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Old 01-10-2012, 12:26 PM
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Re: 300wsm

Many different combinations will work well in the 300 WSM. I first found that my Model 70 Winchester would shoot 165 grain Nosler Accubonds and 165 Nosler Partitions very well with RL-19. After this I found that this gun would shoot 155 grain and 168 grain Sierra Match bullets very,very well with RL-19,Norma cases and WLRM primer.


I am now loading 185 Bergers, 190 Bergers with Norma cases, and both N165 and IMR-7828. 69 grains of N165 along with 190 Bergers gave me 2867 ft/sec and very good accuracy.

These are just a few loads that I have worked with. It depends on what you want to shoot. I have also worked up some great loads with Barnes 168 TSX bullets using N550 and RL-17 powders. If you want more specifics let me know.
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:29 AM
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Re: 300wsm

If you really want to turn your 300 WSM into a hammer, try some Berger 215 hybrids or 230 OTM tacticals with a proper charge of 7828SSC. You should be able to push 230's to around 2700 and the 215s to around 2800 fps. I guarantee you can't push a 165, 180 or 200 grain load fast enough in a 300 WSM to match these heavies for retained energy and wind resistance.
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:07 PM
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Re: 300wsm

Iam using rl 17 66grns 168 ttsx and getting 3180fps and its a tack driver
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If you really want to turn your 300 WSM into a hammer, try some Berger 215 hybrids or 230 OTM tacticals with a proper charge of 7828SSC. You should be able to push 230's to around 2700 and the 215s to around 2800 fps. I guarantee you can't push a 165, 180 or 200 grain load fast enough in a 300 WSM to match these heavies for retained energy and wind resistance.
what barrel length are we talking about here? A 230grain bullet in a wsm at 2700fps?
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:55 PM
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what barrel length are we talking about here? A 230grain bullet in a wsm at 2700fps?
24" bbl, 230 OTM Tactical touching lands, loaded with 7828SSC, CCI 200 in a Norma case. Ave. velocity 2698 fps. OAL 3.010 and still feeds through an FN built M70 action.
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Old 01-12-2012, 11:12 AM
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Re: 300wsm

I have shot everything from 150's up to 208's in mine. I don't recall the 150 load but the 168's shot best for me with H414 and imr4350 with the edge going to 414. I moved on to 180's next with 7828 and had good results. My rifle hated 190 smks so I tried the 208 amax and h4831 next and that has been what I have shot since. I am getting 2950 and it is a hammer on whitetails. I started with norma brass and fed 215m, but for the 208 load I tried some nosler brass and fed 210m and have been very happy. My velocity spreads really tightened up going to the 210m primers.
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Old 03-19-2012, 02:25 PM
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Re: 300wsm

My load is Berger 210 VLD Hunting with 63 grains of RL-17, CCI magnum primers with Winchester Brass. 1 in groups at 300 yards
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