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The 270 caliber will kill stuff at long range. My 270 weatherby shoots a 150 grain sst 3325 fps and I have taken elk with the 270 wby to 1100 yards. In my opinion though I think the 300 wsm is the best of the wsm's. It is the most versatile with the easiest to get ammo. My tikka 300 wsm shoots a 150 grain nosler etip .469 bc over 3400 fps. That tops the performance of the 270 wsm at ranges where the wsm is most effective which is inside 800 yards.
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    i think i might go the 300WSM running them through a savage long range hunter
    i will be re-loading for max range and accuresy but i will cross that road when i get to it aye

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    i think i might go the 300WSM running them through a savage long range hunter
    i will be re-loading for max range and accuresy but i will cross that road when i get to it aye

    cheers

    Sounds like a good choice. I am a huge Savage fan. I think the Mod 11 LRH is a great innovation and addition to the line of rifles offered by Savage. I own a 300 WSM in a Savage. Mine is the Low Pro though. It shoots great. Enjoy!

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    i think i might go the 300WSM running them through a savage long range hunter
    i will be re-loading for max range and accuresy but i will cross that road when i get to it aye

    cheers
    Good call!!! I have switch all over to Savage!! I My 270 WSM is a model 12 and I can push the 140 gr to 3341 for best accuracy, which will be nearly identical to the 300WSM with a 150 gr bullet but with better Sectional Density which is what kills heavier animals IMO.

    I've got a couple friends that shoot the 300 WSM for LRH and they love the 185 and 190 Bergers !!!
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    dont think i have ever heard of the 185 and 190 Bergers
    im not real sure if we even get them in Australia.
    can anyone give me any ideas on what sort of powder primers
    bullets and brass i should use for best range and accuracy?

    after my savage .204 comes then i will worry about the savage LRH in 300WSM
    i would really like to get my 300WSM painted, a sort of bushland greenish color with skulls blended in but not to un-noticeable
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    Re: .270wsm

    Norma brass in the WSM's seems to be as good as it gets for most situations. The 300 WSM gets some good results with Reloader 17. For bullets I don't know what you can get your hands on over there but Berger is usually my first choice, and then from there I shoot Accubonds.

    You may try posting a question in the Australia, New Zealand Forum and see where some others are getting there stuff.
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    Bergers in Australia.. You can get them from Parrabellum imports/ Vic Arms in Victoria Street Melbourne. They are the importer and most big shops know they can order them in for you.

    I shot a variety of bullets...good viable options.

    I use 168's in the 7mm and 210's in the 300 wthby

    What deer are you hunting and what calibre did you get...?
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