Re: Having a bad day with the .300 RUM
I am working up a load for my 300WSM in a Tikka T-3. The magazine length is 2.9", the Max ejectable length is 3.036", and for the particular bullet I chose the max length to lands is 3.073". I was angry to say the least! For my first test after barrel break in, was to use Identical rounds except for length. I was delighted to find the best shooter was the one that fit in the mag, and the groups got larger as the OAL increased. Go figure.
I used to re-load but now I "hand-load".
-- Well, at least I try