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300 weatherby for deer

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Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2017, 09:48:24 PM »
Roy Weatherby designed the 300 Wby cartridge around the 180gn bullet. No matter what yours likes, such as Partitions, Scirocco IIs, Interlocks or TTSXs feed it what it likes best and practice, practice, practice.
Iíve taken several deer at +300 yards with my 300 Roy using the ordinary 180gn Hornady Interlocks. When you make a good shot with a 300 Roy the hunting part is done with, so have a good skinning knife ready.
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Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2018, 08:40:04 PM »
what would you use in a mark v for long range deer

I shoot a 180 BST in my 300 WBY for whitetails. This years results:

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Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2018, 07:51:28 PM »
Used to do it on a regular basis as a teenager in Michigan.(just a few years ago:)  Got lots o attention of course. Pop's and Grandpappy  strenuously taught me to be aware of the background/sitaware to preclude any mishaps after the bullet passing through the little deer. We used the heaviest bullets available at the time.  Only reason I used that Cannon in Michigan,
was that it was handed down to me from family, and it had had mucho history in Wyoming and Montana. I cherish those hunts now.
Just got me a 460 (used) and can't imagine going over to Africa and killing any DG(R).
Guess I'll settle for hogs here in Florida.
Cheers all



ann b

Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #18 on: December 04, 2018, 11:01:33 PM »
thanks for your replys.i will use the 165 grain ..
gary .

ann b

Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #19 on: December 12, 2018, 08:43:51 PM »
165 grain bullets,
my shooting long range is about 650 to700 yards on a power ling.have 165 sierras bt spitzers .i also have 4350 imr and 4831 imr powders.is ther any other powder that you think is better for this bullet.i have about 400 of them plus 200 180 grain sierras.
gary b

Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2018, 09:07:13 PM »
165 grain bullets,
my shooting long range is about 650 to700 yards on a power ling.have 165 sierras bt spitzers .i also have 4350 imr and 4831 imr powders.is ther any other powder that you think is better for this bullet.i have about 400 of them plus 200 180 grain sierras.
gary b
I use US869 for my 300 Wby Mag reloading.
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Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #21 on: December 13, 2018, 01:14:13 AM »
I would suggest moving your blind or stand to the middle of the shooting lane of the power line.Then you only have to shoot 300 to 350 yards.Much more manageable.
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Re: 300 weatherby for deer
« Reply #22 on: December 13, 2018, 02:07:10 AM »
never thought of that.i think i can do that .makes a lot of sence.i can put up my tree stand on a section and look boyth ways thanks. i am 65 years young and can think sometimes.
gary