IMR 4831 and H 4831 was always my powder of choice with the .300 Win Mag. RE-19 would work well, and I've heard some guys say the IMR 4350 works. I always used Magnum primers also b/c it's difficult to get consistent powder ignition when loading more than 60, 65 grains of powder. Good luck and enjoy
There is alot of good powders out there to use. The thing I have found is to pick a few that are ranked high for that caliber and then work up some loads from there. The ones I would try would be IMR4350 and I am a Alliant powder fan so I would try the new RL-17 and RL-22.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...