By the same token, the lighter recoil of the cartridge also makes the 7mm Mag a great choice for smaller framed or recoil shy hunters. It’s also ideal for situations where a lightweight rifle is really desirable, like on a backpack or mountain hunt.
Who makes a good 7mm mag rifle?
My favorite 7mm Rem Mag rifles are from Bergara, Remington, Christensen Arms, and Ruger.
Is a 6.5 Creedmoor bigger than a 7mm?
The 6.5 Creedmoor fires smaller diameter and more aerodynamic bullets than the 7mm-08 Remington. Both cartridges have a similar trajectory, but the 7mm-08 retains more kinetic energy than the 6.5 Creedmoor at typical hunting ranges while the 6.5 Creedmoor has less recoil.
What kind of bullets are in the 7mm Ultra Mag?
This has done nothing for the 7mm Ultra Mag’s popularity. Remington factory loads were initially offered with 140 and 160 grain bullets. Remington loaded two 140 grain bullets, a Core-Lokt PSP and a Nosler Partition spitzer. The 160 grain bullet was also a Nosler Partition spitzer.
Which is the smallest 7mm Remington Ultra Mag?
The 7mm Remington Ultra Mag By Chuck Hawks The 7mm Remington Ultra Mag is the smallest of the Ultra Mag calibers. It offers ballistics roughly comparable to the 7mm STW, but burns more powder to do so. Because of its great case capacity it is overbore with all but the very slowest rifle powders.
Is it safe to reload a 7mm Ultra Mag?
A word of caution is appropriate here: there are reports of serious powder/pressure compatability problems with the 7mm Ultra Mag and some reloading companies do not include data for the cartridge in their manuals for that reason. This is one of few calibers that could be called risky to reload. It is certainly not for the novice reloader.
When did the Remington Ultra Magnum come out?
The 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum or 7mm RUM is a 7mm rifle cartridge introduced by Remington Arms in 2001.