Now, these bullets have a very definite niche as superbly accurate hunting bullets. The 200 grain #2165 has the highest ballistic coefficient of all 30 caliber hunting bullets for unmatched long-range performance. It also means there will be slightly less purchase on the bullet by the case. Mag. For over 70 years Sierra Bullets has been dedicated to the manufacture of the most accurate bullets in the world. HPBT Match168 gr. Though looked down upon by many today, traditional cup-and-core bullets perform very well within their limitations. My experience with lighter weight .30-cal. to market in 1963, but it didn't take the shape of a standardized version of the .30-.338. I'm looking for a good load for elk out of 26" inch barrel. best load for 300 win mag. In handguns chambering 30 caliber cartridges, prior to the introduction of the Remington Model XP-100 (and similar handgun designs) utilizing larger rifle cartridges, the usefulness of these bullets was limited. At 1.389-inches long and with a nearly 3/4-inch long bearing surface, it groups consistently between 7/8 and 11⁄8 inches using either 68.9 grs. bullets. TMK Match165gr TGK Case/primer Hornady/ WLRM C.O.A.L 3.340 3.250 3.340 3.340 3.340 Mag. Get the American Rifleman Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. Handloading the .300 Win. SIERRA@SIERRABULLETS.COM. Its anywhere from 3000-3100fps and well under 1 MOA in many different rifles. Thanks again for all the information everyone willingly shared with me. For rifles in 30 caliber, this bullet was designed for medium- to long-range hunting with cartridges having medium to large case capacities for powder. http://www.snipercentral.com/forums/vie ... light=1527, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Thanks. Thinking of goin with H1000 with 210 gr VLDs. This 150 grain FMJBT bullet also is a good bullet at medium and low velocity for hunting game with valuable pelts to be preserved. I'll for sure be trying different bullets but i'm really leaning on the H1000 powder. Ease of loading and precise concentricity contributes to their excellent accuracy. Jump to Latest Follow ... We usually load his 300 with 180 gr nosler ballistic tips with IMR 4350 but i'm wanting a heavier bullet for shootin on out there farther. These bullets can be driven as fast as 3,400 f.p.s., but I get my best accuracy at around 3,200 to 3,250 f.p.s. The Navy just did some pretty extensive testing and decided on 220 SMKs when everything was taken into consideration. Many handloaders back the sizing die off one-quarter to one-half turn and lock the ring. With 10 percent more velocity across the bullet-weight spectrum and 20 percent more energy than the .30-'06 Sprg., it offered the performance increase many sought in a readily available, commercial .30-cal. craze with the introduction of the .308 Norma Mag. I'm hopin i can start gettin close to his shootin now with this good of a rifle. barnes tsx bullet. is somewhat shorter than those of other .30-cal. 75g RL-22 w/180g bullet is usually a very good load in many 300 mags. in 1960. HPBT168 gr. RL-22 using 180 gr. Mag., given the powder capacity of the case and the superior sectional density (SD) of the heavier bullet. The latter load developed a pressure of 50,900 cup. I've loaded 2 different 300 Win Mags, both Tikka T3s. These bullets often display match grade accuracy from accurate hunting rifles. I use between 70-72 grs of Re 22 with the 200 gr Accubond, good for 2950 and .75 moa out of a 26" Savage barrel. Though it is unlikely I could get the 3,100 f.p.s. The 180 grain #2160 has no restrictions for large game but are best when fired at maximum hunting velocities. Barnes' 165-gr. I also like the range of bullet weight you are looking at but check out the 208 AMAX as well as the 210 VLD. Imr 4831 with a 180 gr. For rifles in 30 caliber, this 165 grain #2140 Hollow Point Boat Tail bullet, which is patterned after the world-famous 168 grain MatchKing bullet, was designed for shooters who desire a hunting version of that famous MatchKing. But the bullet that produced the best accuracy for me in recent tests was the Barnes 180-gr. Work up to this load, for some reason my rifle doesn't make a lot of pressure very easily. For rifles in 30 caliber, these bullets are designed for medium- to long-range hunting with cartridges having medium to large case capacities for powder. Mag., it can be a nuisance. These bullets often display match grade accuracy from accurate hunting rifles. is often just the ticket to a filled tag. Bullets – as much as 250 grs. Now, these bullets have a very definite niche as superbly accurate hunting bullets. All rights reserved. Ease of loading and precise concentricity contributes to their excellent accuracy. And for large bears, the current thinking is for a larger caliber like .338 or .375, but countless brown and grizzly bears have fallen cleanly to Winchester's big .30 cal. This is a good medium-weight bullet choice for shooters of 30 caliber magnum rifles who desire a bullet that will not deform at the point. (888) 223-3006 claimed by some manufacturers for cup-and-core bullets, I am trying with some powders that may get the bullet to break the 3,000-f.p.s. Mag. The .300 Win. If the sizing die is adjusted to headspace on the belt and there is a somewhat sloppy chamber, the brass will expand to fill any void between the shoulder of the case and the corresponding point in the chamber. I just can't seem to get a good load worked up. Good penetration and expansion are characteristic of these bullets even at the reduced impact velocities at long range.