What grain bullet is best for 300 WSM?
6mm Remington Accubond in his 300 WSM and that bullet penetrates, holds together, and is very accurate. It is a great bullet. A 165 gr. Accubond or Partition would sure work well for you I believe.
What is the maximum effective range of 300 WSM?
The . 300 Win Mag sees use in long-range benchrest shooting competitions and has been adopted by law enforcement marksmen and by a few specific branches of the U.S. Military for use by snipers. Maximum effective range is generally accepted to be 1,210 yards (1,110 m) with ammunition incorporating low-drag projectiles.
Is 300 WSM a good cartridge?
So, yes, there’s a bit of hype swirling ’round the 300 WSM, but even without it, this is a fine, efficient cartridge for throwing 150- to 210-grain . 308 bullets at muzzle velocities running 3,300 to 2,900 fps respectively.
What is a 300 WSM good for?
The . 300 WSM is one of the more popular short magnum cartridges that have come out in the last two decades. You can use it for both big game hunting as well as benchrest target shooting. Its bullet weighs from 125 to 200 grains.
Does a 300 WSM kick hard?
It recoils a lot like a similar weight 30-06. I consider the 300 WSM to have mild recoil.
Which is better 300 Win Mag or 300 WSM?
Truly, choosing between the 300 Winchester magnums comes down to the length and weight of rifle you prefer. If you like short, quick actions, go with the WSM. If the 30-06-length standard action works for you, stick with the old 300 Win.
How far can you shoot an elk with a 300 WSM?
You can shoot a 300 Win mag faster but a 300 WSM has enough energy to kill Elk out to 800+ yards pretty easy if you put the time in.
What kicks more 300 win mag or 300 WSM?
“Yes” isn’t a facetious answer because both these cartridges deliver nearly identical performance. Even though the older, longer 300 Win. Mag. holds about 10 percent more powder than the 300 WSM, it drives same-weight bullets only about 50 fps faster than its short cousin.
What kicks more 300 Win Mag or 300 WSM?
Is 300 WSM good for elk?
300 WSM. Sub MOA at 300 yards and dropped my elk last year no problem. It was only 124 yards, so it was definitely pass through. I also shoot the 168 TTSX from my 300WSM.
Is a 300 WSM good for moose?
For the 300 WSM the Barnes 180 grain TTSX is a great choice. I’m using the 180 grain TTSX out of my 300 WSM (Christensen Arms Classic Carbon with 24 inch barrel) and it runs just shy of 3000 fps. That should be plenty for a moose (took care of a bull elk last year no problem).
Is a 300 WSM good for grizzly?
300 Win Mag are excellent for hunting black, brown, and grizzly bear at all practical hunting ranges. However, since they are such flat shooting and hard hitting cartridges, the 7mm Mag and . 300 Win Mag really shine in situations where hunters need to take shots out past 200-300 yards.