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30-378 reloading data

 
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:06 PM
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30-378 reloading data

Recently purchased a very, very low round count Weatherby Accumark.
Mounted a 4-18x50 Kahles on it and adjusted the trigger down to 2 pounds.
With 112 gr of Retumbo, Fed mag primers, 168 TTSXs loaded to 3.6 OAL it will put 5 in 3/4" at 100.
Have tried several 180s with Retumbo, H869 and 50BMG. Results have been poor (2-5")
Have read that the 200 gr Accubond has a high BC and might be a better choice than the 168TTSX. Thoughts, Experience ?

Second question involves the muzzle brake. While it is a pussy to shoot with it, wearing double hearing protection while hunting is impractical. I bought a blank end cap (thread protector) but it weighs so much less than the brake it causes harmonics to go south. The TTSX shoot a one bullet wide, 5" high group. Does anyone make an end cap that duplicates the weight of the factory brake?

Thanks for your help.

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Old 11-21-2010, 07:03 PM
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Re: 30-378 reloading data

AMAZING all the expert long range hunters and nobody reloads the 30-378.

Guess I'll have to live with Retumbo, 168 TTSXs and 3/4" MOA.

Thanks!
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