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How accurate is the 30-378 Weatherby?

How accurate is the 30-378 Weatherby?

The . 30-378 Weatherby Magnum is one of the most accurate rifle cartridges. The cartridge held the world record for accuracy at 1,000 yards (910 m) for over thirty years. Given factory ammunition, Weatherby guarantees 1.5 MOA accuracy from their Weatherby Mark V action rifles and sub-MOA (.

How much is a 30-378 Weatherby?

Price: $4400 Description: Simply put, the 30-378 Weatherby Magnum is the “Mac Daddy” caliber. This rifle will easily deliver over 1200 foot lbs. of energy and a bullet velocity well over 1800 feet per second at 1000 yards, with minimal recoil.

How far can a 378 Weatherby shoot?

378 Weatherby. The 270 grain Speer BTSP loaded to 3150fps is an exceptional killer of large bodied game. This can be used in the same manner as the Sierra 250 grain bullet. On light framed game this bullet does its best work down to impact velocities of 2600fps or around 250 yards.

What is the ballistic coefficient of a 30-378?


Bullet Type Ballistic Coefficient 400 Yards
180 Grain Ballistic Tip 0.507 -7.5
180 Grain Accubond 0.507 -7.5
180 Grain TTSX 0.484 -8.1
220 Grain ELD-X 0.650 -9

What is a 30 Nosler?

The .30 Nosler is a 30-caliber (.308 in; 7.62 mm), rebated-rim centerfire rifle cartridge designed by Nosler. Introduced in 2016, the .30 Nosler is a SAAMI approved and standardized cartridge.

When did the Weatherby 30-378 Magnum come out?

In 1996 Weatherby introduced the .30-378 as a factory loading. The .30-378 is currently chambered in three variations of the Weatherby Mk. V rifle. Typical factory loads drive 180 grain bullets at around 3400fps.

How many FPS does a Weatherby Magnum have?

As is almost always the case with other cartridges, those who develop data for the reloading manuals tend to disagree on just how fast the .30-378 Weatherby Magnum really is. Some show the cartridge topping out with a 180-grain bullet at 3,300 fps while others give it another 100 fps or so.

How long does a.30-378 Magnum last?

Like any cartridge that consumes huge charges of powder for its bore size, the .30-378 magnum will burn out a barrel in fewer rounds than will a much smaller cartridge. But barrel life with this cartridge can be longer than some would have us believe.

Which is more powerful.300 rum or.30-378 Weatherby Magnum?

The.30-378 is truly a potent magnum cartridge, slightly more powerful than the.300 RUM with an edge of around 50-100fps though variations in individual rifles muddy the waters. Its greatest strength can be found at ranges exceeding 1000 yards.