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Old 03-23-2004, 11:18 AM
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300 Win Mag

I am looking at Building a long range tack driver. What do you guys think of this cartridge? I have had one in a Factory Rem 700 and it was accurate but I only shot it out to 300 yards. I am thinking a Hart 28 inch Barrel and a 700 Rem Action. What do you guys think? PS No Ultra Mags I dont want all that recoil and Hate Muzzle breaks [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 03-23-2004, 05:43 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

300 win mag has been an extremely accurate and top winning caliber in the 1k game. 210 JLK or Berger bullets, 216 Clinch Rivers H4831 and Fed 210.

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Old 03-23-2004, 06:30 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

I think you should go with a .300 weatherby. Im no expert, but I killed my first long range deer with it, and i know it has an advantage over the winchester as far as energy and velocity, and it doesnt kick as much as the ultramag
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Old 03-24-2004, 02:55 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

Thanks for the Info. I am trying to come up with a plan of attack with the little woman if you know what I mean. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] I think I am going with a Lilja Barrel Hart wants to much money for a 28" finish fluted barrel. Sorry PA no Weatherby here I like the cartridge just dont like the price of the brass. [img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img]
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Old 03-24-2004, 03:08 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

Save yourself about $100-180 and skip the fluting. Only done to reduce weight and cosmetics mostly. With recoil a consideration, think I would have a Lilja 3 groove 1-11 twist HV taper barrel from 1.2 at action to about .930 at muzzle and 28-29".

You can easily get 2900 fps with very accurate load and 210 bullets with the 300 mag or 300 wsm.

the weatherby will go a little faster of course and so will the recoil. However, you can easily go to over 1k with the 300 WSM or 300 Win Mag. Without muzzlebrake the weatherby will really start to "wear on you" after couple rounds in anything under 10 lbs if you do not like recoil.

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Old 03-24-2004, 03:26 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

Well I am looking at using it for a hunting gun so I will be carring it around I was thinking of a #5 Fluted with a 27 1/2 Finish I would like to keep the gun around 10 or 11 pounds with the scope and bipod on as this is about what my Sendero weighs. But I havent decided on the fluting yet cause it is kinda Spendy.
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Old 03-24-2004, 03:52 PM
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Re: 300 Win Mag

hey kinda off topic here but, about the recoil of the weatherby, its really not any worse that the winchester. Ive been shooting my dads .300 weatherby since i was 12, and im not exactly a big guy.(the gun weighs just under 8 lbs.)
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