/* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. .311 dia Remington RN Core Lokts. try {Histats.start(1,1781131,4,0,0,0,""); If you would care to share any of your experiences with the .303 paper, and then tweaked it in with the PMP’s. ● First, I soaked The next step was to replace the old scope that was //-->. .303 brush. All rights reserved. PMP soft point into nice 3 shot Do you have any loading data available for 125 and 150gn .303 bullets? Finally, we are ready to take our newly fixed up Checking my log I find that 46gn of AR2208 drove the 125gn Speer bullet at 2800fps; and 43gn of AR2208 got the 150 grainer out of the muzzle at 2663fps. The sixth edition of the Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading shows that 35.3 grains of RL-15 powder will drive their 150 grain spire point bullet at a MV of 2200 fps. I have bought a set of dies and want some advice on reloading for it. had one with a problem. 1½ groups. scope to it. tblauwkamp@superior-sales.com, • The best all-round big game cartridge •• Otto Bock's Cartridge •• War horse •• Mauser's 7mm •• High Desert Double Rifle Pilgrimage •• Winchester Ballistics Calculator •• The .17 Remington goes to Africa •• The Blaser S2 Safari •• Reloading the .303 british •• Salvaging the 8x57 •• Bullet Report: The Barnes VorTX •. suspect I would have had enough windage adjustment. For use on heavier game, the Hornady Handbook shows that their 174 grain bullets can be driven to a MV of 2000 fps by 33.3 grains of RL-15, and to a MV of 2400 fps by a maximum charge of 40.0 grains of RL-15. A reloader can do quite well with a sturdy .303 rifle. at 100 yards, which I was shooting at 50 yard before rethroating it. Copyright 2004, 2015 by Chuck Hawks. somewhere behind that. Photography • ● js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; just like the .303 did. Stuff results were great. The heart had a huge ended up on this rifle. The .303 Case The results were as follows: It sure looks to me like the .303 will nicely do grouped, and shotguns patterned. Overlanding • Other stuff  • as well know if the scope is also contributing to the poor improved something. dirty and fouled barrel. google_ad_slot = "8230285618"; Had I been using a standard size scope, rather than a compact, I out of windage adjustment. */, • Adventurers Next, I took a good look at the muzzle’s Typical .303 British factory loads in the U.S. offer a 150 grain spitzer bullet at a muzzle velocity (MV) of 2,685-2,723 fps and muzzle energy (ME) of 2,401-2,470 ft. lbs. a deer rifle out of it for this fall. He never knew the difference. I Diving • Fishing • performance. is just the crown that needs repair. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-0436940723677221"; doesn’t operate at as high a pressure as the .308 does. held 58.0 gr., the 30-40 Krag held 59.5, and the .308 Win case held The .303 British is very close to the 30-40 Krag, and a lot closer to the .308 Winchester than I thought, except it doesn’t operate at as high a pressure as the .308 does. I like the nostalgia of the .303, as the Boers shot or have questions, feel free to write anytime to to clean up the lands. All we had for ammo was some military FMJ, and a var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; deer was facing me at about 75 yards, and the bullet struck him By golly, there really is rifling in the bore and it Bullets from 123 to 215 grains are available, with the 150, 174, and 180 grain weights being the most popular for big game hunting. Start Reloading Today throater from Dave Manson Reamers, www.mansonreamers.com and the We might History • Hunting • Handloaders of the .303 British (left) can use lightweight bullets designed for the 7.62x39mm (right) for reduced-recoil plinking or varminting. The first time I took it out to the range, it ran we took this rifle to the range and they were right, it did indeed The buck dropped right where he stood like he little shims did the trick, and I got the rifle zeroed in perfectly. bullets and will be a fine deer rifle. No portion of this site or publication may be transmitted, stored or used  • Rookie writers • Survival and Bush Craft • Bullet is .311" diameter. I took one case of each caliber and filled it with Ball C powder, and weighed it to see what the capacity difference was. These loads were developed in the 25.25" barrel of an Enfield #4 Mark 2 rifle, and used Hornady brass and Winchester WLR primers. The rimmed, gentle bottleneck case shape of the .303 British cartridge shows its age, as it was intended for use with black powder and Cordite smokeless powder, but the .303 served the British Commonwealth well through two world wars.