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.300 wsm load data
« on: June 21, 2013, 01:19:11 PM »
gonna use nosler's load data to match their 180gr accubond specs. Any guess as to what primer or brass to use? (besides nosler of course, I think I can use federal brass and my own primers)
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013, 01:41:50 PM »
gonna use nosler's load data to match their 180gr accubond specs. Any guess as to what primer or brass to use? (besides nosler of course, I think I can use federal brass and my own primers)

the nosler brass is really nice to use.  it comes ready for primer,powder and bullets.  its expensive but really nice to use
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2013, 01:46:02 PM »
If you are starting well below max, you can change components easily enough.   We load 180 gr. Accubonds over the top of a near compressed load of Magpro, with Winchester Brass and CCI Large Magnum Primers.. very very accurate and about 2900 fps.  Kills elk at 400 yards.
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2013, 02:19:10 PM »
I run IMR 4350 in all my short mags. 180g accubond 2900fps works great. I run pretty much Winchester brass in all my short mags along with either cci LRM or federal LRM primer.
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2013, 07:12:33 AM »
I'm another fan of Winchester brass and CCI LRM primers for the 300 WSM. I burn a lot of H4350 in the WSM, but Reloader 17 has worked pretty well for me too.

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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2013, 07:24:30 AM »
IMR 4350 and CCI primer for me in win brass, very accurate and 2950 fps.
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2013, 07:57:23 AM »
It has taken me months to round up all my supplies ..from powder to bullets to primers and brass  :bash: now that I have it all I am eager to start working on a load ...I will be running IMR 4831 or IMR 4350 ...those are my 2 most favorite ...topped with 180 gr Hornaday Interlock ...we see what I come up with .

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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2013, 10:19:36 AM »
One of these days when you find your 180gr load. Try some H4350 behind a 165gr Interlock or Accubond. I have shot the .30's for many years, i was shooting a custom .308 Baer(.340 Weatherby Mag necked down) before the Ultra Magnums hit the street. I found that a little more speed and a little less weight is optimal in the .300 Winchester and the .300 WSM. I really enjoy both cartridges and have taken Mule deer and Elk with both. I know I have never had to use anything larger than a 150gr Accubond in my .300 WSM, it has taken Mulies out to just short of 400 yards. In the magnum  .30 Cal's, speed makes up for mass to a certain point. Anything larger than Elk I would be moving to a 180gr plus bullet. Heck a good friend of mine holds the current California Sheep world record with a lowly, white trash 😉150gr Hornady Interlock bullet
Launched by a .300 WSM. In a piece of crap Tikka to boot!👍

This is a 150gr Nosler Accubond recovered from just under the hide on the off side of a Mulie I shot, just shy of 400 yards. Winchester brass, 215M & a max charge of H4350.





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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2013, 09:10:25 AM »
165 out of a 300wsm is a great choice I believe I was shooting 63gr imr 4350 behind a 165 partition don't quote me on that as I don't have my book in front of me but I have taken one bear and one deer with that set up and they were both very dead the instant the bullet hit them.
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2013, 09:12:27 AM »
165 out of a 300wsm is a great choice I believe I was shooting 63gr imr 4350 behind a 165 partition don't quote me on that as I don't have my book in front of me but I have taken one bear and one deer with that set up and they were both very dead the instant the bullet hit them.

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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2013, 09:23:15 AM »
One of these days when you find your 180gr load. Try some H4350 behind a 165gr Interlock or Accubond. I have shot the .30's for many years, i was shooting a custom .308 Baer(.340 Weatherby Mag necked down) before the Ultra Magnums hit the street. I found that a little more speed and a little less weight is optimal in the .300 Winchester and the .300 WSM. I really enjoy both cartridges and have taken Mule deer and Elk with both. I know I have never had to use anything larger than a 150gr Accubond in my .300 WSM, it has taken Mulies out to just short of 400 yards. In the magnum  .30 Cal's, speed makes up for mass to a certain point. Anything larger than Elk I would be moving to a 180gr plus bullet. Heck a good friend of mine holds the current California Sheep world record with a lowly, white trash 😉150gr Hornady Interlock bullet
Launched by a .300 WSM. In a piece of crap Tikka to boot!👍

This is a 150gr Nosler Accubond recovered from just under the hide on the off side of a Mulie I shot, just shy of 400 yards. Winchester brass, 215M & a max charge of H4350.






I know I need to quit being so hard headed  :chuckle:  I sure like how that accubond held together  :tup: :tup:

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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2013, 09:35:23 AM »
The Accubond does have a higher BC than the Hornady's interlocks and Nosler Partitions but at standard hunting ranges, it's not enough to matter. All three are killers, I just never jumped on the Barnes wagon and never will. I've tried them on the bench with several cartridges and was not impressed. I enjoy a Berger bullet when they shoot well but they are finicky to load for as compared to the old school Sierra Match Kings I shot for years.

Now this is a sexy recovered Accubond!

This was recovered from a Mulie I shot faceing me head on at 560 yards. This .375 cal 260gr Accubond was launched from a .375 Ultra Magnum at a muzzle velocity of 3070.

The bullet hit the deer center of the chest faceing head on at a slight downward angle the bullet was recovered just under the hide on the belly, just ahead of the pelvic bone. Spectacular hit to say the least, flat rolled him.







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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2013, 09:55:08 AM »
Heck a good friend of mine holds the current California Sheep world record with a lowly, white trash 150gr Hornady Interlock bullet
Launched by a .300 WSM. In a piece of crap Tikka to boot!
:yike:  Am I still white trash if I feed my crappy Tikka 180gr Accubonds?  :cryriver:   :dunno:   :chuckle:
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Re: .300 wsm load data
« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2013, 10:00:06 AM »
Heck a good friend of mine holds the current California Sheep world record with a lowly, white trash 150gr Hornady Interlock bullet
Launched by a .300 WSM. In a piece of crap Tikka to boot!
:yike:  Am I still white trash if I feed my crappy Tikka 180gr Accubonds?  :cryriver:   :dunno:   :chuckle:

No, your only white trash if you slum Interlocks like some of us. A Tikka's crappy, no matter if its white trash or the Pope holding it.😉  :chuckle:
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Re: .300 wsm load data
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