Weatherby Mark V Deluxe 300WBY

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by dragman, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. dragman

    dragman Well-Known Member

    Dec 6, 2011
    I have a markV deluxe in 300WBY that I have had a little over 10 years. I bought it well before I started loading and got into the long range stuff. I don't even think I have 2 boxes of factory weatherby ammo out of it and it shoots right around 1". Anyways I was gonna sell it but instead I am now thinking I should start to load for it and see if I can get more out of it. I have no experience with the 300WBY or loading for any weatherby's for that matter. does anyone have a pet load for them or some suggestion on where to start???
  2. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

    Oct 13, 2008
    I load for a buddy of mine's Vanguard .300 Wby Mag, but he hasn't tested out any of the handloads to find which one hits the sweet-spot yet....Kinda pisses me off, I went through the effort.

    Anyway, but what I suggest is picking the brand of bullets you choose to shoot out of it, and purchasing their reloading manual. Then go by what they say.

    When it comes to reloading, no 2 rifles will be the same. Sure, some may share the same loads equally, but the odds of it are not great enough to give someone a "solid load" to load up and shoot 1 ragged hole groups. Luck could very well have it that way, but the odds are stacked against it.
  3. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

    May 21, 2008
    I would look at Retumbo and 230 Hybrids... maybe RL33 also but it might be a little too slow.
  4. Salar600

    Salar600 Well-Known Member

    Sep 16, 2012
    H1000 and 180 gr bullet are good combo in my rifle and many others

    Good luck