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.300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

 
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Old 05-25-2006, 07:35 PM
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

nobody has mentioned RL22 yet, I have had several 300WM,s over the years and with 180's it has been the powder of choice in my rifles. at least give it a try.
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Old 05-25-2006, 07:40 PM
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

I second uncleB. Rl-22 is the way to go in the 300 win mag.
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

i agree with uncleB 100%
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Old 05-26-2006, 08:18 AM
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

Do you mind sharing the HSC 4831 load data? I currently use IMR 4350 out of a 26" tube with 180's and get superb accuracy at 3170 FPS but I am looking into an extreme powder.
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Old 05-26-2006, 09:30 AM
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

Takman,

Just my opinion, but if you are getting 3,170 with superb accuracy with IMR 4350...I wouldn't touch a thing. My limited experience with IMR powders in the .300 Win Mag hasn't shown temperature insensitivity to be an issue.
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

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jwp475,

How much H1000 are you using and which 180 grain bullet are you using? What is your velocity?

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81 grains of H-1000 with either the 180TSX OR 180 Accubond my velocity is 3073 fps with a 5 fps extreme spread, my barrel is 27 1/4" plus the brake
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Re: .300 Win Mag, 180 grain bullet & Retumbo

Haven't tried it yet. Probably won't.

I'm using 72 gr AA3100, WLR primer, and 180 Nosler BT with very good accuracy (~1" @ 100 yd [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]) in my Browning A Bolt (no BOSS) 26" barrel "Stalker."

Just bought a chronograph and haven't used it with this load yet, so no FPS data.
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