I did not draw a tag for Missouri breaks where I have hunted in the past. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. It's almost, but not quite, comparing apples to oranges. 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. 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. in creating such an amazing and helpful website. I've killed everything from elk to turkeys with a 180grn Interlock flying out of a 300WM. ...got to put the smack down on my first elk, a beautiful, Your website is a great help! I 325 WSM is worth considering, Palmer Lake,CO: I believe that the .325 WSM is the ultimate elk caliber... 30-30 for Elk? I landed on the 300 win mag mainly because it was the caliber of the gun I selected. JavaScript is disabled. 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. After much back and forth, I decided on the 300 RUM. I haven't weighed the rifle/optics yet, but with a 3-9x40 Leupold I'd say it is around 9lbs.I hunt western Colorado where the terrain is nasty, steep and the weather changes every 10 minutes. But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. an excellent guide to approaching elk hunting. By Ron Spomer. Gold $$ Contributor. This is comparing 225 grain 338s vs 180 grain 300s. I wanted to personally by Jimmy (New Mexico), I've come across many areas that just stink of elk, literally. The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. Its a good looking bullet. Feb 1, 2016 #14 VAspeedgoat Well-known member. I shoot a 200 AB in my .300 Win with H4831sc. 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. Its a good looking bullet. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. Hunting. vs. 338. I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. However, if they hold up well on a big hog, from near and far, they will work fine on anything bigger critter! ", Jesse, NM: "I just wanted to thank you for taking the time and energy Jul 24, 2014 #1 L. LRH ELKAHOLIC Active Member. Thread starter raidersfan_5544; Start date Feb 20, 2009; raidersfan_5544. My SIL used the same bullet in my 338 Federal for a close up shot on a mule deer. (Hailey, ID )~ I hunt by myself a lot...I'd love to hear your thoughts on strategic set-ups when solo hunting and calling. The .300 Win. It gave the same result. You are using an out of date browser. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. This is comparing 225 grain 338s vs 180 grain 300s. I have countless hrs going over stats, topo maps & Google Earth", Elk Hunting Colorado in 2013, By William (Midland, TX) "I am planning an elk hunt next year in Colorado and I wanted to know if hunting Gunnison National Forest...", Unit 60 Elk 4th Rifle Season Nov 13-17 Either Sex 2013, By Chester 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. Joined Sep 4, 2014 Messages 2,706 Location Timberville, VA. Of your choices the .338 is the one that doesn't fit just because you mentioned longer shots. Happy with it so far on a handful of animals I have taken. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . If you are … Is there anyone that has hunted in any of these units and can give me some friendly advice? 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. 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! need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. 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. Thread starter LRH ELKAHOLIC; Start date Jul 24, 2014; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Picking The Right Heavy Hitter. Joined Feb 9, 2014 Messages 25 Location Rocky Mountain House, AB. I loaded the 200 NAB over a wad of Retumbo for a 300 RUM, gift for my SIL. Go. A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. The 180 grain load is an outstanding choice of .300 Win Mag ammo for elk, moose, or bear hunting while the the lighter 165 grain load is perfect for deer, pronghorn, and bear. Yep. Together we broke the barrels in and then developed a load. You must log in or register to reply here. Comment: "What do you guys think about the idea of hunting elk with a 270? I got several useful tips from you, and your site. They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. I would imagine it could be difficult for smaller shooters. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. the Monos are long, but many heavier c&c bullets are too, and they "do" recoil more. A 300 Win Mag firing a 210 Berger VLD hunting bullet at 2900 fps will have enough energy to kill a deer at past 1200 yards and an elk at just past 900 yards. 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. September 27, 2019. Mag. Ribs to under hide near flank 225 yards. The shot was taken from 550 yards with a 300 Ultra mag. Why? Switched to E-tip 180s. It may not display this or other websites correctly. Looking at the Lyman reloading manual, … I'll throw in the 300 Remington Ultra Mag. Experience on Elk I usually shoot my elk with a 338 Win Mag and most of my buddies use a 30. cal (anything from an 06 to a 300 Ultra). A 300 win mag will do it all, theDude is excellent at providing some insight on shot. I may have had a slight preference due to ammo price and availability. But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. It’s a 26” 1:10 twist barrel. Mag. The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. I know the pictures a moose but it is the biggest bodied moose I have seen in over 20 years hunting the beast! 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. "...Any general advice about the unit would be appreciated! Mag. blog) by 20 percent. 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"! I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. by 13 percent and the Win. Is the 300 PRC unique enough to establish itself? If you feel that the largest animals are better served with a larger bore altogether, then it becomes nearly a dead heat between the two cartridges. (Alabama). What can you tell me about the area? However, as we worked through a variety of bullets and powders, the 200 grain AB ahead of RL22 shot the best. need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. Anyone have experience with 180 or 200 grain Accubonds? 2nd year of Elk draws in the Yukon and I get DRAWN!! Simply click here to return to, 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM. Ha I had a friend who used the factory 220gr Corlokts on Tx deer/hogs in his 30-06. 300 win mag vs 300 rum. IIRC, this is the flour and sugar for a Kimber Classic safe resident. Latest. by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net With bullets from the same mfg's in the 180, 190, 210, 215 and 230 gr weights. I just wanted to thank you for Simply click here to return to The Best Elk Rifle?. 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. I know I have used some very light (but stout) bullets for big game and I always zeroed them about 1" high at 100. A gunsmith friend of mine who reloaded a bunch said for some reason, that load worked in a lot of guns. I am extremely excited for this fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. vs. .300 Wby. A 30-06 will handle a 180gr bullet very well, in my 30-06 it's my bullet of choice. I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. Would love to hear some of you guys favorite .300 RUM loads especially if any of you are loading with N570. fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. I also know a guy who kills elk with a 243. I have just never been thrilled by the 7mm Rem Mag. Preferred by long range hunters and military snipers over the … I did a ton of research on calibers only, as I knew I was buying another Remington 700. Neither is going to be a dream to shoot unless you go with a heavy bench weight rig. by Randy B I had read years ago and believe to this day that the beauty of a magnum is it handles heavy for cartridge bullet's better than standard bullet's. Popcorn VenisonPopcorn Venison with Maple Syrup? I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. Elk and Deer Hunting and Mountain Bikes, by Skip Shepherd (Tucson, AZ)~ At 67 I am thinking a lot about investing in a mountain bike to get back into remote areas... Solo archery hunting -- tips for calling/set up?, by Idaho Steve A 300 Win Mag firing a 210 Berger VLD hunting bullet at 2900 fps will have enough energy to kill a deer at past 1200 yards and an elk at just past 900 yards. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a .270, but carries much more energy. We have updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as of May 5th, 2020. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho? Christensen Arms 300 Win Mag vs 300 RUM. Next Last. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. ", 7mm Remington Magnum, by Dean That doesn't make them the best elk rifle, but it's an interesting stat. 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. ", Retired USMC MSgt Needs Advice, by Ken Wing USMCRET SUBSCRIBE . 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. and 100 fps faster than the Wby. 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. Christensen Arms 300 Win Mag vs 300 RUM. 300 Win Mag vs 308. I landed on the 300 win mag mainly because it was the caliber of the gun I selected. Hunting gifts received-let’s see/hear ‘em. Mag., or become just another .300 magnum in the herd. (Bealeton, Va). ", Travis (WI), "I just wanted to say thank you for your site, and helpful emails! One thing the 300 Win mag has going for it is it will cycle a bit more smoothly on average. They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. I have to special order mine through a FFL friend of mine. My profile picture shows an AB I recovered this past fall. 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. 1,089 Posts #6 • Feb 1, 2013. Just my opinion. Mag. The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. The recoil is managable for me, but I'm 6'03", 280lbs. 2950fps with R23 shot like a varmint rifle, the 200 NAB would be swell too. More. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. My elk rifle is a .338. Wounded Veteran Elk hunts, by Joshua FL), I am a disabled veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and have always dreamed of hunting elk. Thanks again! I definitely owe some of my 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes I use it for hunting Whitetail out to about 500 yards as well as recreational target shooting. of energy. Hunting. I wish I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. Working up a load for my 300 win mag. 338 Win Mag vs 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua Ballistics. 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? I have shot most of my stuff with a .300 Win mag and it has never failed me. Mag. 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