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#5404350 - 11/06/14 11:12 PM favorite 300 win mag hunting round?
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Anyone ever hunt with 208 amax or 230 bergers ?? If so any pics on damage?


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#5404637 - 11/07/14 08:01 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Yes. Here's a doe I shot at ~280 yards with 208 A-max from a few years ago after they first came out. I've had customers take all kinds of critters (elk, bear, caribou) with the 208 A-max. It is a very good bullet for hunting. It provides deep penetration with good expansion.

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#5404673 - 11/07/14 08:26 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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now to just find some more Winchester brass(I have only 70 pcs)... do you like federal brass?


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#5404677 - 11/07/14 08:27 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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No. Federal brass is too soft, and will wear out in about 1-3 reloads. Spend the extra money and get some Nosler or Norma brass. It's expensive, but worth it.
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#5404683 - 11/07/14 08:29 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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ok ..smoked that doe.. what kind of hole did it blow in her
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#5404693 - 11/07/14 08:31 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Left about a half dollar size exit. She is the biggest deer (buck or doe) I've ever shot. She was huge!
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#5404695 - 11/07/14 08:32 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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hornady brass any good...im on a mailing list when nosler gets back in stock..only thing I can find is hornday
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#5404701 - 11/07/14 08:32 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Hornady is good.
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#5404713 - 11/07/14 08:36 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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found some norma .. through midway
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#5404744 - 11/07/14 08:49 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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you ever try privi brass?
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#5404777 - 11/07/14 09:01 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
you ever try privi brass?

It's cheap for a reason.
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#5404827 - 11/07/14 09:25 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Lol ok
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#5405000 - 11/07/14 10:35 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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Mine is a wby not a win, but 200 grain nosler partitions have worked well.
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#5405188 - 11/07/14 11:52 AM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: daniel1381]
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300 Win Mag likes the 180 gr Sierra Game Kings on top of some H1000
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#5405426 - 11/07/14 01:35 PM Re: favorite 300 win mag hunting round? [Re: Bbear]
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300 Win Mag likes the 180 gr Sierra Game Kings on top of some H1000


Yep, mine too.

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