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Re: What magnum-boltface cartridge for long range

Do yourself a favor and go with the 7mm SAUM. It is a very efficient case. You can use 300 SAUM Norma and neck down if you want good brass. But I've read where guys are getting good results with Remington brass. You can still launch 180's at 2900-3050fps.

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Do yourself a favor and go with the 7mm SAUM. It is a very efficient case. You can use 300 SAUM Norma and neck down if you want good brass. But I've read where guys are getting good results with Remington brass. You can still launch 180's at 2900-3050fps.

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I think Tank is on to something with the 7SAUM, looking for accuracy and barrel life over velocity I think it would be a solid choice. Though I've seen a couple 7mm-300wins that are wicked mean with a 180 Berger and should be stellar with the 195 Berger when it shows.
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Re: What magnum-boltface cartridge for long range

i have one of those wicked 7mm-300 and it is stellar with 180g bergers. so stellar im having a 2nd built on a 700 rem action 28in barrel no brake.
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What MV's do you get out of the 7-300 using 168 gr bergers with a 28" barrel?
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Re: What magnum-boltface cartridge for long range

If you want to run a 180 gr at 3000 fps instead of going with max pressures in a 7 mag, 7wsm or 7saum why not go with a 7mm Dakota/STW/ RUM. Granted you already have a 7mm STW so why not go 300 RUM or 338 Edge/Lapua. You will be running a muzzle brake anyways so why not try something new?
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Do yourself a favor and go with the 7mm SAUM. It is a very efficient case. You can use 300 SAUM Norma and neck down if you want good brass. But I've read where guys are getting good results with Remington brass. You can still launch 180's at 2900-3050fps.

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You didn't say what the advantage was???
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If you want to run a 180 gr at 3000 fps instead of going with max pressures in a 7 mag, 7wsm or 7saum why not go with a 7mm Dakota/STW/ RUM. Granted you already have a 7mm STW so why not go 300 RUM or 338 Edge/Lapua. You will be running a muzzle brake anyways so why not try something new?
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