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Rifles / Re: Got my 300 Weatherby Mag
« on: July 20, 2018, 04:56:47 PM »
Well, i don't think we gleaned enough of info from Captin on the 30+ rounds. Glen gave a good perspective on shooting and then going to an external vendor brake.

I know that when i did shoot my 1972 W German .300, it kicked to the point i bruised my shoulder after 2 rounds. But wow, your talking tack driver. Bore site (sighting through barrel and aligning scope) was 1" low, 1" right @100 yrds. After correction, was centered w/in .25 @100yrds. What was i wearing, polyester shirt w/ it being 85 degress (dumb a**!).

Currently I'm working w/ the Weatherby Machine shop to have a brake installed. As stated in other posts, i've reloaded a 30-378 that has a recoil in the 25f# range with the AccuBrake. They make a HUGE difference. In my case, they didn't make brakes for the year/model i now own. LOVE the rifle/caliber i now own. Owned a Weatherby since 1980 and will NEVER own other rifles in Premium Magnums!


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Rifles / Re: 300 Weatherby Mag
« on: June 30, 2018, 03:42:22 PM »
Talked to the Custom Shop middle of last week. #1 rifle coming back to them is the .300 for brakes. I'm on that list! Bought a mint 1972 West German Deluxe that looks like everyone that owned it was afraid to shoot it. I bore sighted w/ a Vortex 4x16 PST that came off my 30-378 Accumark. shot twice w/ a very light shirt on. Could feel the bruse developing, but the accuracy was phenomenal! Note- i bore site by looking down the barrel and tuning the scope to expected impact.
2nd rnd at 100 after minor correct was bull exact. But i digress, the stats that they list under their Accubrake page for recoil poundage is very accurate. @25#'s the 30-378 wasn't anything that made you flinch. The 300 w/o a brake at 39+#'s will take it's toll unless your padded. I elected to just get it over and have a brake put on it. When i hunt here in WI, it's usually cold enough that i have a lot of clothing on, but w/o a brake and lighter cloths, i could not shoot this rifle a lot at one time. I love this caliber and rifle! Wish it had a 26" barrel but not a big deal. PS, owned a .270 deluxe for 35 years that was handed down to little me. Reload exclusively with Norma or Weatherby brass.
Have fun w/ any decisions you have to make!
David

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Rifles / Re: Got my 300 Weatherby Mag
« on: June 22, 2018, 06:19:25 PM »
Hey if you can after launching some rounds, post what the recoil was like. i see there's no brake so i'm curious. I picked up a 72 W. German 24" that kicks like a mule comparable to the 40# foot pounds listed under the brake accessories.
Sending mine in for a accurbrake install.

Regards,
David

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Ammo / Re: Vintage Weatherby Ammo
« on: June 22, 2018, 05:26:47 PM »
Jim,

What do you still have?
@ $40/box, interested in all the .270 and all the .300
9twozero six0six two0seven0
Let me know,

David

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