How far will a 7 mm magnum shoot?
With 140 grain bullets, driven at velocities of between 3200 and 3300fps, the 7mm RM delivers extreme trauma on light bodied game out to ranges exceeding 400 yards. This bullet weight tends to lose its ability to produce wide wounding at ranges of around 650 yards.
How good is the 7mm Remington Magnum?
The 7mm Remington Magnum was (and, to a lesser degree, still is) touted as one of the best “western” cartridges. It is indeed versatile. With fast and flat-shooting 140 and 150-grain bullets it’s a fantastic open-country cartridge for mule deer, sheep, and goat.
Why did the 7mm WSM fail?
The 7mm WSM has failed to gain the same popularity as the other cartridges in the WSM family. Some people erroneously believe the short case necks make the 7mm WSM poorly suited to heavier bullets, limiting the cartridge’s usefulness on larger game.
Is 7mm WSM a good long range rifle?
280 Remington in order to extend case life. The 7mm WSM is an effective and emphatic killer of medium game out to intermediate long ranges, producing best results inside 700 yards, much like the . 280 Remington.
What’s bigger a 7mm or 30-06?
First, the 7mm Rem Mag is physically a little larger than the . 30-06. While the . 30-06 has a slightly greater maximum authorized overall length (3.34″ vs 3.29″), they are close enough in size that both cartridges are used in standard/long-action rifles.
What is the best 7mm on the market?
Showdown at the Big Seven Corral.
What is the maximum range of a 7mm Mag?
What is the maximum effective range of a 7mm Mag? The maximum effective range is 1000 yards. The 7mm Rem Mag has considerably better ballistics, the British record being a 5 shot 2.6″ group at 1000 yards. The record was set using a 7mm WSM. I do target shoot at 500 yards with my 700BDL SS in 7 Rem Mag using a bench rest.
What is bigger a 7mm Mag or a 9mm?
a 9mm is a bigger diameter bullet, but a 7mm mag is a much longer bullet, and a much more powerful round. A 9mm is a handgun round, whereas a 7mm mag is a long-range rifle round. You really can’t compare the two, they are used for 2 different purposes. A 9mm has an effective range of 50-60 yards, and a 7mm mag has an effective range of 500-600
What caliber is the 7mm Mag closest to?
Well, let’s multiply; 7 x 4 = 28 caliber (.28″). In fact, the 7mm Rem Mag is the same size bullet as what we know as the 280 Rem and 284 Win, which are both actually .284”. Just so happens the 280 Rem is a 7mm bullet in a modified 30-06 cartridge. Just so you know (and unrelated to this article), the 25-06 is a 25-caliber bullet in a 30-06 case.