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300 weatherby vs 300 prc

300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« on: April 11, 2020, 11:44:44 AM »
Just spent a bunch of money on this latest/greatest caliber and Iím nervous  that my brothers anniversary vanguard, that shoots waaay better than it should is going to out shoot me. Loaded up a ladder test of 208 eldmís vs 225ís in the prc. Only have 500 meters close by and according to hornadyís reloading data, the weatherby is smoking those 208ís out the barrel with reloader 25. Only have the one day to play as Iím part of the critical and so is my brother. Heís really going to give me a lot of crap if this new fancy caliber doesnít do something special lol

Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2020, 11:53:40 AM »
iIt may be the latest and greatest but a Weatherby is still a Weatherby. ;)

Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2020, 12:05:17 PM »
Well, if the weatherby shoots like Iím afraid it will, they should start putting a disclaimer that buying something else is stupid. In defense of the 300 prc, Iím still trying to learn the rifle and Iíve only shot a box of factory out of it.

Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2020, 12:12:23 PM »
There are lots of graphs for both. The PRC is smaller, uses less powder and has less recoil. Personally either for hunting or Target Iíd choose the PRC.
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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2020, 01:45:46 PM »
Well, so far, real world, the recoil isnít any less by a long shot. I had 2 different people ask what I was shooting.

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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2020, 02:46:20 PM »
There are lots of graphs for both. The PRC is smaller, uses less powder and has less recoil. Personally either for hunting or Target Iíd choose the PRC.

Yes the are lots of graphs
Just how they get more velocity with less pressure and recoil is something l have to see to believe.
Claim the same for the 6.5 PRC
Went side by side with one using my 6.5-284, 400 to 1000 yards
The PRC burns more powder, has more recoil and had to dial more at 1000, meaning less velocity than my 6.5-284.
Both shooting the 143 ELD-X
To say the least l am not a fan.

Between the two l would take the 300 Weatherby any day

The 6.5 and the 300 PRC are nothing more than, more of what's already available with a new twist on advertising
Nothing wrong with either but still nothing new!!!

Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2020, 03:33:29 PM »
Well, Iíll be getting a lot of flack if your right. Before I made the purchase, I tried to stuff some 225ís in the weatherby. According to the reloading info, all is good. Well, I tried loading out to the point it would just barely eject a live round and it still didnít leave much room for a decent powder. I never thought about the 208ís till after I bought the prc. It will be fun and interesting I guess. The weatherby is wicked accurate with 180ís

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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2020, 03:48:57 PM »
Keep us posted. Maybe l am wrong. It will be interesting
I have a friend loading a 212 ELD-X in a 300 win mag, so l would think the Weatherby would have enough room for powder.

Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2020, 04:00:52 PM »
Well, when I was comparing, for some reason hornady is showing a pretty big speed jump from the 208ís to the 212. Not sure how real world it is but itís (weatherby) faster than the prc until it goes heavy in theyíre book. I donít use a chronograph, just the app and drop for velocity so it will be  fun to see.

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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2020, 07:54:36 PM »
Aint it funny how people are still trying to out do Roy's 300 75 years later.
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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2020, 08:09:14 PM »
Iíll post some pics tomorrow. On paper , this shouldnít even be a contest. The prc weighs about 10#ís and the scope is stupid heavy. My brother only paid $600 in Montana for the weatherby, we did have a custom brake put on that we eventually will blue to match. I want to say the weatherby is a fluke as 3 people now that have shot it have  shot one ragged hole at 200 yards with factory 180ís. Iím about 1 moa with the prc with factory 225ís but Im still trying to learn the rifle

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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2020, 09:05:38 PM »
Aint it funny how people are still trying to out do Roy's 300 75 years later.
Yup.
In all honesty, the loose but behind the rifle has a lot to do with accuracy as you might be able to deal with the variables better than him. A 300 Roy is made for hunting and Iíll put my Vanguard or Mark V against anyone in a long range contest.
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Re: 300 weatherby vs 300 prc
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2020, 06:10:18 AM »
Hereís some pics

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« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2020, 06:12:41 AM »
Trouble sending more than one

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