Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

300 win.mag bullets

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-06-2005, 05:50 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: west of Little Rock ,Ark.
Posts: 1,271
300 win.mag bullets

i know this dates me but i like my 300 win mag. so what bullets are out there that will aid my 1000 yd. quest? presently shooting 180 nosler ballistic tips over 70 gr. imr 4350. only getting 2700 fps must be seated too deep(3.360)accuracy is 1" group at 100. thanks for your input, jimm
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-06-2005, 07:33 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Southern Wisconsin
Posts: 1,310
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

jimm
You might want to look at the 200 gr Sierra Matchking and the 200 gr Nosler Accubond. I shoot both over 71 grs of Re 22 @ 2900 fps, they both shoot into the same .5 - .75 moa group. I practice with the cheaper Matchkings and hunt with the Accubonds. The heavier bullets will buck the wind better when they get way out there.
Chris
__________________
Ignorance can be treated with education, sadly there is no cure for stupidity.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-06-2005, 08:02 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Tremonton, UT
Posts: 136
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

I second what winmagman says, but I have had better luck with H4831SC than with any other powder, whether it be with the 200 grain matchkings or 180 accubonds. I have a custom win mod 70 and I changed out the magazine block to one for the 375 H&H and I cut the bolt stop back. Now I can seat to 3.57". HUGE benefit. H1000 powder with bullets 200 grains and over is a good powder to try as well, and of course try RL22. Just make sure things like runout are kept to a minimum.
__________________
"Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms" - Josey Wales
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-06-2005, 08:30 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Boise, Idaho
Posts: 419
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

2700FPS with IMR4350? Wow, that is slow...Might try someone else's chronograph...
I use a 200gr Accubond with IMR4350 and was getting 2950, but had to back it off a little. I am getting 2850 now (seated to magazine length), 1/2 in groups.
__________________
I keep nature balanced - I hunt everything!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-06-2005, 11:59 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: on the rifle range in Utah
Posts: 2,723
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

Jimm,
My load is a 180 Accubond with 75.5 grains of RL22 in a Frontier (Hornady case) ignited by Fed 215 gm primer. Velocity is 3150, standard deviation of 8, and 3/8" groups at 100 yards. Barrel is 24". Shoots great at long range. I have taken a spike elk at 830 yards, a cow elk at 615, a desert bighorn at 630, and another cow elk at 757! The 200 grain Accubond has an awesome b.c. though, and does have a little more energy with less wind drift. It is definetly worth a try!
__________________
Find it
Range it
Click it
Pull it
Dump it

If it's not far, it's boring.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-07-2005, 05:16 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: west of Little Rock ,Ark.
Posts: 1,271
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

yes 2700 fps. is slow.i was informed that my seat depth could be largely responsible.also i think i need to change my primer,presently using cci lg. rifle magnum.hate to do it though, i have a couple o thousand.what thinkest yall? thanks , jimm
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-07-2005, 05:55 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: MN.MPLS.ST.PAUL
Posts: 7
Re: 300 win.mag bullets

jimm.,</ Q. I DONT KNOW HELP ME OUT OR INFORM ME BECAUSE I DONT KNOW WHY NOT TRY A 165gr. BOAT TAIL BULLET
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: 300 win.mag bullets
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Berger Bullets vs Controlled Expansion Bullets jhlobik Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 95 02-09-2014 08:31 PM
Heavy bullets vs.light bullets Crazycooydog Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 18 05-26-2012 12:25 PM
Cutting Edge Bullets new 50 BMG Bullets !!!! stenger Reloading 0 06-09-2011 05:13 PM
WTT 7mm bullets for 168 Berger Hunting Bullets sniperjwt Reloading Equipment and Components 7 01-18-2010 08:43 AM
Sierra Bullets 30 Caliber 200-gr. HPMK Bullets Bart B Guns For Sale 7 12-27-2005 03:03 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC