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Oct 23, 2019
300 RUM
by: Ed

I just saw the post, The 300 RUM is a great choice. When i first got my Rum I used "Barnes Vor-Tx , 180 gr. TTBX BT" it's flat , i have shot 800+ n its dead on the money. Know i'm reloading n i still use the Barnes TTSX.

Mar 12, 2011
75 and still love big game hunting
by: Anonymous

My wife of 55 years,just bought me a 300 Remington ultra mag for my 75th ,and i sure like this rifle, it is a shooter, 1/2 in. groups are easy for this rifle and is great at long ranges. I had a muzzle brake put on it,whitch reduces the recoil to less then my 30-06. I reload my own, I'm shooting Barnes ttsx 165gr & 180gr. Which in my opinion is the best bullets for this rifle. I chrongraphed them at 3300fps+ Am looking forward to dropping an elk with it this fall. Lord willing and the creek don't rise

Jan 14, 2011
300 RUM
by: Dave, Elk Hunting Tips

Mike and Randy,

I went from a decades-long history of elk hunting with a 30.06 to a Ruger M77 300 Win Mag a few years ago. It's killed a few elk. It weighs 9 pounds with bullets. I shoot Federal Premium Vital Shock High Energy 180s for elk. I'm 5'6" and weigh 140 pounds. I have no problem shooting that gun. Is the kick of a 300 RUM that much worse? I've never shot one.

I wouldn't want to carry any more weight than that. I got plumb sick of carrying guns with a traditional sling, so I went to a Safari Sling years ago. There is a link to a photo at the bottom of the gear page: https://www.elk-hunting-tips.net/hunting-gear.html.

Jan 14, 2011
300 ultra mag
by: Mike Hall

Through my experience the remington 300 ultra mag is the best round for elk. Using a 165gr to 180gr bullet works great. I like to see hunters using one of these two bullets for longer shots. It shoots much flatter and faster. coloradoelkcamp.com

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