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NEW BUFFALO BORE APPAREL
PREMIUM 7MM REMINGTON MAG SUPERCHARGED LEAD-FREE
140 gr. BARNES TTSX Boat Tail @ 3,350 fps/ME 3,488 ft. lbs
20 Round Box
The 7MM Remington Mag. is a super useful North American big game cartridge. I have a personal bias when it comes to cartridge usefulness/effectiveness which I will discuss here at some length. Many folks believe the 7MM Mag. is a super elk cartridge. I don’t. I’ve killed and seen killed, numerous elk with the mighty 7 and it certainly will kill elk, especially if your ammo selection is proper.
So here’s the deal regarding killing elk with a 7MM mag If your task is to simply kill a meat bull, which is usually a younger/dumber bull of 4 years
Spare me the complaining emails please on this next part of this discussion as some readers may think it is an unsportsmanlike discussion, but that is likely because they have never done what I am about to describe and don’t understand it…………….Hunting giant old bulls (and many of my bulls have been older/bigger) in dense cover and taking the only shot they normally give, which is some stage of g-o-i-
As of this writing, (02-2018) we are going to (for now) produce four different 7MM Remington Mag. loads and I will write a short tech paper for each load explaining its design and intended uses. I see the 7 Mag. as a fabulous long range deer/sheep/goat/black bear cartridge, that serves the dual purpose of an elk or bull moose cartridge ASSUMING PROPER AMMO. The 7 mag. ends up wounding a lot of big game animals and here is why……………the typical 140gr. bullet is doing around 3200 fps at the muzzle, so if you fail to choose a tough controlled expansion bullet design, the softer bullets tend to over-expand or rupture and not penetrate deeply enough……..on deer, this is not normally a problem as they are thin bodied and you do not need tons of penetration to kill them, but on big elk, big bear or moose, your 7MM Mag. bullet had better be tough enough to not over expand on those close shots, but still have a soft enough nose to expand on a 500 yard shot when the bullet is going significantly slower. Hypervelocity cartridges always have bullet design issues
This write-up is in regards, to our item # 50D, which utilizes the very versatile Barnes TTSX 140gr. bullet. Due to the controlled expansion of the Barnes TTSX bullet, this bullet will penetrate deep enough for shooting large elk or moose, although you’d be well served to stick with broadside shots, not raking shots. On deer sized critters, feel free to take any shot presentation angle as you’ll get enough penetration to kill any 300 lb. +/- critter. This is very close to a do-all load for the 7 MM Remington Mag. You get quite deep penetration, but with a very fast and flat shooting bullet, that recoils less than the typical 160gr. to 175gr. “elk” bullets in 7MM. This bullet will not over expand or disintegrate on very close range shots, not even if big shoulder bones are hit.
Note the below velocities taken from my personal test rifles.
Next month, (soon as the weather allows) I start training a somewhat “newbie” woman for multi-range shooting on all the species we have in these parts of Idaho and Montana. She will be using a custom made lightweight 7MM Rem. Mag. chambered rifle and because it is so versatile and low recoil, this is the load she will be training/practicing with.
Good shooting and God bless.
Item 50D - Exterior Ballistics Charts for several Muzzle Velocities
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