The friendliest gun forum on the Internet! A forum community dedicated to Arkansas hunters and enthusiasts. Violate this principle by, for example, chambering a lightweight, short action rifle for a powerful Magnum cartridge like the .300 WSM and the result will be a dramatic increase in kick. With the whims of the marketplace it may or may not stay readily available. I have killed elk with ,260 rem, 6.5 x 284, 270 win, 270 wsm, 7mm saum, 7mm rem mag, 300 wsm. 7mm Remington Magnum (4) 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum (1) 7mm STW (1) 7mm Weatherby Magnum (1) 7mm WSM (Winchester Short Magnum) (1) 7mm-08 Remington (3) 7x64mm Brenneke (1) 8mm Mauser (8x57mm Mauser) (3) 8mm Remington Mag … I've always used a .30-06 but pipeline hunting is a new experience compared to the short-range thick brush situations I've always hunted. Like the .270 Weatherby Magnum—released 60 years prior to the .270 WSM—it betters the velocity of the .270 Winchester, but I’m not certain that the increased velocity is necessarily required. I shoot both. Survival. Jan 11, 2020 #11 30-06 . Our first-quality, Remington® brass is manufactured to the highest industry standards and comes packed in heavy duty laminated plastic pouches. We put 3 popular cartridges to a head-to-head-to-head test. Down range a 7-08 is right with that 270 wsm. That's loyalty. In all honesty I think if you are going to kep the rifle stock, as in in factory chamber and all, I would recommend the 300 win mag. Posts: 12,534. In this cartridge comparison, we are going to take a look two cartridges, the 7mm-08 Rem and the .270 Win. JavaScript is disabled. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. if you are going to get one of the two here's the reason to go with the 7mm rem mag. I joined a deer lease this year and I'm hunting on a pipeline. If a woman was a .270, she wouldn;t have to worry about her husband's fidelity! I hunt a gasline right of way and use a rem 700 in .308 and am plenty comfortable shooting out to 300 yrds. By Ron Spomer. With comparable bullet weights, the 7mm Mag. Both rifles work equally as well. I don't drink or smoke. With both using (say) 150 gr bullets,the velocity in both will be so close it will be hard to see the differences in the air or in animals.. is definitely a long range rifle but if recoil is a problem it is definitely not the rifle for you. Both are outstanding calibers. RE:.270 wsm vs 7mm rem mag? The .270 WSM is a good cartridge but, honestly, it is a very small player in terms of market share. Come join the discussion about optics, trails, clubs, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! Concerning the 7 mag vs the 270 WSM I'd take the one that was a great bargain in the first rifle that came along that suited my fancy. Does the perfect muley cartridge really exist? Had both. Good bullets properly placed always work, but not everyone knows what good bullets are, or can reliably place them in the field Re: 270 wsm or 7mm rem mag #11532662 10/26/16: Joined: Feb 2004. Winchester Model 70 chambered in 7mm Remington Magnum & Remington Model 700 chambered in .270 Winchester. The 7mm Rem. by | Nov 3, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 comments. I have shot 30.06, 30-30, 300 ultra mag, 270, 243 7mag and I can honestly say this 270 wsm is the best gun I have ever owned! Update: Gun will be used for deer. .270 wsm vs. 7mm rem mag? 7mm rem mag is good, but higher chance to hit and still run The 7mm WSM, 25 WSSM, and 223 WSSM are the guests of honor at a wake near you. It doesn’t break new ballistic ground; technically the 65-year-old .270 Weatherby Magnum is just as fast. Hand loads tend to duplicate .280 Remington in order to extend case life. The magnum vs the non-magnum of the short mag has been debated before. I would say the .270 is perfectly tolerable on the bench without a brake. Jan 11, 2020 #12 No . hunter67. If not reloading then the 7mm, better bullet selection and cheaper ammo. Silver $$ Contributor. Lv 7. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag Conclusion. ,,,sam. The obvious differences are the advantages with the heavier 7mm … Hey one shot for a good comparison of power and range I would suggest Federals' website for you can compare any cartridge next to each other. As well as our in-depth look at the 7mm Remmington Magnum. There can be no doubt that both are outstanding rifle cartridges. John de Witt. Posts: 12,530. Ballistics Comparison for 270 Getting a 7mm WSM ballistically does not get you any advantage over a regular 7mm Remington magnum. Ideally I think the 7mm WSM is a better design then the 7mm Rem Mag due to it's shorter action and lack of pointless belt, that said 7mm WSM brass is hard to find so I would stick to the Rem Mag unless it becomes more readily available. The .30-06 can take anything the others can and the ammo is cheaper. I have killed elk with ,260 rem, 6.5 x 284, 270 win, 270 wsm, 7mm saum, 7mm rem mag, 300 wsm. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . bullet: 19.4 ft. lbs. I was most always hunting Deer when the Elk showed up. Except the .270 WSM offers its performance from a shorter action, and does it with a shorter barrel. 3:11. I started using a .243 for that reason. Those who have them swear by them, and would rather give up their wives than lose an argument over one. This rifle also took a nice antelope at 523 in Wyoming a few years back. Bought the 7mag in 1995. A "long range" rifle is worthless if it won't shoot 1" or better groups. On average you’ll need a heavier 7mm bullet which will produce more recoil IN AN ULTRALIGHT rifle like the one I’m putting together for this project. Can't go wrong with either imo. If I'm going shooting. I'd just shoot that unless you really want a new gun, but I prefer the 7mag do to ammo availability and price, Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. bullet: 23.6 ft. lbs. I have seen one shot kills on full sized bull elk at over two hundred yards with a .270 and one shot kill on moose at over 400 yards with the 7mm. It stayed a wildcat for over two decades until Remington—long famous for adopting wildcat cartridges like the .257 Roberts, .22-250 Remington, .25-06 Remington and .35 Whelen—made an honest cartridge out of the 7mm/308; in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington saw the light of day. The 7mm WSM is becoming a dinosaur right before our eyes. and thus retain more of its energy at greater distance. It has so many bullet options, especially since you handload, you can hunt everything you brought up without worry. that is why I went with the lighter 270 in 130. But when i look at the ballistics the .270 wsm is better. Mule Deer Cartridge Showdown: .270 Win. The thing that worries me about the .270 WSM is that it's new, I would hate to get a great rifle only to have the ammo disappear off of the shelves. I was most always hunting Deer when the Elk showed up. 270 WSM vs muley buck - … So I would go with the 270wsm. Last edited by Trystan; 10/26/16. Just because it can be done does not mean it makes sense, despite what you might read in advertising copy. Lv 7. is i worth my time to get a 7mm wsm, i am looking at getting a browning X-bolt for hunting elk in either 7mm rem mag or 7mm wsm, the rem mag has 26 inch barrel and the wsm has 23 inch barrel would that make any difference, and i noticed that there is not as many factory loads for the wsm, but i have found a few that i know will work, and i plan on learning how to reload. The 7mm Rem. Mag. The old 7mm Rem. Out to about 300 yards don't even hardly have to adjust and every deer iv ever shot died within 40 yards. To put this into perspective, a Boeing 737 commercial airliner travels at a cruising speed of 600 mph, or … Justin. The 7mm has more options for heavier bullets but the 270 has good offerings by matrix and cutting edge bullets but only if you reload. bullet: 23.2 ft. lbs. Discussion Starter • #1 • Nov 18, 2013. For factory rifles a 7mm rem mag is hard to beat for stepping it out. I have a 270 wsm and love it. There is potential to see a big elk, so I want to feel like I have enough gun to make the shot. I use Winchester power max and they r about the cheapest at $38 a box. The 7mm WSM is similar to the .300 WSM with the case necked down to handle .284" bullets. 5 years ago. Mag. By Ron Spomer. Its flat, but a heavier/wider bullet tends to have a better B.C. Trystan. recoil; 7mm Rem. 3rd installment in my caliber vs caliber series. Ammo and brass is not found everywhere, it offers very little if any performance over the 7mm Rem mag and certainly is no equal to the 7mm Weatherby Magnum. Great caliber (7mm), wrong cartridge. November 25, 2019. 7mm. John de Witt. Those of you who have experience with these calibers, could you give me your opinion. This is ture, but my tikka 300 wsm even over 100 thous off land and factory mag feed, it shoots better than seating it out to land. I once shot a chipmonk at 25yds (estimated) and can testify to the power of a 7mm Rem.mag. Sighted in at 2.5 high at 100. I shoot the 140 core lokts. 270 Wsm Vs 7mm Rem Mag. More Guns. Hunting . More Hunting. My favorite among all the new magnums is the .270 WSM. I've got both plus some, put it in the right spot and you or the deer will never notice a difference. I joined a deer lease this year and I'm hunting on a pipeline. www.balistique-joel-serre.fr/ - http://www.balistique-joel-serre.fr/ That ol' .270 and all of those 1shot kills is wonderful too. That's plausible. Haven't used another deer rifle since. 7mm Rem Mag vs buck/ Roebuck hunting 2017/ Bockjagd 2017 - Duration: 7 ... 667 Yard Shot 270 WSM - Duration: 3:11. kessingm 53,455 views. Or perhaps another caliber that you would recommend. That's about dead on at 200, 6-7" low at 300, and 16" low at 400. "Life's tough. Like all 7mms, they can fire bullets as light as 100-grains and as heavy as 180-grains. Just put your shot were it needs to go. IMO the 270 wsm offers you nothing in the performance potential department compared to a 7mm mag. Published bullet drop tables over distance show both be to better the the 30-06 when your moving past 300-400 yards. The photo below does a great job of showing the differences in external … The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. The most startling result is that the .270 WSM kicks so hard. Plus 27.99 a box isn't bad either. This Site Might Help You. They do an awesome job. Glitzy velocities don't mean much, and you have a great choice among 7mm bullets. 7mm Magnum Showdown: 7mm Rem. 0 0. ,,,sam. 7 years ago. vs. .300 Win. Mag. With the proper barrel and scope it has excellent longer range potential. 7mm Rem. Your 06 will do just fine. ------------------------------------------------. Unless you just want to buy a new gun the 06 will do just fine if you want a new gun go with 7 mag for factory ammo. The only problem is that I can't decide between a 7mm Rem Mag, or 6.5 Creedmoor. 0 0. While all four are pretty commonly available, the .270 Winchester and the 7mm Remington Magnum are by far the most popular out of the bunch. A forum community dedicated to hunters and enthusiasts. I currently have both a 700 Remington and a M77 Ruger type rifles. Good bullets properly placed always work, but not everyone knows what good bullets are, or can reliably place them in the field Re: 270 wsm or 7mm rem mag #11532662 10/26/16: Joined: Feb 2004. Bullet selection is limited and they are a little pricey. 10 Answers. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufact All are used for about the same range of animals,from deer size to elk,and even moose.In power the 7mm is first,followed by the .270wsm,(not by much)and .30-06.In bullet selection the .30-06 has a better selection from 110gr to 220gr followed by 7mm,mag from 100gr to 175gr,followed by .270 at 90gr to 150gr.All can take anything in North America. I don't see myself shooting past 500 for the time being. As illustrated in the chart,.270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum rounds - on average - achieve a velocity of about 3240 feet per second (fps) while 7mm-08 Remington rounds travel at a velocity of 2830 fps. I'm very comfortable taking shots that far. Modify the mag is easy then get a long bolt stop or just filing it to a long one. recoil.270 WSM, 150 gr. Becky. 6fatrat SLING SHOOTER. At first glance, it is clear that the 7mm Rem Mag rounds have higher BCs than the .30-06 rounds with several of the rounds breaking the .6 mark. Load some 208 eldm and push it at 2800fts, it’s a hammer! Mag. Thanks for watching, don't forge to subscribe. Lv 6. The 7mm WSM d… My brother killed a buck this year with his 7mm Rem Mag at 534 yards. I own several others. October 28, 2013 By David E. Petzal. October 2, 2019. Vote: 7mm Rem Mag, 300 WSM, 300 Win Mag or 270 WSM? 7mm Mag, not so much. I am thinking about these two rifles. I once shot a chipmonk at 25yds (estimated) and can testify to the power of a 7mm Rem.mag.If they do anywhere as much damage at 400yds that they do at 25yds they would drop moose with all four straight up! 300 WSM vs 300 Win Mag. It is more available than the .270 Weatherby Magnum has ever been. In fact, those two cartridges are likely among the Top 10 best selling rifle cartridges in the United States each year. Survival. I'm a flag waving patriot, nephew of my Uncle Sam, a rough riding fighting Yankee man, Political/Religious Topics - Read Only Archive, Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. Packed 50 Per Bag, 20 Bags per Case, 1000 Per Case) Packed in heavy duty laminated plastic pouches featuring: Suite 500, Troy, Michigan 48084 USA. I've always used a .30-06 but pipeline hunting is a new experience compared to the short-range thick brush situations I've always hunted. Since shooting game beyond this distance is rarely practical, the slightly flatter trajectories of these … the wsm is already a improved case with a 35 degree shoulder. I have shot dozens of deer with both. Cartridge Type: Rifle Height: 2.1" Width: 0.535" Average FPS: 3134 Average Energy: 3314 Average Gr: 152 Recoil: 2.06 Power Rank: 4.76 of 20 The 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) was designed in 2001 by Winchester Repeating Arms Company and Browning Arms Company. The 7mm Remington mag is well established but not so versatile as the .30-06. Some may wonder why the popular .270 Win, 7mm Rem Mag and .270 WSM did not have better showings. In summary, the .270 WSM and 7mm Rem. Come join the discussion about optics, trails, clubs, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more. Lbs.) vs. 7mm Rem. Whatever you get, make sure that its accurate. I shoot 130 gr ballistic tips. They compare almost equally on paper but I feel a lot less recoil with the 270 wsm. Anonymous. Mag., the new .28 Nosler, and the over-the-top 7mm RUM—a shoot-off to find the best. I did a lot of research and for what I wanted seemed to be the best. 1 0. Re: 7mm mag vs 7mm wsm ?? I went with option #3 and bought the 270 WSM no animal will ever know the difference between a 140gr .277" or .284" bullet at 3200fps. The 7mm-08 case is just slightly longer than the parent .308—2.035 inches vs. 2.015 inches—but maintains the same 20-degree shoulder of the .308 Winchester. However, the distance from the case head to the datum line on the shoulder is longer for the 7WSM, preventing accidental chambering or firing of the .284" 7mm bullet in .270 WSM's .277" bore. recoil; The results were pretty much as I expected. 145 Posts . 9 years ago. But the driving force behind the shortmags could just as likely have been a mandate from marketing to dream up another neato magnum offering so they could sell more guns and ammo. I've had both and liked both, but I prefer the 7mag do to ammo availability and price. JavaScript is disabled. The 7mm WSM is an effective and emphatic killer of medium game out to intermediate long ranges, producing best results inside 700 yards, much like the .280 Remington. Source(s): 270 wsm 7mm rem mag: https://shortly.im/wynVp. Source(s): https://shrinks.im/a9Gmd. Source(s): 270 wsm 7mm rem mag: https://shortly.im/wynVp. Not a lot to choose from. Iv never used a 7mag but I do own a 270 wsm and I love it. It will still have plenty of energy for mule deer and is … 270wsm will probably shoot flatter but trust me that -06 can handle it. They with both do the job but the short fat steeper shoulder improved cartidges are hard not to love. 7mm wsm vs 270 wsm. 7mm Remington Magnum (4) 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum (1) 7mm STW (1) 7mm Weatherby Magnum (1) 7mm WSM (Winchester Short Magnum) (1) 7mm-08 Remington (3) 7x64mm Brenneke (1) 8mm Mauser (8x57mm Mauser) (3) 8mm Remington Mag … I personally look at the 7mm as a 'magnum' .270. Suite 500, Troy, Michigan 48084 USA. Both of these cartridges became popular in the shooting world because of their ballistic characteristics, especially the trajectory, and the low recoil while still can bring down medium and even larger sized game. Mag, 160 gr. The 270 WSM is one of the few calibers that actually has a ballistic advantage over the standard caliber of its own. I would exclude the 270 from the long range discussion. mmcu. I hunted with a 30.06 for a long time and it was great, I got a good deal on a 7mm mag and took it hunting elk this year and will now keep my 30.06 as my back up from now on. I have been very successful on elk hunts with the 7 mag, but have not had the opportunity to shoot a 6.5 Creed. I'm thinking of buying a 7mm Mag or a .270 WSM. Typically, a rifle magazine that can hold 4-5 .270 or .280 cartridges will only be able to hold 3 7mm Remington Magnum cartridges. As far as the discussion between the 300 short mag and the 7mm mag I think you are splitting hairs. In my opinion, one of the drawbacks of all three of the .270s is their twist rate. The recoil of some hard hitting cartridges. I spend my money on gunpowder and gasoline. For the 7mm Rem Mag vs .30-06, we have compiled the BCs for all ten of the rounds we have been and will continue to use for comparison throughout the article (Graph 4). Latest. Its kind of like comparing a 6br to a 243. I've been using and handloading for both a .270 and 7mm Rem Mag for years. Top. Those of you who have experience with these calibers, could you give me your opinion. Latest. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufact If it's a fad then I'm in trouble since I don't handload. A 7mm Rem Mag with a 140 grain bullet has significantly more recoil than a .270 WSM with a 130 grain bullet unless you use a muzzle brake. Ballistically the 300wsm is going to have more energy, both close-up and further downrange, where the 7mm is going to be slightly faster and a flatter shooter. 0 0. Windage differences are still within 2 inches. If I'm going to kill something, I grab the Ruger 7 mm mag. Just put your shot were it needs to go. It has a rebated rim, bottleneck casing with a 1:9.5 twist on a large rifle magnum primer. I shoot everything else. Since it uses a much larger case diameter, most rifle magazines will hold more .270 Winchester, .280 Remington, or .280 AI cartridges than 7mm Remington Magnum cartridges. I was wondering about a comparison of power, range, recoil, and what type of game these guns are used for. I can't speak to the .270 as I've never even fired one. If your not attached to winchester there are lots of other great rifle makers out there. I picked a bullet type and grain weight that was very similar and did a comparision on the Federal web site. The 7mm Remington Magnum drives the wide variety of 7mm bullets, from 120 to 175 grains, at respectable velocities. The .270 WSM wouldn't be a horrible second choice but you would have nowhere near the bullet options. Factory ammunition generates velocities roughly halfway between the .280 Remington and 7mm Remington Magnum. The wsm is a great case design its hard to find fault with. Was wondering does anyone have much experience with the newer 7mm WSM (short mag) and how you think it compares to my Win mod 70 .270. Trystan. Plus, the .270 WSM could poach from an already extensive lineup of .277 bullets designed for the .270 Win. I'm thinking of buying a 7mm Mag or a .270 WSM. I joined a deer lease this year and I'm hunting on a pipeline. The case is based off a .300 WSM with a narrowed neck to fit .284 inch bullets on a .321 inch neck and the parent case is the .404 Jeffery. At 500 yards the 7mm’s ballistic advantage begins to matter with nearly 10 inches less drop than the.270, 6 inches less than the.300. If you want a new model 70, better do it. recoil.270 WSM, 130 gr. Magnum, using bullets on the heavy side for their respective bore sizes, are potent against Class 3 game. Caliber: Bullet Weight: Overall Cartridge Length: Muzzle Velocity: Trajectory at 300 yds(100yds zero) Muzzle Energy(Ft. Concerning the 7 mag vs the 270 WSM I'd take the one that was a great bargain in the first rifle that came along that suited my fancy. Inside of 200 yards no advantage. I hate belted cases, and I own a 270 WSM, but I'd recommend the 7mm Remington Magnum anyway, unless there's some reason not to. Favorite Answer. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Mag, 140 gr. It just seems to shoot flat and I like that has plenty of knock down power not that there is any thing wrong with the 30.06 but 7mm mag is my hunting rifle. It's defeating to purpose. The 7mm shoots .284-inch diameter bullets through bores .28-inch across, but only two use this Imperial measuring system in their titles: .280 Remington and .284 Winchester, both excellent but under-rated “standard” velocity cartridges. Well not knocking the 30-06 but I went with the 270 wsm in a Tikka T3 Lite. These calibers, along with similar calibers not evaluated (.264 Win Mag, .270 Wby Mag, 7mm WSM and 7mm Wby Mag) are optimally designed to take medium game at ranges beyond 300 yards. is beginning to assert its trajectory superiority here with a 5-inch advantage over the.270 Win. Am thinking about keeping my .270, but am considering adding the 7mm WSM, mostly for longer shots in western mtns for Elk. 30-06,7 mag, and 270 wsm will all get the job done out to 400 yards. 270 vs 280 vs 280 AI vs 7mm Rem Mag Ammo Selection. In the WSM I would suggest a Barnes TSX bullet in the 180 grain range and for the 7mm probably the TSX in 150 to 160 grain. 7 years ago. Just practice. You can't get all of the performance out of either of them with a 24" barrel. I've always used a .30-06 but pipeline hunting is a new experience compared to the short-range thick brush situations I've always hunted. We use 7 mags for our beanfield guns......main advantage over some others is plenty of factory loads with premium bullets. 7mm-08. And since I prefer the 7mm .284 bullets selection over the .277 270, again the 7mm wins. The buck I killed with my 7mm-08 at 541 yards was just as dead. It's tougher if you're stupid.". Answer Save. will supersede the velocities of the .30-06 Springfield ; though the ’06 can use heavier bullets, the 7mm of equal weight will offer a better Sectional Density. 7mm mag vs 300 Short mag by: PB I have owned a Remington 7mm mag rifle(s) and used it almost exclusively for hunting deer, elk and moose since 1968. 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