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Old 03-27-2013, 12:52 AM
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how far can a 300wm be heard ?

Hi, I'd like to know what do you guys think the ideal noise range of the 300wm is,
open field, moderate wind, no muzzle break... how far can the rifle be heard ?
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:39 AM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

It would be measured in miles...as would most cartridges.

Brakes would affect both distance and direction of muzzle sound.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:46 AM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

It, like most magnums can be heard for miles away echoing through the atmosphere.

Just out of curiosity....Why do you ask?
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:56 AM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

I think i heard it here in michigan!
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:28 AM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

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It, like most magnums can be heard for miles away echoing through the atmosphere.

Just out of curiosity....Why do you ask?
Thanks for the reply, I found this BLM land I can legally shoot in but I don't want to bother or even have to worry about bothering the private lands around it.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:57 AM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

I'm unfamiliar with BLM land? Is that like a state wildlife management area?

Also, it won't matter if you disturb any other land or not, IMO, noise is just noise. However, you crack off a large magnum rifle and people around you are gonna know it.

I've been told that my A-Bolt 7Mag w/ BOSS, Accumark .257 Wby, and my Sendero 7mmSTW sound like Howitzers going off in the woods, by my buddies. LOL Those are my 3 main hunting rifles, and apparantly they are loud...
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:51 PM
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Re: how far can a 300wm be heard ?

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Thanks for the reply, I found this BLM land I can legally shoot in but I don't want to bother or even have to worry about bothering the private lands around it.
I hunt and shoot on BLM, BIA ans State owned ground. Shooting spot less than 100 yards from next door neighbor. Not a problem.

If BLM ground is remote the problem is less.
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