Bullet recommendation for 300 win mag

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by adam.WI, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. adam.WI

    adam.WI Member

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    Hey everyone, I just bought a savage long range hunter in 300 win mag, they say 26" barrel, about 24" is actually used cause of break I would imagine. Anyhow it has a 1 in 10 twist and was wondering where you guys would start out in regards to bullet weight and type. I plan to hunt deer and elk with this rifle, then obviously paper.
    Thanks in advance for the help
     
  2. 7MilMauser

    7MilMauser Member

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    Nothing under 180gr. The heavier the better for long shots.
     

  3. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    If you really want to ring it out, I would stay with 200 to 210 range. No need to go heavier. The Nosler Accubond 200, Hornady 208 A-max or BTHP, Sierra 210SMK, or Berger 210. All these will give you the punch you are looking for and the ability to open at lower velocities down range.

    Tank