We believe that America should be free and support the 2nd Amendment. The 300 Win Mag can put the same energy on target at out to 600 yards, nearly twice the distance. MudRunner2005 said: If 800 is your longest shot, save the barrel life by getting the .300 WinMag. Q. Quigley76 Private. Minuteman. if you need the weight diff of a shorter action,then you need to look at how much that diff is and why you cant carry that weight.me -i will take the 300 win mag .-good luck in your choice.-as some one said- get enough brass and your set up for the life of the gun The 300 Win Mag is older but still versatile in for shooting in most hunting sites. When comparing a standard .300 WSM vs .300 Win Mag, it was proved that the .300 win magnum had a higher recoil but could deliver bullets at a very high speed. Swift Chief Bagel Technician . Jan 27, 2020 … Thread starter Quigley76; Start date May 28, 2020; Tags 300prc 300wm 300wsm hunting; Forums. It's pretty close to the 280 Ackley and since you're a reloader, obtaining ammo won't be an issue. My main animals will be kudu zebra eland springbuck gemsbok and so on. A 300 win mag is a massive firearm that can be super loud when you take a shot with it. … Hi there, I'm Will and I'll be your guide. The .260 is going to be much more pleasant to shoot than the magnum calibers. Posts: 14,807. PX Member. The .300 WSM ( Winchester Short Magnum) is nothing more than a old elephant gun cartridge, shortened and necked down to .308 The same diameter as the 30/06 Govt. Opening morning in Wyoming proved to be as picturesque as I imagined it; my pal Mike Ruella and I were teamed up with a competent guide, there were antelope everywhere, and the weather was perfect. Go. Either way, just keep an eye on the mag box length for the rifle you choose. Mar 5, 2017 147 6. 300 Win Mag vs 308 . Bolt Action Rifles 1; 2; Next. Campfire 'Bwana. 1 of 3 Go to page. Head to Head: .300 Win. $2+ for a piece of Winchester brass? May 23, 2020 36 9. Minuteman. Advanced Marksmanship Unit. as far as the win mag vs the wsm for distances between … and the performance drops off fast. Minuteman. The 300 is an awesome cartridge, I liked the weight to BC options in the 7mm range. Last year, I was hunting with a buddy that was shooting a 6.5-300 Weatherby and I was shooting a .300 Win Mag. I have a 300 WSM with 2200 rounds through the barrel and still shooting 6-8" 10 shot groups at 1000. the throat has moved forward about .075, so yes I think there is a difference in barrel life with the advantage to the WSM. Peterpan Banhammer. Have you ever considered the 270 WSM? Me shooting 300 Win Mag at a big buck Slayer Nation Outdoors One other stipulation is if you prefer to hunt with an AR-frame weapon. Mag. 1 of 3 Go to page. If I'm day hunting in moderate terrain, which is rare anymore, I'll use the WM. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .30-06 Springfield vs .300 WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo rounds. 300 PRC vs 300 WIN MAG!In this video we take a detailed look at the 300 prc cartridge and ballistics. Savage_99. Thanks . I want to get a 300 win mag but the gun i am after i am having trouble getting it. Joined: Sep 2003. The advantage to this round is the ballistics are nearly identical to the .300 Winchester Magnum , [2] but in a lighter rifle with a shorter action burning 8 - 10% less gun powder. Mike had taken a very handsome buck, with horns in the shape of a heart … Rifle. In truth, the .300 WSM runs a bit (though not significantly) slower than its bigger brother, and in some rifles, demonstrated serious feeding issues. Aug 4, 2010 1,461 0 32 Cleveland, OH. If you like to hunt with AR style weapons, 6.5 Creedmoor is the best choice. They are both excellent cartridges. The fact is that each cartridge has different points with lots of advantages. So a .300 WSM Winchester Short Magnum round exits the barrel with kinetic energy equal to the energy required for linear vertical displacement of 3580 pounds through a one foot distance, while a .308 Winchester round exiting the barrel has energy equal to the amount required to displace 2620 pounds over the same one foot distance. Jun 15, 2018 #32 Bertram now makes saum and WSM brass. the 300 wsm is at full throttle while the 300 win mag is producing the goods a lot easier.time will tell for the 300wsm. If you are shooting at greater than 1200 meters, .300 Win Mag is the best bet. But this was good because I have found that the case capacity of the … 6 COMMENTS . 1; 2; 3; Next. The goal of this article is to help you determine which .300 Win Mag Rifle is best for you. rifles, of the same model and shot 100 groups with each rifle - that the WSM average would be a tad better. 30-06 vs 300 WSM vs 300 Win Mag look at these numbers. Banned ! Feb 17, 2010 56 5 Texas. 6. … I took rough measurements of both the 300 Win Mag and the 30 Nosler with the very popular 215 Berger hybrid. If you’re to shoot a long-distance target, you’ll need a bullet with a high velocity. More. Length. Both are celebrated by hunters worldwide, but which one of these classic .30-caliber cartridges will come out on top But if you are going 1,000 plus consistently, I would look into a 7 wsm or 7 saum. Next Last. in bullets you start to loose case capacity compared to the Win Mag. Old school here. So, even though it has a 2.1″ case length that’s just a little longer than the .308 Winchester case, the .300 WSM has a significantly larger case capacity (79.0g H2O) than the .308 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield. 300 win mag vs 300 wsm. Personally, we think that whether you choose the 300 Win Mag or 300 Ultra Mag, you’ll gain the same level of shooting experience. Sell me on a 300 WSM vs. 300 WM vs. 300 PRC for Hunting. He shot his elk, broadside at between 180 and 240 yards, 5 times. But the 300 WSM is also a great choice. C. CA48 Private. 7mm & 300 . mag. Another vote for the .300 Win Mag. Re: .270 WSM or .300 WSM or .300 Win Mag [Re: akarrow] #9006492 07/08/14: Joined: Sep 2003. 1 of 2 Go to page. The photo below does a great job of showing the differences in external dimensions between the 300 Winchester Magnum and the 300 Winchester Short Magnum. Gunner66. I think I'd prefer it over the 280 Ackley just because brass is probably a little easier to come by. First, the .300 Win Mag is a lot longer. Closer than that, 6.5 Creedmoor is a better option. The 300 WSM is equal to the 300 win mag … Good luck! 300 Blackout VS 308 Winchester; 300 Win Mag VS 308 Win Mag; 3.9/5 (10 Reviews) Will Ellis. The .300 WSM (Winchester Short Magnum) is the most popular and widely distributed of the modern crop of short magnum cartridges in terms of both factory loaded ammunition and rifles available. The only advantage to a short magnum is that the powder is in a bigger jug, which allows them to use a short action on the rifle. Weight (lbs) Capacity. Next Last. But I know what you … There is a 325 wsm in the same make of rifle that i like but would like to know what people think of the 325 over the 300. Price gouging at its finest . The .30/06 vs. the .300 Winchester Magnum. For competition shooting, we recommend 6.5 Creedmoor. by Philip Massaro - Saturday, October 3, 2020. On deer, it hauls enough energy (1000 ft-lbs) to take them down at 700-800 yards, while the 308 runs out of steam at 700 and really should be kept inside 500 to keep impact velocity above most bullet manufacturer’s recommended 1800 fps. 300 WSM - .74" Barrel contour - 1:11" Twist rate - 22 3/4" barrel length Rifle 2. Like others already noted, you have plenty of gun to 1000+ yards. Truly appreciate you watching the videos!Milk jugs with these two power houses!! Thread starter mattri; Start date Nov 1, 2013; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . Jan 15, 2016 #1 Need to pick a big caliber rifle and I have come down to the following options : Rifle 1. Well written and easy to understand . May 28, 2020 #1 Hi Crew: This is my first post in this forum, though I have been reading Sniper's Hide posts for years … Silencerco Sparrow 22 Long Rifle Suppressor. .300 WIN.MAG. Without the extra barrel the gain is … Mag. The specs on a standard rem 700 SA mag box is around 2.865”. Thread starter manscout; Start date Mar 23, 2017; Forums. .300 Win Mag vs. .300 WSM. Plus even with modern powders you need more than two feet of barrel to burn the shovel full of powder in either which negates a lot of the reason for having a short action caliber. What relevance that has to killing an elk is about diddley. I shot mine at 270 yards, quartering away, 1 time. The WSM I own shoots 165 Accubond bullets very well, my WM shoots the same flavor only in 180 gr best. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or jacketing type. Same weight bullet, same velocity = same recoil. I would bet that if you took 100 .300 WSM rifles and 100 .300 Win. Savage_99. I did some bench comparisons of the two. It has slightly less powder capacity than the standard length .300 Winchester Magnum. PX Member. Best .300 Win Mag Rifles Comparison 2020. vs. .300 Wby. Thread starter tac29136; Start date Jan 13, 2018; tac29136 Well-Known Member. Ken Kendall June 21, 2019 at 1:24 pm. Notably, the .300 Win Mag cartridge fires a projectile that on average can best the .308 Winchester cartridge by 50% on overall distance while maintaining lethality. So a .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum round exits the barrel with kinetic energy equal to the energy required for linear vertical displacement of 3170 pounds through a one foot distance, while a .300 Winchester Magnum round exiting the barrel has energy equal to the amount required to displace 3520 pounds over the same one foot distance. For elk, .30 caliber is my preference and my go to is the .300 Win Mag. Recoil of the 300 WSM should be pretty much the same as the 300 Win Mag. Next Last. Go. Nov 1, 2013 #1 M. mattri Well-Known Member. Velocity also has a role to play. Big deal. PX Member. The RUM's are not … ELR - Beyond 1000 Yards M. manscout Sergeant of the Hide. Barrel length. Go. I love how hard the 300 WM hits elk at 300+ yards, but the WSM is no slouch. Looking at building an intermediate range rifle for target and hunting. Mar 23, 2017 #1 i'm trying to wrap my head around some specifics for the rifle i will eventually build. The 300 Win Mag kicks too much for me to enjoy and while a senior I am 6', 175 # and have large hands. Joined Aug 18, 2009 Messages 121. L. Loki Well-Known Member. And is the ammo for the 325 easy to get over in Africa (Namibia) just incase things go missing in transit. Here are some measurements and comments about the 300 Win vs the 30 Nos. If you wanted to hunt long range, I would opt for the .300. Same deal, if you did that with the .308 vs the .30-06, the .308 will produce slightly better groups. First on the list is this suppressor from Silencerco, which has a decent customer satisfaction score. The 300 WSM is also a good round but once you pass about 165grs. 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