How much does a 7 mm mag drop at 500 yards?

How much does a 7 mm mag drop at 500 yards?

7mm Remington Magnum ~ 150 Grain ~ Trajectory Chart

Range (Yards) Velocity (Ft/Sec) Bullet Path (inches)
200 2656.9 0.0
300 2494.9 -6.36
400 2338.6 -18.31
500 2187.1 -36.63

Is 7mm a good long range round?

The best long-range cartridge in the world might be the . 30-caliber, 6.5mm, and 7mm cartridges, with the best long-range options remaining supersonic out to at least 1,400 yards.

What is the most accurate 7mm cartridge?

Both have proven themselves to be timeless. The 7mm Rem. Mag. is a superb all-around, long-range big-game cartridge with which one can confidently hunt all North American big game. It is inherently accurate, and a wide range of bullet weights and styles can be used depending on the task at hand.

Is 7mm Rem Mag long action?

The Rem M700 standard-length action is long enough to handle 375 H&H Magnum lengths, which includes the RUM cartridges. Until the 1980s Winchester ran all its short-action chamberings in long-action rifles. It’s current short-actions offer a bit more room than Remington short-actions.

What is the most accurate 7mm Rem Mag?

Hornady offers excellent loads for the 7mm Remington Magnum:

  • The 139-grain Interlock is a proven loading.
  • The 139-grain GMX has exhibited good accuracy.
  • The 150-grain GMX should probably be my first choice for all-around use.
  • The 162-grain ELD-X has proven the most accurate.

What has more knockdown power 30-06 or 7mm?

As you can see, the 7mm Remington Magnum has slightly more recoil than the . 30-06. In this case, the 7mm Rem Mag produces 7.5% more free recoil energy than the . 30-06.

What is the heaviest bullet for 7mm?

195 grains
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 .

Is a .308 bigger than a 7mm Rem Mag?

Its bullet diameter is 7mm or 0.284″. Its case is belted and has significantly greater capacity than the 308 Winchester. In most loadings the 7mm will have higher velocity and deliver greater energy — to the target and to your shoulder.

What is the 7mm Remington Magnum good for?

The 7mm Remington Magnum is currently an extremely popular medium game hunting cartridge, performing exceptionally well at long ranges. It was at one time utilized by the U.S secret service for specialized operations however exact information on its usage is sketchy at best. The 7mm RM is available in a wide range of rifle configurations.

What is the best bullet weight for the 7mm RM?

This bullet weight is best suited to game weighing less than 80kg (180lb). The 160-180 grain bullet weights are the most versatile performers in the 7mm RM. Providing bullet construction is matched to the job at hand.

Is the 7mm a good caliber for the military?

Recommendation: The 7mm is recommended for military applications out to 1000+ meters. But keep in mind she kicks more than the .308 and is harder on barrels, but is a nice compromise between the 308 and 300 Win Mag. Because the 7mm shoots the lighter bullets at higher velocities, it is better suited to the law enforcment arena than the .300.

Is the 7mm Rem Mag a sniper rifle?

While we initially did not include the 7mm Rem Mag in our ammo section, it actually does have a sniper history, primarily with the US Secret Service. They used the 7mm Rem Mag for a good number of years using ammo loaded by HSM.