After remounting my scope. And with a hand full of different components. I took off to the range this morning. Here is where I stand Barnes 250gr expander red crushed rib 42gr n110 and fed 209 primer. This load was off the chart bad. After 1 shot it was very very hard to load. Next was the same load as the first only with a Barnes 250gr TEZ bullet this load shot equally as bad as the first. Next 2 loads were the same as the first two only used MMP black sabot. These were probably 6 inch groups. Guess my gun just does not like Barnes bullets. BUMMER. Last load was the 250gr xtp black mmp and 42gr n110 with the federal primer. Probably shot 1 1/2 in group at 80 yards. I have shot this load last week and it shot ok. Only difference is the federal primer which seemed to improve it quite a bit. So I guess that will be my load to hunt with. I really wanted to hunt with a Barnes bullet but of well.
I had incredible accuracy with the 300exp with the sabot that came with them (mmp's) they loaded a little tight but were sub moa. I had multiple kills over 200yds & 2 over 250. They flat out layer the smack down as well as most wert DRT.
I think to shoot a 300 gr bullet I will need a different powder. And it is nearly impossible to find powder in my neck of the woods. And I am not paying a 25.00 dollar Has-mat fee to buy 1 pound of powder. But thanks for the advice I will see what I can find.
I picked the N110 because it had the highest vel & several different loads listed by savage , I will shoot it with 240g & 300g this weekend & see which my rifle likes the best,I paid the hazmat for the N110 but wont again. Seen some loads listing lilgun reloader 7 ect
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