I have to reiterate though that I don't shoot past 375 or so. of filling a tag. on the hook. I shot both and couldn’t tell the difference in felt recoil. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a .270, but carries much more energy. 300 win mag vs 300 rum. Plus, given the primary importance of bullet placement, and assuming the shooters ability to achieve that, both the 30-06 and .308 are also adequate elk calibers 99% of the time. Obviously, these numbers only take into consideration the energy required and don’t consider whether the shooter … I have also tested a variety of 30 cals, 300 win mag, 300 rum, 30-378, 30 Lapua, and so on. 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM, by Don from Dallas: My ELk did not even twitch once. First Elk Hunt First Elk Hunt, by Big "R" (NM). We shot and compared three popular options to help you decide on the best elk cartridge for your style of hunting. Hunting. Jordan, MT: "Your website is a great help! (Hailey, ID )~ I hunt by myself a lot...I'd love to hear your thoughts on strategic set-ups when solo hunting and calling. ", Thomas (OR), "Reading your tips has helped me to formulate a hopefully Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . Comment: "What do you guys think about the idea of hunting elk with a 270? We have updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy as of May 5th, 2020. My response to many of these posts is that I usually go back to whichever bullet shoots best in. It's the same also around my house in … Feb 1, 2016 #14 VAspeedgoat Well-known member. Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. They have ethically killed every animal I have shot at. ", Tim, AZ: "This morning, she was 145# The problem come's in that with those heavy bullet's rcoil also goes up but that's the price yu pay. I have no experience with a 300 mag but have a thought on bullet's for cartridges anyway. It's more effective out to longer ranges and IS NOT TOO MUCH FOR DEER. On the other hand, the fact that the .300 RUM has a … Canada),"I think the gun you shoot Elk with should be one you shoot a lot with... ", .35 Remington, by Bill Smith "...my .35 Rem appears to have dropped a medium deer flawlessly, but I now have serious doubts as to its capability to take an elk.". Feb 1, 2016 #14 VAspeedgoat Well-known member. Jul 24, 2014 #1 L. LRH ELKAHOLIC Active Member. Rarely had to follow up with a 2nd shot! Of the cup and core, the Sierra Pro Hunter 180 and Speer Hot Cor 180 do very well, but even better ( based on my use in 30-06 and 30-06 Improved) are the Sierra 200 GK SBT and the Speer 200 Hot Cor. (Carson City,NV), "Any suggestions on what areas I may see some signs of elk? by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net The .300 Win. have found it to be very useful and enlightening. I know every barrel is different but with dumb luck, it worked in mine. I liked the Nosler 115 PT minimum for a 257 Wby and later the 100 TSX best. Simply click here to return to The Best Elk Rifle?. They match.30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. I liked the "point and shoot", thread the needle ( through a hole in the puckerbrush if you would) type shooting that I did. I have shot most of my stuff with a .300 Win mag and it has never failed me. It’s still something to think about even if you do have a lot of experience. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. elk rifle season as its my first. By Ron Spomer. Its a good looking bullet. I landed on the 300 win mag mainly because it was the caliber of the gun I selected. It will also handle 200gr bullet's but I don't think as ell as the 300 magnums. I use the Win 250 mag safes and had a one shot kill. Yesterday as we are approaching the end of a very long season including two management elk hunts I took my second elk. I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. Many current rifles chambered in .300 Ultra Mag, .300 WSM, and other short fats resist accepting more than two cartridges in the magazine — but the .300 Wby. It is probably a bigger factor in selecting between one over the other for younger or inexperienced shooters. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes Mag. Looking at the recoil of the .300 Win Mag vs .300 WSM is important for understanding certain situations that you might favor one over the other. Mike had taken a very handsome buck, with horns in the shape of a heart when … Lots of people complain it kills on both ends but I don't have any problems with the round. : I have a 30 30 with 170 grain round nose bullet. vs. .300 Wby. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations . The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. That means it can throw the same size bullets about 200 fps faster than the Win. The .300 Winchester Magnum is an excellent long range cartridge and Hornady’s Precision Hunter line contains an outstanding .300 Win Mag ammo option for hunters looking to squeeze every bit of long range performance out of the cartridge. by 13 percent and the Win. I am posting this to see if anyone would know of any elk hunts free to disabled vets.... First Elk with a Bow, by Ryan H. (Colorado), ...Finally after many years of hunting with a bow "I got er did"! JavaScript is disabled. It's easy to do. success to your website and your products. Too much can go wrong and the recovery of an animal shot at 100 yards can already be complicated at times. fits three like sophisticated sardines and feeds them out just as slick. Spice-Crusted Grilled Venison Roast Recipe This Spice-Crusted, Grilled Venison Roast recipe works great for any red meat roasts, including elk, deer or beef roast... Corned Elk Recipe You can easily make corned venison and elk, moose or corned beef from these instructions... By David Rowell Copyright © 2008-2020 Elk-Hunting-Tips.netÂ, "Wow, that was fast! Mag. Why? That doesn't make them the best elk rifle, but it's an interesting stat. I think any High Velocity round needs these kinds of bullets. That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. Too much can go wrong and the recovery of an animal shot at 100 yards can already be complicated at times. (Eagle, CO). A 300 win mag will do it all, theDude is excellent at providing some insight on shot. Finally time to do some reloading for my Savage Model 110 Long Range Hunter in 300 WSM. Mag. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. Happy with it so far on a handful of animals I have taken. Barrel life is short, and being aggressively overbore, the RUM can be finicky about accuracy. Its a good looking bullet. Not surprisingly, there are some significant differences in the ballistics of the three cartridges. It's almost, but not quite, comparing apples to oranges. I wouldn't know where to even start for a 800yd shot, ha. by Idaho Steve (Hailey, Id ), In the middle of the night, a herd of elk came traveling through the drainage and right past my tent... Smelly Elk Areas? by Rick Freeman Mag. This is comparing 225 grain 338s vs 180 grain 300s. Joined Sep 4, 2014 Messages 2,706 Location Timberville, VA. Of your choices the .338 is the one that doesn't fit just because you mentioned longer shots. Just my opinion. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. This beast provides more initial velocity than any of the previous cartridges discussed, and has proven to be an outstanding elk cartridge. Left to Right: .300 RUM, .300 Win. With bullets from the same mfg's in the 180, 190, 210, 215 and 230 gr weights. Skip, (Tucson, AZ) "Your Elk Hunting Tips Web Site is the best, most helpful I have heard two somewhat contradictory stories... DIY Gear List Must Have's! Next Last. Finally filled the freezer..., Colorado Rockies~ "I was bummed when I got to the property and no elk, nor any hoof prints in the snow. My SIL used the same bullet in my 338 Federal for a close up shot on a mule deer. Mag.—which has been with us since 1963—has as a firm hold on the market, and in all sincerity it handles a good number of situations very well. Elk Cartridge Showdown: .308 Win vs. .300 Win. The .300 Win Mag uses a belted case with a 25 degree shoulder. ", Guns I like for Elk, by Mountain Walker (Kootenays east B.C. If you are … But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho?, by Terry (Richland Center, WI) Has anyone archery elk hunted in unit 30A in Idaho? 300 PRC and .300 Win Mag factory loads generally have similar muzzle velocities, but the 300 PRC shoots a heavier bullet with a higher BC. If anyone has tips on areas to start scouting, I'd really appreciate it. Since the recoil for the 300 Ultra is about the same as a 338 Win Mag and many would argue the 338 is a more versatile cartridge, why do you think so many choose the 300 … Mag. I landed on the 300 win mag mainly because it was the caliber of the gun I selected. By Ron Spomer. blog) by 20 percent. Joined Sep 4, 2014 Messages 2,706 Location Timberville, VA. Of your choices the .338 is the one that doesn't fit just because you mentioned longer shots. Mag. Its a good looking bullet. I like the Mid to Heavy "conventional" bullets also, because they work pretty well. Yesterday as we are approaching the end of a very long season including two management elk hunts I took my second elk. As you mention the 300 RUM I recently asked about the the new "7's" such as the 7WSM and 7 RUM and didn't get any input on those two rounds. I have a 300 and 7mm WSM I use occasionally and although they work well, both needed a bit of tweaking in the feed rails to feed properly. A 300 win mag will do it all, theDude is excellent at providing some insight on shot. I guess I will really find out this Sept 2010. Elk and Deer Hunting and Mountain Bikes, by Skip Shepherd (Tucson, AZ)~ At 67 I am thinking a lot about investing in a mountain bike to get back into remote areas... Solo archery hunting -- tips for calling/set up?, by Idaho Steve No meat damage. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. in creating such an amazing and helpful website. The .300 Norma Magnum is also another cartridge which offers some excellent long-range ballistics, and has grabbed the attention of the U.S. Army. ", Elk Hunting Idaho Unit 8 8A 11, This is my first year seriously trying to track down some elk. My elk rifle is a .338. I'm a student at ISU and I'm looking for somewhere around here to hunt next season. sharing such a wealth of knowledge, and giving us new hunters a fighting chance First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A The phone rang on a snowy Saturday afternoon in early 2000, and upon answering I found my dad – Ol’ Grumpy Pants – on the other end of the line. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. What can you tell me about the area? Have a ball though, Life is Short! one I have ever seen. September 27, 2019. Simply click here to return to, 295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM. I got several useful tips from you, and your site. It gave the same result. I've hunted and killed many elk with a .270 Win. Are they needed?, No, but if I had a choice of a 180 cup and core and a Mono for a 300, its going to be the Mono. Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. Plus, given the primary importance of bullet placement, and assuming the shooters ability to achieve that, both the 30-06 and .308 are also adequate elk calibers 99% of the time. Since the recoil for the 300 Ultra is about the same as a 338 Win Mag and many would argue the 338 is a more versatile cartridge, why do you think so many choose the 300 … Is there anyone that has hunted in any of these units and can give me some friendly advice? Preferred by long range hunters and military snipers over the … In my opinion, there is no difference in recoil between the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 Win Mag. (Az) The key to calling in a herd bull is to get into his bedding grounds and threaten his herd. Working up a load for my 300 win mag. They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. Shooting game past 400 yards really isn't a good idea for anyone. If they 7 mag case was a .300 win mag necked down, then I would say they are the same, but the 7 mag case is shorter, and for some weird reason that bugs me. So I was thinking to myself where better a place to ask for advice. I wish Finally.Good jump. could go on forever here, I just get so excited talking about elk and I don't (More comments about Best Elk Rifle below). I used to shoot 180s (ABs) and they grouped well at 200 yds, outside with wind. Haven't settled on a bullet weight and since I'm all … That’s how the two cartridges compare to each other in a nutshell. After much back and forth, I decided on the 300 RUM. by Jimmy (New Mexico), I've come across many areas that just stink of elk, literally. A 300 Win Mag will do very well for almost all applications. I would pick a 7mm mag above the 7mm rum. 2nd year of Elk draws in the Yukon and I get DRAWN!! He was dead when he hit the ground. It seems that my 338 hits a little harder and will penetrate deeper. Nosler ABLR vs Hornady ELDx vs Federal Terminal Ascent reviews/experience? I also know a guy who kills elk with a 243. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a .270, but carries much more energy. ", Travis (WI), "I just wanted to say thank you for your site, and helpful emails! Will this work to shoot an elk ? Therefore, 300 PRC has a slightly flatter trajectory, a little more retained energy, less wind drift, and somewhat more recoil than the 300 Win Mag. It seems that my 338 hits a little harder and will penetrate deeper. The 180 grain load is an outstanding choice of .300 Win Mag ammo for elk, moose, or bear hunting while the the lighter 165 grain load is perfect for deer, pronghorn, and bear. positive and safe game plan for the 2014 elk season! Opening morning in Wyoming proved to be as picturesque as I imagined it; my pal Mike Ruella and I were teamed up with a competent guide, there were antelope everywhere, and the weather was perfect. It’s a 26” 1:10 twist barrel. 