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Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

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Unread 01-14-2005, 08:03 PM
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Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

I have shot a 30-06, and a 7MM, and to me it seemed the 7MM kicked quit a bit harder. I read an artical that indicated the 7MM kicked just a little harder than an 06.
Which would you say is closer to the truth, my experience or the artical? I realize it could have just been the 7mm I was shooting (stock Ruger M77) might have had a poor factory recoil pad.
Now lets compare the 7MM with the 300wm. I have never shot a 300wm before, but looking at balistics am I right in assuming the 300 will punch me in the shoulder quite a bit more than a 7MM?

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    Unread 01-15-2005, 12:48 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

    Greenhorn,

    Assuming you're talking of 7mm rem mag;

    I can give you the -purely subjective- view a pal and I share regarding 7rem mag vs 300wm recoil. We both own identical Sauer 202s. His is 7 Rem mag, mine is 300 win mag.
    When his is loaded with 175s and mine is loaded with 180s, we both agree that the 7 is far less pleasant to shoot - a much sharper kick. Don't know why [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
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    Unread 01-16-2005, 09:41 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

    This link may help: http://accuratereloading.com/recoil.html
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    Unread 01-16-2005, 10:53 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

    Great link, thank you.
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    Unread 01-20-2005, 04:35 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

    The smaller caliber has a higher recoil velocity
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    Unread 01-20-2005, 05:52 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

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    Great link, thank you.

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    How about the recoil on the .577 tyrano(t-rex) or the .700 nitro? You couldn't pay me to sqeeze off on either one!
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    Unread 01-21-2005, 10:38 PM
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    Re: Recoil 7mm vs 300wm

    Then think about those old timers who shot some of those bastards with steel buttplates.
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