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7mm STW vs. 300 RUM

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Unread 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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    Unread 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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    Unread 07-01-2003, 05:06 PM
     
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    Ditto, plus you lose the belt.
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    Unread 07-01-2003, 05:31 PM
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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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    Unread 07-03-2003, 06:26 PM
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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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    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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