close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics

Reply

bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 09-16-2013, 04:55 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 177
bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

been looking into a lot of sub sonic info lately . What would be the best combo for lobbing heavy pills out to 500 yards or so for steel ? looking at this bullet
for the 458 socom GS CUSTOM BULLETS - 458566SP195 Technical Data
only thing I read that a longer throat would affect accuracy if you wanted to shoot factory ammo . also in a bolt gun is there any problems pushing the socom past 35k psi if you wanted ? I was interested in the 520 whisper but I read it wont feed from a aics mag because of the .510 bullets ? according to gs that 566gr bullet can be load with the length of the 458 socom case to a oal of 2.825
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 09-16-2013, 09:56 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Alabama
    Posts: 9,252
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    300 AAC Blackout with a 185-200gr bullet might work alright out to that distance.
    __________________
    "I'm just a peckerwood who lives in the hills with too many guns..." - Bob Lee Swagger

    "Give me a minute...I'm good. Give me an hour...I'm great. Give me 6 months...And I'm unbeatable." - Col. Hannibal Smith

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by WildRose View Post
    The 284 is to the STW what a tricycle is to a Ninja.
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 09-16-2013, 10:46 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2011
    Posts: 177
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    thought about it but I read wind is hell on the 300 blkout at 500.
    I think it drifts 9 moa with a 10 mph crosswind . from what I read getting
    barrels for the socom is a pain in the @$$ . looked at something short like the 450 marlin but it would need a long action for the feeding from a dbm. a lot of the chassis I like are short action only right now becaue their filling those orders first before making a run of long actions chassis in rem 700. I asked ssk about the 510 whisper to see if they had brass for it. its impressive with the amax out to 500 yards
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 09-16-2013, 11:28 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Alabama
    Posts: 9,252
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    .35 Whelen would put the stomp on something big out to about 500 yards.
    __________________
    "I'm just a peckerwood who lives in the hills with too many guns..." - Bob Lee Swagger

    "Give me a minute...I'm good. Give me an hour...I'm great. Give me 6 months...And I'm unbeatable." - Col. Hannibal Smith

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by WildRose View Post
    The 284 is to the STW what a tricycle is to a Ninja.
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 09-16-2013, 11:34 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2011
    Posts: 177
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    probably any of the 35s would 338 federal etc but I want something different and big. ssk just got back to me they said brass for the whisper is 5.50$ a case from lapua brass. though they may have meant 5.55$ a cartridge because she said a round not a case .
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 09-17-2013, 12:06 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2012
    Location: Houston, Texas
    Posts: 1,575
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    Have you considered a 338-08?
    Reply With Quote
      #7  
    Unread 09-17-2013, 01:36 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Alabama
    Posts: 9,252
    Re: bet sub sonic combo for 500 yards ?

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Canadian Bushman View Post
    Have you considered a 338-08?
    That's the same thing as the .338 Federal.

    .338 Federal can send a 210 @ 2600 fps MV.
    __________________
    "I'm just a peckerwood who lives in the hills with too many guns..." - Bob Lee Swagger

    "Give me a minute...I'm good. Give me an hour...I'm great. Give me 6 months...And I'm unbeatable." - Col. Hannibal Smith

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by WildRose View Post
    The 284 is to the STW what a tricycle is to a Ninja.
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes



    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC