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Old 07-01-2003, 03:16 PM
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7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

Wich of these rounds would be best for long range hunting and target.

I am looking at the Savage 116 fsak/with muzzle break/accu-trigger. Any other suggestions in this rifle would be welcome.
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Old 07-01-2003, 03:23 PM
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

I own both in custom rifles with longer barrels. They are both great. If it was me, and I was picking one, I would go with the 300 RUM. More power, and better bullet selection for the handloader.
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

Ditto, plus you lose the belt.
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

Thanks, I normally shoot 50 BMG out to 2000m and 308 out to 1000m, but I need a cartridge inbetween, sounds like the 300 RUM is the one.
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

The 300 RUM is my pick due to more possibilities, there are so many different bullet styles and weights available in 30cal that you can do just about anything with it.

Also, I think that in the future the 7mm STW will probably fall by the wayside and the 7mm RUM will take its place.
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

300 all the way.

Heavier bullets with higher BCs and faster. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]
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Please just answer one very simple question. Why would anyone shooting long range load a low BC , low SD 168 gr offering in a 300 win???????

My answer to this is. The only reason is to make the 7 RM look good. There is no other reason.

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Old 07-04-2003, 05:03 AM
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Re: 7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

One more for the 300. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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