re: 7mm-08 vs 7mm remington mag A good 140 gr bullet fired from 7mm08 will kill any whitetail ever to walk the earth within 400 yards in the right hands,and with a considerable amount less recoil compared with 30-06 or .300 win mag. vs. 7mm Rem. Re: 7mm mag vs 7mm wsm ?? Oct 28, 2012 #13 I have owned all three. vs. .30-06; 7mm STW vs. .300 Wby. L Sergeant The 7mm rem mag is pretty close to the 30-06 you already have so … Mag. Another vote for 7mm rem mag. A mod. Shorter, fatter rounds are nine times out of ten more accurate than a longer round such as the 7mm. 70 Winchester and a TC Encore and love both of them. Mag., by contrast, is chambered by Federal in bullets between 140 grains and 175 grains, and other companies load 100-grain projectiles. A 7mm-08 for deer and a 7mm Remington Mag for elk and bear because one gun is never enough. I am not at max pressure yet, but have to be close. The fact that it also has a milder recoil than the 300 Win Mag makes the 7mm Rem Mag a sound choice for those heading out on mountain hunting expeditions. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag – Most Popular Rounds As we come to the end of our review, we will like to share some of the best rounds that are perfect for certain applications: We chose the HSM Berger 168gr magnum for the Remington cartridge because it is a heavyweight, ideal for hunting purposes, and makes the handling of recoil easy. In this Remington Magnum 7mm vs 30-06 Springfield review, we explore the different features of both rifles to figure out which one is best for you. -Editor.) The 7mm Mag or something like a .280 Improved, .284 Win in a long action loaded to modern velocity, etc., have given me better results at 400+ yards than the 6.5 CM. A good 140 gr bullet fired from 7mm08 will kill any whitetail ever to walk the earth within 400 yards in the right hands,and with a considerable amount less recoil compared with 30-06 or .300 win mag. and exactly the same claim is made for the 7mm WSM. This eliminates vertical string at long distance. In shorter barrels, performance declines dramatically. My 7mm WSM's I have are hard pressed to get to 3000 fps with a 168 gr. One of the reasons the 6.5x284 is so successful over the the longer 6.5x06 in long distance competition. For that reason alone I would choose the WSM case over longer belted case. The 7mm with 150gr. Cartridge Details, The Non-Magnums. vs.7.62 NATO greenspun.com : LUSENET : MILDOT : One Thread Can anyone tell me the difference between the 7mm Rem. Most hunters probably agree that the 7mm Remington Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum are both fantastic choices for hunting a wide variety of big game, including bear. Be aware, though, that 150 grain bullets are the maximum weight generally loaded in the .270 WSM and other .27 bore cartridges, while the 7mm Rem Mag … Mag. 7mm Rem Mag with a 24" barrel runs 73gr R-22 with moly plated 140 Partitions at 3300fps. Both rifles work equally as well. B. Bighornbreath New Member. berger in a 24-26 barrels. Mag. The 7mm Rem. runs at 2940 fps and the .280 AI runs at 2850 fps). 15.64 fps 30.4 foot-pounds Astute readers will notice a few things from these numbers: Contrary to popular belief, the heavier bullet does not drift less in the wind. Advantages of the WSM can be a lower Extreme Spread due to it's shorter powder column. Just like with the 270 WSM vs 270 Winchester, 7mm WSM vs 7mm Rem Mag, and 300 WSM vs 300 Win Mag, the .338 Win Mag is significantly longer than the 325 WSM. The 7mm has more options for heavier bullets but the 270 has good offerings by matrix and cutting edge bullets but only if you reload. I'm not a fan of the short and super-short mags. I do have a 7mm rem mag it was my first center fire rifle and I have loaded it as well. (However, compare both calibers with 150 grain bullets and the 7mm Rem. Think, pronghorn, mule, and fallow deer. I also have a .300 Wthby in a Rem 700, but I don't think it … Truly appreciate you watching the videos!Cinder blocks with these two power houses!! 7mm Magnum Showdown: 7mm Rem. Mag. Ammo is a little more for the 7mm, but not by much. Among the non-magnums in this test, the .280 Remington scored the highest for the simple fact it does the most work in its class but still generates less recoil than a .30-06. 