Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM, by Don from Dallas: My ELk did not even twitch once. Head to Head: .300 Win. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win. Did anyone else see that?) I am looking for a new hunting rifle to take large game at longer range,I live in Montana). Survival. Its very lightweight and has a lot of knock down power. ...got to put the smack down on my first elk, a beautiful New Mexico 300 class bull.". It seems that my 338 hits a little harder and will penetrate deeper. I guess I will really find out this Sept 2010. 300 Win Mag vs 308. I like to work up a good load with the mono I like ( and weight I want) say 150 TTSX/175LRX for a 300WM and then I work up a good load with the 200 Noslers or similar. ...I pulled each of the elk into shade then started gutting...". ", Elk Hunting Idaho Unit 8 8A 11, This is my first year seriously trying to track down some elk. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. Gold $$ Contributor. Switched to E-tip 180s. Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. My elk rifle is a .338. by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. I've hunted and killed many elk with a .270 Win. ", Join in and write your own page! sharing such a wealth of knowledge, and giving us new hunters a fighting chance 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Picking The Right Heavy Hitter. ", 338 Marlin Express, "Light, fast shooting, hard hitting, manageable recoil, and for a lever gun - very accurate. Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. Mag.—which has been with us since 1963—has as a firm hold on the market, and in all sincerity it handles a good number of situations very well. Jul 24, 2014 #1 L. LRH ELKAHOLIC Active Member. Unless one is accompanied by a good number of friends, or shooting in very … (Eagle, CO). 180 AB with 75.0g RL-22 has worked wonders in 2 separate 300WM for me. The .300 Norma Magnum is also another cartridge which offers some excellent long-range ballistics, and has grabbed the attention of the U.S. Army. In the 30-06, I always liked (for deer) the 125-150 c&c and the 168TSX for a Mono, but then, I just "have" to try and get good loads with 200gr C&C, PT, even the Woodleigh 30-06 rated 240gr. They match.30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. I like the Mid to Heavy "conventional" bullets also, because they work pretty well. fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. Would love to hear some of you guys favorite .300 RUM loads especially if any of you are loading with N570. A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. The ballistics chart below compares the trajectory of Hornady Precision Hunter and Winchester Expedition Big Game and factory loads for each cartridge. Hunting. Simply click here to return to The Best Elk Rifle?. I'm planning on staying in the Pine Grove campground... Help needed for 1st DIY Hunt w/Son, by Patrick (Parker, CO), "I was looking for some advice on my 1st DIY hunt for 2014 in CO with my 13 yr old son. I liked the "point and shoot", thread the needle ( through a hole in the puckerbrush if you would) type shooting that I did. It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. Many current rifles chambered in .300 Ultra Mag, .300 WSM, and other short fats resist accepting more than two cartridges in the magazine — but the .300 Wby. Neither is going to be a dream to shoot unless you go with a heavy bench weight rig. (Bealeton, Va). Start off sounding like…, Best Rifle Caliber?, by Buglemup (Superior, MT), "I've been reading what people have been writing about rifle calibers and here is what 16 years of guiding elk has taught me. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. Popcorn VenisonPopcorn Venison with Maple Syrup? I like the 'Old School" 200gr CnC bullets to 'thump" something hard, ha. More Guns. Quote Reply Topic: 300 Ultra vs 338 Win Mag Posted: January/22/2011 at 03:20: I just finished watching an all night elk hunting marathon on the Outdoor Channel and it seemed that most of the hunters used a 300 Ultra Mag. Same with a 240 Wby, either a Partition(premium) or mono. Mag. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. If you have a chance to hunt hogs, they are a great "bullet tester", ha, much cheaper/ more prolific to hunt/shoot than elk/moose/bear. Some do like the very fast speeds, but really, anything over 3000fps....doubtful any of us could tell any difference, ha. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes My elk rifle is a .338. Mag. The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. I've had good luck with H4831 and 200 gr Accubonds, but I would try 180 gr bullets as well, and go with whichever is more accurate. It's easy to do. It's easy to do. In choosing between the 300 Ultra Mag vs 300 Win Mag, our choice is the 300 Win Mag because it has less recoil, more affordable, has more factory match loads, and offers more available load data than the 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. Elk or Venison Steaks Grilled to Perfection, Spice-Crusted Grilled Venison Roast Recipe. Have a ball Pard! First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A Using a fat, 404 Jeffery case 2.850" long with the 30-degree shoulder pushed well forward, Remington engineers were able to beat the case capacity of the 300 Wby. Like over 400 yards. The rifle build I spoke with you about as of right now will be a 300 rum but I am still wondering if a 300 Norma would be better. Feb 1, 2016 #14 VAspeedgoat Well-known member. need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. Looking for a new elk gun that will give me some distance. I use the Win 250 mag safes and had a one shot kill. I have heard two somewhat contradictory stories... DIY Gear List Must Have's! : I have a 30 30 with 170 grain round nose bullet. However, the lighter weight monos just change the whole paradigm, IMHO. I did not draw a tag for Missouri breaks where I have hunted in the past. A gunsmith friend of mine who reloaded a bunch said for some reason, that load worked in a lot of guns. I've never recovered a bullet from my 338. I think any High Velocity round needs these kinds of bullets. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a.270, but carries much more energy. Joined Feb 9, 2014 Messages 25 Location Rocky Mountain House, AB. Its a good looking bullet. Spice-Crusted Grilled Venison Roast Recipe This Spice-Crusted, Grilled Venison Roast recipe works great for any red meat roasts, including elk, deer or beef roast... Corned Elk Recipe You can easily make corned venison and elk, moose or corned beef from these instructions... By David Rowell Copyright © 2008-2020 Elk-Hunting-Tips.netÂ, "Wow, that was fast! I It's more effective out to longer ranges and IS NOT TOO MUCH FOR DEER. I have also tested a variety of 30 cals, 300 win mag, 300 rum, 30-378, 30 Lapua, and so on. one I have ever seen. Yesterday as we are approaching the end of a very long season including two management elk hunts I took my second elk. Have a ball though, Life is Short! The 7mm RUM is really only a good option if you are shooting ultra long range. I've never recovered a bullet from my 338. First Elk Hunt First Elk Hunt, by Big "R" (NM). Would you rather have a 308 win with a 22 inch barrel or a 300 win mag with a 26 inch barrel. (Alabama). I am extremely excited for this SUBSCRIBE . Having to start over and try western Montana. I have a Sendero in 300 RUM that I have shot out the barrel on. I loaded the 200 NAB over a wad of Retumbo for a 300 RUM, gift for my SIL. , by Rob Marchio (Omaha, Ne)~ I'm a first time elk hunter hunting Arizona's unit 6A. Mag. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. by Idaho Steve (Hailey, Id ), In the middle of the night, a herd of elk came traveling through the drainage and right past my tent... Smelly Elk Areas? That is what I did. It's almost, but not quite, comparing apples to oranges. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. That doesn't make them the best elk rifle, but it's an interesting stat. Rarely had to follow up with a 2nd shot! It's the same also around my house in … 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. Elk Hunting Pocatello by Cameron (Pocatello) Where is the best place to elk hunt around Pocatello, Idaho? I'm comfortable shooting out to 450 yards (too long for a typical hunting shot), and if in some un-foreseen situation I need to take a shot at that distance, I'm not going to question if my caliber is capable or not. on the hook. I used to hunt with a .308, (Remington 800 VLS, heavy barrel, all the goodies) but at just shy of 15 pounds I got tired of carrying it through the woods. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes The shared heritage of the .300 Win Mag and .338 Win Mag, as well as the unique roots of the .338 Lapua, is obvious in the photo below. I may have had a slight preference due to ammo price and availability. by 13 percent and the Win. Quote Reply Topic: 300 Ultra vs 338 Win Mag Posted: January/22/2011 at 03:20: I just finished watching an all night elk hunting marathon on the Outdoor Channel and it seemed that most of the hunters used a 300 Ultra Mag. by Rick Freeman I have to special order mine through a FFL friend of mine. Any success in Unit 14?, by: Dave (MI), "I'm planning on doing a DIY in Unit 14 for 2012...", Bugle in Herd bulls, by Swiltbank blog) by 20 percent. Tristan, Superior, CO: "I feel like I Election gun buying, 300wsm suggestions tips and substitutions. What can you tell me about the area? Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. Accuracy is going to be a lot more about the specific gun than the caliber. fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho?, by Terry (Richland Center, WI) Has anyone archery elk hunted in unit 30A in Idaho? But I doubt the folks who use the lighter bullets are being recoil conscious, ha. The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. One thing the 300 Win mag has going for it is it will cycle a bit more smoothly on average. Hunting gifts received-let’s see/hear ‘em. September 27, 2019. Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. I got several useful tips from you, and your site. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. I shot both and couldn’t tell the difference in felt recoil. If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. By Ron Spomer. This is comparing 225 grain 338s vs 180 grain 300s. Accuracy is going to be a lot more about the specific gun than the caliber. New Mexico Unit 49, by Silas (Los Alamos, NM). 300 PRC and .300 Win Mag factory loads generally have similar muzzle velocities, but the 300 PRC shoots a heavier bullet with a higher BC. After much back and forth, I decided on the 300 RUM. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. He was dead when he hit the ground. Hector, TX: "Wow, that was fast! I have a .300 Win Mag and it's an excellent elk rifle, up to and including long range shots pushing the limits of most hunters' ability. Finally filled the freezer..., Colorado Rockies~ "I was bummed when I got to the property and no elk, nor any hoof prints in the snow. They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. As you mention the 300 RUM I recently asked about the the new "7's" such as the 7WSM and 7 RUM and didn't get any input on those two rounds. The shot was taken from 550 yards with a 300 Ultra mag. That means it can throw the same size bullets about 200 fps faster than the Win. ", Retired USMC MSgt Needs Advice, by Ken Wing USMCRET ", Travis (WI), "I just wanted to say thank you for your site, and helpful emails! Ballistically, the .300 Wby. 1 of 2 Go to page. Many current rifles chambered in .300 Ultra Mag, .300 WSM, and other short fats resist accepting more than two cartridges in the magazine — but the .300 Wby. I shot a heavy Aoudad sheep at 250 or so, and he made one hop and was done. Therefore, 300 PRC has a slightly flatter trajectory, a little more retained energy, less wind drift, and somewhat more recoil than the 300 Win Mag. The .300 Winchester Magnum is an excellent long range cartridge and Hornady’s Precision Hunter line contains an outstanding .300 Win Mag ammo option for hunters looking to squeeze every bit of long range performance out of the cartridge. I would imagine it could be difficult for smaller shooters. Christensen Arms 300 Win Mag vs 300 RUM. First Elk!, by Tater (Sheridan, Arkansas) I took the advice I received from this website and was successful…I wanted to Thank You and Your Forum and the folks that share on here for the knowledge and information that helped me find an elk I was quite happy with. … you luck during your hunts and God bless! Together we broke the barrels in and then developed a load. IIRC, this is the flour and sugar for a Kimber Classic safe resident. ", 7mm Remington Magnum, by Dean I am a died in the wool .300 Win Mag fan boy but picked up a Christensen Arms Custom in .300 Rum. In 2007, my son, son in law and I had 3, 300 win mags built. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose It's really a horse apiece. I did use the 180 NAB, but in a 338 RUM, started out right at 3500fps. (Whitehorse, Yukon Canada). Mag., or become just another .300 magnum in the herd. I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The recoil is managable for me, but I'm 6'03", 280lbs. and 100 fps faster than the Wby. They were Remington 700 actions with 26" Lilja 1:10 barrels and McMillian stocks. I am posting this to see if anyone would know of any elk hunts free to disabled vets.... First Elk with a Bow, by Ryan H. (Colorado), ...Finally after many years of hunting with a bow "I got er did"! Just my opinion. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. No meat damage. thank you for the great tips on hunting elk. Hey guys got my 7mm fully outfitted for my elk hunt but the guide recommended bringing a backup gun just in case something crazy happens. Jordan, MT: "Your website is a great help! I use it for hunting Whitetail out to about 500 yards as well as recreational target shooting. Mar 2, 2018 #4 W. … 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes So, it begs to question whether or not the new .300 PRC will steal the thunder of the .300 Win. One thing the 300 Win mag has going for it is it will cycle a bit more smoothly on average. I also have a .300 Wthby in a Rem 700, but I don't think it provides much real advantage over the Win version. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho? Finally.Good jump. trying to find out weather the 300 rum is worth the recoil, barrel life and price for … We have 3 300 w m in the house each required a different bullet to get sub moa 165 acc b a 190 Berger and a 210 Berger. ", Tim, AZ: "This morning, she was 145# The .300 Win. You must log in or register to reply here. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose It's really a horse apiece. Mag. If you like the idea of using one of these calibers for the bigger game animals, like Alaska/Yukon moose or brown/grizzly bear, I feel the .300 Win. As a new hunter, this provides The .300 Win Mag uses a belted case with a 25 degree shoulder. In my opinion, there is no difference in recoil between the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 Win Mag. A 30-06 will handle a 180gr bullet very well, in my 30-06 it's my bullet of choice. Yep. Thanks Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. (Garrison, MT)~ What do you ballistics guys think about the use of non-lead bullets for elk? By Ron Spomer. Mag. I just wanted to thank you for Preferred by long range hunters and military snipers over the … Latest. How? We shot and compared three popular options to help you decide on the best elk cartridge for your style of hunting. First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A, Unit 60 Elk 4th Rifle Season Nov 13-17 Either Sex 2013. I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. Survival. 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. Haven't settled on a bullet weight and since I'm all … Join in and write your own page! My profile picture shows an AB I recovered this past fall. I wish positive and safe game plan for the 2014 elk season! Mag. Skip, (Tucson, AZ) "Your Elk Hunting Tips Web Site is the best, most helpful I liked the Nosler 115 PT minimum for a 257 Wby and later the 100 TSX best. Try either H4831 or H1000 for either bullet pick the one that shoots best and run with it... U really cant go wrong with either...…. of energy. 2nd year of Elk draws in the Yukon and I get DRAWN!! of energy. I wanted to personally Is the 300 PRC unique enough to establish itself? Mag. Thread starter leclairk; Start date Aug 14, 2019; leclairk. I'll throw in the 300 Remington Ultra Mag. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. 338 Win Mag vs 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua Ballistics. an excellent guide to approaching elk hunting. If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. I know I have used some very light (but stout) bullets for big game and I always zeroed them about 1" high at 100. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. (I think it was just elk. Mag. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. However, if they hold up well on a big hog, from near and far, they will work fine on anything bigger critter! gives an advantage in bullet weight. There's plenty enough energy in that 180grn AB for whatever you want to shoot. P. Scott, (BC 2016) "I would like to thank my hunting partner for the great company & this website for the wealth of information that I have gleaned & also the gear bought as every bit of info etc. Elk or Venison Steaks Grilled to Perfection Here's how to turn them into steakhouse steaks! I have to reiterate though that I don't shoot past 375 or so. Obviously, these numbers only take into consideration the energy required and don’t consider whether the shooter … On the other hand, the fact that the .300 RUM has a … I've killed everything from elk to turkeys with a 180grn Interlock flying out of a 300WM. to tell you THANKS! (which you can read all about on this 7mm vs. 300 Win. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. I finally got drawn for a late elk hunt in Unit 28, north of Road 506 and south of the boundary line of the Lincoln National Forest... Northeast Nevada Early Elk hunt, by John It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. How? The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. Simply click here to return to, 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM. Mag. 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. ...got to put the smack down on my first elk, a beautiful, Your website is a great help! If the .300 Winchester were given a magnum-length receiver, where a longer bullet could be seated properly, it could utilize these longer bullets without issue. Happy with it so far on a handful of animals I have taken. 1; 2; Next. 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