Posted November 17, 2015 12:26 pm by Comments

By Caleb

Hornady Custom Lite .308 Win

Jeez, that title was a mouthful, wasn’t it? I swear, ammo manufacturers are getting carried away with their product names these days. But that’s not the point, the point is to talk about this product from Hornady. Today we’re reviewing their reduced recoil .308 Winchester load, which is loaded with Hornady’s 125 grain SST bullet.

The first question to ask about this ammo is “what is it for?” Well, I’ll let Hornady answer that question with the text from the back of the box: “Hornady Custom Lite ammunition provides reduced recoil and muzzle blast from standard cartridges, and puts the fun back into shooting for kids, women and every shooter looking to keep recoil to a minimum.” I’d say that’s a perfectly reasonable raison d’etre, especially for a .308 cartridge. With its 125 grain SST bullet, it’s easy to imagine this being a go to load to drop into a scoped, bolt action deer rifle. But that’s not what I used to test it.

My test platform for this ammo was the Colt MARC901 .308 carbine. This is a 16 inch, semi-auto AR-style rifle chambered for 7.62 NATO, it’s also on Colt’s modular platform which means it can be converted to a …Read the Rest

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