Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics



LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 02-23-2010, 07:16 AM
Silver Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Sydney , Australia
Posts: 187
Re: 300 SMK Vs 300 SCENAR LAPUA ?

Grouper where are you picking them up from. I might be shooting some goats next week with the edge i would give them a go on those just cant find any.
Reply With Quote
  •   #9  
    Unread 02-23-2010, 03:42 PM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Jan 2008
    Location: SF Bay Area
    Posts: 214
    Re: 300 SMK Vs 300 SCENAR LAPUA ?

    Our experience was limited to targets and NOT game..but at first I was also interested because of the stellar reputation of Lapua and the higher listed BC. I loaded to the same COAL and got slightly tighter groups with the Lapua. But, interestingly, we also got approx. 25 FPS higher velocities with same powder charge...Haven't a clue as to why. I was going to use on game and then did a little research on LRH and found that there is a fairly well established consensus that the SMK's are superior when it comes to anchoring game. If I were just target shooting, though, I would consider using them....$.02 30-338
    και ο μη εχων πωλησατω το ιματιον αυτου και αγορασατω μαχαιραν... Luke 22:36
    Jesus said "...and whoever has no sword is to sell his coat and buy one" Luke 22:36

    Jack Webb lectures the Prez

    How to pray for the man in the White House
    Psalm 109:5
    Reply With Quote

    Unread 02-23-2010, 03:49 PM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Posts: 327
    Re: 300 SMK Vs 300 SCENAR LAPUA ?

    jawz - lapua australia ph 07 3865 2499

    price has just gone up, used to be $85per 100... now $109per 100.

    cheapest i can get SMK`s for is $510 per 500, unless you can direct me to a cheaper option?
    Reply With Quote
    Unread 02-24-2010, 11:12 AM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Sep 2001
    Posts: 301
    Re: 300 SMK Vs 300 SCENAR LAPUA ?

    Curious as to what slower velocity the 300smk will still open up. Thinking about animals like carribou.
    Is anyone finding it necessary to uniform the tip??

    Are they likely to shoot ok from my factory mark v weatherby 340??? Pretty sure it's a 1:10 twist.

    Last edited by kraky; 02-24-2010 at 11:59 AM.
    Reply With Quote


    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    Similar Threads for: 300 SMK Vs 300 SCENAR LAPUA ?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    lapua 123 Scenar. kdog70 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 0 01-11-2010 09:43 AM
    105 lapua scenar Jimm Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 1 07-12-2005 07:43 AM
    Lapua Scenar 185 grs Thierry Long Range Hunting & Shooting 1 04-15-2004 06:11 PM
    Need the BC of the 338 250 gr Lapua scenar Darryl Cassel Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 6 11-05-2003 07:35 PM
    lapua scenar BRANDT GURR Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 2 07-16-2002 08:29 PM

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:53 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC