What is the best bullet for 7mm mag?

What is the best bullet for 7mm mag?

The Hornady 162 grain SST bullet is one of the very best all-round projectiles available for the 7mm Rem Mag.

Is 7mm mag too much for deer?

The 7mm Mag is more than enough for deer with any bullet weighing 140 grains or larger.

Is 7mm mag good for long range shooting?

The 7mm doesn’t kick as much but it shoots lighter bullets than the . 300, though some of them have very high BC’s which allows it to do well at longer ranges. 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 .

What is the best 7mm bullet for deer?

Barnes VOR-TX The 160 grain load is an excellent choice of 7mm Rem Mag ammo for elk, deer, bear, and moose hunting. While it’s not designed for longer range performance, it’s great for shots at typical hunting ranges and retains over 1,500ft-lbs of energy out past 400 yards.

What is a 7mm Mag comparable to?

With comparable bullet weights, the 7mm Mag. 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. Driving a 180-grain bullet to a muzzle velocity of 2960 fps, Winchester’s .

Is the 7mm-08 big enough for elk?

Active Member. If you’re accurate with the rifle and know it’s limitations, the 7mm-08 is just fine for elk.

How big is a 7mm Weatherby Magnum magazine?

As for ideal seating depths, projectiles are best seated into the case neck to depth of at least .284” (7mm) for optimum bullet to bore concentricity. This and the usable magazine length are the two factors to be aware of when hand loading for long free bore chambers. Generally speaking, in the 7mm Weatherby,…

What kind of grain is a 7mm bullet?

Hornady offers their 154 grain and 175 grain bullets in their factory loads, and Weatherby offers 139, 140, 150, 154, 160, and 175 grain bullets. This might represent an embarrassment of riches, as there is not much that cannot be handled by a good 150 to 160 grain bullet in any 7mm Magnum caliber.

What kind of bullet does a 7mm Mashburn shoot?

Warren Page had Art Mashburn chamber one of his rifles for the 7mm Mashburn Super Magnum and Page was ecstatic over the results. The Mashburn was able to drive a 160 grain bullet at 3200fps and for medium game hunting at both close and longer ranges, the Mashburn was an emphatic killer.

What’s the best range for a Weatherby 7mm?

Weatherby’s 140 grain TSX load is excellent for game weighing 80kg and heavier out to ranges of around 325 yards (2600fps) and 425 yards (2400fps) at a push. The 140 grain TSX is one of the better Elk bullets in the 7mm range, regardless of its seemingly low weight.