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.30 Cal 180 Grain Hornady Spire Point

Discussion in 'Ammunition & Reloading' started by RPS, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. RPS

    RPS Central Point, OR Retail Profit Systems

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    I have shopped everywhere I can think of and can't find anymore of these bullets. Anyone have an idea?
     
  2. Steve M

    Steve M Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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  3. RPS

    RPS Central Point, OR Retail Profit Systems

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    Yep, you're right. Was looking for Hornady though. I fixed the title. I tried the Sierras when I worked up the load for the .300 but had better consistency with the Hornady so I am being stubborn.

    Soon enough we will have to buy non-lead based bullets any way and I'll really be screwed. Thanks for the input.
     
  4. Steve M

    Steve M Beaverton, OR Well-Known Member

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    If you are looking for Hornady #3070 then you're in trouble as they have suspended manufacture of them to focus on more popular products. Closest you can get is BTSP #3072. http://www.hornady.com/assets/files/2014ProductionList6302014.pdf

    Midwayusa is overdue on #3072 so you could sign up to be notified of stock.

    I've already volunteered my input on the lead ammo issue using the e-mail address provided by OFF.
     
  5. RPS

    RPS Central Point, OR Retail Profit Systems

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    Thanks for advice. I also requested stock information from Hornady themselves in hopes they make them someday.
     
  6. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    If this is for hunting use, have you tried the hornady SST? It might give you better performance in the .300BLK.
     
  7. RPS

    RPS Central Point, OR Retail Profit Systems

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    It is for hunting. I'll check it out. Thanks for the advice.
     
  8. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Are those going to expand at what.. 1500fps?.. at the muzzle?
     
  9. RPS

    RPS Central Point, OR Retail Profit Systems

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    Doesn't seem to, but not certain. The load we have worked up works the best with this particular bullet.
     
  10. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    Check Curts Shooters discount supply, I believe I saw some last time in about 2 days ago.