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Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

 
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Old 09-22-2009, 04:41 PM
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Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

I have a 7/300 Wby mag with a 30" Hart, that was smithed by Howard Wolfe and have a very good load worked up with IMR 7828ssc and 168 Sierras, but am trying out some 168 Bergers.

I am just interested if anyone has a 7/300 and what loads you have found work well?

Thanks in advance,
Colby
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Old 09-22-2009, 06:16 PM
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Re: Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

Colby~

Send yobuck a PM and he'll be able to give you all the info you need.
He has a few 7/300's smithed by Howard Wolfe.
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Old 09-23-2009, 10:46 AM
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Re: Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

Thanks for the lead Joel!
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:00 PM
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Re: Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

These are more popular than I ever knew. My dad has one done by Mr. Wolfe too.

I'm pretty sure he has his for sale if anyone is looking for one.
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Old 09-24-2009, 11:26 PM
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Re: Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

I have shot a 7mm-300 wby for about 35 years. When 7828 came out it made this one shine. Several powders now in that range work well but still my best accuracy/velocity loads are with 7828. This is an exceptional long range cartridge. With the introduction of the 7STW as a standard cartridge I think the 7-300 lost popularity but I still favor my 7-300 wby. I really think weatherby screwed the pooch on this one not making it available in the mk 5 rifle when it was hot about 30 years ago.
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Old 09-25-2009, 01:05 AM
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Re: Anyone loading 7/300 Wby Mag?

I also have one with a Hart 28 in. barrel that was put together by Pete at Cleveland Custom Gun back in 1972 for me. I haven't shot it in a while, I 'll have to get my load data out to see what loads I was using.
I built one because it had the PA. 1000 yd. bench rest record back then.
I was also using the 168gr Sierras. I loaded some NBT before I moved to Az but didn't get to finish my testing. When I dig out my loading manuals I'll post what I had.
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