100 yards was chosen as a reasonable distance at which to compare rifle cartridges and loads, since most big game is killed within or around that distance. All Rights Reserved. Big bore semiauto or a lever gun? Our perception of recoil is influenced by many things, including the shape of a riflestock and how well its pad soaks it up, but if the various .30-caliber magnums are fired in identical rifles, some are more comfortable to shoot than the others under certain circumstances. Do recoil energy figures on paper accurately equate to actually shooting those cartridges? (For more information, see The G&S Online Rifle Cartridge Killing Power Formula and List.). Hunters and shooting enthusiasts tend to get excited with the introduction of each new cartridge, and I am usually near the head of the pack. Any of the .300 magnums is an excellent choice for all North American game. Refine by Caliber: 338 Norma Magnum 33 … A poor shot with the .300 Weatherby is far less effective than a single and perhaps rather easily well placed shot with a .308. My trusty calculator tells me that it takes a pound more powder to load 2,300 rounds of .300 H&H. Additionally, it’s an extremely accurate cartridge that may even have a slight edge on the .30-06 in that regard. Refine by Caliber: .300 Weatherby Magnum .300 Win. The Alaskan Game Department considers the .30-06 shooting 220 grain bullets (100 yard KPS 54.6) a reasonable minimum for hunting Alaskan grizzly and brown bears, which are Class 4 (dangerous) animals. I can really tell a difference when switching to the .300 Ultra Mag. Remington specifically states that their Managed Recoil .30-30 load is a 100 yard deer cartridge. It is into this market that Weatherby unleashed the world’s fastest production 6.5 mm cartridge—the 6.5-300 Wby. I have been there on more than one occasion, so believe me when I say magnum cartridges excel for that type of shooting, and those of .30 caliber are among the best. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. Promoters of short and stubby .300 magnum cartridges seldom fail to mention that since the 6mm PPC is also short and stubby, they have to be incredibly accurate as well. Copyright 2017 by Chuck Hawks. We then have a substantial jump between that cartridge and the .300 Remington Ultra Mag. is a bit faster than those two. Introduced in 1944, this is the all-around cartridge for the big game hunter. Match. Subscriber Services. Riflemen who shoot competitively at extreme distances know a lot about accuracy, and if cartridges like the .300 SAUM and .300 WSM were more accurate than the others, you can bet those guys would be using one. Using the .300 Wby. G&S Online 100 Yard Rifle Cartridge Killing Power Comparison (Condensed version). The G&S Online Rifle Cartridge Killing Power Formula and List, The G&S Online Rifle Cartridge Killing Power Formula: Implications and Applications, Determining The Effective Killing Range of Rifle Cartridges. You can always load down the 300 mag to 308 levels of performance, on deer, but you dont need to do so, given the 25% reductionof recoil by the gas op BAR. In most sub-Saharan African countries where dangerous game is still hunted, the 9.3x62mm/286 grain load (100 yard KPS 88.2) or the .375 H&H Magnum/270 grain load (100 yard KPS 106.2) are the recommended minimum for hunting lion, yet the big cats are about 1/2 to 1/3 the size of the great bears. While the belt was unnecessary on most of those cartridges, it spelled high performance to many hunters, and for that reason it sold lots of rifles and ammunition through the years. Like most of his other magnum cartridges, this is based on a blown-out .300 H&H Magnum case, using the signature Weatherby double-radius shoulder. At the benchrest, I find the .300 H&H and .300 WSM a tad more comfortable to shoot, and while the .300 Win. Another long held belief of mine is the .30-30/150 grain load is a more powerful 100 yard cartridge than the .243 Win./100 grain load. The most powerful .30 caliber magnum until the .30-378 arrived, the .300 Weatherby has a cult-like following. If someone eventually proves me wrong and a .30-caliber magnum on a short, stubby case actually is slightly more accurate than one on a long, slim case, the difference will be so slight that only benchrest rifles will be able to prove it on paper. 