Lighter recoil

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by mp214parks, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. mp214parks

    mp214parks Member

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    How much difference will it make on my 300 RUM from a 150gr to a 100 gr.

    For that matter any recommendations, mainly looking for a sheep/plinking load.

    I don't want a muzzle break, so looking to lighten the recoil.
     
  2. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  3. 300_Sendero

    300_Sendero Member

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    www.hodgdon.com/PDF/Youth%20Loads.pdf

    Above Link is to Hodgdon Youth Reduced Recoil(and Velocity) Load Data

    Also in the past I have emailed Hodgdon and requested specific data and have received just the info I wanted in a very timely manner and same by phone, Thanks Hodgdon!

    Good luck in your Quest

    -Mike

    The ONLY Place Gun Control Belongs is During Recoil gun)
     
  4. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    about a 25% recoil reduction but, recoil difference felt by one may be different for another. IMHO-plinking and 300 rum don't go hand in hand. Sheep ??? at what distance?
     
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  5. rhouser

    rhouser Well-Known Member

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    With SR4759, I can load my RUM down to a .308 easy. Check Lyman 49th edition. Look at their CB loading.
     
  6. shootnmoa

    shootnmoa Active Member

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    You might also look into a Limbsaver recoil pad. I think it made a night/day difference on my shoulder, with my 300 and 338 RUMs. On both my Rem 700 with composite stock and the Stainless Stalker A-Bolt, the pads were drop in fits. Took about ten minutes to replace both.

    I also load a 165gr SST for deer hunting, at 30-06 speeds. Kind of following the Remington sales campaign of three power levels for the 300RUM. One approximates 30-06, two equals the 300WinMag and three is full power Ultra Mag.