No, his name wasn't Morris but apparently there at least two guys in Idaho who believe that. Login or register to post comments; Thu, 2002-11-21 20:21 #6. With a variety of bullets from most of the prominent mfg's in weights including, 140, 150, 160, 168, 180 and now 195. 300 WSM Vs 7mm Rem Mag Which is better for big game. It's a toss up. I had an easy time parting with the 300 WSM cause of the 7mm. vs. .300 WSM• .223 Remington vs. .22-250 Remington, E-mail your comments/questions about this site to: EmediaHunter@nrahq.org, For questions/comments about American Hunter magazine, please e-mail:Publications@nrahq.org, You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on American Hunter, visit nramediakit.com for more information. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose Although I love the STW, forget it unless you really like expensive components to reload. 7mm Rem. Norma followed suit, releasing their .308 Norma Magnum in 1960, giving the same ballistics as the longer .300 H&H Magnum, in a long-action cartridge. I have never looked back. Definitely sounds like a good candidate for the .300 WSM. These calibers, along with similar calibers not evaluated (.264 Win Mag, .270 Wby Mag, 7mm WSM and 7mm Wby Mag) are optimally designed to take medium game at ranges beyond 300 yards. Anybody willing to give odds whether this thread will last as long as the .300 Weatherby thread? Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. Mag. Bullet: 7.2mm 4. Joined: Dec 2008. But can't decide between the 2. Now for Elk I would much rather have more power to anchor an Elk before it gets a chance to get into … The case length of the .300 Win Mag is a little longer. The 7mm is a belted cartridge and the 300wsm is a rimmed cartridge. If we look at the graph, the first thing you should notice is that all ten rounds generate a pretty significant amount of recoil with all over 24ft.lbs of energy. It's hard to beat the killing power of a 7 mag from a cartridge with so little recoil. If that is too heavey then I get out my Rem 700 Titanium in 7 Rem Mag. I Shot a few Northern Canada whitetails over 325 pounds. The 7mm shoots .284-inch diameter bullets through bores .28-inch across, but only two use this Imperial measuring system in their titles: .280 Remington and .284 Winchester, both excellent but under-rated “standard” velocity cartridges. The debate rages on as to whether or not the additional speed is necessary, with both sides of the fence making valid points. If you like the idea of using one of these calibers for the bigger game animals, like Alaska/Yukon moose or brown/grizzly bear, I feel the .300 Win. I would tell you a 7mm Rem Mag or STW was perfect for any size deer even at distance. The .300 Winchester Mangum has more ammunition available—as it leads a dual life, in both the hunting world and long-range target world—but every major ammunition manufacturer offers a selection of 7mm Remington Magnum ammo. The post-World War II era saw a return to the hunting fields, and a wave of cartridge development followed, with Winchester releasing the .264, .338 and .458 Winchester Magnums in the 1950s, all based on the belted Holland & Holland case shortened and blown out. I have both. 300 Win. OP. 3.89 lbs. Not a choice in the question but think a .308 is enough gun. I have also tested a variety of 30 cals, 300 win mag, 300 rum, 30-378, 30 Lapua, and so on. If you are determined to use the 7mm bullets look at the 280 rem, 280 improved, and 284 win. Neck: 8.6mm 5. The 7mm Remington Magnum was the first on the scene, released in 1962 in conjunction with the new Model 700 rifle. That being said, my rifle likes the 150 BT a lot better and it's been great for whitetail but I believe there are better options when hunting elk. The way I heard it, bullets from a 7mm RM are going so fast they don't have time to expand so they zip right through the animal. With my 7mm Rem Mag strapped to my backpack I ended up getting it stuck on low hanging branches way more than you would think. Especially a Supermoon, which can change everything.... Jim, sounds like the same guy I used to work with in Idaho. Posts: 1762 . The 7mm Rem Mag vs. the 300 Win Mag #6134752 02/04/12: Joined: Dec 2008. At 500 the 7mm drops .7" less, the 300 has 142 ft lbs more energy. The elk won't know the difference; use whichever you have, if you have one. On the west coast, most hunters use the 7mm Rem Mag for rifle elk season, so ammo and reloading supplies are more common. The 175 grain bullet worked well on Elk and caribou for me. . Bullet: 7.8 mm 4. It betters the velocities of the .300 H&H Magnum; though it falls short of the performance of the .300 Weatherby Magnum, the Winchester variety can be housed in the standard long-action receiver, which is lighter and less expensive to produce. .300 Wby,read it here on the 'fire that it's the best ever cartridge for elk. More Guns. by Philip Massaro - My vote and what I have personally is the Rem 700 XCR Long Range in 300WM. We put 3 