Ballistics

Ballistic Advantage

We often state that "nothing shoots flatter, hits harder or is more accurate" than a Weatherby. A key component in that claim is the ballistic performance of Weatherby Magnum ammunition. You can use the links below to compare the ballistic information between two different Weatherby calibers, or use the Ballistic PDF to review all Weatherby calibers and bullet weights.

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Trajectory Comparison

.300 Wby.
Bullet B/C Path of Bullet
(Above or below line-of-sight of rifle scopes mounted 1.5" above bore)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
150 Partition .387 2.50 3.20 0.00 -7.70 -20.90
165 SP .387 2.80 3.50 0.00 -8.50 -23.10
165 Barnes TSX .398 2.90 3.70 0.00 -9.00 -24.20
165 BST .475 2.70 3.40 0.00 -8.10 -21.40
180 Spitzer .331 3.60 4.42 0.00 -10.91 -29.97
180 SP .425 3.10 3.80 0.00 -9.00 -24.40
180 Barnes TSX .453 2.95 3.69 0.00 -8.81 -23.61
180 BST .507 2.80 3.60 0.00 -8.40 -22.40
180 Accubond .507 2.90 3.60 0.00 -8.40 -22.40
180 Partition .474 3.00 3.70 0.00 -8.60 -23.10
200 Partition .481 3.50 4.20 0.00 -9.80 -26.20
150 SP .338 2.60 3.30 0.00 -8.20 -22.60
130 Barnes TTSX .350 2.28 3.03 0.00 -7.58 -20.71
.375 Wby.
Bullet B/C Path of Bullet
(Above or below line-of-sight of rifle scopes mounted 1.5" above bore)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
300 Partition .398 1.90 0.00 -8.20 -23.90 -48.70

Energy Comparison

.300 Wby.
Bullet B/C Energy (Foot-Pounds)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
150 Partition .387 4173 3547 3005 2536 2128 1773
165 SP .387 4210 3573 3021 2542 2126 1765
165 Barnes TSX .398 4064 3434 2891 2420 2012 1660
165 BST .475 4111 3596 3138 2730 2367 2042
180 Spitzer .331 3967 3259 2659 2150 1720 1361
180 SP .425 4195 3607 3091 2637 2237 1886
180 Barnes TSX .453 4197 3642 3151 2715 2319 1987
180 BST .507 4223 3721 3271 2867 2504 2178
180 Accubond .507 4223 3721 3271 2868 2505 2179
180 Partition .474 4195 3665 3193 2772 2396 2062
200 Partition .481 4158 3631 3161 2741 2366 2032
150 SP .338 4173 3462 2862 2351 1916 1547
130 Barnes TTSX .350 3847 3209 2670 2210 1817 1481
.375 Wby.
Bullet B/C Energy (Foot-Pounds)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
300 Partition .398 5224 4408 3696 3076 2541 2084

Velocity Comparison

.300 Wby.
Bullet B/C Velocity (Feet per Second)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
150 Partition .387 3540 3263 3004 2759 2528 2307
165 SP .387 3390 3123 2872 2634 2409 2195
165 Barnes TSX .398 3330 3061 2809 2570 2343 2128
165 BST .475 3350 3133 2927 2730 2542 2361
180 Spitzer .331 3150 2855 2579 2319 2074 1845
180 SP .425 3240 3004 2781 2569 2366 2173
180 Barnes TSX .453 3240 3018 2807 2606 2414 2230
180 BST .507 3250 3051 2806 2676 2503 2334
180 Accubond .507 3250 3051 2861 2678 2503 2335
180 Partition .474 3240 3028 2826 2634 2449 2271
200 Partition .481 3060 2860 2668 2485 2308 2139
150 SP .338 3540 3225 2932 2657 2399 2155
130 Barnes TTSX .350 3650 3334 3041 2766 2508 2265
.375 Wby.
Bullet B/C Velocity (Feet per Second)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
300 Partition .398 2800 2572 2366 2140 1963 1760

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