This is possible because the 26 Nosler is a big, long cartridge with plenty of “boiler room”. I would guess that would also mean the 28 Nosler would be harder yet. The 7mm Rem Mag is already overbore and can be tough on barrel life. Nosler and Hornady load both 7mm Remington Magnum and .280 Ackley ammunition; looking at their data you’ll see a difference of 90 to 100 fps between the two, with the belted 7mm Magnum giving the higher velocities (with a 162-grain Hornady ELD-X, the 7mm Mag. It nearly replicates the 7mm Rem Mag performance without the increased Magnum cartridge size. Since its introduction in 1962, the 7mm Remington Magnum (7 Rem Mag) has developed a strong following, becoming the most popular metric hunting cartridge in the United States. Reply 02-24-2016, 07:57 AM ... which is an improved .30-06 that is close to .300 Win ballistics. If you don’t reload I would honestly go with a 300win mag and buy the Berger 215 factory … Mag. 270 vs 280 vs 280 AI vs 7mm Rem Mag Ammo Selection 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. Hunting in Colorado at 8-9kft my 28 has 2100fps and 2000ft/lbs at 1000yards. If you are hunting medium game like deer, the 26 Nosler is … vs. .28 Nosler vs. 7mm RUM The U.S.A. hasn’t fully adopted the metric system, but our shooters and hunters have. The 26 Nosler has a 35° shoulder angle and a magnum-size 0.534″ outside rim diameter. It’s hard to beat 7mm ballistics with either a 6.5mm or a reasonably-sized 30, and the 7mm will give longer barrel life than a 6.5 mm with less recoil than a 30-caliber (of equal BC). It measures 2.62 inches – The 7mm Rem Mag is 2.5 inches. In fact, those two cartridges are likely among the Top 10 best selling rifle cartridges in … I have also tested a variety of 30 cals, 300 win mag, 300 rum, 30-378, 30 Lapua, and so on. 6.8 Rem SPC. It was first introduced for the Model 70 Westerner Rifle, and is based off a shortened Holland & Holland belted case. Hey Alex, I am a big 7mm fan. It is a pleasure to carry around and has better ballistics than the 7MM or the 300 Win mag. Nosler Partition 7mm Rem Magnum Important Safety Information WARNING: Discharging firearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning firearms, or handling ammunition may result in exposure to lead and other substances known to the State of California to cause birth defects, reproductive harm, and other serious physical injury. The Contestants. 7mm rem mag 300 win mag 28 nosler. As for the 7mm Rem vs 300 Win. Despite the above redundant confusion of cartridges shooting .284-inch bullets, that list is not complete. The STW, based on the 8mm Rem Mag parent case was once the biggest commercially available 7mm Magnum in terms of case capacity. The 7mm Rem Mag overall length is slightly smaller than the .300 Win Mag – 3.34 inches against 3.29 inches. As with all hyper-performance magnum cartridges, the 26 Nosler can be a little more exacting to reload than less over-bored rounds. Sweet spots for 175-180 grain bullets can be as high as 2925fps however the 180 grain ELD-M tends to work best at around 2860fps in the Remington. Just as the 7mm STW is a necked-up version of the 6.5 STW, so it goes with the .28 Nosler and the .26 Nosler. to be rechambered. I split the difference and decided to build a 7mm Mashburn which uses a 300 Win Mag case! Mag. 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). It's now been surpassed by the 7mm Remington Ultra Mag. Based on the 375 Holland and Holland, the 7 Remington Magnum case is shorter and fits in most commercially available long action receivers. .300 Win Mag vs 7mm Rem Mag Ballistics As you’d expect from the fact that the two cartridges are very similar in overall size, the ballistics of the 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win Mag are pretty similar. Here is part of Nosler's press release about their new baby:". 7mm Rem. It has a short action with a 23" barrel. Length from base to neck/shoulder junction is 2.33″ for the 26 Nosler, compared to 1.91″ for the 6.5-284 (and 2.04″ for a 7mm Rem Magnum). If we're talking optimizing performance, a 26" barrel is not optimum for either cartridge - you should instead be looking at 30" - 32" barrels. 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. Cartridges for 7mm bullets vary greatly from medium sized rifle cartridges like the 7mm-08 (308win necked down) to the larger 284Win. The PRC has 1950fps and 1200ft/lbs at 1000yds. Comparison. 7mm Remington: SP: 203: 2447: 2330: 7mm Remington Factory ammo is advertised as being higher in velocity for the 28 Nosler. 6.8mm Caliber.277” Diameter. For 2015 Nosler, located in Bend Oregon, introduced a new 7mm Magnum cartridge, the .28 Nosler. 7mm Rem Mag Ballistics Chart & Coefficient Article Posted: October 10, 2012 The following is a 500 yard 7mm Rem Magnum ballistic chart that was created using our free online ballistic calculator and details all aspects of the bullets trajectory from the millisecond it leaves the barrel until the time it reaches the 500 yd mark. This is listed as a max load, so work up to it, but I've been very happy with the performance in several different 7mm Rem mag rifles. Find information and Nosler products that are offered in your favorite cartridge: Nosler Cartridge Data By Nosler Inc ... Nosler Cartridges 22 Nosler 26 Nosler 27 Nosler 28 Nosler 30 Nosler 33 Nosler; ... 240 WBY Mag. The case length of the .300 Win Mag is a little longer. With a variety of bullets from most of the prominent mfg's in weights including, 140, 150, 160, 168, 180 and now 195. Typically I run 160 gr bullets from the 7mm Rem mag. 7mm Magnum Showdown: 7mm Rem. It is based on the non-belted .26 Nosler case (itself based on a cut-down Remington Ultra Mag case) necked-up to accept 7mm (.284") bullets. To match the ballistics of a 7mm 180gr VLD with a 30-caliber bullet, you must move … As far as the 7mm being enough bullet? … I will say that he tries to limit his shots to 400 yards and under though. I have tested, owned, built and shot many 7 rem mags, 7mm-300 win mags, a few 7 stw's, a 7 RUM or two and others in the .284 family. Cartridge Type: Rifle Height: 2.5" Width: 0.532" Average FPS: 3170 Average Energy: 2766 Average Gr: 124 Recoil: 1.91 Power Rank: 3.93 of 20 . I'm not a fan of the short and super-short mags. When filled to the brim, the .28 Nosler case holds 100.7 grains of water versus 99.6 grains for 7mm STW cases made by Remington and 100.2 grains for those from Federal . Mag. The .264 Winchester Magnum was first introduced to the commercial market in 1959 by Winchester. Tony 26 Nosler Load Data; 6.8 Remington SPC Load Data; 27 Nosler Load Data ... 7mm Mauser (7×57) Load Data; 7mm-08 Remington Load Data; 284 Winchester Load Data; 280 Remington Load Data; 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data; 280 Ackley Improved Load Data ... 6.5 Rem Mag. I also use the 160 Nosler Partition and the 160 Nosler Accubond - depending. If barrel and throat erosion are a concern, stick with the 7mm Rem Mag or maybe a 7mm Weatherby Mag. The 30 Nosler cartridge delivers better ballistics than the .300 Win. ELD ® Match 80269 2790 2564 2349 2144 1950 … 26 Nosler. . A Redundant Confusion of 7mm/280 Cartridges. When it comes to comparing the two Nosler rounds, it comes down to the intended game. 25-06 Remington. That said, the reward can be much greater if you take the time to really dial in the optimum load for your rifle. And the dimensions of the Nosler case also allow any 7 mm Rem. 7mm Rem Mag vs. 300 Win Mag 1)) Load each of them with the very ‘maximum’ amount of powder each case will safely hold, and also with exact same type of powder. The best thing about the 300WSM is the gun itself. Like I said, I'm biased for the 7RM. I have a buddy that kills a bull almost every year with a 6.5 x 55, so I know how effective a properly placed shot can be. 2)) Load both of them with exact same bullet grain weight(150, 165, or 180 grain, etc.) Next step up is the popular 7 rem mag, 7 WSM and they keep getting beefier such as the 7 RUM and more recently the 28 Nosler… Like the (copycat?) lb Muzzle Velocity ft/sec. The 300 WSM beats the 7mm and the 300 Win Mag hands down. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and pressure (29.92 inHg/1013 mbar) … The 7 mm Rem mag is a fine deer and elk cartridge, and I've easily killed elk with mine, but mine has been reduced to my back up foul weather rifle. The 300 Win looks real good with bullets such as the 190 and 210 ABLRs BUT the 7mm Rem looks darned good with the 150's and 168 ABLRs as well. It would take a whole lot of hunting to show a difference in my opinion. Powders with slow burn rates and high load densities will work best. BTHP 80289 2960 2697 2449 2215 1993 1786 1323 1098 906 741 600 482 -1 517 0-7 -22 -454 M 223 Rem 73 gr. We are now conversant in … The 7mm RUM generally produces sweet spots with 160-162 grain bullets at 3275fps. A 24" nosler should still outrun a 24" rem mag (all other things equal). I have killed every North American big game species with my Rem mag and see little reason for the 28 Nosler other than sales hype. _____ Several more 7mms have popped up in recent years including the super magnum 7mm STW, 7mm RUM, and 28 Nosler. Mag., it was based on a shortened 300 H&H case. Ammo Description Velocity (fps) Energy (ft/lb) Trajectory Tables (inches) CARTRIDGE BULLET ITEM # MUZ 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 400 yd 500 yd MUZ 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 400 yd 500 yd MUZ 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 400 yd 500 yd M 223 Rem 68 gr. 264 Win Mag. runs at 2940 fps and the .280 AI runs at 2850 fps). . Sierra recommends, and I use, 65 grains of RL-22 with their 160 gr SPBT. 257 Roberts +P. While the 7mm RUM isn't loaded at the factory to be as fast it does have the higher powder capacity. HOWEVER, I don't follow the logic of having to use a 26" barrel if you go the Nosler route. Have killed dozens of elk, deer and antelope with the good old 7mm Rem mag. Manufactured to Nosler's strict quality standards, Nosler® ammunition is built to attain optimum performance, no matter what you use it for. The Practical therefore produces velocities which are on average 125 to 150fps faster than the Rem Mag. 257 WBY Mag. an example is both of them with a 150 grain bullet, and also same bullet type. out of an unbelted case, and fits into .30-’06 Sprg.-length actions. The author analyzed the 7x57 Mauser, 7mm-08 Remington, .280 Remington, 7mm Remington Magnum, 7mm Weatherby Magnum, and 28 Nosler for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. The nosler hammers for a longggg way. 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