By Josh Wayner
Shooter, Josh Wayner, reviews the Next Level Armament NLX 308 AR10 Rifle in .308 Win shooting a selection of different ammo.
Rounds were fired over an Oehler 35P chronograph at a distance of five feet from the muzzle at 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Velocity is the average of ten shots and accuracy is an average of three five shot shot groups at 100 yards using the ECHO-1.
- Hornady BLACK 168gr AMAX—2569fps, .95” avg
- Federal 168gr GMM—2525fps, 1.15” avg
- Federal 180gr Vital Shok—2395fps, 2.25” avg
- Speer Gold Dot Duty 168gr GDSP—2567fps, 2.1” avg
- American Eagle 150gr FMJ—2718fps, 3.5” avg
The Hornady load in this rifle offered match-grade accuracy and, thanks to the great trigger, was easily capable of making hits at 200 yards without touching a single thing on the ECHO-1. I was very happy with this and wouldn’t hesitate to take this fine combination of rifle and optic out after game.
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