A 7mm is a great allaround deer rifle ,A 243 30-30 is a good 100 150 yd rifle for southern deer. The extra horse power is great to have,flatter shoots,more hydrostatic shock at impact. A 7mm with a 150 grain bullet is great for Whitetail or Mulies.
How far can a 7mm Rem Mag kill an elk?
7mm Remington Magnum
The most popular hunting cartridge in the world is a great long range elk stopper. It delivers a 1219 ft-lbs punch and 1771 fps at 900 yards. Drop at 1000: 179 inches. Drift at 1000: 58 inches.
Will a 7mm Rem Mag kill a grizzly bear?
The 7MM Rem Mag will do all you ever need to do to a Grizzly. And then some. I know one old timer who has killed several with one, another has done the same with a 270 Winchester, and another older still has killed even more with his open sited Pre-64 Model 70 270 Winchester. His “big gun” as he called it.
Is a 7mm mag too big for deer?
The 7mm Mag is more than enough for deer with any bullet weighing 140 grains or larger.
What is a 7mm Mag comparable to?
With comparable bullet weights, the 7mm Mag. will supersede the velocities of the . 30-06 Springfield; though the ’06 can use heavier bullets, the 7mm of equal weight will offer a better Sectional Density. … Driving a 180-grain bullet to a muzzle velocity of 2960 fps, Winchester’s .