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So i just recieved the superior ammo price list and to get me by till I can do some more research into the handloading thing I was thinking about buying some of their ammo. they send a price list with the available bullets and I was able to find info on the barnes and swift but they offer a wood sn, north fork and a hawk and I cant find any info on them any one know where I can find the info on them or any help would be great

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http://www.hawkbullets.com/

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one down now I just need to find out about wood, and north fork. Im sure someones going to tell me that there is a reason i have never heard of them before, but I do like knowing all my options

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Could Wood possibly be Woodleigh?

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http://www.northforkbullets.com/ Thumbs up

http://www.woodleighbullets.com.au/ Thumbs up

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thanks a lot, Im kinda new to actually looking at bullets seperate from cartridges

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My friend, your making a mountain out of a mole hill. You bought a rifle that there's not a lot of ammo around for apearently. Now if your to use it, you need to find a source of ammo. The most reliable source will be reloading, unless, you buy fairly large amounts of custom ammo at a time. Shipping any kind of flamables or explosives requires hazmat, thats expensive. So you end up with expensive ammo with hazmat charges.

What are you going to hunt with this rifle, elk the largest? There are perfectly good bullets avaliable at most decent sporting goods stores, that are more than suitable. Nolser makes up to a 200 gr Partition and Hornady makes up to 220 gr cup and core. Either would be fine.

Lee makes a reloading kit that is under $100 that you should buy an inexpensive case trimmer with. Hammer sets his press up on the lkitchen table, you could put it in a closet. Learning to load hunting ammo takes little time. Unless your alright with spending a lot of money on what sounds like it will be expensive ammo, for elk hunting?, your only two options is to live with whats avaliable or start handloading. In an hour on a day off you can load more ammo than you'll want to shoot in three days!

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Don Fischer wrote:
My friend, your making a mountain out of a mole hill. You bought a rifle that there's not a lot of ammo around for apearently. Now if your to use it, you need to find a source of ammo. The most reliable source will be reloading, unless, you buy fairly large amounts of custom ammo at a time. Shipping any kind of flamables or explosives requires hazmat, thats expensive. So you end up with expensive ammo with hazmat charges.

What are you going to hunt with this rifle, elk the largest? There are perfectly good bullets avaliable at most decent sporting goods stores, that are more than suitable. Nolser makes up to a 200 gr Partition and Hornady makes up to 220 gr cup and core. Either would be fine.

Lee makes a reloading kit that is under $100 that you should buy an inexpensive case trimmer with. Hammer sets his press up on the lkitchen table, you could put it in a closet. Learning to load hunting ammo takes little time. Unless your alright with spending a lot of money on what sounds like it will be expensive ammo, for elk hunting?, your only two options is to live with whats avaliable or start handloading. In an hour on a day off you can load more ammo than you'll want to shoot in three days!

Words of wisedom. 100% agree. Thumbs up

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The ammo from superior is actually about 5 bucks less than what ive been paying and thats including shipping. right now Im just exploring my options. Now Im not sure what kind of money your willing to throw around don but I would like to do a little research before i go all in on something I know nothing about and when I initially asked the question in the forum i was trying to utilize the intended purpose of this forum and other forums like it, to discuss a subject with other like minded people that may know more about somthing than I. So don, forgive me if my little question was so far below your expectations of an adequte question.

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It sounds as tho I've offended you. For that I am sorry. I have no expectations of an adequate question, meerly questions looking for honest replys and not looking to bait an argument.

I looked at Winchesters web site, they don't even list the 325 WSM anymore. I checked Nosler Pro Shop. The only 325 WSM ammo they list is Winchester using the 200 gr accubond Nosler bullet. Federal doesn't list a 325 load. Superior don't list it but sounds like they will develop and load for you. If cases aren't available they will re-size from existing cases. Checked the grizzly site in Rainer, Ore, they don't list it. Woodleigh and Hawk only list bullet's.

So the only ammo I could find was the Winchester 200 gr accua bond from Nosler Pro Shop. $61.95 per 20! It's a small shop but lot's in interesting things to look at in there. Fine selection of quality rifles. Plant tours no longer available as I understand it. To bad, I went on it several years ago and it was very interesting.

Well I looked everywhere I know to look for your ammo and here's the conclusion to what I found. Your gonna have to live with hard to find, poor selection, short supply and very expensive ammo. That's the downside to getting a new cartridge like that especially in a less than popular calibre. I know a guy that has a 5mm Remington rifle. If your interested I'll see if he wants to sell it.

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I don't know if this was mentioned or not but anyone making reloads for another to use would be fool hardy to load them to their maximum potential for safety and liability reasons.
Unless a persons performs the reloading himself or done by a good buddy, you will never reach(or never know for sure) the true firearm potential...regardless of what caliber it is.

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