7mm Rem Mag Barrel Length?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by claytonbirkland, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. claytonbirkland

    claytonbirkland Member

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    Just curious if a 24" barrel is long enough to shoot out to 1000yrds? Really interested in getting Tikka's HB Varmint in the 7 Rem Mag but it only comes in 24" barrel. Is it long enough or will it limit me for long ranges? Thanks.
     
  2. Willys46

    Willys46 Well-Known Member

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    24" will get you to a 1000 yards. I run a 28" and feel i only gained roughly 100fps.

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  3. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    I shoot a 24" Rem 700 and get 3015fps with the 160gr Nosler accubond. No problem getting to 1000yds with it.

    All things being equal, I'd choose a 26" barrel for the 7mm Rem Mag though.

    AJ