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  1. Azdbllung

    Azdbllung Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys,
    I currently have a 7mm RM and love the ballistics that come with it. I am considering a 300 or another 284 that can shoot the heavies. Anyone that has both care to chime in for any advice? Id rather no have to go through the struggle if others have gone through it already. Any info/insight would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. del2les

    del2les Well-Known Member

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    I have two 300 RUMs that shoot the 210-215's very well, but when I rebarrel it again, I will twist for upto the 230's. I have used the 210's and 212ELD in a mile shoot with good results.
     
  3. dxlbaile

    dxlbaile Well-Known Member

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    Your not gaining much if you already have a 7 RM.. by getting a 28 NOs. I would go with the 30 cal and try the 215 Bergers.. I guess in the end it depends on what you are going to use the gun for... IMO I think if I was to choose to have just one gun it would be a 30 Nos or a 300 Win.. Good brass for the PRC is not available yet.. It will probably eventually come if the PRC get popular..
     
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  4. Marine sniper

    Marine sniper Well-Known Member

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    I think the best factory 30 cal round available is the 300 Norma. If want a standard mag bolt face go with the 300 PRC
     
  5. yobuck

    yobuck Well-Known Member

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    Keep what you’ve got and build a 30 cal.
    Remember that velocity rules all else at least to a point.
    Beyond that point build another gun for the heavy’s, like a large 338.
     
  6. venatic

    venatic Well-Known Member

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    First I only have a place to go 1 mile max and it’s a pain so mainly 1000 yards is what I shoot .
    I have both PRC and 28 Nosler. Tough choice. The 28 Nosler Throated to handle the 195/197gr for me made going to a mile relatively easy.
    I have shot the 28 a lot at 1000 and not much challenge there.
    Con on it is barrel life..... I would figure maybe 1000 max
    Only a couple of powders give max speeds...I use N570. Reloder 33 was awesome until temps hit 95f.
    I have played a lot with 300 PRC but not past 1000 but it will run the 225/230 gr bullets up to 3000fps with longer say 28-30in barrels.
    It will do that with a variety of powders so choose your poison.
    Lots of bullet choices and barrel life is longer.
    Con limited brass production at this point.
     
  7. rsmithsr

    rsmithsr Member

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    why not a 300 win mag or 300 rum set up for 215/220/230 ? I disagree with the velocity statement, weight works.
    a 300 win mag will do well in your 1 mile limit as will the 300 rum.see no need to jump up to prc