Originally Posted by angus-5024
if your thinking 26+brake then you have all of the rum's an the big mags. If your thinking unbraked at 24" then I would say either 300WSM or 7WSM. I've heard that the .338 NORMA does well in short barrels but dont know. really though, most rounds will do fine with 26" of burn.
I would disagree with 26" barrels for a RUM size cartridge. The RUMs are better in 28"+ (heck, my 300RUM has a 32" barrel!!)
The 'standard' magnums, like the 300winmag, do well in 26". I do agree that the WSM cartridges would do well in a 26" barrel.