So I have a Bergara Premier Highlander in .300 Win Mag that I am working on some hand loads for. I am using Berger 215's, H1000, Norma Brass, CCI 250's, and Redding Type-S Bushing Dies. Gun will be primarily used for elk hunting out west.
I followed Berger's starting point of 70.5...
As a hunter I am strictly opposed to hunting with target bullets. That being said bullet manufacturers have been known to advertise target bullets that perform very well on game.
My questions for you fellow hunters that have hunted with these bullets are
1. Does the bullet...
I purchased a new Bartlein 30 cal 1:10 sendero barrel based on the input from a local smith that the barrel could be fluted after the rifle was assembled & 0 degrees established.
I’m sure someone has done this previously.
I am more accustomed to barrels being relieved by the barrel...
I did some reloading last night for load development in my factory model 700 in 300 win mag using Berger 215s and H1000.
I started at 72 grains and decided to test at .04” off to begin with. I did 1 grain increments up to 77 grains.
At 73 grains I could here the powder just barely crunching...