Is 7mm-08 a good cartridge?

Is 7mm-08 a good cartridge?

The 7mm-08 Remington, like the . 308 Winchester, gives an excellent balance of flat trajectory, minimal report and recoil, and effective killing power. Rifles for the 7mm-08 are usually short, light and handy, and the cartridge makes a great choice for a mountain rifle.

Is 7mm-08 the same as 308?

The 7mm-08 case is just slightly longer than the parent . 308—2.035 inches vs. 2.015 inches—but maintains the same 20-degree shoulder of the . 308 Winchester.

Is a 7mm-08 good for elk?

The 7mm-08 is held in high regards for elk hunting. With the benefits of having reduced recoil, a light short action and a large variety of bullets this cartridge simply checks all of the boxes. The 7mm-08 is almost in every way the best wildcat cartridge of the 308.

Is the Remington 7mm 08 a good ammo cartridge?

Remington was obviously loading the 7mm-08 to much higher chamber pressures. That first lot of 139-grain ammunition was actually a bit faster than some.270 Winchester factory ammo loaded with a 130-grain bullet. The 7mm-08 is a great little cartridge. It delivers excellent accuracy and generates all the power most hunters need.

Is the Remington 7mm 08 a lever action gun?

Most of these are bolt action guns, plus Browning chambers its autoloading BAR and lever action BLR in the caliber. Similarly, commercial ammunition choices are broader for the 7mm-08 than for the 7x57mm. For example, MidwayUSA lists 31 7mm-08 loads, but only 12 for the 7x57mm. The 7mm-08 Remington in a nutshell

What’s the c.o.l.of a Remington 7mm 08?

First, the 7mm-08 has a maximum C.O.L. of 2.800 inches, so it fits in standard short (.308 Winchester length) actions. The 7×57 cartridge, with a maximum C.O.L. of 3.065 inches, must be used in longer (usually.30-06 length) actions.

Is the 7mm-08 Remington the cat’s meow?

Probably a .277. Indeed a short action, theoretical .270-08 might be the cat’s meow, but I suspect that it’s not available because it’s so close to a faster .270 Win. and a slightly larger diameter 7mm-08 Rem. that a .270-08 has never been assumed to be commercially viable.