28 nosler.

ann brezinski

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any thoughts on this case?
am looking for your thoughts concerning how it compares to other 7 mm magnuns .
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The case is great. If you'll scroll back to the original 26 Nosler thread you'll see that many of us jumped on the case design from the get go and started immediately discussing the .284 and .30cal variants that were most certainly going to follow soon.

If I weren't an ardent fan of the 7mm STW I'd be giving the 28 Nosler a very hard look.

The performance of the two are neck and neck with the STW having a bit more velocity so I certainly can't see going backwards.

If you don't already own a high performance 7mm of some sort it's definitely worth of consideration.
 

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What's the purpose of it? The STW and the 7mm Ultra Mag have everything covered. I personally think the Ultra Mag with the newer 195 gr bullets are going to be impossible to beat. Less case capacity of the Ultra. I still do not understand the purpose.
 

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What's the purpose of it? The STW and the 7mm Ultra Mag have everything covered. I personally think the Ultra Mag with the newer 195 gr bullets are going to be impossible to beat. Less case capacity of the Ultra. I still do not understand the purpose.
It should have greatly improved barrel life of the 7mm Ultra not to mention far less recoil.

12% less powder also means whole lot less muzzle blast and flash.
 

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The 284 verson of this is what they should have made. The 26 is gone after 500 rds. And people necking this up to 30 I just can't understand with the 300 ultra besting it in all categories . The 338 nosler seems even more redundant then any of the other "wildcat" versions of it. They should have just made a 284 nosler and hit a home run.
 

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The 284 verson of this is what they should have made. The 26 is gone after 500 rds. And people necking this up to 30 I just can't understand with the 300 ultra besting it in all categories . The 338 nosler seems even more redundant then any of the other "wildcat" versions of it. They should have just made a 284 nosler and hit a home run.

+1. Spot on!

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What's the purpose of it? The STW and the 7mm Ultra Mag have everything covered. I personally think the Ultra Mag with the newer 195 gr bullets are going to be impossible to beat. Less case capacity of the Ultra. I still do not understand the purpose.
It should have greatly improved barrel life of the 7mm Ultra not to mention far less recoil.

12% less powder also means whole lot less muzzle blast and flash.
 

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The 284 verson of this is what they should have made. The 26 is gone after 500 rds. And people necking this up to 30 I just can't understand with the 300 ultra besting it in all categories . The 338 nosler seems even more redundant then any of the other "wildcat" versions of it. They should have just made a 284 nosler and hit a home run.
Considering the case volume difference between the 300 RUM and 30 Nosler it shouldn't be much of a surprise to anyone that the Rum has higher velocity.
 

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What's the purpose of it? The STW and the 7mm Ultra Mag have everything covered. I personally think the Ultra Mag with the newer 195 gr bullets are going to be impossible to beat. Less case capacity of the Ultra. I still do not understand the purpose.


I see what you are saying and have to agree. Like you said there is nothing that is not already covered. A little less than the rum and stw so then you have the rem mag, or the 7mm dakota, or even the wby mag, so I along with elk hunter am not seeing what hole this is filling. Other than nosler developing it for monetary purposes and another way to sell a rifle that is already chambered in the round.
 

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I see what you are saying and have to agree. Like you said there is nothing that is not already covered. A little less than the rum and stw so then you have the rem mag, or the 7mm dakota, or even the wby mag, so I along with elk hunter am not seeing what hole this is filling. Other than nosler developing it for monetary purposes and another way to sell a rifle that is already chambered in the round.
That's pretty much the case with almost every new sporting round developed since about 1970.

Create a fad so you can capitalize on it. It's the American Way!
 

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I see what you are saying and have to agree. Like you said there is nothing that is not already covered. A little less than the rum and stw so then you have the rem mag, or the 7mm dakota, or even the wby mag, so I along with elk hunter am not seeing what hole this is filling. Other than nosler developing it for monetary purposes and another way to sell a rifle that is already chambered in the round.

Just my two cts, from what the results are saying so far, the 28 nosler is close(not equal to) the 7stw( a great round in its self) an the 7 RUM( another good round) in efficentcy an brass avalibility, less recoil, more than the 7mm rem mag(I love em) an 7 Dacota. Guess one could say that's the hole it's filling. Just my 2 cts.

DT
 
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