7mm stw vs 7 RUM

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by ted, Jan 6, 2004.

  1. ted

    ted New Member

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    What kind of groups shooters getting with the Sendero, Ruger#, Sako's, Weatherby's in the 7stw or 7 RUMs. I would like the likes or dislikes. THanks
     
  2. forknhorn

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    ted, i know you didn't ask about rem, but with my hand loads i cover a three shot group with a dime. thats a 700bdl out of the box. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. mquimby

    mquimby Member

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    I have owned, handloaded and shot both the 7MM STW and RUM.I have settled on the STW.It will do anything the RUM will do with a 140 grain bullet, which is what I shoot.
    My groups run 1/2 to 1 inch @ 3550 fps with the Nosler 140 bal tip.
    Remington is without a doubt one of the most accurate rifles in any caliber that you can buy right off the shelf.
     
  4. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    In my Hart barreled 7STW I have no trouble keeping 5 shot groups under a half inch with heavy loads and hunting bullets.

    While experimenting with RE25 and 140gr B-Tips I was also able to achieve velocities in excess of 3,500 ft/sec. However, this was definately a HOT load and I normally shoot them between 3,300-3,400 ft/sec.

    Vh
     
  5. dbhostler

    dbhostler Well-Known Member

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    Sharpshooter, what powder are you using in your STW?
    db
     
  6. mquimby

    mquimby Member

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    DB, I use IMR 7828 in my pet load but have also had good results in some guns with Reloader 22...
     
  7. dbhostler

    dbhostler Well-Known Member

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    I use the same powder in my 7 for the 140 NBTs.
    Good Shooting,
    db
     
  8. drags

    drags Well-Known Member

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    How many reloads do you get with the 7mm STW? I have a 7/300wby and I like it but only get about three reloads four tops.
    Thanks Drags
     
  9. Broken Scope

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    My stw likes the 130 mk.