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What is comparable to a 7mm-08?

What is comparable to a 7mm-08?

7mm-08 vs 308: Cartridge Specs As you can see, these two rifle cartridges are incredibly similar except for the bullet that they use. Since the 7mm-08 parent case is the 308, they have almost identical dimensions. This means that they can both fit into a short action rifle.

What caliber is closest to a 7mm-08?

Since the 7mm-08 parent case is the 308, they have almost identical dimensions. This means that they can both fit into a short action rifle. This is important to note because it means that the primary differences between the 7mm-08 Rem and the 308 Winchester will be centered around the bullet that each cartridge fires.

When did the Remington 7mm 08 come out?

Released in 1980, the 7mm-08 Remington would go on to be considered not only an excellent target cartridge, but one of the best deer cartridges ever conceived. The 7mm-08 uses the same shoulder angle as its parent cartridge (20 degrees) to assure both smooth feeding and good headspacing from the rimless cartridge.

Is the 7mm 08 a good hunting cartridge?

Nonetheless, the 7mm-08 remains an excellent choice as a hunting cartridge, and a decent choice for a target cartridge for those who stay inside of 1,000 yards, maybe a bit more.

What’s the KPS score for a Remington 7mm 08?

139-140 grain bullets are, by far, the most popular choice for the 7mm-08, with good reason. The 139 grain load above has a HITS score near the high end of the medium game range. The KPS score of the 139 grain load is quite close to 140 grain loads in the.260 Remington or 6.5×55 SE cartridges.

How big is a Remington 7mm Winchester bullet?

Simply the .308 Winchester case necked down to hold .284-inch bullets, and offering an excellent balance of bore diameter to case capacity, the 7mm/.308 would have to hang around for over two decades until Remington made it an honest cartridge by giving it their last name.