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Bullet choice .

Bullet choice .
« on: February 04, 2018, 10:18:49 AM »
Good morning weatherby nation and hello !
Iím new to this sight...and also new to weatherby ownership.
I just acquired a .257 Vangaurd...a Mark V .257...& a .270 wby mag Mark V Accumark.
So my questions are ... what significance does Accumark mean... and for killing 200lb white tail at ranges of 100-300 yards which bullet impresses the nation ?
The .270 came with 3 boxes each 130 grain triple shock,150 gr partition, & 150 grr spire point.
The .257ís came with 2 boxes 115 gr nosler ballistic tip.
Any thoughts would be appreciated

224KING

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Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2018, 01:49:12 PM »
Sounds like a good start.257 is all you need for 200 pound deer.I would go to the Triple Shock bullet in the 257 as well.Accumark will have a much heavier barrel than the standard Deluxe Mark V and probably even the Vanny.The Accumark will have a composite stock with a bedding block in it for strength and accuracy.All will shoot good,I'm sure,once you find the brand,bullet,and load each likes.Don't try to make the rifle shoot what bullet you want it to.Let the rifle tell you what it likes.Not hard to kill 200 pound deer.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2018, 05:50:18 PM by 224KING »
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Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2018, 01:55:29 PM »
+1 on the .257 with TTSX
Mike

Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2018, 08:06:05 PM »
I have personally, used all the ammo you listed, and all of them work well, on both whitetail and mule deer. You can used any of the 270 Wby ammo you listed on elk and have no problems. Like 224 King posted, use the ammo that's the most accurate in your rifle, 200 lb deer are not hard to kill.  8)

Rob
cfp-223REM
accumark-223Rem
ultralite-240 Wby
synthetic-240 Wby
synthetic-257 Wby
ultralite-270 Wby
fibermark-270 Wby
accumark-270 Wby
accumark-7mm Wby
stainless-300 Wby
fibermark-300Wby
accumark-30378 Wby
fibermark-340 Wby
accumark-338378 Wby
custom-375 Wby
DGR-378 Wby
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Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2018, 08:39:37 AM »
Thanks fellas
Now if anyone knows where I can get my hands on a synthetic stock for the .270 Mark V please lmk

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Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 09:08:19 AM »
Why would you take the composite stock off your Accumark and replace it with a Synthetic stock?My BS detector just hit the 25% mark.
Sorry... Yesterday was the last and final day for any and all complaints whatsoever.

I try to avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.

Everyone has a photographic memory.Some just don't have film.

Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2018, 01:10:18 PM »
I should have said composite instead of synthetic but I donít know the difference lol.
Reason for replacing is original owner cerakoted the factory stock green...and I mean ugly green... and I donít care for it.
I would like to return it to its original finish
Feel free to turn ur BS detector to a less sensitive setting

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Re: Bullet choice .
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2018, 06:32:37 PM »
Never heard of that,but got it.Nough said
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