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.30-378 - Berger or AMax?

 
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Old 01-04-2010, 10:50 AM
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Re: .30-378 - Berger or AMax?

yea if you shoot them in the shoulder you can pretty much forget any of that meat. the opposite shoulder will probably be hanging on by a thread.

Broz- have you shot yours at long ranges with this load yet to see how it does as far as bullet drop and grouping?
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Broz- have you shot yours at long ranges with this load yet to see how it does as far as bullet drop and grouping?
Yes, It does just fine and can hold 1 moa to 1000 i the stock accumark. In the custom barreled rifle with a 30" tube the velocity was 3120 and it will do sub moa. We have taken antelope with the accumark at 650 and the 30" rifle to 775. all DRT

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Old 01-05-2010, 09:26 AM
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Re: .30-378 - Berger or AMax?

what is your zero at? Have you had and problems with carbon fouling in either of your guns with this load as well?

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what is your zero at? Have you had and problems with carbon fouling in either of your guns with this load as well?

thanks

clay
I zero everthing at 100 yds and dial up using the exbal / NF program. But I am thinking of changing everything to 200 or 250.

In my rifles I have found that the Bergers are pretty good about not fouling fast. I have not had any issues with carbon either. But I keep my bores clean. I clean with Bore Tech Eliminator about every 40 or 50 rounds.

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Old 01-05-2010, 10:09 AM
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Re: .30-378 - Berger or AMax?

thanks for the tips broz. on another note have you ever had any issues with your safetys being tight? mine seems to be a bear to get to go back on safe. it comes off safe fine but takes some force getting it back on.
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thanks for the tips broz. on another note have you ever had any issues with your safetys being tight? mine seems to be a bear to get to go back on safe. it comes off safe fine but takes some force getting it back on.
I have not. But I have heard of this with Mark V's. The fix is something needs bent or adjusted in the safety mechanism. I would contact a smith or send the bolt to Wby in the off season.

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Old 01-07-2010, 09:43 PM
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Re: .30-378 - Berger or AMax?

Have any of you tried 240smks in the 30-378? I ve been using 175 SMK - 3495 fps with a Lilja 30 inch barrel. Also holds about 1moa at 600 and 1000 yds. I use 180 yd zero with my Leupold B&C and that means its within 3.4" to 650 yds (180, 350, 500, 575 and 650 yds for each reticle mark) and makes for very quick shooting. Beyond 650 yds I use the turret. Was hoping that with a 240gr that grouping may be even better. Any comments about comparison of 210 Berger and 240 Smks?
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