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Old 12-29-2013, 11:56 PM
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Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

For a 300 Winchester Magnum what would be the optimum bullet for extreme long range hunting purposes. I believe a 210 grn Long range accubond would be the one. I have also heard a 210 vld or a 215 hybrid is a very good bullet. Are there any other bullets on the market that would come close or exceed the performance of these bullets?
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Old 12-30-2013, 12:09 AM
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For a 300 Winchester Magnum what would be the optimum bullet for extreme long range hunting purposes. I believe a 210 grn Long range accubond would be the one. I have also heard a 210 vld or a 215 hybrid is a very good bullet. Are there any other bullets on the market that would come close or exceed the performance of these bullets?


Sounds like you are on the right track. I personally like the Accubonds But the 210 Burgers also have a good reputation.

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Old 12-30-2013, 01:06 AM
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Re: Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

Berger 210 VLD, 215 Hybrid, or 230 Hybrid should work good for you.
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Old 12-30-2013, 01:25 AM
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Re: Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

A 300 Win Mag topped of with a 215 Berger is a very, very hard combo to beat, I'm not a 30 cal or belted mag fan but that combo is one that blows my skirt up!
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Old 12-30-2013, 06:45 AM
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Re: Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

+1 for the 210/215gr Bergers. Just worked up loads trying the 210 Long Range Accubonds but haven't shot any game yet, or had a chance to establish the BC at long range which has been reported to be similar to the 210 Bergers. So far, load and velocity is identical, with POI and group size very close to the 210 Bergers out to 300 yards. I run them at 2900FPS out of my 24" Rem 5R Milsoec.
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Re: Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

We have extensively tested the 210, 215 and 230's and done some initial testing of the 210 LR Accubond in several 300 wins. The 215 Berger Hybrid remains to be the most impressive for the 300 win chamberings. With great velocity from its short bearing surface, easy and accurate load work up from the hybrid ogive and a perfect 21and O record of one shot kills on big game out to 1285 yards. The 215 is only out done on BC by the 230's but its accurately advertised .695 G1 BC with the gained velocity of the short bearing surface makes it "The go to" long range bullet for me in the 300 win. They are next to impossible to get right now but I hear there are some due out in the not to distant future. When they become available buy extra. If you for some reason don't like them the line to buy them from you will be a long one. If you get the performance we do from them you be glad to have a few extra on the shelf.

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Re: Best Long Range 30 Cal HUnting Bullet.

Looks like the 208A max works well

Hornady AMAX for hunting?
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