Is a 7mm mag more powerful than a 30-06?

The 7mm Rem Mag fires smaller caliber and lighter, but generally more aerodynamic bullets at a higher velocity than the . 30-06 Springfield. The 7mm Rem Mag has a flatter trajectory, more kinetic energy at typical hunting ranges, and is also better for longer range shots, but the . 30-06 has less recoil.

Which is better .270 or 7mm?

270 with the 7mm Remington magnum is like comparing grits and white cornmeal. They’re pretty much the same thing. The latter round is a tad more powerful; so little, though, that any advantage to it lies in the fevered imagination of the user. Both are excellent cartridges.

What is the heaviest bullet for 7mm?

The heaviest commercially loaded ammo available for the 7mm is 195 grains, while the . 30-06 Springfield can be loaded with bullets up to 220 grains, but for a . 308 caliber to equal the flat trajectory and penetration of a .

How fast does a 7mm Rem Mag bullet travel?

So what does the charting of the 7mm Rem Mags’s external ballistics tell us exactly? It says that at around the halfway point of 250 yards the bullet will have slowed by 500fps. This bullet at 500 yards still has speed and stopping power traveling some 2143fps and carrying either 1427lbs energy (140gr) or 1603lbs energy (150gr).

What is the 7mm Remington Magnum?

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. Based on the 375 Holland and Holland, the 7 Remington Magnum case is shorter and fits in most commercially available long action receivers.

What is the best twist rate for a 7mm Magnum?

Optimum twist rate for all bullet weights in the 7mm RM is 1:9”. Accuracy is of vital importance when working up a 7mm magnum load. Any gain in velocity over a standard cartridge will immediately be negated if the rifle will not shoot better than these cartridges at the extended ranges for which magnums excel at.

What is the range of a 4550 7mm Mag?

Trajectory for Custom .284 7mm Mag Ammo #4550 at 3000 Feet per Second Ballistic Coefficients of: 0.545 0.515 0.515 0.515 0.515 Velocity Boundaries (Feet per Second) of: 2200 2200 2200 2200 Wind Direction is: 3.0 o’clock and a Wind Velocity of: 10.0 Miles per hour Wind Components are (Miles per Hour): DownRange: 0.0 Cross Range: 10.0 Vertical: 0.0