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#2971374 - 10/06/12 09:06 PM Re: 300mag ammo? [Re: CopperHead77]
danny1975
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 Originally Posted By: CopperHead77
 Originally Posted By: infoman jr.
I shoot Barnes Vortx TTSX in my win mag.

How much are those a box?
I shoot those too in 180 gr. And I pay 44 a box

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#2971445 - 10/06/12 10:26 PM Re: 300mag ammo? [Re: danny1975]
mr.big
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180 Sierra SBTGK and a max dose of IMR 7828
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#2971720 - 10/07/12 10:56 AM Re: 300mag ammo? [Re: mr.big]
JimFromTN
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I have a rem 700 in 300 win mag. If you are just hunting whitetail in TN where most shots are well under 100 yds, I would say use whatever you can find that is cheapest. It does not take much for a 300 to take down a whitetail. As long as you can keep it in a 2 inch group at 100yds benched, its good enough. If you plan on hunting something thick skinned or going to take a 300 yd shot, you might consider going with a more expensive premium bullet and spending more time at the range. I reload factory seconds nosler partition 180s using rl22 for a around 70 cents a round not counting the cost of brass which I have tons laying around. Those will punch thru the shoulder of anything in North America.
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#2971998 - 10/07/12 05:50 PM Re: 300mag ammo? [Re: JimFromTN]
BigD_625
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 Originally Posted By: JimFromTN
If you are just hunting whitetail in TN where most shots are well under 100 yds, I would say use whatever you can find that is cheapest. does not take much for a 300 to take down a whitetail.


Federal PowerShok at Wal-mart stores that carry federal. $17.97 a box at the ones around here. Only a few of the stores around carry Federal.
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