The .300 Norma Magnum is also another cartridge which offers some excellent long-range ballistics, and has grabbed the attention of the U.S. Army. Any success in Unit 14?, by: Dave (MI), "I'm planning on doing a DIY in Unit 14 for 2012...", Bugle in Herd bulls, by Swiltbank It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. Rarely had to follow up with a 2nd shot! I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. Yep. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Feb 1, 2016 #14 VAspeedgoat Well-known member. It looks like the ballistics are fairly close out to 500. I would pick a 7mm mag above the 7mm rum. Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. Election gun buying, 300wsm suggestions tips and substitutions. by Rick Freeman Neither is going to be a dream to shoot unless you go with a heavy bench weight rig. I got several useful tips from you, and your site. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. (Bealeton, Va). Its very lightweight and has a lot of knock down power. Mag. I'm comfortable shooting out to 450 yards (too long for a typical hunting shot), and if in some un-foreseen situation I need to take a shot at that distance, I'm not going to question if my caliber is capable or not. Mag. My response to many of these posts is that I usually go back to whichever bullet shoots best in. Is there anyone that has hunted in any of these units and can give me some friendly advice? It’s still something to think about even if you do have a lot of experience. I wouldn't know where to even start for a 800yd shot, ha. Tristan, Superior, CO: "I feel like I I Working up a load for my 300 win mag. 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. I'm a student at ISU and I'm looking for somewhere around here to hunt next season. Mag. A 300 win mag will do it all, theDude is excellent at providing some insight on shot. I liked the "point and shoot", thread the needle ( through a hole in the puckerbrush if you would) type shooting that I did. Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. 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. (Alabama). I landed on the 300 win mag mainly because it was the caliber of the gun I selected. I loaded the 200 NAB over a wad of Retumbo for a 300 RUM, gift for my SIL. Neither is going to be a dream to shoot unless you go with a heavy bench weight rig. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. "...Any general advice about the unit would be appreciated! It gave the same result. Would you rather have a 308 win with a 22 inch barrel or a 300 win mag with a 26 inch barrel. They're both moose medicine. I've hunted and killed many elk with a .270 Win. Too much can go wrong and the recovery of an animal shot at 100 yards can already be complicated at times. I've had good luck with H4831 and 200 gr Accubonds, but I would try 180 gr bullets as well, and go with whichever is more accurate. So, "if" your rifle likes it, it will hold up just fine in your 300 WM. have found it to be very useful and enlightening. In choosing between the 300 Ultra Mag vs 300 Win Mag, our choice is the 300 Win Mag because it has less recoil, more affordable, has more factory match loads, and offers more available load data than the 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. I am about to have it re-barreled and want to re-chamber to either 7 Mag or 300 Win Mag. Unless one is accompanied by a good number of friends, or shooting in very … an excellent guide to approaching elk hunting. Looking for a new elk gun that will give me some distance. fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. I've killed everything from elk to turkeys with a 180grn Interlock flying out of a 300WM. First Elk!, by Tater (Sheridan, Arkansas) I took the advice I received from this website and was successful…I wanted to Thank You and Your Forum and the folks that share on here for the knowledge and information that helped me find an elk I was quite happy with. ...I pulled each of the elk into shade then started gutting...". Anyone have experience with 180 or 200 grain Accubonds? Mag. elk rifle season as its my first. Hunting. But I doubt the folks who use the lighter bullets are being recoil conscious, ha. The .300 Win Mag uses a belted case with a 25 degree shoulder. This hunt is from a 2015 late season antlerless elk tag in Utah. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. 2nd year of Elk draws in the Yukon and I get DRAWN!! I loaded the 200 NAB over a wad of Retumbo for a 300 RUM, gift for my SIL. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes 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? Switched to E-tip 180s. 300 Win Mag vs 308. Non- Lead Bullets for Elk?, by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net I also know a guy who kills elk with a 243. First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A sharing such a wealth of knowledge, and giving us new hunters a fighting chance I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. I have a 300 and 7mm WSM I use occasionally and although they work well, both needed a bit of tweaking in the feed rails to feed properly. Win. I used to shoot 180s (ABs) and they grouped well at 200 yds, outside with wind. Mag. in creating such an amazing and helpful website. Why? I wanted to personally Unique Elk Talk 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). This beast provides more initial velocity than any of the previous cartridges discussed, and has proven to be an outstanding elk cartridge. Mag. is required to harvest one of these regal animals. I got several useful tips from you, and your site. I know I have used some very light (but stout) bullets for big game and I always zeroed them about 1" high at 100. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. Haven't settled on a bullet weight and since I'm all … New Mexico Unit 49, by Silas (Los Alamos, NM). So far, I'm in love with this rifle. You are using an out of date browser. A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. With bullets from the same mfg's in the 180, 190, 210, 215 and 230 gr weights. by Craig (Florida) "Here are some of the items I use on my DIY hunts in the CO backcountry...". Mag. The drawbacks... ammo is fairly difficult to find. He traveled about 20 yards, pleased me as do Partition in 180g. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. Finally time to do some reloading for my Savage Model 110 Long Range Hunter in 300 WSM. I'm planning on staying in the Pine Grove campground... Help needed for 1st DIY Hunt w/Son, by Patrick (Parker, CO), "I was looking for some advice on my 1st DIY hunt for 2014 in CO with my 13 yr old son. In 2007, my son, son in law and I had 3, 300 win mags built. So I was thinking to myself where better a place to ask for advice. you luck during your hunts and God bless! The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. September 27, 2019. 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. Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. ", Guns I like for Elk, by Mountain Walker (Kootenays east B.C. 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM, by Don from Dallas: My ELk did not even twitch once. I like the Mid to Heavy "conventional" bullets also, because they work pretty well. Mag., or become just another .300 magnum in the herd. the Monos are long, but many heavier c&c bullets are too, and they "do" recoil more. If the .300 Winchester were given a magnum-length receiver, where a longer bullet could be seated properly, it could utilize these longer bullets without issue. (Garrison, MT). Thanks again! I like the Remington .300 Ultra Mag short Action. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. ", 7mm Remington Magnum, by Dean If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. ", 338 Marlin Express, "Light, fast shooting, hard hitting, manageable recoil, and for a lever gun - very accurate. know many other hunters… Thanks again for the gear, and the website. In choosing between the 300 Ultra Mag vs 300 Win Mag, our choice is the 300 Win Mag because it has less recoil, more affordable, has more factory match loads, and offers more available load data than the 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. Therefore, 300 PRC has a slightly flatter trajectory, a little more retained energy, less wind drift, and somewhat more recoil than the 300 Win Mag. (Az) The key to calling in a herd bull is to get into his bedding grounds and threaten his herd. Go. (Eagle, CO). ", Retired USMC MSgt Needs Advice, by Ken Wing USMCRET Elk or Venison Steaks Grilled to Perfection, Spice-Crusted Grilled Venison Roast Recipe. Its a good looking bullet. Nosler ABLR vs Hornady ELDx vs Federal Terminal Ascent reviews/experience? I shot both and couldn’t tell the difference in felt recoil. 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. Worth playing with! I have no experience with a 300 mag but have a thought on bullet's for cartridges anyway. Finally filled the freezer..., Colorado Rockies~ "I was bummed when I got to the property and no elk, nor any hoof prints in the snow. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. How? Jordan, MT: "Your website is a great help! 325 WSM is worth considering, Palmer Lake,CO: I believe that the .325 WSM is the ultimate elk caliber... 30-30 for Elk? I know the pictures a moose but it is the biggest bodied moose I have seen in over 20 years hunting the beast! But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. 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. It's easy to do. by 13 percent and the Win. Since the recoil for the 300 Ultra is about the same as a 338 Win Mag and many would argue the 338 is a more versatile cartridge, why do you think so many choose the 300 … by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net I also have a .300 Wthby in a Rem 700, but I don't think it provides much real advantage over the Win version. JavaScript is disabled. by Randy B He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. I did a ton of research on calibers only, as I knew I was buying another Remington 700. (I think it was just elk. They have ethically killed every animal I have shot at. 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 Plus, given the primary importance of bullet placement, and assuming the shooters ability to achieve that, both the 30-06 and .308 are also adequate elk calibers 99% of the time. My profile picture shows an AB I recovered this past fall. P. Scott, (BC 2016) "I would like to thank my hunting partner for the great company & this website for the wealth of information that I have gleaned & also the gear bought as every bit of info etc. After much back and forth, I decided on the 300 RUM. It's the same also around my house in … 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. 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. Wounded Veteran Elk hunts, by Joshua FL), I am a disabled veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and have always dreamed of hunting elk. one I have ever seen. 1,089 Posts #6 • Feb 1, 2013. Discussion in 'Big Stuff--7mm, 30 Cal, .338+' started by leclairk, Aug 14, 2019. leclairk Silver $$ Contributor. of energy. I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. Too much can go wrong and the recovery of an animal shot at 100 yards can already be complicated at times. ", Travis (WI), "I just wanted to say thank you for your site, and helpful emails! They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. you luck during your hunts and God bless!". of filling a tag. If they 7 mag case was a .300 win mag necked down, then I would say they are the same, but the 7 mag case is shorter, and for some weird reason that bugs me. Rage Broadheads by Chris, ...my buddy gave me a rage practice tip and when I shot it you could not pick out the broadhead from the field points. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose It's really a horse apiece. Its a good looking bullet. I've never recovered a bullet from my 338. I did use the 180 NAB, but in a 338 RUM, started out right at 3500fps. If anyone has tips on areas to start scouting, I'd really appreciate it. Solo archery hunting -- tips for calling/set up? What can you tell me about the area? Of the cup and core, the Sierra Pro Hunter 180 and Speer Hot Cor 180 do very well, but even better ( based on my use in 30-06 and 30-06 Improved) are the Sierra 200 GK SBT and the Speer 200 Hot Cor. Canada),"I think the gun you shoot Elk with should be one you shoot a lot with... ", .35 Remington, by Bill Smith "...my .35 Rem appears to have dropped a medium deer flawlessly, but I now have serious doubts as to its capability to take an elk.". He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. 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. ", Jesse, NM: "I just wanted to thank you for taking the time and energy And then I cannot see using less than heavy bullet's in any magnum If for some reason I were to buy a magnum again and it were a 300 mag there is no doubt in my mind the bullet's I'd be leaning toward would be 200grs. The shot was taken from 550 yards with a 300 Ultra mag. vs. 338. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. Hunting. Obviously, these numbers only take into consideration the energy required and don’t consider whether the shooter … By Ron Spomer. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho? Elk Hunting Pocatello by Cameron (Pocatello) Where is the best place to elk hunt around Pocatello, Idaho? I like the 'Old School" 200gr CnC bullets to 'thump" something hard, ha. Second place weapon for killing the most trophies was... BOWS! I know every barrel is different but with dumb luck, it worked in mine. I shot both and couldn’t tell the difference in felt recoil. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. No meat damage. 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Picking The Right Heavy Hitter. My question is, how much more recoil is there between the Win Mag and RUM? However, if they hold up well on a big hog, from near and far, they will work fine on anything bigger critter! and 100 fps faster than the Wby. Will this work to shoot an elk ? I am extremely excited for this 1; 2; Next. Next Last. But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. 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. It may not display this or other websites correctly. 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. He was dead when he hit the ground. Mitchell, Moscow Idaho. More Guns. Survival. Since the recoil for the 300 Ultra is about the same as a 338 Win Mag and many would argue the 338 is a more versatile cartridge, why do you think so many choose the 300 … (Helena, MT. I just read that 300 magnums of one sort or another have killed the most trophy elk. I have shot most of my stuff with a .300 Win mag and it has never failed me. It's more effective out to longer ranges and IS NOT TOO MUCH FOR DEER. 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"! Hector, TX: "Wow, that was fast! success to your website and your products. I have a 300 and 7mm WSM I use occasionally and although they work well, both needed a bit of tweaking in the feed rails to feed properly. At the same time, the .300 RUM uses a rebated rim case while the .300 Win Mag does not. of energy. I have a .300 Win Mag and it's an excellent elk rifle, up to and including long range shots pushing the limits of most hunters' ability. They match.30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. Yesterday as we are approaching the end of a very long season including two management elk hunts I took my second elk. Unless one is accompanied by a good number of friends, or shooting in very … IIRC, this is the flour and sugar for a Kimber Classic safe resident. Simply click here to return to The Best Elk Rifle?. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. I finally got drawn for a late elk hunt in Unit 28, north of Road 506 and south of the boundary line of the Lincoln National Forest... Northeast Nevada Early Elk hunt, by John They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. Win. 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. 300 Win Mag vs 308. A gunsmith friend of mine who reloaded a bunch said for some reason, that load worked in a lot of guns. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. Popcorn VenisonPopcorn Venison with Maple Syrup? Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. The .300 Win. Are they needed?, No, but if I had a choice of a 180 cup and core and a Mono for a 300, its going to be the Mono. I think the newer TTSX has more advantages. 2950fps with R23 shot like a varmint rifle, the 200 NAB would be swell too. I got the basic Remington 700, with the matte finish and synthetic stock (SPS?). Ballistically, the .300 Wby. Mag. Christensen Arms 300 Win Mag vs 300 RUM. There's plenty enough energy in that 180grn AB for whatever you want to shoot. SUBSCRIBE . thank you for the great tips on hunting elk. (More comments about Best Elk Rifle below). Go with the .300 win mag, it's just a better overall caliber, like you said bigger bullet, more knock down power. Therefore, 300 PRC has a slightly flatter trajectory, a little more retained energy, less wind drift, and somewhat more recoil than the 300 Win Mag. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho?, by Terry (Richland Center, WI) Has anyone archery elk hunted in unit 30A in Idaho? 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). Just my opinion. I just wanted to thank you for Comment: "What do you guys think about the idea of hunting elk with a 270? However, the lighter weight monos just change the whole paradigm, IMHO. I am a died in the wool .300 Win Mag fan boy but picked up a Christensen Arms Custom in .300 Rum. 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. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. positive and safe game plan for the 2014 elk season! On the other hand, the fact that the .300 RUM has a … Happy with it so far on a handful of animals I have taken. Accuracy is going to be a lot more about the specific gun than the caliber. (Garrison, MT)~ What do you ballistics guys think about the use of non-lead bullets for elk? My elk rifle is a .338. First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A, Unit 60 Elk 4th Rifle Season Nov 13-17 Either Sex 2013. You must log in or register to reply here. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . Together we broke the barrels in and then developed a load. However, as we worked through a variety of bullets and powders, the 200 grain AB ahead of RL22 shot the best. Have a ball Pard! As you mention the 300 RUM I recently asked about the the new "7's" such as the 7WSM and 7 RUM and didn't get any input on those two rounds. I use it for hunting Whitetail out to about 500 yards as well as recreational target shooting. ", Thomas (OR), "Reading your tips has helped me to formulate a hopefully However, and this is pure personal opinion, I don't like putting the 7mm mag and the .300 in the same category. More Guns. 300 PRC vs 300 Win Mag. Mag. They were Remington 700 actions with 26" Lilja 1:10 barrels and McMillian stocks. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. So, it begs to question whether or not the new .300 PRC will steal the thunder of the .300 Win. Like over 400 yards. ", 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. Hey guys got my 7mm fully outfitted for my elk hunt but the guide recommended bringing a backup gun just in case something crazy happens. Barrel life is short, and being aggressively overbore, the RUM can be finicky about accuracy. are both great. Plus, given the primary importance of bullet placement, and assuming the shooters ability to achieve that, both the 30-06 and .308 are also adequate elk calibers 99% of the time. Re: 7mm STW vs 300 WBY Mag for long range elk/moose It's really a horse apiece. Why? trying to find out weather the 300 rum is worth the recoil, barrel life and price for … In my opinion, there is no difference in recoil between the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 Win Mag. (which you can read all about on this 7mm vs. 300 Win. That doesn't make them the best elk rifle, but it's an interesting stat. 7mm rem mag vs 7mm rem ultra mag vs 300 win mag. 300 PRC vs 300 Win Mag. First Elk Hunt First Elk Hunt, by Big "R" (NM). Lots of people complain it kills on both ends but I don't have any problems with the round. I think the mid range to heavy weight bullet's in each cartridge work best. Knocks a 60" bull Moose down at 500 yards, so I'm sure it will do well with Elk. How? Hunting in Western Montana, by Mike A. USA) I use my Liberty Ruger M77, 7mm Rem. Plenty of preloaded lead options with great bullet now for the 300 norma. It's the same also around my house in … Simply click here to return to, 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM. By Ron Spomer. Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. Thread starter leclairk; Start date Aug 14, 2019; leclairk. (Carson City,NV), "Any suggestions on what areas I may see some signs of elk? 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. 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Picking The Right Heavy Hitter. With bullets from the same mfg's in the 180, 190, 210, 215 and 230 gr weights. The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. Mar 2, 2018 #4 W. … A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. That is what I did. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a .270, but carries much more energy. Join in and write your own page! Accuracy is going to be a lot more about the specific gun than the caliber. The recoil is managable for me, but I'm 6'03", 280lbs. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. 1 of 2 Go to page. Ballistically, the .300 Wby. I did not draw a tag for Missouri breaks where I have hunted in the past. 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. Latest. I am looking for a new hunting rifle to take large game at longer range,I live in Montana). The problem come's in that with those heavy bullet's rcoil also goes up but that's the price yu pay. Mag. If you're gun just seems to like the 200s better, there's that, but don't worry energy between the two. I read and profit more than I can tell you. Finally.Good jump. I have also tested a variety of 30 cals, 300 win mag, 300 rum, 30-378, 30 Lapua, and so on. Additionally, the .300 RUM has a minimally tapered beltless case with a 30 degree shoulder. However, it’s a bit too much of a good thing. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. Feb 20, 2009 #1 I am new to the site and I'm amazed with some of the knowledge people here posses. Same with a 240 Wby, either a Partition(premium) or mono. Not surprisingly, there are some significant differences in the ballistics of the three cartridges. The fact that the .300 RUM has a beltless case is something of an advantage when it comes to reliable feeding. If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. (Hailey, ID )~ I hunt by myself a lot...I'd love to hear your thoughts on strategic set-ups when solo hunting and calling. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. blog) by 20 percent. Is the 300 PRC unique enough to establish itself? Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. to tell you THANKS! 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. The phone rang on a snowy Saturday afternoon in early 2000, and upon answering I found my dad – Ol’ Grumpy Pants – on the other end of the line. It's almost, but not quite, comparing apples to oranges. I shoot a 200 AB in my .300 Win with H4831sc. I liked the Nosler 115 PT minimum for a 257 Wby and later the 100 TSX best. 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! ...got to put the smack down on my first elk, a beautiful New Mexico 300 class bull.". We shot and compared three popular options to help you decide on the best elk cartridge for your style of hunting. 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. I may have had a slight preference due to ammo price and availability. 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. Latest. I would imagine it could be difficult for smaller shooters. on the hook. Just my opinion. Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. Not too light, but a 180 mono in a 300 Mag is flat shooting, hits hard, and likely to completely penetrate the marjority of shots! 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