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300 WSM & 26" Barrel?

 
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Old 12-03-2007, 11:01 PM
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300 WSM & 26" Barrel?

Just wondering if anyone is running this combo and what velocities they're getting with 180 grain bullets? Is it possible to get 3100 fps?
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Old 12-04-2007, 08:56 AM
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There are guys that claim to be getting 3100 fps with 180 gr but I don't know what barrel length they are using. I have a 25.5" that I get get 3050 but that is with a heavy bolt and case filled to capacity.

I just started using the new IMR4007ssc powder and getting 3000 fps with plenty of room for more powder and no pressure signs. I haven't had the time or weather conditions to test any further but I stopped at this load because of the good accuracy and needed it for a hunting trip.
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