popular cartridges to a head-to-head-to-head test. Virtually every one of our bullet diameters have received the magnum treatment at one point in time or another, be it from the Weatherby family of cartridges, or the dynamic duo of Winchester and Remington, or even the boutique shops like Lazzeroni. I only have 5 of them. I have killed elk with ,260 rem, 6.5 x 284, 270 win, 270 wsm, 7mm saum, 7mm rem mag, 300 wsm. Comparing the two, the .300 Win. On the west coast, most hunters use the 7mm Rem Mag for rifle elk season, so ammo and reloading supplies are more common. I have shot many deer with it, 4 elk and every one was dropped in it's tracks. One of the biggest problems is with the 7mm/.284 diameter bullets, you don’t get the wound channel of a 30 cal and the 175’s are notorious for tumbling upon impact having less penetration. partitions on that hunt and dropped him in his tracks at 380 yards. Mag. Illustration courtesy of Hornady Mfg. Perhaps my experiences can aid you -- or warn you -- in the selection of your next elk cartridge. More than adequate for moose and Elk, low recoil, high velocity. With the velocities of both guns, inferior projectiles can break up at veryclose ranges. Inside of 200 yards no advantage. I am a .30 caliber guy, but the 7's are good also, with a bit less recoil.. This is not at all uncommon. Both make a great choice for elk, deer, African plains game and smaller bears, and both have the capability to be made in a mountain rifle for sheep and goats. I decided I'm going to split the difference... 7mm WSM. Like over 400 yards. 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. Price & Availability. Posts: 247 300 WSM Vs 7mm Rem Mag Which is better for big … With comparable bullet weights, the 7mm Mag. Latest. 7mm Rem. Poor old things. The logical bottom end for the .300 Winchester ranges between 130 and 150 grains, depending on bullet construction; the 7mm Rem. I used 180 gr. Which powder are you using to get 3113 fps with a rem mag. You guys are forgettin' about them plastic tips melting off...that can't be good. I'm not a fan of WSM cartridges, but between the two, that is the one I would choose. Personally, I've always been a fan of .30 caliber bullets, and the .300 Winchester Magnum is one of my favorite hunting cartridges. Mag. I'm not a fan of WSM cartridges, but between the two, that is the one I would choose. Haven't analyzed it any closer than that, but do know the percentage of recovered Partitions is low, well under 20% if I recall correctly. No elk properly hit with either would know the difference. My .300 WSM is below my head height now so I very rarely have an issue anymore. So as a lot of others have already said; Either would be sufficient. unseated the .264 Winchester Magnum rather quickly, becoming the darling of Western hunters. They're both good cartridges,I own both,a Browning a-bolt 7mm mag and a Tika t3x 300 wsm I bought the 300wsm for Elk hunting if your not shooting large game I would probably go with 7mm. I'm not a fan of WSM cartridges, but between the two, that is the one I would choose. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . 7mm rem mag vs 300 wsm Hey fellas, Currebtly looking into calibres for a long range rig I wana invest in for my next rifle. I can see pros and cons for each cartridge. The 7mm Mag has a reputation for being a little unpredictable in load development, I best get rid if my 7 Rem mags too. 7mm Mashburn Super Magnum and 7mm-.300 Weatherby (both based on the belted-magnum case and required 3.600-inch length actions) failed to gain widespread acceptance. I really prefer a 338 win mag. At 500 yards, the 7mm Rem Mag overtakes the 300 Win in stopping power. Yeah, I heard to--about 40 years ago about the .270 Winchester. For me it would be the 7mm RM. and 325 WSM. I looked at Hodgdon's website and their velocity isn't even close. At least some companies like Remington and SAKO put the 7mm Rem Mag in rifles with 3.6" magazines so it can shoot low drag bullets. Was wondering does anyone have much experience with the newer 7mm WSM (short mag) and how you think it compares to my Win mod 70 .270. Actually, I've recovered a higher percentage of Barnes (and similar) bullets that Partitions--but on average have tended to use somewhat lighter Barnes etc. 14.07 fps 24.6 foot-pounds. Remington’s 7mm Mag. Using the same bullet Accubonds same velocity 2950fps. It’s been all over with me on hunting trips, including Africa, Canada and here at home. Does the perfect muley cartridge really exist? But, I'll take my 30-06 with a 200gr Partition or Accubond. I recently saw a rifle, in 7mm WSM, that looks interesting. Or at least a participation certificate. Thread Starter . Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 20, 2009. Dan360. 