Norma 165 vs 180 oryx

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by cohunt, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. cohunt

    cohunt Well-Known Member

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    Not sure this is in the right section but didn't see a factory ammo section.

    Looking for anyone who has shot either or both the 165gr and 180gr norma oryx ammo in 300 wsm.

    Accuracy results. Chrony data. Either one shoot more accurate than the other for you? Likes- dislikes?
     
  2. cohunt

    cohunt Well-Known Member

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    no body shoot any of the 300wsm oryx ammo? maybe its due to the "low bc" bullets they use? or high cost?
     
  3. kiwikid

    kiwikid Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately I can't comment on the 300WSM but I can say that all the Norma factory ammo I have ever used has been very accurate. Their 220 Swift ammo shot several 0.6" groups in my Ruger M77. When I got my Steyr .223 it turned in groups of 0.440 with Norma factory ammo. I am a big fan of their Oryx projectiles and have used their 55 grain .224 cal pills on deer with amazing results. My Cousin used 180 grain Norma Oryx 30-06 factory ammo on a Canadian Moose with great results. The rifle he used put three shots at 100 metres that could be covered by a dime. The photo is of a 5 shot group from my 22-250 with the 55 grain Norma Oryx shot at 100 metres, it measures 0.501". 20180215_194138.jpg