Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


7mm Rem mag with 175gr Sierra's

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2010, 08:45 AM
Silver Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Border City (on the poor side}:-()
Posts: 145
7mm Rem mag with 175gr Sierra's

Has anyone used 175gr Sierra's in a 7mm Rem Mag? Out of a 24" 1-9.5 twist, what can a guy expect for speed & will a 1-9.5 twist stabilize a 175gr?

Powder recommendations too.

Amanda. May 11/1984 - Mar 21/2011. Smile down & watch over me & the kids.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 07:37 AM
Silver Member
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 175
Re: 7mm Rem mag with 175gr Sierra's

I have shot a pile of 175gr Hornady IL from my stock Browning Abolt. I think they are 1-9.5", or close. They stabilize without a problem.

64gr. RL22, Fed. 215, Rem. brass, 175gr. Hornady IL Spitzer.

I tried this same load with the Sierra 175gr. GK, and it didn't shoot as well for me. They may, if the load was tweaked a bit though. I have no reason to switch for my 7mm rem mag, this load has shot under an inch for 5-600 rounds in the last few years.

Good luck to you, Eric
Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 05:27 PM
Platinum Member
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: az
Posts: 2,240
Re: 7mm Rem mag with 175gr Sierra's

wookie- i love that mesquite stock . i have shot several bull elk with the 175 sierra . i used a case full of h-870 79 grain or so. all of my remington 700's stabilized it . now i would use a different powder. starting with h-4831 longcut extreme. roninflag
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: 7mm Rem mag with 175gr Sierra's
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sierra's 3 BC's rwintuc Reloading 4 07-29-2009 02:48 PM
.308 - 30 cal 190 gr. Sierra's 1kstr Reloading Equipment and Components 0 08-19-2008 09:04 AM
22-243 dies, 80 Gr. sierra's, brass Taos Guns For Sale 2 04-30-2004 11:01 PM
7mm Sierra's HighLander Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 2 09-16-2003 05:07 PM
Sierra's 7 RUM load suggestions bblaine2k Equipment Discussions 3 08-21-2003 11:29 PM

Current Poll
Do you archery hunt for elk?
YES - 29.52%
49 Votes
NO - 55.42%
92 Votes
Not yet, but I plan to. - 15.06%
25 Votes
Total Votes: 166
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 AM.

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