308 and 300 Win Mag are both great for taking big game in North America. Both died very quickly. 9MM.223 / 5.56 45 ACP.22 Long Rifle.22 Win Mag 12 Gauge.308 Winchester 40 S&W.38 Special View All Calibers. Magnum Shotshells - Do We Really Need Them? Regardless of whether the .300 magnum you choose is old, new, short, long, fat, skinny, belted, or beltless, you are in good company. It does, however, give a general idea of the comparative killing power of various hunting cartridges and loads. James Tarr runs through the 3-Second Headshot drill. Therefore, I have chosen to use a minimum KPS of 12.5 for Class 2 game in many of my articles. The Winchester .350 Legend is a no-nonsense whitetail thumper tailored for rifle hunters in... A half-century in the making, the new DGX Bonded is Hornady's best-ever dangerous-game bullet. They are fine when squeezing the trigger on a bear in an open area, where a follow-up shot can be taken if necessary before the animal makes it to heavy brush. Since the .400/375 and .375 H&H cases have virtually no shoulder and the shoulder of the .300 H&H is long and mildly tapered, the British figured all needed a belt for positive headspacing, and they were right. It obviously can be quite important to an ammunition manufacturer who loads thousands of rounds annually, but far less so to the hunter who loads only a few rounds for his deer rifle each year. As magnum cartridges of .30 caliber go, .300 Weatherby performance is awfully hard to beat, and cartridges such as the .300 Remington Ultra Mag and .30-378 Weatherby Magnum are a bit more of the same. The FactsThe belted case was a British idea that originated with the .400/375 Belted Nitro Express in 1905, and it was later used in the development of the .375 H&H and .300 H&H Magnums. The .300 Winchester Short Magnum comes with other issues. As illustrated in the recoil comparison chart, there is very little difference in recoil between the .300 H&H Magnum, .300 WSM, and .300 Win. I am saying all this to say that whether or not a cartridge has a belt on its case is of no importance. Mag. When it comes to hunting larger game, a great many Class 3 animals have been taken by careful shots using cartridges/loads such as the .30-30/170 grain, 6.5x55/140 grain and 7x57/160 grain. 175 Gr. of energy at the muzzle, it is far ahead of the .30-06 Springfield and .300 H&H Magnum. Mag. 200 gr. Magnum cartridges than for the same number of .300 WSM cartridges. Refine by Caliber: .300 Win. Others consider them too much for deer and not as good as cartridges of larger calibers on larger game. I was not surprised when he said he would rather leave the choice to his customer since he is capable of building a half-MOA big-game rifle chambered for any magnum cartridge ranging from the .300 WSM to the .30-378 Weatherby Magnum. Mag. Truth of the matter is, most hunters who choose a magnum cartridge want the highest performance available and few think twice about cartridge efficiency. Based on the 300 H&H Magnum, the 300 Weatherby delivers 300 more fps than its British cousin. There is no comparison between the two except to say that they are both .30 caliber. SPC (115 grain at MV 2625 fps) - 17.9, .243 Winchester (100 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 18.1, .243 Winchester (95 grain at MV 3100 fps) - 18.3, .270 Winchester (Light) (115 grain at MV 2710 fps) - 19.2, 6mm Remington (100 grain at MV 3100 fps) - 20.0, .243 WSSM (100 grain at MV 3100 fps) - 20.0, .240 Weatherby Magnum (100 grain at MV 3200 fps) - 20.2, 7mm-08 Remington (Light) (120 grain at MV 2675 fps) - 21.3, .270 Winchester (Light) (120 grain at MV 2675 fps) - 21.6, .308 Winchester (Light) (125 grain at MV 2675 fps) - 22.2, .257 Roberts +P (115 grain at MV 2800 fps) - 22.3, 7mm-08 Remington (Light) (140 grain at MV 2361 fps) - 22.6, .30-06 Springfield (Light) (125 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 22.6, .38-55 Winchester (255 grain at MV 1320 fps) - 22.7, .30-30 Winchester (150 grain at MV 2390 fps) - 22.8, .260 Remington (Light) (140 grain at MV 2360 fps) - 23.0, .240 Weatherby Magnum (100 