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What is the best load for a 300 Win Mag?

What is the best load for a 300 Win Mag?

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 .

Is 300wm too big for deer?

300 Win Mag is your caliber. The 150-grain loads in a . 300 are smoking. With an average velocity hovering around the 3,200 to 3,300 fps mark, these light weights are great for deer and antelope, really any game that inhabits open country where shots might come at 250 to 300 yards or beyond.

How far can a 300wm shoot?

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.

Is a 338 more powerful than a 300 Win Mag?

The 300 Win Mag has less recoil and a slightly flatter trajectory at normal hunting ranges, but typical 338 Win Mag loads have 10-15% more muzzle energy and about 20% more frontal surface area.

What is the better gun 7mm or 300 Win Mag?

300 Win Mag has a 5-8% advantage in capacity over the 7mm Rem Mag due to its shoulder placement and longer case length. As you’d expect from the fact that the two cartridges are very close in overall size, the ballistics of the 7mm Rem Mag and . 300 Win Mag are also pretty similar.

Does a 300 WSM kick hard?

It recoils a lot like a similar weight 30-06. I consider the 300 WSM to have mild recoil.

Where do you zero a 300 Win Mag?

300 Winchester’s bullet will be about 3 inches below the line of sight at 250 yards. So from zero to 250 yards the bullet is never more than 1.86 inches above or 3 inches below the line of sight. On big game this means you can hold on the center of the chest and you will hit the kill zone if you do your job.

Is the 300 Win Mag the best all around cartridge?

300 Win Mag. It is a fantastic all around caliber and as close to perfect as I think we could ever hope for.

Is a 300 WSM good for elk?

Many people use the flat shooting and hard hitting 300 WSM for hunting elk, deer and many other species of big game with excellent results. Here are a few great brands of 300 WSM ammo that will probably serve you very well next time you’re afield.

Is a 300 WSM good for moose?

For the 300 WSM the Barnes 180 grain TTSX is a great choice. I’m using the 180 grain TTSX out of my 300 WSM (Christensen Arms Classic Carbon with 24 inch barrel) and it runs just shy of 3000 fps. That should be plenty for a moose (took care of a bull elk last year no problem).

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