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#6097166 - 12/22/15 05:34 PM 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby
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It's probably going to be the 130's but we'll see. Going to load up a batch of 130's first and see what I got, looking for 3800 fps. Anybody run these through a 300 Mag?
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#6097345 - 12/22/15 07:34 PM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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That's going to be a lot of fouling...

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#6097366 - 12/22/15 07:46 PM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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The factory 300 wby ammo running the 130gr Barnes lists MV at 3650 fps. I imagine you could get another 150 fps out of them when you work up a load. It'll probably shorten your barrel life though.

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/962225/...-free-box-of-20

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#6097410 - 12/22/15 08:03 PM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: MacDaddy21]
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Originally Posted By: MacDaddy21
The factory 300 wby ammo running the 130gr Barnes lists MV at 3650 fps. I imagine you could get another 150 fps out of them when you work up a load. It'll probably shorten your barrel life though.

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/962225/...-free-box-of-20


All I want is about 5 box's, that will last me the rest of my life. I get 3550 with 150's.
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#6098301 - 12/23/15 11:08 AM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Holy copper fouling Batman! You'll get a few accurate rounds and build up a lot of copper fouling from the solids. Have a good copper cleaning solution and clean about every 10 rounds, maybe less.
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#6098309 - 12/23/15 11:13 AM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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barrels are easy to clean.... I had to clean mine about that much with the 110grs running 3400 out of the .270
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#6098312 - 12/23/15 11:13 AM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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don't dare let them sit though lol especially if lots of moisture around
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#6099568 - 12/24/15 07:33 AM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: HWY_MAN]
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I don't think the fouling will be as bad as you think. I run the 80gr ttsx at 3850. Does it foul yes but it takes more than a box plus to get it loose accuracy. Them foam it,, run patches and it's back to normal.

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#6099614 - 12/24/15 08:04 AM Re: 110 and 130 grain Barnes TSX from a 300 Weatherby [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
I don't think the fouling will be as bad as you think. I run the 80gr ttsx at 3850. Does it foul yes but it takes more than a box plus to get it loose accuracy. Them foam it,, run patches and it's back to normal.


It has a 1-10 and I'm thinking maybe running a 1-12 on it. Yes, No, maybe?
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