Thread Status: Not open for further replies. $72.99. The 257 Weatherby has always been my go-to cartridge when elk hunting. 338 Lapua Magnum Ammo… 308 Marlin Express Ammo. If you really want to take it to the next level, give Mark Thompson a call and attend one of his long-range … 303 British Ammo. For example, its performance puts it right at home for sheep and goat hunting, or it is ready to take on any plains game Africa has to offer. Performance on Elk Hunting. 32-40 Winchester Ammo. I think the middle calibers, anything from as small as .270 to as big as .338 magnum, are best suited for elk hunting. On a backpack hunt in Montana years ago, the airplane baggage handlers lost my bag with most of my .300 Weatherby ammo in it. However, I've had various mono's not open up, including the original .308-165 X, a .308-150 TTSX, and .308-180 Failsafe. They also do sub-MOA out our Vanguards. I have used MOST of what Pitt. I have killed 33 elk using a 30-06 and 180 grain Nosler Partitions leaving the tube at 2,880 fps. 308 Win (7.62 NATO) Ammo. When first introduced in 1944, this cartridge developed a reputation for “excessive” recoil and unpredictable results on game. Big O ⭐ Join Date: Mar 2009; Posts: 174; Share Tweet #3. We’re talking true performance. There really isn't a bullet out there that can be called the definite, all around best. Search. Buy the best cheap tobacco-free Weatherby Ammo products online. With the .300 Weatherby you can pick from a lot of manufactures. All the manufactures make elk killing bullets and i think we tend to overthink things, its the same reason we became handloaders, but that's part of the fun. Try those and try to isolate if it is ammo, scope or possibly recoil flinch. I have a tikka t3 in a 300 win mag and after shooting several factory loads in it I have narrowed it down between Hornady precision hunter 200g and Barnes vor-tx 180g. It has a great impact on a flat trajectory; It has a long-distance range, making it a good choice for killing elks Last March I took my .300 Weatherby to New Zealand where again the 168 grain TTSX bullets made one shot kills on 4 of the animals that I shot there, including a great Red Deer stag. The .340 is a blown-out, necked-up .300 H&H, left full length. Thread starter bcopley1116; Start date Oct 20, 2017; Oct 20, 2017 #1 B. bcopley1116 Senior Member. Compare 300 weatherby magnum ammo from the top online retailers to find the lowest price. I shot my 200gr handloads more than 200FPS faster than a 300 win shots 180's (factory loaded ammo) and the ballistics and on game performance are fantastic. Fourth Place: .300 Weatherby Magnum, 65.0 Points. Mag. my 7mm rem. expanded and went out the other side. In the original factory offerings Weatherby used Hornady bullets in their loads and actually still do in their lower cost rounds. When I posted my article on Knives for Elk Hunters, my wife said that photos were too bloody and gory. 327 Federal Magnum Ammo. mag. 7mm Weatherby Magnum Developed 1944 / Produced 1947 Introduced nearly 20 years before the popular 7mm Remington … Your Price: $68.71 ($3.436 per round) In stock Purchase Now » View Details » Hornady 82212 Outfitter 300 Weatherby 180 GMX OTF - 20rd Box. What I call DRT "Dead Right There". I've also used my .300 Wby to make one shot kills on two Montana bull elk and a reportably hard to kill west Texas Aoudad, also with 168 gr TSX and TTSX bullets. Remington Ammo R300WB1 Core-Lokt 300 Weatherby Mag Pointed Soft Point 180 GR - 20rd Box. what is the best factory 30-06 load for elk hunting? The most powerful .30 caliber magnum until the .30-378 arrived, the .300 Weatherby has a cult-like following. Most all of the other ammo manufacturers load for the big 7 so you will have to try each one and see which one your rifle likes best - that is which one would shoot the best groups from a bench rest sand bag. Worked great. Actually, the 6.5-300 WM is a prime choice for many species other than deer. I've only taken one bull with a 165 TSX from the 30-06. I recommend a minimum of 150 grain controlled expansion bullets. A .300 Weatherby is a high powered load more than enough for deer or elk in North America. This video documents sighting in the 300 Weatherby Mag after moving the scope back apx 1" using my favorite 165 gr ammo per prior video. old roy- knew what 18 he wanted with the . 338 Federal Ammo. Better still by ballistic measure: Weatherby’s .340, its 1962 debut buried in the tickertape strewn for the 7mm Remington and .300 Winchester. 300 Weatherby Mag Ammo. Shop safe now and find a good deal with reviews - no coupon codes required. 300 Win Short Mag Ammo. 02-19-2010, 08:11 PM. I've shot a number of bull elk with the 180 NP in both the 30-06 and 300 WSM. Still others view the .300 Weatherby as the hard hitting gold standard (at least those who don't mind mule kick recoil and shelling out $75 for a box of Weatherby factory ammo). .300 Remington Ultra Mag: Federal 180 grain Trophy Bonded, 180 grain Barnes TSX, 200 grain Nosler Partition; Remington 180 grain Core-Lokt Ultra..30-378 Weatherby Magnum: Weatherby 180 grain Barnes-X, 200 grain Nosler Partition. Opinions aside, this article chronicles how each performed on a recent northern Arizona elk hunt. Comment. Unlike most magnum rounds whose performance on paper greatly differs on the field, these rounds offer what they promise. 