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slyconnell 04-16-2009 02:55 AM

300 Weatherby remington model 700
 
Hi, I just got a Remington model 700 in a 300 weatherby mag caliber. Since the weatherby ammo is hard to find can I shoot 300 Winchester mag rounds in a 300 Weatherby rifle?

M14sRock 04-16-2009 04:03 AM

NO!

They are two different calibers entirely. The .300 Wby is longer, and will allow the .300WinMag to chamber, but that leaves a lot of dead space in the chamber.

ONLY shoot .300 Wby, and know that it is a better round than the .300WM.

Keep an eye on Midway, as they sometimes have good sales on .300 Wby.

Yunus 04-16-2009 01:42 PM

Out of curiosity what made you decide to get a Weatherby caliber? I don't own one simply because of the cost of the ammo.

slyconnell 04-16-2009 09:08 PM

it was given to me

robocop10mm 04-16-2009 09:59 PM

Free is good. Makes up for a lot of expensive ammo.

Hombre 05-19-2009 12:11 AM

Some people should NOT have access to firearms....

J33Nelson 05-19-2009 03:12 PM

start reloading. I shoot an Ed Brown .300 Weatherby and reloading is the best way to go.


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