There are no magic bullets or recipes for an accurate load in every rifle. All rifles will have a preference. It will start w/ a good match grade bullet, the various 168gr are popular. IMR4895 & H4895 have always been easy to get great accuracy with, but not the highest vel. Varget seems to be the current fav accuracy powder, but didn't work as well in my 308 precision rifle. There are at least 15 diff powders that will work, several will give you the best accuracy.
^^^Like fred said no magic bullet but 168gr are on the top of many lists. Varget is my fav for powder for 150gr but have not shot to 500yds yet. Find the twist rate of your barrel and use the greenhill formula to find the optimum bullet weight to start with for your rifle and start testing. What shoots well in one rifle will not allways work well in another so you have to find out for yourself thats the fun of handloading your own ammo anyway.
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