I recently got a tikka t3 308 that has a 1-11 twist and am curious as to what would be the ideal bullet weight/type for that barrel
I know you have to shoot a bunch to see what it likes but would like a good starting point
Your question has many options. Not only is twist and weight a factor, but the velocity that it is fired. Have a few .308Win that like 175gr SMK's and a Savage that doesn't(it likes the 168gr SMK's). Had an AR-10 with the 11.25" twist that liked the 155-165grainers. But all was dependent on velocity and the pressure curve that the powder provided. All my rifles like Varget powder, but projectile weights vary.
I have the same rifle as you. Whn it was new I tried various factory 165gr &150gr, the rifle preferred the 165gr. I load for it these days and it does very well with 165gr SGK and Varget at the standard 44gr charge.
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