Where to buy 200gr Accubonds or 208gr AMAXs?

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  1. SAPPER26

    SAPPER26 Well-Known Member

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    I've been looking everywhere on the internet trying to find these .30 ca bullets, but it seems every site is out of stock. Resupply dates are unknown or late September to November. Does anyone have a lead on who has these bullets in stock? I'm wanting to use these on a Wyoming mule deer hunt in early October and need to start load development for my new 300 UM. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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  2. Johnboy

    Johnboy Well-Known Member

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    I would think that Midway would have to 200gn Acccubonds.but have you tried PowderValley for the 200gn Accubonds.and yeah the 208gn A-max want be up for grabs for a long time.alot of use like myself have been shooting them out of our 308's along with the rest who are shooting them out of their bigger 30 cals.

    or you could try the remington type Accubond.they will come with a cannelure on them but should shoot the same.
     

  3. SAPPER26

    SAPPER26 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Johnboy,

    Checked Powder Valley, no go on both. Seems like no one has them. Might have to go with the 210gr SMK. Anybody have experience with this bullet on deer size game? Unless there is somebody who has a bucket full of AMAXs that could part with a 100.:D
     
  4. freebird63

    freebird63 Well-Known Member

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    My guess is the explosion at the nosler plant must have really effected the area where the 200gr accubonds were made because no one has them. I bought a box of 208 A-Maxes today and going to give them another try to see if I can get a load going for my gun, tried them before and couldn't get anything going. Good luck

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  5. bigmoose

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    Try Graf and Sons or Midsouth Shooters Supply for the 200 gr Accubonds. I just bought 100 at the Bass Pro Shop (Manteca Ca) and they may have them online.

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  6. bigmoose

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    Forget my last post. I checked and they are back ordered. You might try the new 200 gr. Tipped TSX's from Barnes. They are supposed to be great. I found them at Midsouth Shooters Supply on line or from Barnes' web site.

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  7. montana_native

    montana_native Well-Known Member

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    I got the following from Hornady on the 30th of July when I inquired about 208 A-max bullets:


    Thank you for your inquiry. We have been experiencing unprecedented sales on many of our products making it difficult for us to keep up with production on many items. We apologize for the wait and inconvenience this is causing you. We are doing everything we can to produce and ship as fast as we can, however, it is never enough to keep up with the amount of orders we have had coming in. We ask that you be patient with us during this time, we will ship the product as soon as we can. If all goes according to our current Production Schedule we plan to do a run of SKU#30732 30cal 208gr AMax Bullets in about 90 days. We suggest that if you do not already that you place a standing Order with your local Dealer or a Mail Order Retailer for when they receive a supply from us.

    Thank you again.



    Hornady Sales Team
    phone 1-800-338-3220
     
  8. winmag

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    The Nosler plant is doing fine. Ive been there in person to see for myself. I could swing by the pro shop and see if they have any 200gr Accubonds. Im going that way tomorrow if all goes well. If not it wont be till Tuesday, week after next. Lemme know if you want me to check it out for ya. They have most everything there from standard boxes of 50 to inexpensive "seconds" in most weights of most calibers. I personally have not tried the seconds, as I prefer thier standard boxes with identicle lott numbers etc.Well lemme know...........
     
  9. SAPPER26

    SAPPER26 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for all the info,

    I appeciate the offer winmag, it's great to know there are people out there willing to give a guy a hand. I stopped by Cabela's today in Kansas City and sure enough, they had two boxes of the 200gr Accubonds left. This will give me a start and I should be able to develop a load. I was really wanting the AMAXs, but these I'm sure will do the trick. Still would like to get my hands on some AMAXs to compare the two. I have an older model Sendero that I'm waiting on a firing pin assembly to replace the J-lock feature. It's never been shot, so I'll do a barrel break -in with some factory core-lokt ammo my dad had no use for. I know the Sendero rifles have long throats and since this will be a hunting rifle i will make use of the magazine. Will the Accubonds perform fine with a longer jump? Thanks again for all the info.

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  10. bassin93

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    third generation shooting supply .com has the noslers, i just looked and they had eight boxes
     
  11. winmag

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    Tangent vs secant ogive maybe?? It has been my experience that NAB's have the ability to jump a ways, where as the AMAX's tend to be a bit more finnicky as far as seating depth goes. I have had the best luck so far .015 off the lands on the 3 WSM rifles I load with Accubonds. I like NAB's so well that Im figureing on working up a loads using Accubonds for my 300wby, 30-06, and 338win mag next. Doesnt get much easier than Accubonds so far.............
     
  12. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    I recieved a TON of P.M.'s on this, but unfortunately I accidently erased all of them while ''managing my in box'' OOPS!
    Factory seconds were about $12.50 per bag
    No 200 gr NAB's 338 cal in stock at this time, however the 225gr NAB's were in stock.
    Again I apologise for deleting the msgs. I got bombarded with P.M.'s and screwed up saving/and erasing them. But ya Factory seconds are always coming into the Nosler pro-shop.
    Sorry it took so long to get back to you guys, and sorry I lost the names of the people who wanted to know. I figured someone wouldve P.M.ed me again by now but no one has, so this is my attempt to answer you.