How far does a 30/30 bullet drop at 100 yards?

How far does a 30/30 bullet drop at 100 yards?

30/30 class should be sighted in to put the bullet 2 inches high at 100 yards. Then the bullet is on the nose at 150 yards, and about 5 inches low at 200. In that way, the occasional fairly long shot across a ravine is much easier to make.

How far can a lever action 30 30 shoot?

While it is very effective on deer-sized and black bear-sized game, most commercial loadings are limited in effective range to about 200 yd (183 m) for that purpose, except when using ballistic-tip ammunition.

Can a 3030 kill a grizzly bear?

30-30 carbine is good defense against a grizzly, here’s one fellow, with experience that would disagree with you. Back in May of 1965, Jack Turner found out that it was just the gun for him to dispatch a charging grizzly that turned out to be the largest on record at that time.

Will a 30/30 kill an elephant?

WD Bell considered the 7X57 perfect for elephant. He killed 1,100 with one. Poachers take them quite often with FMJ 223’s. With the right bullet, placed properly, at close range I’m sure a 30-30 will take any animal on the planet.

Is the 30-30 Winchester considered a lever action rifle?

The .30-30 cartridge is now more appropriately appreciated for close range hunting of medium game while the lever action rifles that house the .30-30 are still considered by many hunters, to be the ultimate in portability. The .30-30 is immensely popular throughout the U.S, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

When do Ruger centerfire Marlin lever actions come out?

Ruger plans to have new centerfire Marlin lever-actions on dealer’s shelves before the end of the 2021. Initial plans include building Marlin 1984, 1985 and 336 models, with the Model 50 .22 semi-auto coming later, presumably in 2022.

What makes a Marlin lever action gun so good?

One of the big draws to a Marlin lever gun versus other brands is the side-eject. Once you take a shot and work the lever action, the casing shoots out the right-hand side of the receiver instead of the top, which makes scope-mounting very easy. Also, you do not get hot brass hitting you in the forehead, which is always a plus.

What was the name of the Marlin 30 WCF?

Marlin’s name for the 30 WCF, the 30-30, made the most sense to shooters familiar with the old tradition of naming cartridges by caliber plus the grains of blackpowder typically loaded. The 30-grains in the 30-30, however, were smokeless powder. Ron Spomer