7.62x54 Russian: Sellier & Bellot 180 grain Soft Point. BUY NOW. I have NEVER had anything take a step nor a breath after getting hit by them. They are cheap and the Cor-Lokt bullet has held up great in our experience. Vendor. But if you want one of the most accurate out-of-the-box rifles on the planet in the best calibre for this type of hunting, then the Weatherby is a no-brainer. The wound channels from this ammo are simply devastating. Hide Filters Province. For avid sheep, mule deer, elk, and antelope hunters who often encounter shots at distances that are all too often uncommonly long, the new 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Mark V Accumark, along with a properly mounted and zeroed Thompson Long Range Leupold scope, helps even the odds. The first was with the old Barnes-X in 180 grain, and the second was with a 180 grain Accubond. At 500 steps the .340 hits like a .338 at 400. 3oo/ 180/ or ,200 grain bullet’s . I hope they didn’t offend anyone. is a back-up across state lines in colorado if i cant find my quality weatherby ammo/ nothing beats ,my weathedby/ Best Elk Cartridges Top Elk Cartridges Elk Cartridges.243 Winchester 6.5 Creemoor.300 Winchester Magnum.30-06 Springfield.308 Winchester.280 Ackley Improved.280 Remington.270 Winchester.338 Winchester Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum Elk Ammo Elk Hunting Elk Ammo Ammunition Eric Conn Weatherby ammo is made by Norma and top of the line ammo. 303 Savage Ammo. It blasts a 250-grain bullet downrange faster than an ‘06 can throw a 150! The Meat Waster. 300 Win Mag Ammo. WELCOME TO USA ONLINE SHOPPING CENTER. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by bchris2146, Dec 3, 2010. BUY NOW. Best .300 WEATHERBY MAGNUM Prices Across Canada. Pros. 308 Norma Mag Ammo. Which 300 win mag factory ammo for elk? brand. Save all your fired brass as you may want to reload some day. I'm just more partial to Barnes bullets in my Weatherby's (.257, .300, .340, 338-378). Out of stock View Details » View Details » Weatherby H300180IL 300 Weatherby 180 Interlock - 20rd Box. Our website lists special deals on 9mm Ammo , 10mm Ammo , 45-70 Ammo , 6.5 Creedmoor ammo , 300 Blackout Ammo , 10mm Ammo , 5.56 Ammo , Underwood Ammo , Buffalo Bore Ammo and more special deals on bulk ammo. $3.75. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose I'm with bigwheeler. bchris2146 Member. 307 Winchester. $3.65. "Weatherby" 300 Win Mag is no different from any 300 Win Mag EXCEPT sometimes Weatherby rifles have a generous "free bore" which causes a "jump" from the case mouth to contact with the rifling upon firing - you may find that handloading is the best (or only) answer to your quest, BUT first … what does "not get it to shoot as good as I'd like" actually mean ? Elk are typically the main game for hunters who carry rifles chambered in .300 Win. Fortunately, the .300 Weatherby does its best to help, launching the VLD bullets at extremely high velocities, aiding retained velocity down range. 32 Winchester Special Ammo. I steer away from Weatherby calibers because you have to buy Weatherby ammo at $65/box. Joined Oct 9, 2016 Messages 170 Location West Virginia. $74.99. .300 Weatherby Magnum. Since you will only shoot a box or 2 in a year, maybe you can find a member of a gun club who can reload some rounds for you on the very light side with 110 grain bullets. If I remember right Remington, Hornady, Norma, and Barnes have factory loaded ammo for it. The .300 Weatherby Magnum is a combination of performance and style this is based on a blown-out .300 H&H Magnum case pushes a bullet at about 3,000 fps, it is so powerful that it hits an elk like a train. Re: Elk Hunting round for 300 weatherby mag If you are gonna use factory ammo just get Remington Brand 180's. At the time, there was NO additional .300 WBY available in Boseman or Ennis. Find Bulk 300 weatherby magnum ammunition fast and cheap with Americas best ammunition search engine. 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Produced 2016 Current popularity in the extremely accurate 6.5 caliber bullet led to the development of unmatched velocity in a 6.5 cartridge. 32-20 Winchester Ammo. In the parlance of elk guides and outfitters the .300 Weatherby is a “Meat Waster.” In my experience it has wounded more game than any other rifle I know of, with the exception of the 7mm Remington Magnum. Joined: Sep 20, 2009 Messages: 25 Location: Mills River - The mountains of Western NC. I've taken two nice bull Elk with a .300 Weatherby using factory ammo. I laid it down several years ago for hunting whitetails due to the excessive damage it caused. my .300 weatherby is 7 years old , with a lot of positive reviews , by any review article of any talk after breakfast before the hunt. AccuBond at 2950 fps. I have zero complaints with either one out to any distance. 200 gr. The possibilities with ammo today are endless. Post Cancel. I took an elk in Wyoming at 1385 yards with my Weatherby 338-378. Awesome Bullets. This video supplies more detailed information which I have gathered on the 300 Weatherby 165 gr ammo performance than in any of my prior videos. 308 Norma Magnum Ammo . I'm a Vital Shok fan myself(now). Free shipping over $20, new in box. The Accubond is my go-to bullet in all my Weatherby calibers.. I have used the Accubonds in my Weatherby 340. We have a variety of deals on Rifle Ammo, Handgun Ammo, Shotgun Ammo & Rimfire Ammo, as well as ammo for target practice, plinking, hunting, or shooting competitions. 33 Nosler Ammo. I have a 300 wby mag in a Remington 700. Elk, moose and such: no problem. Best 300 Weatherby Ammo For Elk And Best 410 Ammo For Rabbit Hunting WE ARE GLAD YOU ARE HERE ! Best elk bullet for the 300 wby? 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