1 of 2 Go to page. I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. So, "if" your rifle likes it, it will hold up just fine in your 300 WM. Is the 300 PRC unique enough to establish itself? I loaded the 200 NAB over a wad of Retumbo for a 300 RUM, gift for my SIL. Feb 20, 2009 #1 I am new to the site and I'm amazed with some of the knowledge people here posses. First Elk!, by Tater (Sheridan, Arkansas) I took the advice I received from this website and was successful…I wanted to Thank You and Your Forum and the folks that share on here for the knowledge and information that helped me find an elk I was quite happy with. Worth playing with! Preferred by long range hunters and military snipers over the … elk rifle season as its my first. The phone rang on a snowy Saturday afternoon in early 2000, and upon answering I found my dad – Ol’ Grumpy Pants – on the other end of the line. However, and this is pure personal opinion, I don't like putting the 7mm mag and the .300 in the same category. I am looking for a new hunting rifle to take large game at longer range,I live in Montana). How? with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. In short, like the 7mm Rem Mag, the .300 Win Mag is an excellent cartridge that packs more performance than the .30-06 Springfield into a comparably sized package. 1; 2; Next. I like the 'Old School" 200gr CnC bullets to 'thump" something hard, ha. He killed a big cow a tad over 440yds with it, blew chunks out the other side, he said. After much back and forth, I decided on the 300 RUM. Having to start over and try western Montana. (Whitehorse, Yukon Canada). It's the same also around my house in … Mag. Using a fat, 404 Jeffery case 2.850" long with the 30-degree shoulder pushed well forward, Remington engineers were able to beat the case capacity of the 300 Wby. I used to hunt with a .308, (Remington 800 VLS, heavy barrel, all the goodies) but at just shy of 15 pounds I got tired of carrying it through the woods. I got the basic Remington 700, with the matte finish and synthetic stock (SPS?). ", Join in and write your own page! But for new hunters: 308, every damn day of the week. I got several useful tips from you, and your site. I like the Remington .300 Ultra Mag short Action. I have to special order mine through a FFL friend of mine. Second place weapon for killing the most trophies was... BOWS! ", Travis (WI), "I just wanted to say thank you for your site, and helpful emails! Very few folks realize that out around 350-400 it starts overtaking the 180. The recoil is managable for me, but I'm 6'03", 280lbs. Unique Elk Talk Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. They were Remington 700 actions with 26" Lilja 1:10 barrels and McMillian stocks. New Mexico Unit 49, by Silas (Los Alamos, NM). I have a .300 Win Mag and it's an excellent elk rifle, up to and including long range shots pushing the limits of most hunters' ability. I am extremely excited for this Thanks again! Where I live in SC .300 win mag ammo is only $1 more than .270. Discussion in 'Big Stuff--7mm, 30 Cal, .338+' started by leclairk, Aug 14, 2019. leclairk Silver $$ Contributor. I think the newer TTSX has more advantages. However, it’s a bit too much of a good thing. I've never recovered a bullet from my 338. Long range hunters and experienced hunters taking Elk and Moose at longer ranges may appreciate and require the better terminal performance of the 300 Win Mag. I second the opinion in finding which one the gun likes and how much room you have in the magazine to handle the longer heavier bullets. I wanted to personally My elk rifle is a .338. Why? However, as we worked through a variety of bullets and powders, the 200 grain AB ahead of RL22 shot the best. the Monos are long, but many heavier c&c bullets are too, and they "do" recoil more. I had read years ago and believe to this day that the beauty of a magnum is it handles heavy for cartridge bullet's better than standard bullet's. However, the lighter weight monos just change the whole paradigm, IMHO. with a Vortex 6x24 viper PST Scope. It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. Survival. (Garrison, MT)~ What do you ballistics guys think about the use of non-lead bullets for elk? That is what I did. Anyone have experience with 180 or 200 grain Accubonds? I shot both and couldn’t tell the difference in felt recoil. If the .300 Winchester were given a magnum-length receiver, where a longer bullet could be seated properly, it could utilize these longer bullets without issue. thank you for the great tips on hunting elk. Thread starter LRH ELKAHOLIC; Start date Jul 24, 2014; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. Mag. Survival. I've had good luck with H4831 and 200 gr Accubonds, but I would try 180 gr bullets as well, and go with whichever is more accurate. (Garrison, MT). You guys are amazing!!!". A gunsmith friend of mine who reloaded a bunch said for some reason, that load worked in a lot of guns. Unless one is accompanied by a good number of friends, or shooting in very … This hunt is from a 2015 late season antlerless elk tag in Utah. 2950fps with R23 shot like a varmint rifle, the 200 NAB would be swell too. Latest. , by Rob Marchio (Omaha, Ne)~ I'm a first time elk hunter hunting Arizona's unit 6A. 300 PRC vs 300 Win Mag. We shot and compared three popular options to help you decide on the best elk cartridge for your style of hunting. I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. Have a ball Pard! Would love to hear some of you guys favorite .300 RUM loads especially if any of you are loading with N570. The shot was taken from 550 yards with a 300 Ultra mag. