Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

Sendero 300 Rum load advice

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-13-2008, 06:00 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 5
Sendero 300 Rum load advice

I have just started shooting my new 300 RUM sendero. I would like to get my grouping under a 1 1/2 @ 200 yards. I have been trying different loads using Rutumbo with 200 GRN AB's. groups are poor so far. THe best i have come up with so far is 2 1/2 group with 180 ab's over 90 grn of RE-22.
does anyone have any load that work well in this particular rifle and cal.
Thanks
Toklat
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-13-2008, 06:48 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: AB, Canada
Posts: 555
Re: Sendero 300 Rum load advice

hi,

i used 92.5 retumbo, with 200ab. col-3.681.
wou have to pay with bullet seating depth.
did you do bedding, and free floating barrell?
how about triger job to 2lb?
if you do this you will see drastic improvment on factory senderos.
__________________
Thanks
CJ
My 338Edge
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-13-2008, 09:24 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 171
Re: Sendero 300 Rum load advice

100 grains of Retumbo pushing 180 grain Barnes TSX. Sub MOA groups out to 400 yards, and sub inch groups at 200 yards. The load is lightly compressed, which Retumbo seems to like, I've got 3 other rifles that really like Retumbo when it's a compressed load.

Now I do everything to the brass that I can do, I neck resize, turn the necks, deburr the flash holes, unform the primer pockets and trim to length. I use bushing dies and try to keep the neck tension down to .002, I usually go for less than that, but this thing kicks like a mule and I don't want to mess up the rounds in the mag.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-14-2008, 09:55 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: spokane, washington
Posts: 76
Re: Sendero 300 Rum load advice

i use 89.5 gr of 7828 behind a 180 gr. sricocco. three shots make one ragged hole at 100yards.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-20-2008, 01:01 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 70
Re: Sendero 300 Rum load advice

90.5g retumbo 210 bergers I believe .005" in the lands shot really well for me (one hole) at 100 yards and I am new to this.

I do have a 1.5# trigger and it is bedded. This was prone off the bipod
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-20-2008, 08:21 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Wilsons,Va
Posts: 52
Re: Sendero 300 Rum load advice

200gr AB and 93gr of RL-25 at 3150 fps= one ragged hole at 100 yards.
__________________
"Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem. "
Ronald Reagan
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Sendero 300 Rum load advice
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
300 Win mag load advice montana_native Reloading 37 02-14-2012 04:39 AM
fairly new...gun/caliber advice...sendero? w8n4rutnmt Long Range Hunting & Shooting 7 04-19-2010 06:33 PM
7mm stw sendero reloading advice IDAHOHUNTER Reloading 9 11-29-2009 08:05 AM
Need advice for equiping a new Sendero Moman Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 2 02-01-2009 02:05 AM
Question/Help/Advice for Remington Sendero bigg_sexy1 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 4 08-11-2008 04:44 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC