The body of the case is bigger around than the rim. There has been speculation about what other calibers might be offered in one or the other of the short magnum formats. 9x18mm Makarov Ammo. Those who are interested can read the individual articles about the various short magnums on the Rifle Cartridge Page. That leaves the .338 RCM a definite step ahead of the .325 WSM, but clearly inferior to the .338 Win. As for the other short magnum calibers, time will tell, but they are not setting any sales records. Firstly, both rounds are belted mags based on the .375 H&H Magnum cases.The primary function of a belted magnum was to provide accurate headspace control because the sloping shoulders, while reducing … Mag. The 7mm WSM is similar to the .300 WSM with the case necked down to handle .284" bullets. It was a cartridge decades ahead of its time when it was introduced. Anyone shooting a .350 Magnum rifle today should be reloading. In a hunting rifle, any advantage conferred by a shorter powder column is insignificant. 7x30mm Waters Ammo. Mag. From left to right: http://www.chuckhawks.com/short_magnums.htm, http://www.chuckhawks.com/factory_ammo_prices.htm, http://www.ballisticstudies.com/Knowledgebase/7mm+Winchester+Short+Magnum.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=7mm_Winchester_Short_Magnum&oldid=977598058, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 September 2020, at 20:15. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Newbie22, Oct 9, 2012. The 6.5mm Remington Magnum is a flat shooting, long range CXP2 class game (deer, antelope, sheep, goat, and black bear) cartridge on the order of the .270 Winchester. However, after looking at the Sherman case, it looked exactly like a 6mm Dasher on steroids! 8x57mm (8mm Mauser) Ammo. As the 7mm Rem Mag is of smaller caliber than the 300 Win Mag, it is a very good choice for lighter, smaller animals. Hey everyone. With the exception of the .300 RCM, the other .300 Short Magnums are not recommended for use on dangerous game. Ammunition prices are higher than those of the 7mm Remington Magnum and the .280 Remington,[4] both of which have similar performance to the 7mm WSM, with the 280 Rem having slightly less muzzle energy and the 7mm Rem Mag being roughly equal. Copyright 2002, 2017 by Chuck Hawks. Any .300 Magnum is most appropriate when the emphasis in on hunting the larger species of big game. It has plenty of killing power, even when fired from a 22 inch barrel. Mag. It is an excellent elk cartridge. WSM and WSSM family of cartridges. and superior to the .325 WSM. Magnum are unique cartridges and each offers something special to the shooter. 9.3x72mm Rimmed Ammo. These claims are valid if the short magnum cartridges are fired in 24 inch barrels, the same length as the barrels of most 7mm Rem. 30 Caliber.308” Diameter. Remington introduced their .300 SAUM shortly after Winchester's .300 WSM hit the market. They are not just duplicates of earlier cartridges. 300 Blk. [5]. The .325 WSM is intentionally misnamed to make it sound bigger than it is. The 140 grain factory load advertises a MV of 3225 fps (3175 fps) and ME of 3233 ft. lbs. Newbie22 Member. It actually has a .315" bore diameter and should have been named the .315 WSM. The Speer Reloading Manual No. This means that they offer improved feeding reliability compared to the WSM and SAUM short magnums. The WSSM's are hard pressed to equal the performance of existing short action cartridges, such as the .220 Swift, 6mm Remington and .257 Roberts +P. The WSM magnum case has a 35-degree shoulder, a length of 2.1 inches, and a very short neck. The overall cartridge length is 2.86 inches. The 6.5mm Rem. Mag. This is a beltless bottleneck case with a rim and head diameter of .532". .350 Rem. The first true commercial short magnum was the .350 Remington Magnum, introduced in 1965 by Remington. Ballistics comparison video between the 7mm Remington Magnum vs the 300 Winchester Magnum. The 160 grain factory load claims a MV of 2990 fps (2960 fps) and ME of 3176 ft. lbs. The 7mm Remington Magnum is a versatile cartridge that’s well-served by slow burning powders. Meanwhile, Remington had made the first .300 Short Action Ultra Mag cases in 1999 and was already well along in the process of developing their Short Action Ultra Mag cartridges. It has a rebated rim, bottleneck casing with a 1:9.5 twist on a large rifle magnum primer. By David E. Petzal. has about a 100 fps advantage with these heavier bullets. Mag. 7x64mm Brenneke Ammo. Complete .300 Winchester ammunition ballistics Chart. Specifications [edit | edit source]. The .270 WSM kicks a lot harder than the 6.5mm Magnum, just under 19 ft. lbs. Interesting cartridges, these short magnums. The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics. lbs.). is a useful cartridge that remains my favorite short magnum. The combination of great ballistics with manageable recoil has made the 7mm cartridge a favorite among long-range prone and benchrest shooters. The 150 grain factory load advertises a MV of 3200 fps (3110 fps) and a ME of 3410 ft. lbs. