Straight 284 win ??

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Lonestar, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Lonestar

    Lonestar Active Member

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    I'm looking to get some info about 284 win is it worth building another 7mm rem mag I've read a few reviews but that's all I know about it I will be using a long action and planing to use 162-168 gr bullets any and. All info on this cartridge would be helpful it will be for 500 yard target and hunting deer / hog / antelope out to 500 ish yards possibly further if capable
     
  2. barnesuser28

    barnesuser28 Well-Known Member

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    I love my 284 win, shooting the 162 amax at 2860 fps, at .3 MOA. My little brother shot his doe at 560 yards, i shot my buck at 520 yards, i shot an antelope buck at 330 yards and a bull elk at 245 yards (that on was with the 168 Barnes LRX.) this year. And we have two late season cow tags left. I have a mini magnum muscle brake and the rifle weighs about 8-9 lbs and recoil is EXTREMELY mild.
     

  3. TOM H

    TOM H Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes poster forget what they post

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f17/284-win-115911/#post816737

    If there something from your other post that you don't understand may save lot of time and address those concerns.
     
  4. Lonestar

    Lonestar Active Member

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    I'm using my friends login he is in the process of building his but I was looking for info from users that can tell me pros and cons not. Copy and paste other posts that don't answer any questions if it was not worth your time to help me then you should have not replied at all
     
  5. ohiohunter

    ohiohunter Well-Known Member

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  6. TOM H

    TOM H Well-Known Member

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    Must be a pretty good friend that let you use his E-Mail. I assume Lonestar was one posting and since we can look at prior post from members my question was directed to Lonestar and not you.

    If you don't like so be it.
     
  7. Lonestar

    Lonestar Active Member

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    He is a a good friend closest thing to family I've got I was just wanting to hear what other peoples thoughts are who have been using this round because he has not had first hand experience yet not no harm no fal we didn't know how to look up old post Semper Fi
     
  8. No Fear in Accuracy

    No Fear in Accuracy Well-Known Member

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    Straight 284 is an awesome cartridge. It performs pretty well.

    Straight 284 or 284 Imp (Shehane) will be my next project.

    Doesn't kick hard compared to 7mmRM.