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Unread 01-24-2006, 07:35 PM
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.300 RUM favorite pet loads

Could some of you .300Rum fans share your favorite loads please? I'm going to be using my Remington sendero mostly for whitetail. Interested in any of your most accurate loads.
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    Unread 01-24-2006, 08:23 PM
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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    Fed brass, 200 AB, WLRM, 89.0 Re25.

    28" #4 Shilen bbl.
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    Unread 01-24-2006, 09:13 PM
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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    150g CTBTIP, 105g H-1000, Fed 215
    180g CTBTIP, 98g H-1000, Fed 215
    200g SMK, 92g H-1000, Fed 215
    200g NAB, 88g H-1000, CCI BR-2
    210g VLD, 89g Retumbo, Fed 215
    220g SMK, 88g H-1000, Fed 215

    These loads have printed under .5 at 100 and stayed under or around .5 to .75 MOA out to 800 and 1150 yards. My rifle is a factory Rem 700 LSS.
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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    91.6gr H1000 200gr Nos. Accubonds Fed 215
    80.4gr IMR 4350 180gr Nos BT

    Both shoot sub 1/2 MOA with factory Win Barrel
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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    Boone,

    I always used 100.0 gr H-1000 under a 180 gr Ballistic Silvertip in my 300 RUM. This by the way is a very top end load and I would recommend starting 10% under this and working up.

    Since then Retumbo was released as well as the accubond bullet so now I like 100.0 gr Retumbo under the 180 gr Accubond. The 200 gr Accubond also works very well but certainly not needed for deer. I use Rem cases and Fed 215 primers in all my loads as well. Always start low and work up though!!

    I like at least 180 gr bullets in the 300 RUM. Just runs better with a bit of bullet weight compared to the lighter 150 and 165 gr pills.

    Good Shooting!!

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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    85 gr Retumbo under a 240 SMK. Shoots .25" out of my rifle @ 100 yds. Might want to use the 220 SMK w/a little more powder instead of the 240. I don't think you'll notice much difference in the performance of the two. I've had some difficulty getting ahold of the 240s.
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    Re: .300 RUM favorite pet loads

    Mine like 210 berger with 92gr h1000.
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