Looking for the right weight bullet for shooting my bolt action 223 at the range. Looking for a good weight for 300yrd shooting.
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What twist rate barrel do you have Bob? That will make all the difference right there in the selection process.
Most bolt actions have 1-12 barrels. You will probably find that bullets heavier than 55 gr do not give satisfactory results (YMMV).
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I've been reloading 63gr Sierra in my 1:9 CZ. 300 yards on vermin is no problem. 52..65gr all work well
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60grain Nosler BT or V-max behind a "stiff" charge of Varget
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Thanks guys, sounds like nice heavy bullet will stay on target! I am going to pick up several differnt grn bullet in that range before I head out again to see what she really likes.
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Check Midway, Graf, and Midsouth for good deals.