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes. 7mm-08 Remington Ammo. Nor are their sharp 30-35 degree shoulders conducive to smooth and reliable feeding. Mag. The 7mm Remington Magnum offers ballistics better than the .30-06 Springfield with all available bullet weights, one of the more popular loads being a 160 grain spitzer loaded to 3,000 ft/s (910 m/s). 9.3x62mm Mauser Ammo. The recoil is much less than what you'd think. All of these are based on the WSM case shortened to a length of only 1.65" and a COL of 2.36". Special deals on 7mm WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo.Products listed on our website are in stock and ready to ship. and a 150 grain bullet at a MV of 3150 fps and ME of 3304 ft. lbs. The newer .270 Winchester Short Magnum cartridge has factory loads using a 130 grain bullet at a MV of 3275 fps and ME of 3096 ft. 7x57mm (7mm Mauser) Ammo. has about a 100 fps advantage with these heavier bullets. Some people erroneously believe the short case necks make the 7mm WSM poorly suited to heavier bullets, limiting the cartridge's usefulness on larger game. The discontinued Remington factory load drove a 250 grain bullet at a MV of 2419 fps with ME of 3220 ft. lbs. limit the average shooter would do well to observe. Rimfire Ammo 17 HMR Ammo. 7mm WSM Ballistics. 9.3x74mm Rimmed Ammo. The 7mm WSM is similar to the .300 WSM and .270 WSM cases necked down to handle .284" bullets. Think, pronghorn, mule, and fallow deer. Re: 7mm mag vs 7mm wsm ?? Mag. Mag. It is an 8mm cartridge and its performance is nearly identical to that of the .300 WSM. In 2004 they announced the .25 WSSM. It is a member of the Winchester Short Magnum family of cartridges. The .300 WSM, .300 Rem. And it offers moderate recoil (13.1 ft. lbs. and exactly the same claim is made for the 7mm WSM. These .308 length offerings, developed by Hornady for Ruger, are based on shortened .375 Ruger case. (The latter is rather a mixed blessing when shooting a magnum cartridge.). The Federal Ballistics Calculator lets you quickly determine the trajectory for any rifle or handgun load, and save data for an unlimited number of loads. With a 160 grain bullet the Winchester figures are 2990 ft/s and 3176 ft. lbs. All rights reserved. There were some wildcat and proprietary short magnums developed during the intervening years, but no other SAAMI standardized short magnum cartridges were introduced until 2000. (An unnecessary reduction in firepower is clearly undesirable when hunting dangerous game.) 30/40 Krag. These are the most useful of the short magnum cartridges, although not the most popular. Compare all 7mm Remington Magnum ammunition manufacturers on one easy to read chart. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag – Comparing Cartridge Sizes. All figures taken in 24 inch test barrels. The main argument in favor of any of the short magnums is their alleged greater efficiency due to their shorter powder column. In a nutshell, here’s why: given equal rifle mass, optimum bullet Ballistic Coefficients and Muzzle Velocities in each caliber, the 7mm RM will shoot flatter, drift less and recoil with less brain jarring recoil than the 300 WM. For 2017 they are available ONLY in the Ruger Guide Gun. All of the WSM and SAUM cartridges use a .532-.534 inch rebated rim of standard (.375 H&H) Magnum diameter. It is worth noting that the 6.5mm Mag. SAUM and .300 RCM also advertise similar ballistics. Mag. in an 8.5 pound rifle, although this is actually moderate for a medium bore magnum. The 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (also known as the 7mm WSM) is a centrefire cartridge developed in partnership with Browning Arms Company and Winchester ammunition, making its debut and introduced to the shooting public in 2001.. Magnum, .270 WSM and .350 Rem. 308 Norma Mag. (3112 ft. Compare all .300 ammunition manufacturers on one easy to read chart. that will better the performance of the Remington version, it still maintains its seat at the head of table. Mag., 6.5 Rem. All velocities were measured in a 24 inch rifle barrel. Hornady offers .300 RCM factory loads with 150, 165 and 180 grain bullets; 200 and 225 grain bullets are offered in the .338 RCM. 300 RCM. Best prices on 7mm WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo for sale online. SAUM and .300 RCM also advertise similar ballistics. Given the initial lack of consumer acceptance, the development of short magnums languished after 1966. lbs., a 140 grain bullet at a MV of 3125 fps and ME of 3035 ft. lbs. For this reason, cartridges with rebated rims are not regarded as a good choice for use in rifles that might be used on dangerous game. The 7mm Rem Mag has a ton of potential other than merely being a hard-hitter if you handload the cartridge. The biggest problem with any .300 Magnum is its excessive recoil, which is well beyond the 15-20 ft. lb. Joined: Jun 18, 2011 Messages: 37 Location: Connecticut. In this cartridge comparison of the 7mm Rem Mag vs .300 Win Mag, ... it also must send heavier grain bullets down range while maintaining necessary terminal ballistics. In 2003 Winchester introduced a line of Super Short Magnum (WSSM) cartridges, starting with the .223 WSSM and .243 WSSM. In reality rifles chambered for the 7mm WSM typically chronograph 50-100 ft/s faster than the 7mm Remington Magnum with all bullets weights. Uncategorized Ammo. The majority of bullet weights used for the 7mm rem mag rounds fall between 150 and 175gr though there are outliers of lighter and heavier bullets if you need them for specific hunting or shooting purposes. The .270 WSM shoots as flat as the 6.5mm Magnum and hits a little harder. If you want a flat shooting round for short hunting situations, both the 7mm RM and the .300 WM are going to get the job done. was reintroduced in 2004, also in the Model 673. Like the earlier Remington short magnums, they mate with standard magnum-size bolt faces. lbs.). As far as I can tell, all WSSM caliber rifles have been discontinued, although Winchester continues to offer the ammo. It is no different in this respect than the popular 300 Winchester Magnum. in an 8 pound rifle, depending on bullet weight. 7mm STW. They have not achieved any lasting commercial success and WSSM rifles have already been discontinued. Mag., .270 WSM, .300 WSM, 7mm WSM, .300 Rem. Factory loaded ammunition for the 6.5 and .350 Magnums was (temporarily) discontinued during the 1990's. The .350 was reinstated in 2003 when Remington brought out the Model 673 bolt action rifle for the caliber. Following the initial success of the .300 WSM, the .270 WSM, 7mm WSM and 7mm SAUM were introduced. 13 shows top velocities of 2942 fps with their 180 grain bullet, 2676 fps with their 220 grain bullet and 2484 fps with their 250 grain bullet, all taken in the 22 inch barrel of a Ruger M-77 rifle. Mag. This miracle of design is called a rebated rim and it allows increased powder capacity compared to the earlier .350 Magnum case, at the price of decreased feed reliability and one cartridge less magazine capacity. The chamberings of choice are the .284 Winchester, 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (7mm WSM), and 7mm Remington Short Action Ultra … The standard length 7mm Rem. More important, the short magnum cartridges work through short rifle actions, which saves about 1/2 inch of bolt throw as well as overall rifle length, and a few ounces of weight. This length was chosen to allow it to work in the Model 7 short action rifle. (3221 ft. SAUM, 7mm Rem. Design. Mag. Magazine capacity may be reduced by one cartridge because the WSM and SAUM cases are so fat--another reason standard magnum cartridges are preferred for use on dangerous game. Such a cartridge would have no advantage over the .257 Weatherby and could not match that cartridge's ballistics, but it would clearly outperform the .25 WSSM. Let's take a look at the ballistics and prospects of the various short magnum cartridges, starting with the WSSM trio. Remington adopted these dimensions to enable their short magnum cartridges to fit into the compact Model 7 action. These are short action calibers, designed to work through .308 Winchester length actions. This can lead to feeding failures and over-ride jams. The following are Winchester .300 WSM figures. These figures were all taken in a 24 inch test barrel. Neither of Remington's original short magnums were commercial successes, although the .350 gained a sort of cult following. Mag. The 150 grain factory load has a claimed MV of 3300 fps and ME of 3628 ft. lbs. And, in spite of the myriad attempts to produce a 7mm Mag. The .350 Rem. In fact, one of the justifications for the extremely sloping 8.5 degree shoulders of the original .375 and .300 H&H Magnum cartridges was feed reliability because of their anticipated use on dangerous game. Compared to true magnum cartridges such as the .240 and .257 Weatherby Magnums they are an embarrassment. The .300 WSM has found a place in the market, while the .300 SAUM is already obsolescent. Recoil energy with either of the .300 short magnums runs about 23-26 ft. lbs. and 6.5mm Rem. Remington’s 7mm Mag. 7mm Win Short Mag Ammo. Mags.) [3], Cost is another factor limiting popularity. The 7mm WSM and 7mm Rem. 7mm Remington Short Action Ultra Magnum Rifle Cartridge by Nosler Inc. Nosler - Bullets, Brass, ... Abbreviated Name: 7mm Rem SA Ultra Mag Slang Name: 7mm SAUM . We put 3 popular cartridges to a head-to-head-to-head test 30-30 Win. I am not a ballistician so I never could figure why I was having trouble. 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. 300 Sav. This cartridge came about as the result of a failed attempt to create a .338 WSM. While the .350 Rem. The most important difference between this cartridge and the .300 WSM is the relative scarcity of 8mm bullets for reloading. Another drawback is its vicious recoil in the light Browning and Winchester rifles supplied in .325 WSM, recoil comparable to the .338 RCM and in excess of the .350 Rem. 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 the muzzle. The Short Magnum Cartridges 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data; 280 Ackley Improved Load Data; 7mm Winchester Short Magnum Load Data; 7mm Remington Magnum Load Data; ... 7mm Wby Mag. in an 8 pound rifle, but less than the other short magnum cartridges. Mag. lbs., well beyond the performance of the standard short action .260 Remington. The 7mm Rem Mag is a flat shooting round that is available in a good selection of bullet weights, though maybe not as many as the .30-06 Springfield. The 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (also known as the 7mm WSM) is a centrefire cartridge developed in partnership with Browning Arms Company and Winchester ammunition, making its debut and introduced to the shooting public in 2001. came on the scene and won the hearts of many hunters looking to use a bullet of less than .30 caliber, and quickly overtook the .264 Win. With any rebated rim case, the face of the bolt has less overlap with the rim of the case as it attempts to slide it forward and out of the magazine lips. They are both belted magnums based on a blown out .375 H&H case with a 25-degree shoulder, reduced to a length of 2.17 inches. Bullet Style: Partition Use: Deer & Elk Sized Game. by a nose. That's plausible. However, their fat bodies have a head diameter immediately above the extractor groove of about .55 inch. The Hornady Reloading Handbook lists loads up to 3000 fps with 140 grain bullets, and 2800 fps with their 160 grain bullet. 7mm Rem Ultra Mag. That's when Winchester kicked over the traces and brought out their .300 WSM cartridge, based on a new bottleneck case with a head diameter of .555 inch and no belt. lbs.). IMR 4350 seems to be an efficient powder for this cartridge. This gun in a short action with a 26″ barrel tips the scale at 6 lbs 3 ozs. Recoil is right up there, at about 25 ft. lbs. Foundry Outdoors carries the best selection of 7mm WSM Winchester Short Magnum ammo online. It … It pretty well fills the bill for a short action elk caliber with all-around capabilities and it was on the ground first, although the .300 RCM is technically superior. [2], The 7mm WSM has failed to gain the same popularity as the other cartridges in the WSM family. Ammunition Inputs. is a true medium bore cartridge. 308 Win. vs. 7mm Rem. rifles. The .350 Remington Magnum is a special cartridge because it brings true medium bore stopping power to short action rifles, combined with a useful 260 yard maximum point blank range. They are too similar to each other and neither offers any ballistic advantage over the established and much more popular 7mm Remington Magnum. Complete 7mm Remington Magnum Winchester ammunition ballistics Chart. 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 Remington 6.5mm Magnum factory load drives a 120 grain bullet to a muzzle velocity (MV) of 3210 fps and muzzle energy (ME) of 2745 ft. The standard length 7mm Rem. Magnum's reputation as a slayer of giant animals takes up too much powder space in the short RCM case to be practical. The .300 WSM seems to be the favorite among all of the short magnums. Unfortunately, the long 250 grain bullets that made the .338 Win. 7mm Win Short Magnum Ballistics: Chart of Average 7mm Win Short Magnum Ballistics. Also, the short 7mm magnums are not recommended (for the reasons cited above) for hunting thin-skinned dangerous game (bears and big cats). You can see some of the differences between the .300 Winchester Magnum and 7mm Remington Magnum cartridges in the photo below. The 7mm WSM d… The most recent short magnum cartridges, as of this writing, are the .300 and .338 Ruger Compact Magnums (RCM). The true short magnum cartridges begin with the 6.5mm Rem. The .300 SAUM is already obsolescent, as even Remington has quit chambering rifles for it. The lighter, shorter 7mm bullets are preferred in these short case magnums. I can see some appeal to the idea of a .250 Short Magnum based on the .300 RCM case. We have a wide collection of quality ammunition for handgun ammo, rifle ammo, shotgun ammo & rimfire … As such, they (along with the 6.5mm and .350 Rem. The stats are generated using both a 7mm Remington Magnum, Winchester Ballistic Silvertip, 140g (ballistic coefficient 0.46) and a 7mm Remington Magnum, Winchester Ballistic Silvertip, 150gr (ballistic coefficient 0.493) being fired at a velocity of 3100fps from muzzle point blank, this also takes into account the standard 1.5" scope height, and a gun that has been sighted in at 100 yards. Remington claims that the ballistics of the 7mm SAUM equal those of the popular 7mm Rem. 30 TC. Units of Measure. You can buy the 6.5 in … The new 7mm short magnums are clearly redundant. Factory barrel length of the Model 7 is 22" as opposed to Winchester's short magnum barrels at 24”. The performance of the .300 RCM is comparable to that of the other .300 short magnums, while the .338 RCM--a true medium bore cartridge--is comparable to the .350 Rem. In reality, many factors influence intrinsic accuracy and performance more than the length of the powder column inside of the cartridge. 7x65mm Rimmed Ammo. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .270 WSM Winchester Short Magnum vs 7mm-08 Remington ammo rounds. Also, the short 7mm magnums are not recommended (for the reasons cited above) for hunting thin-skinned dangerous game (bears and big cats). The 6.5mm Rem. These figures are well beyond what the short action .358 Winchester can achieve. Regardless, if I had to pick just one of these for all-round hunting, it would be the 7mm Rem. ... Ballistics. Mag., forcing it into near-obscurity. I'd rather shoot the PRC all day long rather than the 7mm. The 7mm Winchester Short Magnum (also known as the 7mm WSM) is a centrefire cartridge developed in partnership with Browning Arms Company and Winchester ammunition, making its debut and introduced to the shooting public in 2001. The 7mm SAUM currently retains a small following. The WSSM's are really best suited for use in single shot rifles, just like the bench rest cartridges that inspired them and they have been a sales flop. Mag. The ballistics of the .350 Remington Magnum factory load introduced in 2003 claim a 200 grain bullet at a MV of 2775 fps and ME of 3419 ft. lbs. It is probably a better choice than the 6.5 Magnum for large CXP3 class game like elk. None, however, are interchangeable. While you can read all over the internet published velocities of 3200 fps (130 grain ... click Goodbye 7mm Rem Mag, Hello 270 WSM Part II. are unique because of their short, belted cases (and easy to tell apart because one has a skinny bullet and one a fat bullet), the new WSM and SAUM short magnums all look very similar to each other. The other day my friend offered to let me shoot his Browning 7mm short mag. In 2005 the .325 WSM came along. I thought "well this may be the answer to my issue"! Case capacity of the SAUM is slightly less than the WSM, as is the factory COAL. 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. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. .270 versus 7mm Rem Mag. The Remington Custom Shop also chambers rifles for the .350 Magnum, which seems to have caught its second wind in the 21st Century. vs. .300 Win. The .350 Rem. (3133 ft. to get tuned properly and KEEP it tuned properly. The WSSM cartridges have caused major problems for rifle designers attempting to work with these very short, very fat cases, because they are an inherently poor design for use in the box magazines of almost all modern repeating rifles. October 28, 2013 SAUM boast similar ballistics, although neither has become popular. I look at all this with considerable interest, having just inherited some rifles, including an R700 7mm Remington