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HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

 
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Old 11-11-2005, 05:51 PM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

The best load for mine is 95grs reloader22 178gr amax seated in the lands shoots 3340fps.
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Old 11-14-2005, 07:50 AM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

bill, keep us posted on the 240 smk results.. very interestig and I´m also planning to shoot heavy for caliber bullets with my rum... when it arrives.
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Old 11-14-2005, 08:15 AM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

sorry bill, me again. What is yours 300 rum twist? i still have to build it and am planning on a 1/10 for the 200 + grainers.
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Old 11-14-2005, 08:39 AM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

It's a 10 twist. I'm going out Wednesday morning to try the 85 gr load. I'll let you know what she does. If I kill my deer early in the season, I'm going to try the big 240 grainer out on a doe. Going to need a little time to verify the drops though.
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Old 11-14-2005, 09:23 AM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

I will give you the executive summary---I have a SG&Y 300 RUM with a 25 inch Shilen and a SG&Y Brake and a Shilen Trigger. II know about the barrel length thing but this is a rifle that will be carried some in the field even with the 5.5 contour barrel. Now I have tried the 190 and 200 SMK and the 190 or 185 Berger with win mag primers with all bullets seated out to magazine length. I tried over 60 different powder bullet combinations at 300 yards using the same rest with a different top that I use in competition (Bald Eagle) and got 5 shot group sizes from 2 inches to 4 inches. Hunting season started in Texas and I did not have time to start over with the Sierra 200 gr btsp hunting bullet so I loaded 20 with 93.0 of H1000 and took them with me to the ranch. At 100 yards because we had some equipment parked in line with the 300 and 600 range it put after 2 shots to set the zero 3.1 inches high for a 300 yd zero I fired a 5 shot group---all 5 went into .41—the best I have ever shot with a hunting rifle with hunting bullets!! It will be scary to tweak this and see what it can really do but it is good enough for me!!! I am done with this rifle.
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Old 11-14-2005, 09:28 PM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

I WILL SHOOT ANY THING FROM YOTES TO HOGS BIG HOGS AS FAR AS I CAN SEE THEM AND THANKS FOR THE HELP!
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Old 11-14-2005, 09:39 PM
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Re: HELP W/ 300 RUM LOADS

IT WAS ALOT OF HELP TRYED LOTS OF DIFF. POWDER STARTED USING RETUMBO FOUND SOME PRETTY GOOD LOADS= FED 215 93.5 RETU. 180gr SEIRRA SPITZER 3-SHOT .489 FED 215 94.gr RETU.180 gr BARNES "XCL"? (I THINK)3-SHOT .427 AND FED 215 94.gr RETU. 190gr SMK 3-SHOT .388 THANKS ALOT KEEP IT COMING
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