110 grain 30 cal vmax

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  1. 460or338

    460or338 Well-Known Member

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    anyone here use this bullet ? how does it fair out to 500 yards or more ? . also could it be loaded to 4000 fps in 300 rum ?
     
  2. jlamb

    jlamb Well-Known Member

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    I've only put it in my 308. Worked great out to 300 (longest distance). I've heard that the Speer 125 TNT is better, I know that the .257 87 grain TNT is very accurate out to 400 so I think that the .30 caliber would be great.
     

  3. sambo3006

    sambo3006 Well-Known Member

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    There was a smith building 300 WSM's specifically designed to launch the 110 gr Vmax. I think he was claiming 4000 fps but that was almost assuredly with smoking hot loads. I would think that 4000 fps would be doable with the 300 RUM but I think your throat would be toast in short order.
     
  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Its been a few years ago, but a guy in PA was building a 300WSM with a 1:14 twist. He was shooting 125 NBT's at 4000+ fps. He said he likes watching ghogs explode. I know I was getting 3200fps with my 308 26" 1:10. I was able to cut a .233" group ctc prone at 100yrds. My best group to date. I think the 110 V-max shoot very good.

    Tank
     
  5. Rimfire

    Rimfire Well-Known Member

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    The Varminter 300 WSM the key to the speed is the 15-16 twist
     
  6. MrMajestic

    MrMajestic Well-Known Member

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    Tried running them at a book velocity of 3900 fps in my 1 in 10" twist .300 AI. 75% of them never made it to the 100 yd. target! Twist is the key as was stated prior. Glad I didn't try to chrono them!
     
  7. RMulhern

    RMulhern Well-Known Member

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    Possibly you can get a 'grant' from barrel makers to attain that speed! They love washed out throats!!