300 win mag or 325 wsm

Discussion in 'Up To .375' started by clint21, May 12, 2013.

  1. Tanks

    Tanks AH Enthusiast

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    Well, that is why I am getting a 300 RUM built as a any distance, anywhere PG rifle. Also, don't need a 220 grain bullet, that rifle will have only one bullet for anything. A 200 grain bullet at 3,100 fps should take care of anything from a dik-dik to an eland.
     

  2. BeeMaa

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    I have a friend with a 300RUM he's used for Elk a few times.
    He loves that rifle.

    Have another friend trying to buy it from him to start a 404J project. (y)

    The 200 grain pill will certainly get it done.
    Post some pics when you get it.
     
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    How does the Rum do on a chronograph?
     
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    Thank you. My R8 has (or will have) barrells in 30.06 and 375H&H.

    I'm secure enough not to need validation for my choices :), but it is nice to be agreed with occasionally(y) (even if my children don't :))
     

  5. BeeMaa

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    We have an R8 as well and are waiting on some other parts to arrive.
    With the COVID19, I fear it may be quite a while.
    We currently have a 300WM and 375H&H with my PH stock.
    Waiting on my wife's Intuition, the 416RM barrel and a few other items.

    With the 30-06 and 375H&H, you are in there.
    But not that you need to be told that..unless maybe, it was from your children. :D
     
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    Woodleigh makes a 250gr bullet in 8mm. I use in a 8x68s which is very similar in performance to the 325WSM. I like the 8x68s very much, but here in the states at least, it is a hand loaders proposition. The only factory ammo I know being offered in the U.S.A. is RWS from NECG.
     
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    My two favorite calibers. Only mine are Winchester’s.
     

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    Agreed
     
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  9. Bob Nelson 35Whelen

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    A mate uses the 325 wsm in a BLR on camels and reckons it's devastating.
    Cheers blue
    Bob.
    What part of OZ are you in, sounds like Victoria.
     

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    I would agree with the others and opt for the .300 Winchester magnum calibre , as well . It should be able to tackle all of the African plains game with ease ( although it might be just a tad bit on the lower end for dispatching those huge 2200 pound elands ) .
    I am certain that the .325 Winchester short magnum calibre is an excellent 1 as well. But the .300 Winchester magnum is a time honored classic .
     
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