How far can you shoot with a 300 win mag?

How far can you shoot with a 300 win mag?

1,210 yards
The . 300 Win Mag sees use in long-range benchrest shooting competitions and has been adopted by law enforcement marksmen and by a few specific branches of the U.S. Military for use by snipers. Maximum effective range is generally accepted to be 1,210 yards (1,110 m) with ammunition incorporating low-drag projectiles.

Is a 300 win mag worth it?

Most notably, the . 300 Win Mag caliber bullet is an excellent elk choice. Rocky Mountain and western hunters swear by it for its ideal muzzle velocity and impressive accuracy. 300 Win Mag, it’s worth considering a Winchester Model 70, Savage 110, Remington Model 700, or Weatherby Vanguard.

Is the 300 win mag too big for deer?

300 Win Mag is your caliber. The 150-grain loads in a . 300 are smoking. With an average velocity hovering around the 3,200 to 3,300 fps mark, these light weights are great for deer and antelope, really any game that inhabits open country where shots might come at 250 to 300 yards or beyond.

What is the best bullet for 300 Win Mag?

A 165 grain bullet is probably a better choice for the .300 Win. Mag., given the powder capacity of the case and the superior sectional density (SD) of the heavier bullet.

Which is better 308 or 300 Win Mag?

Comparing both velocities, the 300 has a better velocity than the 308, when you are no longer shooting within 300 yards. Although rounds of the 300 Win Mag have heavier bullets, the powder load the 300 Win Mag uses compensates for any possible loss of speed.

Is 300 Win Mag too big for deer?

A shooting friend uses a 30-06 or 300 Win Mag. Deer in Northern Alabama are not that big. I think the average weight is just over 100 pounds, a big one is around 150 pounds. Friend said the longest shot he made was 120 yards, based on a range diagram in a hunting blind.

What primer for 300 Win Mag?

210 or 210M In your 300 Win Mag, use 210 or 210M primers with H4831 powder. That is what I have been using for years, with no regrets. If you end up using a slow powder like H1000 or Retumbo, ( I wouldn’t) you might want to use 215s.