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.300 PRC
« on: October 20, 2021, 09:33:55 PM »
Is a .300 PRC or 6.5 PRC worth the hype?  The balistics caught my eye on the .300 PRC.  I have several .300 Win Mag and was consdiering adding another long range rifle and trying to see if it's worth the investment.  Any feedback would be appreciated.
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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2021, 10:30:10 PM »
Eyeballing one myself, also like the 6.5 prc

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2021, 10:40:52 PM »
IMO it’s not worth the hype. I bought the 6.5 prc for the hype only to find out my 270wsm still performs better at longer range.

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2021, 10:53:50 PM »
If you reload,  no.   A 300 wm with 215 bergers = 1000 yd smackdown.
If you don’t reload then maybe.   ( but I have a 40 yr old vanguard that shoots factory Bergers in 3” groups at 500 yd)

But cool factor - heck ya.  Get one .

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2021, 04:24:08 AM »
I shoot out to a mile with my 300 prc with a 230gr at 2900 ft second . Shot my buck at 726 yards through the shoulder going in came out the neck

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2021, 04:35:16 AM »
The 300 prc is designed to shoot heavy bullets i actually hit the 3000 feet second  mark with the 230 berger bullet but slowed it down . I take the prc over any other 30 caliber out there and i did lol .

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2021, 05:09:32 AM »
I was on the fence on this as well.  Then lapua released the 300wm brass.  Easy choice for me.  I already had dies for 300wm.  Current load is super sonic to 1850.  Like mw said if you reload your not gaining anything with the prc
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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2021, 05:18:50 AM »
I have to go shooting with some of you guys next year.
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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2021, 06:02:02 AM »
I have to go shooting with some of you guys next year.
Wax on -wax off ,I need teacher .

we have a long range 101 thread.  Bumped it for you
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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2021, 01:44:11 PM »
If you've already got one of their closest competitors like the 300 WM or a 270 WSM, they're not worth it. If you've got a hole in your line up for a 30 caliber magnum or a zippy sub 7mm, they're no worse than a lot of other options.

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2021, 03:40:49 PM »
I bought a Christensen Arms Mesa in .300 PRC in 2019. I have only shot as far as 500 yards but it shot MOA with Hornady Hunter factory ammo. In hindsight I would probably have got the 300 WM do to the availability of factory Ammo. Hornady is still the only one putting out 300 PRC ammo and it is very hard to find.

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2021, 03:31:15 AM »
How many people that have the 300 wm shooting 230s bergers  out of  there guns what you pushing for speed
Just curious thats all . Because i don't no of anyone  shooting them and they all reload maybe one or 2 load 215s but everyone else 200gr  or less.

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2021, 03:34:16 AM »
How many people that have the 300 wm shooting 230s bergers  out of  there guns what you pushing for speed
Just curious thats all . Because i don't no of anyone  shooting them and they all reload maybe one or 2 load 215s but everyone else 200gr  or less.

Im shooting the 230 Bergers from my PRC. 2,680fps. The 212 hornadys dont shoot well at all from mine

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Re: .300 PRC
« Reply #13 on: October 27, 2021, 03:41:38 AM »
In my prc i am  running 230s with imr 8133 getting 2930 under a quarter inch  i even hit 3 thousand with it backed it down
212 factory shoots half inch the 225 factorys shoot nickel 5 shot groups
I know people running n570 with 245gr.  getting  2900
« Last Edit: October 27, 2021, 05:55:18 AM by stw »

 


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