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#1853855 - Sat Aug 21 2010 09:21 PM Re: 300 RUM Loads [Re: HOGGHEAD]
b&ghuntre Offline
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Registered: Thu Nov 13 2008
Posts: 2264
Loc: bucks co. pa.
I hate to say this cause i'm always talkin about my rum and how great but i've never loaded for it. i've got 5 boxs of 180 gr, cor-lokt shot and 1 box left plus 180gr, swift scirocco not opened. i shoot a few and mostly use it huntin just shoot to feel good with it. Guess i should get a set of dies and load some cause they are high price now .when i got gun they were about 40.00 now i think about 60.00 a box....later

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#1854032 - Sun Aug 22 2010 12:12 AM Re: 300 RUM Loads [Re: HOGGHEAD]
John Henry Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 09 2003
Posts: 19023
Loc: Hanover, PA
 Originally Posted By: HOGGHEAD
The 165 Sierra is truly devastating on deer.


Pretty much any bullet out of a 300 RUM is devastating on deer!
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#1862328 - Fri Aug 27 2010 05:54 PM Re: 300 RUM Loads [Re: John Henry]
matt75bronco Offline
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Registered: Sun Nov 04 2007
Posts: 1712
Loc: Western Wyoming
Some info from Berger regarding the 210 VLD.

RETUMBO is a good powder as is RE 25 and IMR 7828 SSC some load data below.
Load data was generated using Quick Load a 26 inch barrel a COAL (cartridge over all length) of 3.600 inches and your COAL and velocity could be a little different.
AS WITH ALL RELOADING APPROACH THE MAXIMUM LOADS WITH CAUTION AS ALL RIFLES AND RELOADING TECHNIQUES WILL BE DIFFERENT. If YOU CHANGE ANY OF YOUR COMPONENTS; THIS INCLUDES DIFFERENT POWDER LOT NUMBERS; YOU MUST REFIGURE YOUR LOADS BY STARTING WITH THE MINIMUM LOAD.
If we can be of any additional help feel free to contact us.
Thanks for your interest and have a great day.

Walt Berger
Berger Bullets
Technical Advisor

300 Rem Ultra Magnum
Bullet Powder Start Load Approximate Start Velocity Max Load Approximate Max Velocity Fill Ratio
210 Grain RETUMBO 85.5 2844 92.0 3035 99.2%
210 Grain RE-25 82.5 2843 88.6 3024 96.6%
210 Grain NORMA MRP 2 79.5 2676 88.2 2961 95.6%
210 Grain Ramshot Magnum 86.0 2835 90.8 2995 91.9%
210 Grain VIHT N170 87.5 2765 94.2 2984 101.6%
210 Grain H1000 85.3 2833 91.6 3038 96.5%
210 Grain H870 94.0 2880 100.6 3104 104.5%
210 Grain AA 8700 94.5 2650 105.0 3015 109.1%
210 Grain IMR 7828 SSC 80.5 2731 85.0 3022 89.7%
210 Grain RE-22 83.0 2982 87.0 3114 91.8%
210 Grain NORMA MRP 83.0 2976 86.8 3101 89.6%
210 Grain 50BMG 93.0 2730 98.0 2902 105.0%

210 Grain H4831 78.0 2774 82.0 2844 91.8%
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#1957181 - Wed Nov 03 2010 12:56 PM Re: 300 RUM Loads [Re: matt75bronco]
matt75bronco Offline
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Registered: Sun Nov 04 2007
Posts: 1712
Loc: Western Wyoming
I thought I would share some more experience with the Berger VLD's. I found a load my 300 RUM really likes, 92 grains Retumbo behind a 210 Gr Berger VLD Hunting, with Fed 215 Primers.

Between my brother and I, we killed 3 elk this year. Two bulls and a cow.

My cow was dead on the first shot. Berger hit her hard, and put her in shock. I put 2 more in her but she was dead on number 1. (150-200 yards)

My bull was running around and after the first hit, stopped and stumbled. Put a couple more in him, but similar to the cow, I think he was in shock. (100 yards)
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