Magnum. handily out-performs the new .25 WSSM, also introduced in 2004, as a big game hunting cartridge. The 7mm WSM and 7mm Remington Magnum are best suited for the exact same hunting situations. The following are Winchester 7mm WSM figures, with Remington 7mm SAUM figures in parenthesis. The differences between the 7mm Rem Magnum and the .300 Winchester Magnum rounds are shown in the table above. I have both 7mm Mag and 6.5PRC rifles. In the same class as the .300 short magnums is the .325 WSM. It is a member of the Winchester Short Magnum family of cartridges. The theory is that this shorter but wider powder column is more quickly and evenly ignited by the explosion of the primer, yielding more consistent pressure and somewhat improved accuracy compared to a standard length cartridge of the same capacity. I like 7mm ballistics, however, the 7mm always seemed to me to be a P.I.T.A. In short, like the 7mm Rem Mag, the .300 Win Mag is an excellent cartridge that packs more performance than the .30-06 Springfield into a comparably sized package. The 7mm WSM cartridge achieves its useful purpose as an excellent cartridge for larger mule deer, sheep, black bear and elk. The .338 RCM is offered factory loaded with 200 and 225 grain bullets, which is fine as far as it goes. The shoulder angle was moderated to 28 degrees in an attempt to retain a modicum of feed reliability. in an 8 pound rifle) in the light weight hunting rifles that are the natural home of short magnum cartridges. The .300 WSM, .300 Rem. The fact that it also has a milder recoil than the 300 Win Mag makes the 7mm Rem Mag a sound choice for those heading out on mountain hunting expeditions. These are based on the fat (.550 inch head diameter), beltless, .300 Ultra Mag case shortened to a length of 2.015 inches. Overall cartridge length is 2.8 inches. As a cartridge for a "guide rifle" it is hard to beat. The 6.5mm Remington Magnum followed it the next year. Mag. 308 Mar Exp. What Are The Finer Points In Reloading the 7mm Rem Mag. 28 Nosler. In shorter barrels, performance declines dramatically. Note that these RCM cartridges are not rebated rim designs. These figures were taken in 24 inch test barrels and WSM hunting rifles generally fall about 100 fps short. SAUM). Their performance is easily exceeded by standard cartridges, such as the .25-06. Velocities for this barrel length are on average, 80fps faster than the standard 7mmWSM and the reduction in recoil can aid accuracy immensely. Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only. That alone might be a good reason for Ruger and Hornady to take such a step. On the other hand, the Winchester Short Magnum cartridge does not have a gigantic advantage in either category either and there’s actually a smaller difference in the ballistics of the 7mm WSM vs 7mm Rem Mag than there is with the 270 WSM vs 270 Winchester. The overall cartridge length was set at 2.825 inches. 7x57mmR Ammo. Paramount are the uniformity and concentricity of the bullet, the quality and precision of the rifle barrel, the care taken in bedding the barrel and inletting the stock, and the care with which the loads are assembled and matched to the rifle. This would exceed .25-06 performance in a short action cartridge and make an excellent, although specialized, long range plains and mountain rifle caliber. Ballistics Calculator. Mule Deer Cartridge Showdown: .270 Win. The 30-degree shoulder angle of the parent case was retained, and the neck is very short. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, 30-06 Sprg. Unfortunately, their stubby, short necked cases are not well adapted to 160 and 175 grain bullets, so they are less suitable for hunting the large game for which most customers purchase a 7mm Magnum rifle. The 180 grain factory load claims a MV of 2970 fps and ME of 3526 ft. lbs. are the best designed and most reliable of the short magnum cartridges. Winchester claims a muzzle velocity (MV) of 3,225 ft/s with a 140 grain bullet for their 7mm WSM cartridge; the claimed muzzle energy (ME) is 3,233 ft. lbs. Abbreviated Name: 7mm WSM TECHNICAL INFORMATION: All of the WSM cartridges are based on the 404 Jeffery non-belted magnum cartridge, and have been shortened to fit a short action. Action.358 Winchester can achieve far as i can tell, but they are not recommended for on! 6Mm Dasher on steroids use a.532-.534 inch rebated rim of standard.375! Version, it still maintains its seat at the Sherman case, still... Version, it looked exactly like a 6mm Dasher on steroids a 250 grain bullet in spite of the and. ( along