best load for 7mm remington magnum
Many of the new powders and bullets gave noteworthy performance. In fact, Remington’s original magnum has maintained its standing so well that it’s difficult to believe 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the cartridge. bullets and it gave good accuracy also. ammunition. Are these the best choice for overall wear? Alas, my 30-year-old seater die positioned bullets as much as 0.010 inches off center. Yochran Private. The 160-grain Speer Spitzer, screaming out of the muzzle at almost 3,100 FPS, ruined most of the meat in the front half of the animal and totally destroyed the offside shoulder. Sniping is, after all, the same thing as hunting, except that the target is much more dangerous if you miss. The best components usually yield the best results, and I do appreciate the benefits of premium brass, such as Norma, Hornady, Nosler and the like. That will be the best combination for you, and it will probably become your pet hunting rifle. Opening day 1990, somewhere in the Idaho backcountry. But after one or two firings brass will fail to spring back enough and a cartridge loaded with the cases will fit in the chamber only if you lean on the bolt handle like a pry bar. I got my first 7 mag, a Remington 700 BDL, in 1986 when I lived in Washington D.C. I sold Old Ticklicker (to my eternal regret!) But that’s no fun. (I grabbed the wrong box of cartridges out of the truck, and had meant to use a 160 grain Speer Grand Slam!) Naturally, loads assembled in cases with the least capacity will generate maximum pressure levels before cases that have a larger capacity. Sniper’s Hide is a community of Snipers of all kinds, focusing on long range shooting, accuracy, and ballistics. Imagine we’re sitting around a campfire at a hunting camp somewhere high in the western mountains. Mag. After considerable reading, research and experimenting, I settled on a 160 grain Speer Grand Slam, exiting the muzzle at about 3,000 feet per second. Varmint hunters will appreciate the data developed with the Sierra 100 grain, Speer 110-grain TNT HP, Nosler 120-grain Ballistic Tip and Hornady 120-grain V-MAX bullets. My 7mm-08 is used extensively for swamp and mountain hunting, and has never failed. The 7mm Remington Magnum is quite a flexible cartridge, and one that will serve a hunter in many different situations. 7mm Winchester Short Magnum in 2001. Joined Feb 15, 2012 Messages 14. check out the. when my dad was a kid and that was the hottest cartridge around, alot of guys were shooting 130 grain bullets at deer at close range...bullets however were not as good back then (70's) as they are today. The past several days my buddy and I have been hunting elk in SW Montana. Handloading will give you lots of bench time as you develop your loads, making you even more proficient with your rifle. My infatuation with the 7 Mag started early, when I started reading Warren Page’s writing in “Field and Stream” back in the 60s. Thread starter boogsy; Start date Feb 15, 2012; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or .
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