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Old 09-12-2017, 05:33 PM
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Default Which bullet

I don't load my own. I have been useing xp3 in my 300 win mag. But they quit makeing them. What do you use for boxed ammo. Pros and cons.
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Old 09-12-2017, 09:40 PM
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I dont buy factory ammo but i have a few friends have been buying hornady precision hunter and im impressed how it shoots.
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Old 09-12-2017, 11:14 PM
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If I have to buy factory I like federal trophy bonded tip.

I've seen it shoot well in 3 different guns in different calibers.

Haven't used it in .300 win mag though


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Old 09-13-2017, 07:36 AM
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Load up when you find some XP3's, if not WS Accubonds !! I reload my 300WM with 180gr AB's since 2005 but have a few hunting buddies that shoot the factory WS AB's.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:14 AM
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Federal trophy copper or Barnes vortx ttsx. Both have shot well in my rifles. Preference to the Barnes, seems most consistent lot to lot.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:44 AM
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I am one who thinks there is no ammo made that works better or best for everyone. For every brand, some swear by them and some swear at them and some just can not tell the difference. If you want something that shoots well in your own rifle, there is nothing better than trial and your own experience and no short cuts.
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Old 09-14-2017, 12:38 AM
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If I have to buy factory I like federal trophy bonded tip.

I've seen it shoot well in 3 different guns in different calibers.

Haven't used it in .300 win mag though


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I've had great accuracy and performance on game with the Federal TBT bullets.. they're my favourite factory loaded bonded bullet. I like mono's like the Federal Trophy Copper or Barnes TSX/TTSX the best (especially in the magnums). Next would be Accubonds. If you're pinching pennies then the Federal Fusion's on the low end aren't too bad. The ol nosler partitions are never a bad choice either. With the availability and abundance of different bonded bullets nowadays, its hard to go wrong.
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:42 AM
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Buy a few boxes of different types and see what groups the best.
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Old 09-14-2017, 05:18 AM
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Load up when you find some XP3's, if not WS Accubonds !! I reload my 300WM with 180gr AB's since 2005 but have a few hunting buddies that shoot the factory WS AB's.
If you're in a pinch before hunting season and need to ride out the season with one choice - I agree, use an Accubond based cartridge and then do some testing after the season with a few comparables.
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:07 AM
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I believe that Winchester CT Supreme is topped with Nosler accubonds.
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:29 AM
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federal vital shok 180gr nosler partitions....cant go wrong
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:31 AM
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If you're looking for a lower cost box to try I recommend hornandy American whitetail.
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:09 AM
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What are you shooting at? That's the most important thing to consider when picking a bullet.
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Old 09-14-2017, 08:33 AM
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Buy a few boxes of different types and see what groups the best.
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Old 09-14-2017, 10:15 AM
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:03 PM
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Agree buy a few boxes. I recently found federal premium flies really well and switched from the hornady I was using. Hope it smacks em as hard as the hornady does.
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Old 09-15-2017, 08:00 AM
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Default My 300 WM

Likes the Nosler factory stuff with the 180 Accubond bullet. Acceptable hunting accuracy.
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