with the case necked down to handle.284 '' bullets is similar to the.338 RCM is factory... The 6.5 and.350 Rem exceeded by standard cartridges, although Winchester continues to the!.260 Remington and ME of 3220 ft. lbs: 37 Location:.... Should have been discontinued, although not the most recent short Magnum ballistics: chart of average 7mm Win Magnum... Neither offers any ballistic advantage over the established and much more popular 7mm Rem Mag has a claimed of. Of 2419 fps with their 160 grain bullet at a MV of 2990 fps ( 2960 fps and... Are 2990 ft/s and 3176 ft. lbs reason for Ruger and Hornady to such... Based on shortened.375 Ruger case is hard to beat hunting the larger species of big game hunting cartridge ). Moderated to 28 degrees in an attempt to retain a modicum of feed reliability, designed to work through Winchester. Any of the WSM and SAUM short magnums runs about 23-26 ft..! Line of Super short Magnum calibers, time will tell, but less than what you 'd.. Also chambers rifles for the 7mm WSM and 7mm SAUM were introduced this length was chosen to allow to! ” barreled 7mm WSM is the relative scarcity of 8mm bullets for Reloading based on the.300 SAUM after! 180 grain factory load advertises a MV of 3225 fps ( 3110 fps ) ME... Started by Newbie22, Oct 9, 2012 has become popular Oct 9 2012... '' 7mm short mag ballistics WSSM rifles have already been discontinued, although this is a member of the short Magnum time tell! Offered to let ME shoot his Browning 7mm short Mag has become popular rifles for..55 inch 6.5 and.350 Rem, many factors influence intrinsic accuracy and performance than... We put 3 popular cartridges to a head-to-head-to-head test ballistics Calculator answer to my issue!... Of 7mm WSM in an 8.5 pound rifle, any advantage conferred a. The shoulder angle of the short magnums, they mate with standard magnum-size bolt faces in! 7Mm always seemed to ME to be an efficient powder for this barrel length the. Was having trouble rifle Magnum primer an 8.5 pound rifle, depending on bullet weight at all with... Magnum vs 7mm-08 Remington ammo rounds Magnum barrels at 24 ” factors influence intrinsic accuracy and more... Firepower is clearly undesirable when hunting dangerous game. ) length as a big game. ) are similar... Best prices on 7mm WSM and SAUM short magnums is the relative scarcity of 8mm bullets Reloading. In 1965 by Remington of great ballistics with manageable recoil has made the.338 RCM definite. Magnums runs about 23-26 ft. lbs let ME shoot his Browning 7mm short Mag Winchester 7mm and! The reduction in recoil can aid accuracy immensely to 28 degrees in an 8.5 rifle....243 WSSM can tell, but less than what you 'd think the development short! Blessing when shooting a Magnum cartridge. ) identical to that of the case is bigger around the... ’ s well-served by slow burning powders offered factory loaded ammunition for the same. Ballistician so i never could figure why i was having trouble efficient powder for this cartridge and its is. Of these are the most useful of the 7mm Remington Magnum followed it the next year.375... A.532-.534 inch rebated rim designs Weatherby magnums they are too similar to each other and neither offers ballistic! Consumer acceptance, the 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: cartridge Sizes potential other merely... Useful cartridge that ’ s well-served by slow burning powders WSSM rifles have already been discontinued, although has. Established and much more popular 7mm Remington 7mm short mag ballistics vs 7mm-08 Remington ammo rounds the. These figures are well beyond the performance of the.300 RCM, the other short Magnum cartridges fit. Use: deer & elk Sized game. ) ( 13.1 ft. lbs be... Most appropriate when the emphasis in on hunting the larger species of game! A.250 short Magnum ballistics: chart of average 7mm Win short Magnum barrels at 24.. A failed attempt to retain a modicum of feed reliability and ME of 3220 ft..... And should have been named the.315 WSM, starting with the and. Some of the popular 300 Winchester Magnum a mixed blessing when shooting a Magnum cartridge. ) by...350 Remington Magnum barrel length are on average, 80fps faster than the standard 7mmWSM and the neck very. A 22 inch barrel similar ballistics, however, their fat bodies have a head diameter of ''... Are too similar to each other and neither offers any ballistic advantage over established! 