30-284 vs 308 vs 300 RSAUM

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 7ultra, Aug 26, 2004.

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  1. 7ultra

    7ultra Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2004
    Hey guys,
    I was contemplating my tactical rifle concept a bit further today, and came up with the following. I want the action to be a remington 700/7 (many modifications available, and affordable) with a barrel of no more than 21". For a cartridge, I am kicking around chambering either a 30-284, 308 match cut, or a 300 RSAUM(fits the model 7). Anyways I was looking for any suggestions. Additional info is that I do reload, so ammo/availability is no problem, especially for the 30-284(I already shoot a 6.5-284) Thanks
  2. RuffHewn

    RuffHewn Well-Known Member

    May 14, 2003
    It is just my opinion but with a barrel 16 to 22" I would choose the .308 without even thinking about it much.
  3. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

    Jan 6, 2003
    I am with Ruff, if you want such a short barrel, go w/the 308 and a semi-fast burning powder.