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Old 12-17-2005, 03:06 PM
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powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

my brother and i are planning to find a long range load out of his savage 300 rum.180-200 grain bullets.any powder suggestions?
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Old 12-17-2005, 03:14 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

RL-25 works best in my 300UM with bullets in the 200gr area.
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Old 12-17-2005, 09:40 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

RL-25, RL-25, RL-25, Retumbo, if you have a tight neck or BR chamber H50BMG. Did I mention RL-25?
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Old 12-17-2005, 10:16 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

I would take a hard look at ramshot magnum. Burnrate like r25 in a spherical powder that meters like water.
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:19 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

I find that the slower burning powders work best in the larger capacity cases such as the RUM. You have to try them until you find witch one works best for your cal.
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Old 01-28-2010, 04:48 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

Retumbo and H1000 have both worked well for me. I eneded up going with Retumbo.

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Old 01-28-2010, 04:56 PM
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Re: powders to try in 300rum/180-200 grain pills

This caliber is pretty new to me but I've had good success with the H-1000. Looking forward to trying the Retumbo though, all reports I've read have much better velocity, 100-150 fps more I believe.

I pretty much stick to the Hodgon Extreme powders after hearing so much about the temperature stability. The RL-25 sounds good too but can someone shed some light on the stability of that powder?
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