What is the firing range of a 30-30?

What is the firing range of a 30-30?

around 150-200 yards
30-30 have a maximum effective range of around 150-200 yards. When using a polymer tipped bullet and a scoped rifle (like a Marlin 336), it’s possible to extend that somewhat to around 250 yards or so.

What is the best grain for a 30-30?

Remington 150-grain Core Lokt Possibly the most iconic of all the . 30/30 Winchester loads, the Remington Core-Lokt is a simple but exceptionally well-designed cup-and-core bullet.

What can you shoot out of a 30-30?

If your rifle is chambered in 30-30, that is all it can shoot! 7.62x 39 is not near the same cartridge, and neither is 30 Carbine. 30-30 is one of the cheapest things to buy off the shelf here, but if you are wanting to shoot it cheaper, learn to reload the ammo.

Can a 30/30 kill an elk?

30-30 will quickly kill an elk as dead as they can be killed.

Can you shoot FTX 160 in a 30-30?

The 30-30 unlike the 45/70 does not have to have the cases shortened to use the ftx bullet. This gun just will not shoot the ftx 160 in either factory or reloads that are in the equivalent factory velocities of other 30-30 ammo.

What’s the range of A.30 caliber rifle?

Anyway, that load will send a 150-grain bullet at 2390 fps with 1902 ft-lbs of muzzle energy. If the rifle is sighted 3” above the bull’s eye at 100 yards, it has a point blank range of 225 yards.

What’s the difference between winchester.30 and.30 WCF?

The Dominion .30-30 labeling also proved more popular than Winchester’s .30 WCF designation and in 1946, Winchester changed the cartridge designation to the .30-30 Winchester. To a great extent, the compact and lightweight lever action rifles produced by Winchester and Marlin outweighed any short comings of the .30-30 cartridge.

Can a 160 FTX go through a crimp groove?

They are loaded to the specs, they are seated to the proper depth, note that the 160 ftx comes in 2 variants one is for the 30-30 and the other for the 308 Marlin Express. If you use the one for the Marlin express by accident and seat to the crimp groove it is too long to go through the 30-30 action.