I know I do. The cartridge was designed for smokeless powder at a time when black-powder cartridges were still popular. 303 Savage rifle ammunition for sale. When the very similar .303 Savage broke into the commercial market competing against the 30-30, Savage sponsored several exotic hunts in Africa and the Rockies using a .303 Savage. As others have pointed out, the two rounds are quite different, and not interchangeable. I was broke at the time, so that 303 rifle was all I could afford. The first bolt action rifle I ever owned was a No. I’ve had lots of rifles that were special to me over the years. Heck know the .300 Savage ain't enough. I used to take it to Wyoming deer hunting, it was nice to carry and as you said plenty of sauce and good accuracy.
But one particular rifle is definitely my number one.
I have load data for the 303 but its for IMR powders.
The big dog in the thirty camp at the time was the military .30-06 Springfield, which was (and is) a stellar performer on game with appropriate bullets.
I was broke at the time, so that 303 rifle was all I could afford. For the #1 spot on this list we have a bolt-action shotgun unlike those from the past. You can use 30-30 load data for the 303 as max loads in the 30 WCF are 1-2 grains less than the 303 savage. We do not take preorders or back-order items.
4 Mk 1. The .303 Savage was chambered until 1940. In 1912, Savage teamed up with firearms designer Charles Newton to create the .22 Savage High-Power. I assume every hunter has a favorite rifle. 748 would be a better powder. The first bolt action rifle I ever owned was a No. Like any other hunt I've ever been on, the conversation eventually turned to guns and loads. The most popular choice is the .300 Win. All of the ammunition listed on our website is in stock and ready to ship from our warehouse in High Point, NC. The cartridge was designed for smokeless powder at a time when black-powder cartridges were still popular. I loved that rifle and enjoyed shooting it often. A thirty is always easier to pump up than any smaller caliber. I loved that rifle and enjoyed shooting it often.
4 Comments on The Box O’ Truth #37 – The Deadly .303 British and The Box O’ Truth Ronald Dunne // May 1, 2016 at 10:07 am // Reply Box O Truth #37- Your results with .303 FMJ military are quite similar to my own, both with surplus .303 and 7.62X51. Last week I had the chance to hunt moose, wolves and mule deer with Rugged Outfitting in southern Alberta, Canada.
As far as I know, the .303 Savage is now obsolete, as neither rifles nor ammunition are commercially available. The most notable feature on the Model 99 is its rotary magazine. The .300 Savage is a mild yet effective medium game hunting cartridge. The Model 99 Savage and its .303 Savage round brought high velocity and flat trajectory to the lever-action rifle. #1 – Savage Arms 220. I dont think win 760 will get you much velocity in the 303 . I bought it for $60. danny # Loaded with a 150 grain bullet, the .300 is capable of producing clean killing on light to … The .300 Savage was introduced in 1920 for Savage's popular Model 99 lever rifle. To make a long story short it IS possible to hunt all NA game including Grizzlies, although I can hardly say it would be desireable. The .303 Savage is a rimmed, .30 caliber rifle cartridge developed by the Savage Arms Company in 1894 which was designed as a short action cartridge for their Savage Model 1895 later 1899 hammerless lever-action rifle. Apache Junction, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)- The 303 Savage 99: By the early 1890’s smokeless powder …