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Old January 23, 2013, 07:59 PM   #1
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.270 WSM: 150 gr Berger VLD Hunting Match

Does anybody have data or recommendations on powder to use? Or if there is better round for 1000 yds for a sniper competition? I will take all recommendations into consideration. All ears!
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Old January 23, 2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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Is there a better round? There's always a better round no matter what we have. I hunt with the 270 WSM and use Ramshot magnum. My favorite 1000 yard is .284 Win with 180 grain Berger match. I also shoot 6.5X284 with 140 grain hybrid Bergers.
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Old January 23, 2013, 09:57 PM   #3
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Do you reload, and if you do, what powder do you use for .270 WSM?
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Old January 24, 2013, 09:19 PM   #4
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Ramshot Magnum. It will get you up to 3100+ fps.

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Old January 25, 2013, 05:07 PM   #5
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I have a sniper competition coming up and I wanted to use my .270 WSM, thats why I am asking for any data out there to help me along quicker. Of course, the round is not the only thing I need to make those shots, but that is for a different forum to be posting. Thanks for the recommendation.
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Old January 25, 2013, 06:56 PM   #6
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Go to ramshots online data. My load is a bit over their max, but in my opinion max is limited by how much of this powder you can kram in the case on .270 WSM. If I could kram more in, I would. Having said that, you know all the warnings about going over max published data; keep them in mind. Ramshot Magnum is capable of being superbly accurate in the WSM, just have to find your load which I can guarantee will be different than mine especially with a Berger and the difference in seat depth from rifle to rifle. I am getting some primer flattening, but that is not necessarily too bad a thing with soft Federal primers. I am sure if I tested with a Remington it would not be showing any flattening.
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