Is 7mm and 7mm-08 the same?
Both use the same bullets, but the 7mm-08 has much less powder capacity, and falls under the Short Action label for hi-power rifles. Whereas the 7mm Rem. Mag. is a belted magnum cartridge requiring a long action, and obtains much higher velocities due to increased powder capacity.
What does 7mm mean?
7mm = almost 9/32 inch (= a bit over 1/4 inch) 8mm = 5/16 inch. 9mm = almost 3/8 inch. 10mm = just over 3/8 inch. 11mm = almost 7/16 inch.
Can a 7mm-08 kill an elk?
Active Member. If you’re accurate with the rifle and know it’s limitations, the 7mm-08 is just fine for elk.
What is better 7mm mag or 30-06?
The 7mm Rem Mag fires smaller caliber and lighter, but generally more aerodynamic bullets at a higher velocity than the . 30-06 Springfield. The 7mm Rem Mag has a flatter trajectory, more kinetic energy at typical hunting ranges, and is also better for longer range shots, but the . 30-06 has less recoil.
How far does a 7mm mag shoot?
With the right ammo, the 0-1000 meter ballistics are VERY impressive and the 7mm is easily capable of 1000+ meter shooting, but it falls short of the . 300 in most regards while significantly outpacing the . 308 (Which really shouldn’t surprise anyone).
Where is the manufacture date on a Remington?
manufactured after 1921 Remingtons manufactured after 1921 have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of
What can a Remington Model 7 be used for?
The Model Seven puts game-dropping precision and power in a lightning-fast platform perfect for blinds and tree stands, or covering ground on foot.
Where is the serial number on a Remington 700?
The serial number you listed (D6227819) is not the barrel date code. The serial number is on the action and the barrel date code is on the barrel. Here is the link to the barrel date codes.
When did Remington stop putting dates on barrels?
In some cases, only partial date codes were marked. Remington discontinued stamping barrels with a date code on 8/9/99, the date code was added again on 10/1/01. Barrels made between 8/9/99 and 10/1/01 do not have codes.