How far will a 300 shoot accurately?
The . 300 Win Mag sees use in long-range benchrest shooting competitions and has been adopted by law enforcement marksmen and by a few specific branches of the U.S. Military for use by snipers. Maximum effective range is generally accepted to be 1,210 yards (1,110 m) with ammunition incorporating low-drag projectiles.
How far will a 300 short mag shoot?
As a long range hunting cartridge, the . 300 WSM loaded with A-Max projectiles is capable of producing wide wounding out to 1000 yards.
What’s the best 300 Win Mag bullet?
The 180 grain load is quite possibly the best . 300 Win Mag ammo for elk, bear, and moose hunting. The 165 grain load will also work for larger game like elk, but it’s perfect for bigger deer and bear. That high velocity 150 grain load is great .
What are the ballistics of a 300 Winchester Magnum?
Ballistics and Drop for the .300 Winchester Magnum. The .300 Win Mag is based off the parent case .375 H&H Magnum with a belted large rifle magnum primer. The ballistic performances based off five grain types for velocity are 3,260 ft/s (165 gr), 3,146 ft/s (180 gr), 3,083 ft/s (190 gr), 3,029 ft/s (200 gr), and 2,850 ft/s (220 gr).
Is the 300 Win Mag a good hunting cartridge?
With its flat trajectory and superior power downrange, the 300 Win Mag makes a versatile hunting cartridge. Powerful enough to hunt any North American game, with lighter bullets available to prevent overkill on whitetail and mule deer. The 300 Win Mag’s primary shortcoming is its forceful recoil.
Which is better The.300 WSM or the.500 WSM?
The .300 WSM is better suited for shooters who can read variables such as wind/distance to help ensure well-placed shots on targets. *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of .300 Winchester Short Magnum Ballistics cartridge.
Which is the 150 grain Winchester power point?
Present 150 grain loads from Winchester Olin include the 150 grain PowerPoint at an advertised 3290fps, the 150 grain XP3 (replacing the Failsafe) at 3260fps and the 150 grain Nosler E-Tip, also at 3260fps.