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300 RUM handloads

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Unread 12-03-2007, 09:48 AM
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300 RUM handloads

Need handload informatiom for 220smk. Have 26" barrel
1/10 twist. Load is for long range and hunting.
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Unread 12-03-2007, 10:16 AM
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You might consider trying the 240 SMK and US869 at about 101 -104g or so. Stablizes just fine out to about 1500yds according to reports on this site.

Edit: I'm at 3000fps over the Oehler with a 7-8 fps SD the last string I checked. 104.5g US869. Get up to 5-6 firings. Gonna try 104g and see how that works.

JonA, another member, is at 101g US869 with Nosler brass and doing a consistent 2970fps. Nosler brass in the 300 RUM has a bit less volume and seems to be a bit softer. Not sure what kind of case life he's getting.
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Last edited by jmden; 12-03-2007 at 09:41 PM. Reason: added more info
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Unread 12-03-2007, 02:18 PM
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91 grs h-1000 with the 220 smk, I get about 2900fps although others get a little higher. GREAT load out of my stock remmy!
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Unread 12-06-2007, 07:40 AM
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Thanks for the posts will be loading in the near future for a match in January
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