ok I have a 222 rem ,270 Win,270 wthrby mag,and a 6.5 creedmoor now I want a 30 cal but wich one the primary use will be a elk and african plains game (if i ever get there ) range will b no more than 800 any suggestions would b helpful
That will get you more velocity. It will also burn more powder for the gain and have a shorter barrel life. Not to mention higher priced brass that does not have a great life either. And factory ammo prices that will almost rules out target practice for most guys. Don't get me wrong, I like Wby's. But after owning several 30-378's I am very happy to be back with the 300 win.would like to have something different but not so different I gotta make brass was kinda thinking of building a 30-378 wthrby
Not a bad idea...but the modern version is a 300 WSM. Same velocities.You could be a little different without being to radical and do a 300 Norma
Not a 308 Norma, the newer 300 Norma not even close to a WSM.Not a bad idea...but the modern version is a 300 WSM. Same velocities.
The thing that would concern me the most about Africa is the 50/50 chance that your ammo won't arrive at the same time as you. This idea brings up cartridges that you can buy there. 270 win, 300 win mag and most of the British calibers in 358 and 375. There may be some others that I don't know about.
Just something to think about. lightbulb
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