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300 rum/200gr.smk

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Unread 08-14-2008, 11:07 AM
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300 rum/200gr.smk

im new with the 300rum and reloading. i shoot swift scirocco(180gr) with 7828 behind them. i just got into reloading and found some 200gr smk at the used gun store for 25 bucks. i need some ideas to try for them. i see some guys shoot them longrange and wanted to try them. thanks
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    Unread 08-14-2008, 03:00 PM
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    Re: 300 rum/200gr.smk

    My load for the 200g SMK was 94g H-1000. Was very accurate all the way to 800 yards, and was doing 3200fps. This was out of my old Rem 700 LSS 300 RUM. Start a lil lower and work up to that and you should find something the rifle likes.
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    Unread 08-14-2008, 04:28 PM
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    Re: 300 rum/200gr.smk

    The 200 gr SMK has been a "go to" bullet for many in the LR comp game. It just shoots in anything and is consistent as heck.

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    Unread 08-14-2008, 07:32 PM
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    Re: 300 rum/200gr.smk

    Sierras do tend to do that......
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    Unread 08-20-2010, 12:35 AM
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    Re: 300 rum/200gr.smk

    I'm running the 210gr mk in my .300rum over 94gr of retumbo and a cci250 primer. 3140fps, es of 8. Half moa out to 600yards so far.
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