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Old 11-16-2011, 02:12 PM
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Re: .30-378 Weatherby Shooter

QL shows the 30-378 as holding 133 water grains.
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Old 11-16-2011, 02:19 PM
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With the horsepower the big 30cal cases such as the 30-378 and 300 Lapua Improved produce I would think the new Berger 230gr would be a natural. That is if the Berger 230gr can hold up to the launch speeds these 2 can produce especially in the 28-30in tubes.
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With the horsepower the big 30cal cases such as the 30-378 and 300 Lapua Improved produce I would think the new Berger 230gr would be a natural. That is if the Berger 230gr can hold up to the launch speeds these 2 can produce especially in the 28-30in tubes.
If only they had the 230 grain 30 cal hunting bullet out already... Has anyone tried the match or the tacticals on game?
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If only they had the 230 grain 30 cal hunting bullet out already... Has anyone tried the match or the tacticals on game?
Yes, we have taken antelope out to 738 yards and a few closer. Good penetration, huge wound channel and always an exit so far. We will be taking a couple elk with them this week and I will report.

This was with the 230 Berger OTM's from a 300 win mag.

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