Weatherby Mark V Accumark .300 Weatherby Mag. or Remington XCR 2 .300 RUM ?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Ozshot, Dec 4, 2012.

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  1. Ozshot

    Ozshot New Member

    Dec 4, 2012
    G'Day all, I'm currently tossing up between these 2 rifles/calibres and would be happy to hear other opinions/experience with them. Looking at shooting Elk/Sambar out to 800 yards, with 180 gr. pills. Not concerned with recoil etc. just want a longer range rifle that will group ok at this distance without going to a custom long range rifle. Can't get hold of the Sendero down here in OZ at the moment so thats why the XCR. Happy to hear any opinions, Cheers.gun)
  2. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

    May 13, 2012
    300 rum; you can shoot it at start charges and it'll still keep up with roy. Brass is usually cheaper too. I don't care about belts myself, but you may and the rum isn't bothered by one. I've gotten 3300 fps with mid-loads using 180's with a couple of different powders with my rum; I don't even push it to the wall at all. I don't need to.