300 wm deer load

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  1. Rascal

    Rascal Member

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    I have been out of reloading for a while but back in a big way.
    I need deer load for 300 wm,165 to 180 grain. I have RL19 and IMR 4350.
    Also what primers, componants are hard to get, I need more than one option.
     
  2. Centxshooter

    Centxshooter Well-Known Member

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    My Sako loves Win Brass, Hornady 180 sbt, RL22 75.5 grains and Fed210 primers. Consistent .5 shooter.
     

  3. Rascal

    Rascal Member

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    do I need to use mag. primers?
     
  4. Centxshooter

    Centxshooter Well-Known Member

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    Some will say yes and some will say no. I have 3k of the Fed210 and have been shooting them for years with no issues.
     
  5. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    I dont but if you hunt in the VERY cold weather you might consider it.
     
  6. Shane1

    Shane1 Well-Known Member

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    I tend to shoot a little heavier bullet to maximize range. H1000, fed 210m or 215m. Win or nosler brass. 208 amax.. Berger 210, 215. All extremely accurate and proven terminally. I'm sure you could sub statute a 180 grain bullet but those listed components work the best in my 300wm. H1000 is very temp stable.
     
  7. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

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    I use rl22 in my 300 win with 165 hornady bullets, but rl19 would do you well too. I often hunt in dang cold temps. so I use fed mag. primers from the get-go so the load's already worked up with them.
    If you keep your bullet weight to 150-165gr I4350 would work well enough. Around 74 gr.(work up to it) of I4350 with a 150gr in a 300 win will do 3300 fps in most rifles.
     
  8. Lone Hunter

    Lone Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I use IMR 4350 with Hornady 180 S.P. 71.4 gr powder CCI 250 primer. Only reason I use the magnum primer is that is what the book calls for. Out of my chronograph it runs 2990 fps. Shoots good. Ruger 77.
     
  9. X-man

    X-man Well-Known Member

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    74-76 grains of RL22 drives a 180 Partition at about 3100fps.
    This combination makes lots of 1/2 holes at 100 yards in most rifles.
    The up side to this load is you wont have to cook the meat very long! :)

    Personally I prefer a 200gr partition or Accubond at about just over 2900fps.
     
  10. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    we use lapua brass, wlrm a 165 balistic tip and enough I 4350 to go around 3050. .5 out of the sendero and the win model 70 supergrade.
     
  11. Grumulkin

    Grumulkin Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    This is my deer proven load.
     
  12. X-man

    X-man Well-Known Member

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    That's awesome!
    Exactly where my 300s with 200AB and H-4831 like to shoot!
    Mine runs 2860fps with that load.
    My accuracy usually isn't quite that good though....sort of hovers around the 3/8" @ 100yds and 5/8" @ 200.


    The 200AB and 71gr of RL22 gives my 1.25-1.50" groups at 351yds (my test tree). I have never tried it at 100, but I expect it would shoot up there with your load. That load runs 2940fps.

    Nice shooting BTW!
     
  13. Grumulkin

    Grumulkin Well-Known Member

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    Interesting; when I choreographed it, I averaged about 2,850 which is real close to your 2,860.
     
  14. X-man

    X-man Well-Known Member

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    I figured as much.
    Every 300 I have tested those loads in did about the same thing and if the rile didn't shoot the velocity was off buy a bit (tight /sloppy chamber or bore). Adjusting the load to the "ideal velocity" had every rifle ragging holes...Kind of neat huh?
    I have no idea why.