grain at MV 3406 fps) - 24.5, 6.5mm Grendel (123 grain at MV 2580 fps) - 25.3, .30-30 Winchester (170 grain at MV 2200 fps) - 25.4, .32 Winchester Special (170 at MV 2250 fps) - 25.4, .44 Remington Magnum (Rifle) (240 grain at MV 1760 fps) - 26.4, .25-06 Remington (120 grain at MV 2990 fps) - 26.5, .25 WSSM (115 grain at MV 3060 fps) - 26.7, .41 Remington Magnum (Rifle) (210 grain at MV 1830 fps) - 27.7, .35 Remington (200 grain at MV 2080 fps) - 28.7, 7x57mm Mauser (140 grain at MV 2660 fps) - 29.0, 6.5x55mm SE (140 grain at MV 2630 fps) - 29.5, .30-30 Winchester (160 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 29.5, .300 Savage (150 grain at MV 2630 fps) - 30.0, 6.5mm Remington Magnum (120 grain at MV 3210 fps) - 30.2, 6.5mm Creedmoor (140 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 30.7, .307 Winchester (170 grain at MV 2500 fps) - 30.7, 6.5x55mm SE (160 grain at MV 2500 fps) - 30.9, .32 Winchester Special (165 at MV 2410 fps) - 31.5, .260 Remington (140 grain at MV 2750 fps) - 31.6, 7mm Remington Magnum (Light) (139 grain at MV 2800 fps) - 32.8, .303 British (150 grain at MV 2685 fps) - 33.2, .257 Weatherby Magnum (120 grain at MV 3305 fps) - 33.4, 7mm-08 Remington (140 grain at MV 2860 fps) - 33.6, .308 Winchester (150 grain at MV 2820 fps) - 34.7, .270 Winchester (130 grain at MV 3150 fps) - 35.0, 6.5mm-284 Norma (140 grain at MV 2900 fps) - 35.6, 6.5mm Remington Magnum (140 grain at MV 2900 fps) - 35.6, 6.5x68 S (140 grain at MV 2900 fps) - 35.6, .300 Remington Ultra Mag (Light) (150 grain at MV 2815 fps) - 35.8, .270 Winchester (140 grain at MV 2950 fps) - 37.0, .280 Remington (140 grain at MV 3000 fps) - 37.1, .30-06 Springfield (150 grain at MV 2920 fps) - 37.3, .270 Winchester (150 grain at MV 2850 fps) - 37.4, .300 Winchester Magnum (Light) (150 grain at MV 2800 fps) - 37.4, .264 Winchester Magnum (140 grain at MV 3030 fps) - 37.8, .270 Weatherby Magnum (130 grain at MV 3280 fps) - 37.9, .308 Marlin Express (160 grain at MV 2660 fps) - 37.9, .284 Winchester (150 grain at MV 2860 fps) - 38.2, .35 Remington (200 grain at MV 2225 fps) - 38.4, 7mm Remington Magnum (139 grain at MV 3100 fps) - 39.1, .30-40 Krag (180 grain at MV 2430 fps) - 39.7, .338 Federal (200 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 39.7, 6.5mm PRC (143 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 40.1, .303 British (180 grain at MV 2460 fps) - 40.1, .270 WSM (140 grain at MV 3125 fps) - 40.1, .375 Winchester (220 grain at MV 2200 fps) - 40.9, .308 Winchester (165 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 42.8, .30 T/C (150 grain at MV 3000 fps) - 43.1, 7mm STW (140 grain at MV 3325 fps) - 44.5, .356 Winchester (200 grain at MV 2460 fps) - 44.6, 7mm Remington SAUM (150 grain at MV 3110 fps) - 44.8, 7mm Remington Magnum (150 grain at MV 3110 fps) - 44.8, 7mm WSM (150 grain at MV 3110 fps) - 44.8, .308 Winchester (180 grain at MV 2620 fps) - 46.2, 7.62x54R (180 grain at MV 2580 fps) - 46.6, .26 Nosler (140 grain at MV 3300 fps) - 46.9, .444 Marlin (240 grain at MV 2350 fps) - 46.9, .358 Winchester (200 grain at MV 2490 fps) - 47.0, .300 WSM (150 grain at MV 3200 fps) - 47.2, .300 Winchester Magnum (150 grain at MV 3200 fps) - 47.2, .30-06 Springfield (165 grain at MV 2850 fps) - 47.3, 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum (140 grain at MV 3395 fps) - 47.6, .30-06 Springfield (180 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 49.2, .45-70 Government (300 grain at MV 1810 fps) - 50.1, .270 Weatherby Magnum (150 grain at MV 3245 fps) - 51.4, 8x57mm JS Mauser (195 grain at MV 2550 fps) - 52.0, .450 Bushmaster (250 grain at MV 2200 fps) - 52.4, 7mm Remington Magnum (175 grain at MV 2860 fps) - 53.3, .30-06 Springfield (220 grain at MV 2410 fps) - 54.6, .45-70 Government (405 grain at MV 1330 fps) - 55.0, 7mm Weatherby Magnum (154 grain at MV 3260 fps) - 55.3, 7mm Remington Ultra Mag (154 grain at MV 3260 fps) - 55.3, .300 H&H Magnum (180 grain at MV 2880 fps) - 55.5, .338 Marlin Express (200 grain at MV 2565 fps) - 55.6, .300 Remington SAUM (180 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 59.5, .300 WSM (180 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 59.5, .300 RCM (180 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 59.5, .300 Winchester Magnum (180 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 59.5, .350 Remington Magnum (200 grain at MV 2770 fps) - 60.9, .38-55 Winchester (255 grain at MV 1950 fps) - 61.5, .28 Nosler (160 grain at MV 3300 fps) - 61.7, 7mm Weatherby Magnum (175 grain at MV 3070 fps) - 62.4, 7mm Remington Ultra Mag (175 grain at MV 3070 fps) - 62.4, .444 Marlin (265 grain at MV 2325 fps) - 63.4, .338 Federal (210 grain at MV 2630 fps) - 63.9, .325 WSM (200 grain at MV 2850 fps) - 64.2, .338-06 A Square (200 grain at MV 2750 fps) - 64.9, 8mm Remington Magnum (200 grain at MV 2900 fps) - 68.5, .350 Remington Magnum (225 grain at MV 2550 fps) - 69.9, .338 Winchester Magnum (200 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 70.3, .405 Winchester (300 grain at MV 2200 fps) - 70.7, .30 Nosler (180 grain at MV 3200 fps) - 72.8, .300 Weatherby Magnum (180 grain at MV 3240 fps) - 72.8, .300 Remington Ultra Mag (180 grain at MV 3250 fps) - 73.0, .30-378 Weatherby Magnum (180 grain at MV 3300 fps) - 76.3, .350 Remington Magnum (250 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 76.7, .338-06 A Square (225 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 77.3, .338 RCM (225 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 77.3, .45-70 Government (325 grain at MV 2050 fps) - 78.5, .325 WSM (220 grain at MV 2840 fps) - 81.7, .300 Remington Ultra Mag (220 grain at MV 3000 fps) - 87.0, .30-378 Weatherby Magnum (220 grain at MV 3000 fps) - 87.0, .338 Winchester Magnum (225 grain at MV 2800 fps) - 87.4, .338-06 A Square (250 grain at MV 2500 fps) - 87.9, 9.3x74R (286 grain at MV 2360 fps) - 88.2, .450 Marlin (325 grain at MV 2225 fps) - 93.5, .338 Winchester Magnum (250 grain at MV 2650 fps) - 94.8, .375 H&H Magnum (270 grain at MV 2690 fps) - 106.2, .338 Lapua (250 grain at MV 2900 fps) - 112.4, .375 H&H Magnum (300 grain at MV 2530 fps) - 113.0, .338 Remington Ultra Mag (250 grain at MV 2960 fps) - 117.3, .340 Weatherby Magnum (250 grain at MV 2963 fps) - 117.4, .338-378 Weatherby Magnum (250 grain at MV 3060 fps) - 127.1, .450/400 NE 3" (400 grain at MV 2050 fps) - 131.3, .375 Remington Ultra Mag (300 grain at MV 2750 fps) - 142.9, .375 Weatherby Magnum (300 grain at MV 2800 fps) - 148.4, .378 Weatherby Magnum (300 grain at MV 2925 fps) - 150.5, .416 Remington Magnum (400 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 188.4, .416 Ruger (400 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 188.4, .416 Rigby (400 grain at MV 2400 fps) - 188.4, .458 Winchester Magnum (500 grain at MV 2090 fps) - 217.3, .450 NE 3-1/4" (500 grain at MV 2140 fps) - 220.4, .470 NE (500 grain at MV 2150 fps) - 220.9, .458 Lott (500 grain at MV 2300 fps) - 228.5, .416 Weatherby Magnum (400 grain at MV 2700 fps) - 232.7, .460 Weatherby Magnum (500 grain at MV 2600 fps) - 332.3. The .300 WSM has become one of my favorite cartridges--not because it is better than the others, but because it works in a short action. We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. Violate this principle by, for example, chambering a lightweight, short action rifle for a powerful Magnum cartridge like the .300 WSM and the result will be a dramatic increase in kick. Recoil in a 308 is usually around 12 or 13 ft-lbs, while it’s 20+ ft-lbs in a 300 win mag. Stuff the.300 with about 73 grains of IMR 4831 powder, and it should kick that bullet out at 3,150 fps. Jeff-I did a lot of testing and load development with .300 Weatherby. Was shooting Weatherby 257 Magnum, purchased First Lite in 6.5 300, bore sighted, straight out of box first 3 shots 1 inch high with grouping touching each other. Note: Reduced recoil factory loads are marked "Light.". Left to Right: .300 H&H Magnum, .30 Newton, .300. That’s more recoil than … The new Benelli Lupo bolt-action rifle is just as unique, innovative, and performance-oriented... Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo. When it was first developed the .300 Weatherby Magnum produced nearly unheard of velocities. .300 Weatherby Magnum (180 grain at MV 3240 fps) - 72.8 .300 Remington Ultra Mag (180 grain at MV 3250 fps) - 73.0 .30-378 Weatherby Magnum (180 grain at MV 3300 fps) - 76.3 The .300 SAUM is why my Remington Model Seven feels like a .308 but hits like a .300 H&H. Among these are that the .22 caliber centerfire rifle cartridges are inadequate for any sort of deer hunting; ditto the .25-20, .30 Carbine and .32-20. So will the lowly .22 LR rimfire cartridge. and .300 Weatherby do kick a bit more, those two feel about the same to my shoulder. To avoid a Ford vs Chevy debate, let’s stipulate that the rifle I have selected is available in both chamberings. Using a short action sheds ounces from a rifle, and that's important when climbing a mountain steep enough to make you think each ounce you are carrying seems to weigh at least a pound. ISS Prop House gives us the rundown on the guns used in Enemy at the Gate. So what it comes down to to me is .300 Win Mag vs 300 Weatherby. And when it comes to delivering a deadly blow to a target standing way out yonder, case capacity wins out over case efficiency every time. The 300 Weatherby just starts to come into its own with the 180 grain bullets which would kill the .308 in … holds about 48.6 grains of water. Short Magnum .30-30 WCF ... 308 Norma Mag 338 Norma Magnum. Then we have the matter of recoil. You will also get the same response from professional hunters in Africa who have long been, and probably always will be, extremely fond of the .375 H&H Magnum as well as another belted number called the .458 Winchester Magnum. Description.300 Weatherby 180 grain Barnes Tipped Triple Shock (TTSX)~ Roy Weatherby already had experience with other custom cartridges such as his own .270 Weatherby Magnum when he created the .300 Weatherby.Like most of his other magnum cartridges, this is based on a blown-out .300 H&H Magnum case, using the signature Weatherby double-radius shoulder. Under perfect conditions and with perfect bullet placement these cartridges will kill deer, of course. Being short and fat, it offers a squat powder column. Revolver vs. Semiauto Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity, Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting, Winchester .350 Legend Rifles and Ammo Available Right Now, Danger Tamed: Hornady DGX Bonded Hunting Ammo. Refine by Caliber: .300 Win. It holds about 82 grains of water when accommodating a 180-grain bullet. 175 Gr. But I do not for one minute think they have made other .300 magnums obsolete. Round off to one decimal place for convenience. Looking at it another way, when the three cartridges are loaded to maximum velocities with 180-grain bullets, the .300 WSM burns an average of 3 grains less powder than the .300 H&H and 5 grains less than the .300 Win. While it is true that a .300 magnum is a bit much for bumping off a skinny, little, 100-pound southern whitetail deer at ranges we commonly find in thickly forested country, try telling that to hunters who head to Alberta, Canada, where a buck can push 400 pounds on the hoof and the only shot you get after a week of freezing your fanny off may be 400 yards or farther in a strong sidewind. Left to Right: .300 H&H Magnum, .30 Newton, .300 Weatherby Magnum, .308 Norma Magnum, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 WSM, .300 Remington SAUM, .300 Remington Ultra Mag, .30-378 Weatherby Magnum. A KPS of 30 corresponds well with a Hornady HITS score over 901, which the experts at Hornady consider the minimum for use on large game. I have one in 300 Win Mag that I can't get to shoot consistently. I am sorta surprised that quite a few people think the 257 may be a better choice. On the other hand, when shooting game in the field, I am never conscious of a rifle's kick, and for that reason all .300 magnum cartridges feel the same. I did shoot the 140 soft point as much cheaper shell at $49 per box, tried 3 rounds of the 140 Berger, inch low & left…..so select which bullet suits you best & stay with it. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bulle The 6mm PPC wins most benchrest matches today simply because it is the cartridge most benchrest shooters shoot. On the other hand, most experienced North American elk hunters would probably suggest full power .270 Winchester loads (KPS 35+) as a practical minimum. 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