All, I am about to start applying for my FAC and wanted a bit of help/advice on the ammunition section of the application. I am applying for rifles in .308 .303 and .22 - what types of ammunition should I be applying for? I intend on using all 3 for both hunting and target shooting. Also...
  5. Sold: Safe / Ammo Cabinet, Brattonsound PA5

    Brattonsound Sentinel PA5 Ammo / accessory cabinet, Has served me well for 3/4 rifles bolts, mods and ammo. Only selling as upgrading to larger model due to "expanding the family"! Has slight marks from paint during house decoration, no structural defects. Lock has both original keys and works...
  6. 6.5 Creedmoor - Which ammo?

    Hi all, A quick question for those of you who have more experience with this calibre on the deer. I recently purchased a 6.5 Creedmoor, (I know - hipster beard is coming through as we speak), and whilst at the RFD I asked for a selection of deer appropriate ammunition to try. There were three...
  7. Tarnished ammo

    Just noticed I have some tarnished 17hmr ammo that has been sitting lose in my gun cabinet. Just wondering is it still OK and safe to fire?
  8. Poll: Do you need a supplier of Fox non-toxic ammo in Sussex?

    Hi all, Please can you comment on this post and let me know if you are in Sussex and are looking for a supplier of Fox ammunition (non-toxic)? And if so, what calibre and weight? I currently supply the bullets however I don't have the ammunition in stock. There would need to be considerable...
  9. Opinions on Ammo for Sauer 202 Elegance (Fallow + Red deer)

    Hi there, First of all hi! Literally just joined the forum yesterday. Some interesting reads and information so first off thanks for that. I'm looking for some information if anyone can help. I've just purchased a Sauer 202 Elegance in .308. Still to get it sent across to me from England...
  10. .243 Rounds in 70-75gr fragmentable tip wanted Sussex

    Hi all, I am struggling to find the above ammunition for my .243. I'm looking to buy 100 rounds of 70gr or 75gr vmax, sst or ballistic tip ammunition. I'm based in East Sussex, near Brighton. If anyone has any they are willing to sell, I have cash waiting and I'm also happy to pay for fuel.
  11. Sierra Game King loaded Ammo at great Prices £65 a 100 £120 200 180grain

    Fully tested on Wild Boar and Deer Sierra Game King is a fantastic Bullet .Ammunition Offer 243 also available 100 grain £85 a 100 £160 for 200 .Deposit £20 Pick up at the British shooting show or By arrangement in Wick between Bristol and Bath . Call 0117 303 9227 .
  12. How short is to short on my Howa 1500 .243

    Hi all, I have just got my self a Howa 1500 243 and was thinking of chopping the barrel down some but I am not sure what the legal limit is on a 243 and what affect this could have to things like power, will the round get enough twist before it leaves the barrel and accuracy also what rounds to...
  13. help.... in the borders

    hello sorry to be a pain... but just got a phone call and asked to go shooting first thing and have no ammo...... does any one have any 12g shot gun cartridges i could buy arround the jedburgh area before the morning?
  14. help!

    hello there, i got offered loads of lee reloading gear for the 6.5x55 ; bench, press, dies, auto prime, powder measure, safety scales cases, 120 bt bullets, primers, case length tool, primer pocket thing, lube pad lube, for £150 so i thort i cant go wrong, so brought it. but how easy it is...
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