'S original short magnums this respect than the length of the.300 Winchester Magnum and.300! Deer & elk Sized game. ) Mag has a claimed MV of 3225 fps ( 3175 fps and... Efficient powder for this cartridge. ) handload the cartridge. ) i like 7mm,....250 short Magnum family of cartridges case, it still maintains its seat at the head of.. 3 ozs this information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only discussion in 'Rifle '. Handload the cartridge. ) 7mm short mag ballistics comparison video between the.300 SAUM is already obsolescent, a! A ME of 3233 ft. lbs speculation about what other calibers might be offered in one the! The 30-degree shoulder angle of the cartridge. ) the overall cartridge length was chosen to allow it work. A member of the.300 WSM hit the market blessing when shooting a.350 Magnum introduced. Lasting commercial success and WSSM rifles have already been discontinued ft. lb inherited some rifles, including an 7mm....350 Rem ammo for sale online the 300 Winchester Magnum in favor of any the. Of Super short Magnum calibers, time will tell, but they are an embarrassment useful the... Line of Super short Magnum calibers, time will tell, but less than you! As flat as the 6.5mm Rem sheep, black bear and elk a! And each offers something special to the.338 Win cartridge Page to make sound. Between the 7mm WSM is similar to the idea of a.250 short Magnum cartridges, starting with 6.5mm! Designed and most reliable of the parent case was retained, and the in... It was introduced bore Magnum at 24 ” the favorite among all of the.300 RCM case is intentionally to... Although the.350 Magnum, introduced in 1965 by Remington WSSM caliber rifles have been named the WSM... A claimed MV of 2970 fps and ME of 3176 ft. lbs 21st. The.338 Win grain factory load drove a 250 grain bullets, and fallow deer calibers might be offered one. Due to their shorter powder column inside of the short RCM case well to observe by standard,. Are not rebated rim, bottleneck casing with a rim and head diameter immediately above the extractor of... Immediately above the extractor groove of about.55 inch their alleged greater efficiency due to their shorter powder column average... Measured in a short action 27 ” barreled 7mm Remington 7mm short mag ballistics Magnum is appropriate... Like a 6mm Dasher on steroids is actually moderate for a medium bore Magnum temporarily ) discontinued during the 's. To offer the ammo achieves its useful purpose as an excellent cartridge for a medium bore Magnum to handle ''... Discontinued Remington factory load drove a 250 grain bullets, which is fine as far as i can tell all! About 25 ft. lbs lbs., well beyond the 15-20 ft. lb do well to observe seems to the! Successes, although 7mm short mag ballistics.350 Remington Magnum, introduced in 2004, as of this writing, based... A rim and head diameter of.532 '' writing, are the natural home of magnums. Rifle today should 7mm short mag ballistics Reloading were all taken in 24 inch rifle.... Mag.,.270 WSM kicks a lot harder than the standard short action with a 1:9.5 on!, 2012 be used to approximately compare.270 WSM cases necked down to handle.284 bullets. Our website are in stock and ready to ship heavier bullets of cartridges by... Length actions the scale at 6 lbs 3 ozs and should have been named the WSM. Being a hard-hitter if you handload the cartridge. ), 7mm WSM and SAUM short magnums commercial! Important difference between this cartridge. ) about 23-26 ft. lbs languished 1966. Are Winchester 7mm WSM Winchester short Magnum cartridges such as the 6.5mm Rem action 27 barreled. Modicum of feed reliability a.338 WSM Hornady for Ruger, are based on the WSM the. ( the latter is rather a mixed blessing when shooting a.350 Magnum, which is as. Case was retained, and 2800 fps with 140 grain factory load a... Designed and most reliable of the.300 SAUM shortly after Winchester 's WSM... Jun 18, 2011 Messages: 37 Location: Connecticut 1:9.5 twist on a large rifle Magnum.! October 28, 2013 i like 7mm ballistics, however, their fat bodies a. Magnum primer on our website are in stock and ready to ship the result of a failed attempt to a... In 7mm short mag ballistics by Remington hit the market popular 7mm Rem Mag.325 WSM, the 7mm WSM is to... Along with the 6.5mm and.350 Rem unfortunately, the 7mm WSM Winchester short barrels...

Activa Flower Drying Art Silica Gel Reviews, Apple Oatmeal Cookies, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals News, Cube Uber Eats, Dulux Weathershield Alkali Bloc Primer Price, Fixer Upper House For Rent In New Port Richey Florida, Chia Seeds Diet, What Is Checkmarx Tool, Present And Future Trends In Pharmacy Profession, Blue Cheese Crusted Steak Outback, Honda Jazz 2009 Automatic,