What is the highest grain bullet for a 7mm-08?

While it’s possible to use even heavier bullets in handloads, most 7mm-08 factory ammo tops out with 140 grain bullet weights. However, this load utilizes a 150 grain bullet, which is one of the heavier bullets available for the cartridge.

What is the difference between a 243 and 7mm08?

The 243 Winchester shoots flatter and faster and recoils less. The 7mm-08 delivers more bullet energy (elephant killing energy) than the 243 Winchester at all distances and can be configured (hand loaded with lighter bullets) to shoot as flat.

Which caliber is bigger 270 or 7mm-08?

270 Win case is much longer than the 7mm-08 case even though they share the base diameter. The bullet of the . 270 also does not sit down in the casing enough to reduce the cartridge space so with a case length of half an inch longer, and the same difference in overall cartridge length, it can hold more propellant.

What is the ballistics of a 7mm-08 Remington?

Ballistics and Drop for the 7mm-08 Remington. The 7mm-08 Remington was designed in 1980 by Remington Arms Company. The parent case is the .308 Winchester with a narrowed neck that fits a .284 inch bullet on a .315 inch neck with a rimless, bottleneck case. It has a length of 2.035 inches, 2.80 inches overall, with a 1:9.5 twist…

What is the average grain of a Remington 7mm?

Performance of the 7mm-08 Remington Available hunting bullets in 7mm caliber (.284 inch) range from 110 to 175 grains in weight, while current factory loaded ammunition choices include 120 through 160 grain bullets. Loads with 139 or 140 grain bullets are the most common.

What is a 7mm-08 used for?

The 7mm-08 is used for big game hunting, along with being popular with enthusiasts for shooting competitions for its accuracy on target placement. *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of 7mm-08 Remington Ballistics cartridge.

What is the best weight for a 7mm bullet?

Again, a low SD as a result of the 140 grain 7mm bullet weight dictates that for best performance, the Partition and Accubond do their best work on game weighing up to 80kg (180lb). Both bullets are adequate for game up to 150kg (330lb) but this weight should be considered a maximum.