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Old 01-14-2011, 12:03 AM
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Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

Who would have thought this was so difficult! I'm looking for a bullet that is amazing for F-Class and rocks on Whitetail Deer. I'd love to work-up one load, on one bullet, and be able to shoot awesome groups at 1000-yds and drop a deer at 750-yds +.

Does this bullet exist for the 300WSM? Is it the Berger 210 VLD Hunting bullet? Will that drop a deer? Or, is it a match bullet with "hunting" printed on the box? If not Berger, what?
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Old 01-14-2011, 12:34 AM
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Re: Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

for your use you might be better off with 190gr berger hunting vld, .571bc and yes it will roll over a whitetail at 750yrds, turn it up about 2950fps mv that should land you with about 1460ftlbs at 750yrds give or take a little depending on you altitude and air density.
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Re: Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

I would lean towards the 210vld. Justice make sure you have sufficient impact velocity to open it enough ti get the job done on game. 1800fps should do the trick.
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Re: Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

I would highly recommend the bergers. What is your bbl length? I shoot a factory Mdl 70 coyote so I only have 24". One day itwill get something a little bit longer. If you have a longer bbl I would think the 210 might be worth a try. I just can't push them very fast. Try th 185,190,and 210 and see what your gun likes. I would also shoot all 3 across a chronograph and see what they do.
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Re: Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

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Who would have thought this was so difficult! I'm looking for a bullet that is amazing for F-Class and rocks on Whitetail Deer. I'd love to work-up one load, on one bullet, and be able to shoot awesome groups at 1000-yds and drop a deer at 750-yds +.

Does this bullet exist for the 300WSM? Is it the Berger 210 VLD Hunting bullet? Will that drop a deer? Or, is it a match bullet with "hunting" printed on the box? If not Berger, what?
What about the AMAX allot less money than the Berger for competition use
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Re: Best 300WSM bullet for tarets and hunting?

lot of good bullets. you shoot f-class? what gun??
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