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. But I doubt the folks who use the lighter bullets are being recoil conscious, ha. Looking for a new elk gun that will give me some distance. Just my opinion. The .300 Winchester Magnum, or .300 Win Mag, is used around the world for moose, elk, bear, and African plains game. Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. Ha I had a friend who used the factory 220gr Corlokts on Tx deer/hogs in his 30-06. I've hunted and killed many elk with a .270 Win. More. 180 AB with 75.0g RL-22 has worked wonders in 2 separate 300WM for me. Together we broke the barrels in and then developed a load. And then I cannot see using less than heavy bullet's in any magnum If for some reason I were to buy a magnum again and it were a 300 mag there is no doubt in my mind the bullet's I'd be leaning toward would be 200grs. In choosing between the 300 Ultra Mag vs 300 Win Mag, our choice is the 300 Win Mag because it has less recoil, more affordable, has more factory match loads, and offers more available load data than the 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. Gold $$ Contributor. I recently worked up a load in 300WM with the 200 Partition. by Craig (Florida) "Here are some of the items I use on my DIY hunts in the CO backcountry...". Win. I'm planning on staying in the Pine Grove campground... Help needed for 1st DIY Hunt w/Son, by Patrick (Parker, CO), "I was looking for some advice on my 1st DIY hunt for 2014 in CO with my 13 yr old son. Rage Broadheads by Chris, ...my buddy gave me a rage practice tip and when I shot it you could not pick out the broadhead from the field points. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. It's very pleasant to see your sincere spirit of service and customer care... You are doing way more than selling products to customers like me...we are getting tremendous value from all you do with your site and your business. ", Retired USMC MSgt Needs Advice, by Ken Wing USMCRET I have a 300 and 7mm WSM I use occasionally and although they work well, both needed a bit of tweaking in the feed rails to feed properly. Hunted at most distances from 50 yards to over 1000 with most kills being from 350 to 800 yards. … Aug 14, 2019 #1 Looking for a new elk gun that will give me some distance. (which you can read all about on this 7mm vs. 300 Win. Mag., or become just another .300 magnum in the herd. ", 7mm Remington Magnum, by Dean Like over 400 yards. The ballistics chart below compares the trajectory of Hornady Precision Hunter and Winchester Expedition Big Game and factory loads for each cartridge. Election gun buying, 300wsm suggestions tips and substitutions. Wounded Veteran Elk hunts, by Joshua FL), I am a disabled veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and have always dreamed of hunting elk. I am a died in the wool .300 Win Mag fan boy but picked up a Christensen Arms Custom in .300 Rum. I use it for hunting Whitetail out to about 500 yards as well as recreational target shooting. The 7mm RUM is really only a good option if you are shooting ultra long range. Mag. Elk or Venison Steaks Grilled to Perfection Here's how to turn them into steakhouse steaks! USA) I use my Liberty Ruger M77, 7mm Rem. 300 win mag. With bullets from the same mfg's in the 180, 190, 210, 215 and 230 gr weights. and 100 fps faster than the Wby. IIRC, this is the flour and sugar for a Kimber Classic safe resident. You must log in or register to reply here. need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. I read and profit more than I can tell you. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. Mag. They match .30-06, 300 win mag and a "hot" load that is ballistically superior to the other two. P. Scott, (BC 2016) "I would like to thank my hunting partner for the great company & this website for the wealth of information that I have gleaned & also the gear bought as every bit of info etc. You are using an out of date browser. gives an advantage in bullet weight. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. I've never recovered a bullet from my 338. Its very lightweight and has a lot of knock down power. by Randy B How? Not too light, but a 180 mono in a 300 Mag is flat shooting, hits hard, and likely to completely penetrate the marjority of shots! I haven't weighed the rifle/optics yet, but with a 3-9x40 Leupold I'd say it is around 9lbs.I hunt western Colorado where the terrain is nasty, steep and the weather changes every 10 minutes. I know the pictures a moose but it is the biggest bodied moose I have seen in over 20 years hunting the beast! If you're gun just seems to like the 200s better, there's that, but don't worry energy between the two. I like to work up a good load with the mono I like ( and weight I want) say 150 TTSX/175LRX for a 300WM and then I work up a good load with the 200 Noslers or similar. If recoil and price don’t bother you much, getting the 300 RUM ammo is still a great choice. I am about to have it re-barreled and want to re-chamber to either 7 Mag or 300 Win Mag. I think the newer TTSX has more advantages. need bow to none: 180-grain bullets exit the muzzle at 3,200 fps or more and carry over 4,000 ft.-lbs. I know I have used some very light (but stout) bullets for big game and I always zeroed them about 1" high at 100. Head to Head: .300 Win. The rifle build I spoke with you about as of right now will be a 300 rum but I am still wondering if a 300 Norma would be better. If you like the idea of using one of these calibers for the bigger game animals, like Alaska/Yukon moose or brown/grizzly bear, I feel the .300 Win. Accuracy is going to be a lot more about the specific gun than the caliber. Hector, TX: "Wow, that was fast! Mitchell, Moscow Idaho. I wanted to personally Mag. of energy. I think the mid range to heavy weight bullet's in each cartridge work best. Elk Hunting Pocatello by Cameron (Pocatello) Where is the best place to elk hunt around Pocatello, Idaho? I have a .375 Ruger that kicks like a mule and I don’t enjoy shooting it. I did not draw a tag for Missouri breaks where I have hunted in the past. 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win. I'm comfortable shooting out to 450 yards (too long for a typical hunting shot), and if in some un-foreseen situation I need to take a shot at that distance, I'm not going to question if my caliber is capable or not. vs. 338. It's more effective out to longer ranges and IS NOT TOO MUCH FOR DEER. I finally got drawn for a late elk hunt in Unit 28, north of Road 506 and south of the boundary line of the Lincoln National Forest... Northeast Nevada Early Elk hunt, by John you luck during your hunts and God bless!". In 2007, my son, son in law and I had 3, 300 win mags built. Some do like the very fast speeds, but really, anything over 3000fps....doubtful any of us could tell any difference, ha. Experience on Elk I usually shoot my elk with a 338 Win Mag and most of my buddies use a 30. cal (anything from an 06 to a 300 Ultra). Try either H4831 or H1000 for either bullet pick the one that shoots best and run with it... U really cant go wrong with either...…. I shot a heavy Aoudad sheep at 250 or so, and he made one hop and was done. 300 PRC and .300 Win Mag factory loads generally have similar muzzle velocities, but the 300 PRC shoots a heavier bullet with a higher BC. Mag. More Guns. Additionally, the .300 RUM has a minimally tapered beltless case with a 30 degree shoulder. If it is a Premium, its sixes for me. It looks like the ballistics are fairly close out to 500. In choosing between the 300 Ultra Mag vs 300 Win Mag, our choice is the 300 Win Mag because it has less recoil, more affordable, has more factory match loads, and offers more available load data than the 300 Remington Ultra Magnum. That .338 cal 180 made a wound channel that looked like every Partition result I had ever seen. Win. The original conversation I can’t recall, but I do remember we got onto the subject of hunting caribou. 300 Win Mag vs 308. September 27, 2019. Hey guys got my 7mm fully outfitted for my elk hunt but the guide recommended bringing a backup gun just in case something crazy happens. Christensen Arms 300 Win Mag vs 300 RUM. ...I pulled each of the elk into shade then started gutting...". However, if they hold up well on a big hog, from near and far, they will work fine on anything bigger critter! I like that you can get factory loads in several different power levels. The 300 RUM shoots nearly as flat as a.270, but carries much more energy. A 30-06 will handle a 180gr bullet very well, in my 30-06 it's my bullet of choice. I have more experience with the older Barnes 180 XBT from a 300 Win Mag. Switched to E-tip 180s. I think the newer TTSX has more advantages. you luck during your hunts and God bless! 1,089 Posts #6 • Feb 1, 2013. They're both moose medicine. How often should I use my cow call?, I am new to the sport of bow hunting elk and my question is how often should I use my cow calls? Mag., .300 WSM, and .30-06 Springfield. One thing the 300 Win mag has going for it is it will cycle a bit more smoothly on average. Ballistically, the .300 Wby. Even the older 220 cup n core "can" come apart from a 300 Mag up close. Experience on Elk I usually shoot my elk with a 338 Win Mag and most of my buddies use a 30. cal (anything from an 06 to a 300 Ultra). It's easy to do. 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