What can you hunt with a 7 mm 08?
The 7mm-08 is held in high regards for elk hunting. With the benefits of having reduced recoil, a light short action and a large variety of bullets this cartridge simply checks all of the boxes. The 7mm-08 is almost in every way the best wildcat cartridge of the 308.
Is the 7mm-08 a good hunting round?
While the 7mm-08 Remington excels on deer sized game, it can also be quite effective on bigger game like elk and even moose when using high quality ammunition loaded with premium bullets. The cartridge also has relatively mild recoil and is therefore fairly popular with small framed and/or recoil shy hunters.
Is a 7 mm rifle good for hunting?
Our preferred hunting weights of 7mm bullets, from 140 to 175 grains, tend to be long for caliber and offer superb penetration. The 7mm Remington Magnum, unlike the 7×57, 7mm-08, the . 280, and even the 7×61 Sharpe & Hart, has enough case capacity to drive even heavy 175-grain bullet at meaningful velocity.
Is 243 better than 7mm08?
The 243 Winchester shoots flatter and faster and recoils less. The 7mm-08 delivers more bullet energy (elephant killing energy) than the 243 Winchester at all distances and can be configured (hand loaded with lighter bullets) to shoot as flat. Both use the same parent case.
Which is better a 30-06 or 270?
30-06 wins the bullet energy category. It hits harder even at extended ranges, and it can be loaded using bullets as heavy as 220 grains. However, since Trophy Copper bullets reliably expand only at velocities above 1,800 fps, the . 270 Win. has a greater maximum effective range.
Is a 243 big enough for elk?
There are a great many calibers more suitable for larger or medium game than the . 243.” Although a . 243 is likely a passable elk rifle, it’s unlikely hunters would ever choose it over harder hitting cartridges.
Is a 308 more powerful than a 243?
308, but is more powerful and uses larger and heavier bullets than the . 243.