3.5 lbs. Might give that a try also. 300 Win Mag vs 7mm Mag. As far as the discussion between the 300 short mag and the 7mm mag I think you are splitting hairs. Nosler and Hornady load both 7mm Remington Magnum and .280 Ackley ammunition; looking at their data you’ll see a difference of 90 to 100 fps between the two, with the belted 7mm Magnum giving the higher velocities (with a 162-grain Hornady ELD-X, the 7mm Mag. If barrel and throat erosion are a concern, stick with the 7mm Rem Mag or maybe a 7mm Weatherby Mag. I also have killed game at 400 yards with the 7mm Rem.Mag and consider this to be my limit. per sec. rifles. vs. .28 Nosler vs. 7mm RUM The U.S.A. hasn’t fully adopted the metric system, but our shooters and hunters have. Granted, the 7mm at 2943 FPS has more "energy" than the .25-06 at 2922 FPs, but the most important factor is to know your own limitations, and to put the bullet where it counts! vs. .300 Ultra Mag. 3.89 lbs. 14.07 fps 24.6 foot-pounds. The PPC rounds are the shortest and fattest, and they are the staples of benchrest competition. Below you can see the differences between the 325 Winchester Magnum and the .338 Winchester Short Magnum in terms of external dimensions. ; 7mm Ultra Mag. The 7mm Rem. I’m talking 7mm-08 vs. .308; .280 Rem. Just put your shot were it needs to go. The STW, based on the 8mm Rem Mag parent case was once the biggest commercially available 7mm Magnum in terms of case capacity. 7mm Rem. I currently have both a 700 Remington and a M77 Ruger type rifles. My .30-06's are about 1moa guns at 100 yards as is my 7mm (only 3 shot groups). If you are determined to use the 7mm bullets look at the 280 rem, 280 improved, and 284 win. 325 WSM vs 338 Win Mag. vs. 7.62 NATO, as far as accuracy, and range, the bullets seem to be awefully close, but the powder in the casings, is the difference, along with the casing. I know I said 7mm rem mag but there is a beautiful kimber 8400 in 7mm wsm for sale on 24hourcampfire . Mag. Mag. Oct 28, 2012 9 0. Most all gun makers produce 7 mm rem mag also. It's now been surpassed by the 7mm Remington Ultra Mag. 300 Win. We put 3 popular cartridges to a head-to-head-to-head test Mule Deer Cartridge Showdown: .270 Win. is a premier big game cartridge. I purchased a 7mm STW in a Savage and played with it for a while. In my opinion, there is no difference in recoil between the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 Win Mag. As the 7mm Rem Mag is of smaller caliber than the 300 Win Mag, it is a very good choice for lighter, smaller animals. 7mm mag vs 300 Short mag by: PB I have owned a Remington 7mm mag rifle(s) and used it almost exclusively for hunting deer, elk and moose since 1968. I have killed elk with ,260 rem, 6.5 x 284, 270 win, 270 wsm, 7mm saum, 7mm rem mag, 300 wsm. 7mm Rem. H-4831sc with moly plated 140 Accubonds right at 3200fps. In all honesty I think if you are going to kep the rifle stock, as in in factory chamber and all, I would recommend the 300 win mag. Pulled 2 of the guns out of storage, i had my most used ones already out and about in my dads house up here in alaska, the double barrel 20 gauge, short barrel 12 gauge, and a couple .22s. Nothing wrong with the 7 mag of 7 RUM though either. Very flat shooting, wide range of bullet weights / styles, easy to find ammo, reasonable recoil for a magnum caliber. Mag. They’re both calibers able to handle the longer range shooting of hunting the big ungulates, but also the big body structure of bruins. Remington claims that the ballistics of the 7mm SAUM equal those of the popular 7mm Rem. bullets isn't bad at all. Mag. I was most always hunting Deer when the Elk showed up. is superior at all ranges. These will give substantially better performance than the 308 and won't burn barrels nearly as fast as the 7mm mag. A 7mm Remington Mag is good for anything in North America but it KICKS! Top dog in my stable is a 7 STW with a 28" barrel running 87gr of Retumbo with moly plated 150gr Swift Scirrocos at an average of 3428fps. Inside of 200 yards no advantage. per sec. Mags at this time. It's got dies and some brass with it. The 7MM Remington Magnum took a white tail buck with one shot at 22 yards. The 7mm-08 is a bit closer to the 308 and doesn't really come close to the ballistics of the 7mm mag. 7mm SAUM with a 24" barrel runs 68gr. Does the perfect muley cartridge really exist? I own two 7mm Rem. Perhaps it has something to do with burn rate vs. powder column i.e. I could not see a big advantage in the STW so it has a new home. We are now conversant in … When I say hunting length barrel that would be 24 inch and on some rifle 26 inch. Mag. Iam not here to argue the 6.5 creedmoor and 7mm rem mag are on par, because there not. This range is ideal for medium to big game, including all the animals listed above. 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