It's hardly even a Magnum, when you compare it to the Weatherby offerings and Remington Ultra Magnums. By comparison, at 1,000 yards the Hornady 6.5 PRC is traveling 5 percent faster than a .300 Win. The arrival of the 7mm Remington Magnum in 1962 conveniently coincided with Remington’s new and improved Model 700 series – a design which has stood the test of time, and to this day remains one of the most popular and versatile actions around. In order to match the BC of the 7mm Rem Mag you have to go up to about a 210 grain bullet and still be pushing the same velocity. The .308 Winchester round shoots pretty flat out to 200 yards when it starts to drop. 3373. Don’t understand charts I’ve found. This is a surprisingly effective system for hunting medium to large game out to 400-, perhaps 500 yards with flat shooting cartridges and bullets. These figures tell me the "hundred-yard equality" distance for those cartridges compared to the energy of a .30-30. Final Verdict: 300 Win Mag vs. 300 Ultra Mag Zero the 200-grain Nosler Accubond at 250 yards and it will be just 2 inches high at 100, 2.87" low at 300, 12" low at 400. If you’re working with 2,600 to 2,850 fps, then you’ll see a drop of 6 to 8 inches from center. Now you try comparing the CCI 22lr ballistics with the Winchester 22lr ballistics and let me know what you discover. For all intended hunting purposes the 30/06 is a 500 yard round in the right hands. 3893-1.5. 1.1. At 350 yards it is almost 13 inches below the line of sight. 2821. For reasons which I will give later, I would define “short” range for this cartridge as up to 150 yards; “long” range as between 150 and 300 yards; and “ultra long” range as over 300 yards. Mag., for instance, should keep high B.C. 200, 300, 400, 500. A reasonable load in a .300 WinMag at >250 yards isn't quite the same as a .300 RUM at <100, for example. The difference that matters to elk hunters — as well as moose and bear hunters — is the 300 foot-pounds more energy the 338 Win. I have mine at factory length with the 215's going with 92 grs of h1000.1/2 groups at 300 yards 1 in at 400 and 2 inches at 500.Iam using a 700 stock gun.The only thing I did was lighten the trigger Mar 24, 2016 Great care has been given by Hornady engineers to develop superior, match­-accurate hunting loads that allow the ELD­-X ® bullet to achieve its maximum ballistic potential. This energy has the advantage at longer distances and the .308 doesn’t drop as far as the .223 past 500 yards. when i was shooting at only 800 the coriolis effect moved my round 7.5 inches. 2422. 0. From this graph, it is easy to see that these two cartridges show very similar trajectories out to 500 yards. At the 200-yard mark, the difference between the two cartridge rounds is negligible. The 7mm Rem Mag delivers a hefty 160-grain bullet at 300 yards with just a seven-inch drop, following on from a 200-yard zero. Reply Mag. On my .300 Win Mag,, I sight it in at 600 yards and start shooting at 100 yards and go out to 1000 yards. if you looking at 1000 yards I would be looking at a different rifle , Something more like a 50 BMG , 6.5 to be honest. A 150-grain 7mm Remington UltraMag (RUM) delivers 1,300 ft-lbs all the way out to about 650 yards. The .300 Win. At 400 yards the bullet impacts more than 20 inches below the line of sight. 2505-5.5. 300 Remington Ultra Mag 220 gr ELD-X® Precision Hunter® Item #8209 | 20/Box . there are plenty of rifles capable of 1000 yards but if your looking for something that wont drop 10 ft there are better choices Superformance ammunition is safely within SAAMI pressure guidelines. I’m 2in high at 100. Mag. Velocity (FPS) Energy (ft/lb) Trajectory (inches) 3260. This load at 1,000 yards drops 480.2 inches (five feet less than the .223 above). 7.62x51 /308 equals 6" groups @1000 yards. At 500 yards, the bullet can be dragged at 2,543 foot-pounds of power. The average drop at the 100 yards is 1.3 Inches up, but then at 200 yards, the bullet drop is at 0 (200 yards is the zero point or the range the rifle is sited for). load in the same weight rifle will come back with 24.3 foot-pounds at 13.2 fps. Lol..Sure does. According to my ballistics program it show 2 feet of wind drift at 500 yards with a 20 mph crosswind with your 300 WM and a 180 grain bullet. At 1000 yards this translates to an extra 20 inches of drop and 10 inches more drift in a 10 mph cross wind for the 300 Win Mag. 300 Win Mag 165 gr GMX ... 500 Yards. Obviously, these numbers only take into consideration the energy required and don’t consider whether the shooter is skilled enough or should be shooting those distances. Thanks, Jeb In a once a year shooters hands 100 yards on a calm day. In comparison (likewise, full case and .500"): the 300 Weatherby offers, 91.0 and 81.6; the 300 Win Mag, 87.0 and 77.6; the 30-06 a "mere" 67 and 59. Accuracy and terminal performance are the cornerstones of Hornady ® Precision Hunter ® factory loaded ammunition. Superformance in Gas Operated Firearms. I have the green range card taped to the side of my rifle stock. 2617. 3035. 2915. Would like more exact, thank U. How much will it drop at. A typical 150-grain .300 Win. All of these rounds, when zeroed about 2-1/2 inches high at 100 yards, will be within an inch or two of dead-on at 250, and 3-5 inches low at 300, which again is very easy to correct for. load delivers 1,300 ft-lbs at nearly 500 yards. In this case, the 7mm Rem Mag shows slightly less bullet drop than the .300 Win Mag round and even at their most distinguishable range, we are only looking at around 5” difference. I have a 300 Winchester Mag shooting Remington 180 grain. 1830-32.7. Mag and .300 Win Mag., all of which shoot even flatter than the aforementioned, but not to the degree to warrant a 300-yard zero. I am shooting a 180 grain Nosler Ballistic tip boat-tail with an average velocity of 3185 FPS. For the 243, 308, 30-06, 300 Win Mag, 338 Win Mag and similar flat shooting calibers I recommend to always sight the rifle in at 200 yards. The 180-grain 300 Win. I have a Leupold mark 4 8.5 - 25 X 50 mm LR/T mounted on this rifle. At 1000 yards a .308 Winchester will have dropped around 400 inches (30 feet) where it has lost 55% of its velocity. At 500 yards the bullet will still be hauling 2,543 foot-pounds of energy. I shot a mature bull elk in NM last year at roughly 350 yards and he went to the ground like a piano dropped on him. retains at 500 yards. MOA made simple MOA or Minute of Angle is a common way people describe accuracy and trajectory. Mag, 7mm Rem. Sighting-in a hunting rifle to hit a certain number of inches high at 100 yards (or 100 meters) maximizes the point blank range of the rifle and cartridge and is superior to zeroing at a fixed distance like 200 yards. Even at the 300-yard mark, the 220gr .300 Win Mag shows similar bullet drop as a much lighter .30-06 round. Any 6.5-284 Norma, 270 Win., 7mm Rem. The strengths of the .300 Weatherby (and .300 Magnum family) can be found when used on game weighing between 90 and 320kg (200-700lb) at ranges of 300 yards and beyond, achieving results that cannot be found in the sevens and smaller calibers, regardless of down range trajectories. The 300 Ultra Mag can also help you reach 2 inches higher at 100 with 2.87 inches low at 300 and 12 inches low at 400. The only semi-standard 30 caliber cartridges offering greater case capacity are the 30-378 at 121.3 and 111.0, and the 30-338 Lapua, at 114.8 and 105.4grs. Mag. bullet has been in the air for more than a third of a second and it is beginning to pick up drop speed. It also depends on what you consider accurate @ 1000 yards 12" groups @ 500 yards 6" groups. Yet, there is only one winner in any group, and only three cartridges in this test are reliable 1000-yard elk killers: the .300 Win Mag, .338 Win Mag, and .340 Weatherby. 2148-16.1. But after that things rapidly start to change. For the most part, both cartridges show a manageable bullet drop throughout the 300 yards, but there is distinctively less for the .300 Win Mag at 300 yards. This is much better than a 168-grain bullet from 30-06 carries at 100 yards only. The practical limit for competitive shooting with it appears to be 500 yards, but it is possible to hit the target fairly often at 600 yards. With a rifle zeroed at 50 yards this 22lr bullet drop chart shows how each cartridge compares at distances of 75 yards, 100 yards, 150 yards and 200 yards. This results in the 300 PRC having a tiny bit flatter trajectory with just 1.6″ (4%) less bullet drop at 500 yards. Mag., and 300 Win. No experience with the 300 Ultra Mag., but my 7mm has been devestatingly effective on everything from antelope to elk and caribou. If your rifle produces at least 3,000 fps, you’ll probably get a drop of 3 inches below the center of the bull. I sight my precission .308 Rifles in at 400 yards. With the gun sighted in at 100 yards do any of you know what the bullet drop be at 1000 yards? If you want to see a visual take a look at the 22LR Bullet Trajectory Chart! well im sure you can reach out 100 more yards thats not a problem just remember all the effects it takes to make a shot at that range. Mag. Move back to 300 yards and try the same thing. In fact the bullet drop and performance is about the same as for the .223 round fired from a carbine, but of course the .308 has a lot more energy. The 300 PRC also has about 7% more energy at the muzzle and about 15% more energy remaining at 500 yards than the .300 Win Mag. I then shoot them at 100 yards, 300 yards, 500 yards, 600 yards, 700 yards and 800 yards. A 300 Win Mag firing a 210 Berger VLD hunting bullet at 2900 fps will have enough energy to kill a deer at past 1200 yards and an elk at just past 900 yards. It shoots flat, hits very hard and recoil is very negligible in my opinion. At 500 yards the bullet will still be hauling 2,543 foot-pounds of energy. 2235. at a 200 yard zero with a Hornady SST 162 gr your looking at 34.8" drop @ 500 beyond that it really really falls off quickly after that range . Additional Information. Generally, this will make you 3" high at 100 and 3" low at 300 yards for most of these calibers - on wolf and deer sized game this is perfectly fine for a … The .300 WinMag is a beefed-up .30 cal for someone who wants a bit more oomph at longer ranges than a .30-06 provides. 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