close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > The Basics, Starting Out

Reply

7mmWSM : Is it enough?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #15  
Unread 03-18-2003, 08:57 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 374
Re: 7mmWSM : Is it enough?

338,

Yea, I agree they were a great "Wintertime" hunting bullet. For me, in 6.5, I had a 300Weatherby and at 1:9 at 3400fps with the 140's, about 1/2 or less would arrive at the target. Keep in mind most of my hunting with that gun was woodchuckin and crowin, so, in PA, that's pretty much a summertime hobby. Now, for deer, the only year I hunted with the 6.5, it was 70 degrees on opening day at 7:00am. Not too far from summertime. I did get a couple deer later in the next week with them after it snowed and cooled down. I think the lead in those bullets is softer also.

If you want bullets to really "explode", why not chuck em up and drill the hollow points a little. That'll make em come apart.
__________________
If you have something that you disassemble and reassemble enough times, sooner or later, you'll have two!
Reply With Quote
  •   #16  
    Unread 03-19-2003, 10:00 AM
     
    Posts: n/a
    Re: 7mmWSM : Is it enough?



    [ 03-15-2004: Message edited by: 338-378 ]
    Reply With Quote

    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: 7mmWSM : Is it enough?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    GAP 7mmWSM FS/FT brdeano Guns For Sale 0 12-02-2008 10:26 PM
    FS take off 7mmWSM Barrel wm5l Guns For Sale 2 10-09-2008 06:24 PM
    156 cauterucios/7mmWSM Brien Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 2 05-20-2004 08:36 PM
    7mmWSM UNCLE BUCK The Basics, Starting Out 0 04-27-2004 06:14 AM
    7mmWSM or 300WSM Matt G. Equipment Discussions 8 03-29-2003 02:00 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:30 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC