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180 or 165 grain for 300 rum

 
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Old 02-15-2011, 07:32 PM
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Re: 180 or 165 grain for 300 rum

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debating on the 180 or the 165 grain bullet
i want it to leave a big hole (bigger the better) but choosing one of them 2 grains....max shooting distance is probly 200 yrds in the woods

what bullet expands more at that range?
im thinking 165 but idk thats y im asking
Interesting that you chose the 300rum to shoot 200 yards.

In terms of the bullet that will leave a big hole is more about construcion rather than weight. You need a bullet that will expand quickly....ballistic tips, game kings etc.
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:59 PM
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Re: 180 or 165 grain for 300 rum

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debating on the 180 or the 165 grain bullet
i want it to leave a big hole (bigger the better) but choosing one of them 2 grains....max shooting distance is probly 200 yrds in the woods

what bullet expands more at that range?
im thinking 165 but idk thats y im asking

If you know it's close range, go with the 180 barnes. It will stay togeather even at very high velocities. Long range 210 Berger VLDs are AWESOME.
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