1,002 Posts . In terms of external and terminal ballistics, I wouldn't expect a difference. The .300 WSM will kill elk instantly, but bullets from the 7mm Remington Magnum will bounce off. In this cartridge comparison of the 7mm Rem Mag vs .300 Win Mag, we are dealing with two cartridges that each carry loyal users and often find themselves the subject of heated debate on numerous firearm forums and within hunting lodges. The 7mm RUM is really only a good option if you are shooting ultra long range. Hunting. Mag. I would tell you a 7mm Rem Mag or STW was perfect for any size deer even at distance. Mag. He just soaked up two rounds to the shoulder and one to the neck before wobbling and falling. Comparing the two, the .300 Win. ChesterGolf. Nonetheless, the magnums are extremely popular, and the two cartridges herein are possibly the most popular of all. I’ve used it with lead-free 150-grain bullets for African plains game, 180-grain bullets for a good number of species and 220-grain round nose bullets for bear and deer. Mag. This is a tough one, as the comparisons between the 7mm bore diameter and the .308″ need to be carefully examined. Wait till you get that 7mm WSM sorted out Gene. 15.64 fps 30.4 foot-pounds Astute readers will notice a few things from these numbers: Which makes the better choice for the hunter? Rifling Twist: 1:9 to 1:10 3. Probably more luck than my shooting ability. Parent Case: .30-03 Springfield 2. Mag. If you’re leaning towards 7mm Rem Mag - buy it with confidence! They both have the same rim diameter. Rifling Twist: 1:10 3. It would take a whole lot of hunting to show a … Personally I MUCH favor the 7mm Mag over the 300 WSM. It stayed a wildcat for over two decades until Remington—long famous for adopting wildcat cartridges like the .257 Roberts, .22-250 Remington, .25-06 Remington and .35 Whelen—made an honest cartridge out of the 7mm/308; in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington saw the light of day. Mag., and if you feel the 7mm offers an advantage, well, there’s a whole lot of game that aren’t available for comment as a result of a 7mm bullet. The 7mm Remington Magnum drives the wide variety of 7mm bullets, from 120 to 175 grains, at respectable velocities. No rocking, no slamming to the ground. Mag. Within three years, we’d see the two most popular magnums appear on the shelves. Joined Mar 2005; Posts 13693; EE Offline; FL, USA. I haven't given my preference because--I haven't hunted Elk YET. The popularity of magnum cartridges is undeniable; Americans have had a long love affair with speed, and I doubt that will end anytime soon. These calibers, along with similar calibers not evaluated (.264 Win Mag, .270 Wby Mag, 7mm WSM and 7mm Wby Mag) are optimally designed to take medium game at ranges beyond 300 yards. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America, Remington Model 700 American Hunter Rifle Project, Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. Hammer Women Of Distinction Award, Women's Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors, NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award Presented by Brownells, National Youth Shooting Sports Cooperative Program, .25-06 Remington vs. .257 Weatherby Magnum, 7mm Remington Magnum vs. 300 Winchester Magnum, Large Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Dallas, Head to Head: .308 Winchester vs. .30-06 Springfield, Head to Head: .444 Marlin vs. .45-70 Government, 2020 National Rifle Association of America. Senior Member. I’ll be hunting Deer, Elk, Hog, and Moose as well as shooting targets up to 600 yards. I've been led to believe a ballistic tip isn't ideal for a thick skinned elk. has an obvious weight advantage, topping out at 240 grains. per sec. For all practical purposes though, there isn’t a significant difference in the ballistics of the .300 Win Mag and 7mm Rem Mag at typical hunting ranges. The 7mm WSM is similar to the .300 WSM with the case necked down to handle .284" bullets. There is a definite difference between the .300 Win Mag and .300 WSM with all of the .300 Win Mag rounds generating over 26ft.lbs of energy with several in the 29-32ft.lb range. We did feel the need to mention it, but both the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 Win Mag cartridges can drive nails with some practice on your end, and they can do it from a distance. I hunt elk with a .300 Win Mag, but 7mm Rem Mag is an excellent choice. vs. .300 Win. will supersede the velocities of the .30-06 Springfield; though the ’06 can use heavier bullets, the 7mm of equal weight will offer a better Sectional Density. gives an advantage in bullet weight. My .300 WSM is 5" shorter than my 7mm Rem Mag was (22" barrel vs. 26" barrel plus the action is about an inch shorter). Washington State. is i worth my time to get a 7mm wsm, i am looking at getting a browning X-bolt for hunting elk in either 7mm rem mag or 7mm wsm, the rem mag has 26 inch barrel and the wsm has 23 inch barrel would that make any difference, and i noticed that there is not as many factory loads for the wsm, but i have found a few that i know will work, and i plan on learning how to reload. I have never been interested in short mag cartridges. By Ron Spomer. The elk won't know the difference. Better all around for elk. It gave velocities previously unattainable—at least from an American cartridge—in the 7mm bore diameter, and the new rifle certainly didn’t hurt the popularity. And I don't even have any rational reasons other than the look of the cartridge. I could step up to a 300 magnum without question but have yet to see the need to, good ol 30-06 is already plenty enough gun by any standards. Location: Qu\'Appelle SASKATCHEWAN WATERFOWL HEAVEN. Posts: 2,213. Joined: 08/17/2002 . vs. 338. They’re both calibers able to handle the longer range shooting of hunting the big ungulates, but also the big body structure of bruins. I have also taken down elk with .30-06 165 TBBC's. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. As the 7mm Rem Mag is of smaller caliber than the 300 Win Mag, it is a very good choice for lighter, smaller animals. ", The 7mm Mag has a reputation for being a little unpredictable in load development. Tha… I've only shot one elk with my .300 WSM. One was a cow elk at 357 yards, free handed nothing near by to steady. Join Date: Feb 2008. The 7mm-08 case is just slightly longer than the parent .308—2.035 inches vs. 2.015 inches—but maintains the same 20-degree shoulder of the .308 Winchester. It's all barrels and throats, different powder lots, minor bullet dimensions and a million other factors. The 7mm-08 case is just slightly longer than the parent .308—2.035 inches vs. 2.015 inches—but maintains the … The two Barnes loads have almost an identical amount of wind drift, but the 7mm Rem Mag Nosler AccuBond load has a slight edge over the .300 Win Mag AccuBond load. I have found the recoil between the two to be very similar, with rifle weight playing a larger part than the cartridge does. Winchester, seeing the wisdom of the .308 Norma Magnum and an opportunity to produce a .30 caliber magnum with the Winchester moniker, extended the case length from 2.50″ to 2.62″, shortening the neck length to 0.264″ to give plenty of case capacity while still fitting in a long-action receiver. Co. What is meant by an "all-around" rifle cartridge and what are the criteria for choosing one? Mag. I have tested, owned, built and shot many 7 rem mags, 7mm-300 win mags, a few 7 stw's, a 7 RUM or two and others in the .284 family. If you think the 160-grain Nosler AccuBond 7mm RM in this video didn’t smack very hard on that 70-yard elk, know that the next season I shot another big bull with a 300 WM and 180-grain AccuBonds at 30 yards — and the animal’s reaction was about the same. When we look at the price of the 7mm Rem Mag vs .300 Win Mag, it can vary from round to round. Does the perfect muley cartridge really exist? Mag, 300 Win. vs. 7mm Rem. I have seen my son drop several elk with one shot with his 7mm Rem Mag with 160 gr Trophy Bonded Bear Claw's and deer with 160 gr Speer Mag Tip handloads. But, as Montana Man said, find a rifle that you like chambered in either one and buy it. I was most always hunting Deer when the Elk showed up. Let’s look at those assumptions a bit closer in the following table. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . Hunting. The guy was one of my elk-hunting mentors, a firm .30-06 guy, and he was serious. I Shot a few Northern Canada whitetails over 325 pounds. That being said, unless you are a target shooter, you may not even notice the difference between the two. This question must mean you didn't get a tag this year. Location: Nova Scotia . The 7mm Rem Mag overall length is slightly smaller than the .300 Win Mag – 3.34 inches against 3.29 inches. Survival. Thread Tools 05-13-2008, 09:49 AM #1 ox1443. Either will neatly terminate deer, sheep, elk and larger game so long at the shooter delivers the right bullet to the right spot. You see, just as the famous .375 H&H Magnum came onto the scene, Holland & Holland released the .275 H&H Magnum, with a 2.50″ case and the H&H Belt. I would pick a 7mm mag above the 7mm rum. Some with the big 7's.. Both are relatively easy to handload for those who head down that road, running on a good slow-burning powder and a large rifle magnum primer, and both exhibit excellent accuracy with both factory and handloaded ammunition. i just worked up a load for a 24in stainless take off barrel i installed on an action i had laying around, Which would you choose 300 wsm or 7mm rem mag for elk, Re: Which would you choose 300 wsm or 7mm rem mag for elk, _________________________________________________________________________, "Supernatural divinities are the primitive's answer to why the sun goes down at night...". can use bullets of 120 grains, but things usually top out at 175 or 185 grains. I've taken much game with the 308, and my Weatherby 300 Alaskan too, but that 7MM-08 is a sweet package as well, plus light on recoil. It measures 2.62 inches – The 7mm Rem Mag is 2.5 inches. Time i reach for the.300 Win Mag, i do n't know the difference between the two that... 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