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Unread 07-07-2013, 11:35 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 5
New Colorado member

Hello All,

I am Brennan, 24, Located near Denver Colorado. My good friend is a gunsmith, helped me build a custom 300 RUM. Been lurking on the site for a little while trying to get info about building loads. I have been shooting for a few years, reloading for a few years, 1st time with big mangum catridges.

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Here is my build.

HS precision Stock
700 SS lapped/trued.
Holland Recoil lug
Krieger 26" 11.25 Twist SS barrell.
Seekins precision mag/bottom metal
badger ordanance bolt knob.
Timney 510 trigger ( not installed yet)
Vortex 6-24 Viper PST Mil-rad scope

Berger 210VLD
Winchester Primer
Nosler Custom Brass
US-869 powder.
3.730 COAL

Seems to be a solid 1/2 MOA or better gun. Accuracy is good not sure if I want to seek more velocity

My findings with 210vld and US-869 ( very slow and forgiving)
99.00 GR= 2950 FPS
99.5 GR= 2980 FPS
100.00 GR= 3030 FPS

This is a new barreland velocity mayspeed up as barrel wears/breaks in fully. Little bit of copper fouling, not sure if its of concern but it shoots dandy.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 08:41 AM
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Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Weiser, Idaho
Posts: 1,187
Re: New Colorado member

Nice rifle should do everything you want to.
Every man needs a good woman, good dog, good horse and a good gun.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 09:07 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 5
Re: New Colorado member

Thank you sir, hoping to do some long range shooting, know of any good areas in Colorado or wyoming?
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