Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics


Reply

long distance 7mm 0r 30cal

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Old 03-11-2009, 01:39 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,598
Re: long distance 7mm 0r 30cal

A 240 grain SMK out of a 300 RUM hits a harder than a 200 grain bullet out of a 7mm. There is no denying the larger diameter and additional bullet weight
__________________
range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-11-2009, 11:25 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Texas
Posts: 226
Re: long distance 7mm 0r 30cal

limbic, I have read the article and that is part of the reason I asked the question. I appreciate all the input. The project is for hunting larger animals. I am not a long range hunter if you compare me to some of the obviously good shots here on the forum even though I have taken some animals 6-700 yards and the longest (coyote) at 846 with my swift I no longer own. I am in the process of building a 6.5-06 hunting weight rifle about 9 lbs ready to go I have built guns like this and close in caliber and would not hesitate to shoot 700+ with ample practice. My purpose is the larger animal with no break, I have fired a friends 7 stw and the recoil didn't bother me as well as a 300 Weatherby didn't either. any bigger may be a bit much. I will want a hunting weight gun about 10lbs heavy sporter type barrel or some combination there of. I am leaning toward the 300 weatherby right now but will listen to any suggestions. I could change my mind in the next couple minutes.

Thanks RH
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: long distance 7mm 0r 30cal
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to Long distance shooting mnmike59 Member Introductions 4 05-31-2011 10:42 AM
Does Long Range have to be long distance? 1894 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 21 01-01-2011 05:39 PM
Long distance 25-06 muleyman Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 4 08-30-2008 09:41 PM
The best long distance .25 bullet. HighWall Reloading 9 02-16-2008 12:06 PM

Current Poll
Have You Ever Backpack Hunted?
YES - 62.38%
1,066 Vote
NO - 37.62%
643 Votes
Total Votes: 1,709
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC