300blk subsonic loads

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300blk subsonic loads

Post by 300lefty » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:25 pm

Hey guys , I am looking for recommendations for subsonic loads and projectiles for my ruger 300blk , it was originally. 233 but since I can't get a 300blk in left handed here in new zealand I had to kinda make my own , it now has a 416 ss barrel 1:7 , I've trialed a couple different ammo' s, freedomuntions and hush (hollow point) subsonic loads , 208gn and 220gn (hornady eld-m) but I'm not having much luck with consistent groups , I want to hand load but want a good projectile and load to start with , any help with be much appreciated.

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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by Scirroco » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:15 pm

Hi
Do a search for Tikkablk,hez one of your fellow countrymen Using a blackout to good effect some info in some of his post and a great read of him and his dog hunting,sorry i caNt help more S im new to blackout also
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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by 300lefty » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:19 pm

Thanks Steve.

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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by riude » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:02 am

Do you have H&N coated lead bullets available there?
So far in my tests, their 165gr RN or FN have been superior, when talking about consistent accuracy.
I load them with VV n340 whitch again is superior, compared to VV N110 or 120.
Moa at 100 meters, continuously.

As you have have bolt lock, heavy bullets and slow powders are not needed for recycling.
I haven´t got any decent groups with such components.

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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by plant.one » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:15 pm

if you can handload, the 208gr ELD-M is a great bullet for subs and can be loaded very accurately. you just have to take the time to do it right :)

go take a look at our 200 yd subsonic challenge thread

viewtopic.php?f=128&t=98191

you can also browse the Load Catalog for more information too - TONS and TONS of loads there

viewtopic.php?f=141&t=81567



are you just looking for a paper puncher load? or something to hunt with?

knowing your goals will help us help you pick a bullet and load easier :)
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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by Dolomite_Supafly » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:10 pm

https://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/pr ... ctId/75825

If you give these a try I will gladly help you figure out an accurate load for your rifle.
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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by 300lefty » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:25 pm

plant.one wrote:if you can handload, the 208gr ELD-M is a great bullet for subs and can be loaded very accurately. you just have to take the time to do it right :)

go take a look at our 200 yd subsonic challenge thread

viewtopic.php?f=128&t=98191

you can also browse the Load Catalog for more information too - TONS and TONS of loads there

viewtopic.php?f=141&t=81567



are you just looking for a paper puncher load? or something to hunt with?

knowing your goals will help us help you pick a bullet and load easier :)
Yes I have a few 208 eld-m's , I am wanting to use this for hunting so I'm wondering how well will they expand of any at subsonic velocity?

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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by 300lefty » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:30 pm

I think the limited selection of projectiles is a let down , I just can't justify the leheigh projectiles and $3 NZD here and then I've got powder and primers on top of that

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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by gds » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:38 pm

300lefty wrote:
plant.one wrote:if you can handload, the 208gr ELD-M is a great bullet for subs and can be loaded very accurately. you just have to take the time to do it right :)

go take a look at our 200 yd subsonic challenge thread

viewtopic.php?f=128&t=98191

you can also browse the Load Catalog for more information too - TONS and TONS of loads there

viewtopic.php?f=141&t=81567



are you just looking for a paper puncher load? or something to hunt with?

knowing your goals will help us help you pick a bullet and load easier :)
Yes I have a few 208 eld-m's , I am wanting to use this for hunting so I'm wondering how well will they expand of any at subsonic velocity?

The Hornady 208 eld-m's will NOT expand at subsonic velocities. Any of the heavy grain bullets from the major manufactures are not designed for expansion at subsonic velocities. You either need one of the custom or slightly custom bullets, or make your own.
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Re: 300blk subsonic loads

Post by ozleux » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:45 pm

I've heard of a company called Aussie Copper Projectiles.
Don't know anything about them, but they do list some expanding subsonic bullets on their website. They may be a bit easier to get in your area.

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