New 300RUM From Len

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Mandomax, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Mandomax

    Mandomax Well-Known Member

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    Thank You Len for my first custom built rifle in 300RUM !
    Just starting load developement with some Retumbo and 230gr. Hybrid Bergers.
    Hope to hit the range soon ! gun)
     

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  2. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Who was the rifle built by?
     

  3. Mandomax

    Mandomax Well-Known Member

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    Long Range Rifles LLC.
     
  4. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    Congrats. Len builds beautiful rifles
     
  5. westcoasthunter

    westcoasthunter Well-Known Member

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    Have you shot it yet ? If so what kinda velocity are you getting with the 230? Very nice rifle by the way.
     
  6. Mandomax

    Mandomax Well-Known Member

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    I was hoping to get out this weekend but was not able to. I'll be sure to post the out come of my ladder load test. I saw your thread over at LRO and know of your interest in the 215 and 230 Bergers. Im there also.The velocity numbers you mentioned are possible. You can Follow along at "My First Custom 300RUM".
     
  7. westcoasthunter

    westcoasthunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Mandomax,
    I will keep watching. hoping that it works out for you. Yeah im wanting a Longrange elk hammer. What does your setup weight ready to hunt?
     
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    lazylabs Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see some pictures from the shop at Long range rifles LLC!
     
  9. bruce_ventura

    bruce_ventura Well-Known Member

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    Actually, Len buys and sells beautiful rifles. I don't think he's added gunsmithing to his many talents.
     
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    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    He personally doesn't build them, he contracts with some really good smiths that do the work for him. The beauty of buying from Len is that he always has a few completed rifles in stock, and if he doesn't have it in stock it can be built in 6-10 weeks instead of 6-10 months.
     
  11. Mandomax

    Mandomax Well-Known Member

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    WCH, I havent put it on a scale yet but Im thinking its somewhere in the 12-13lb. range.

    Len had this rifle to me 8-9 weeks just like he said he would.
     
  12. Mandomax

    Mandomax Well-Known Member

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    Finally had time to get to the range this morning.
    These are my results:

    230gr. Hybrid Bergers lit by Retumbo. COAL 3.810

    86.0gr. - 2920,2941
    86.5gr. - 2929,2941
    87.0gr. - 2923,2951
    87.5gr. - 2990,2977
    88.0gr. - 3013,2988
    88.5gr. - 3008,3024
    89.0gr. - 3030,3003
    89.5gr. - 3054,3041
    90.0gr. - 3046,3043
    90.5gr. - 3082,3048

    No pressure signs observed.
    (This is in my rifle only. Not all rifles will have the same results.)
    I have loaded up another ladder at 91.0, 91.5 and 92.0 (4 rounds of each) and have seated the bullet out to a COAL 3.820.
    Stay tuned.