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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 8:17 am    Post subject: 7mm Remington Mag good or bad? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2007 9:15 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

Depends on what you want it for... great for elk and whitetail deer, lousy for squirrels and rabbits.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:00 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

I can go along with that.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:03 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

centerfire wrote:
I can go along with that.

Look Out--- First time out..

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 5:25 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

7 mag is a fine, powerful long range caliber. It's been around long enough to have been proven efficient as a game cartridge. Many manufacturers make fine, quality rifles, their are excellent bullets to choose from if you reload. It is common enough that ammo is usually plentiful if you buy it.

There is a lot to like about the caliber and rifles chambered for it.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 7:29 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

Howdy. What are ya planing on hunting with it. It's a great long range med sized game cartridge.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:32 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

Hooowdy ya'll. I think( I don't do it often) the 7mmmag is a good caliber but I think the 8/06 or the 30-06 is just as good. ya kinda tear up the meat on jacks or dogs. I do like the 8-06 cause ya can go from 125 to 250 on bullet selection. my fatherinlaw built a 7x57AI moved the throat out .050" ,using my f1 chrony it's only 125fps fron the 7mmag. However, the 7mm mag does kick alot less than than the 300 winmag. Dave Smile Smile
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 1:31 pm    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

What type of animals are we talking about hunting here? Deer at long range? Elk at medium range? 7Mag is a nice caliber, with light bullets it can be a good long range deer gun, with heavy bullets its a good shorter range elk gun. Its flexible enough to go both ways.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

My brother uses a 7mm rem mag for deer and elk. Like Dallan says it works great on deer with lighter bullets and equally as good on elk with heavier bullets. Smile

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 7:16 pm    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

Goodness! There's probably a half million of so of them in the woods each hunting season. Rem's 7 Mag. rifle and its ammo sales for big game cartridges are in the top 4 or 5 each year. Maybe there's a reason? Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:22 pm    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

Great Rifle cartridge. the only thing I dont like about mine is the muzzle break some one had put on it........LOUD! Wow, it'll break your ear drums with plugs in and muffs on...

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:45 pm    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

The 7mm Rem Mag is a fine cartridge. It's history and success shows that it is almost as good as the 30-06.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:19 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

LOUD: for sure. Neighbors don't comment when we shoot 06 on the range in back of my place. The 7mm Mag. gets comments wtf
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:07 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

My 2 cents:
Love mine, haven't had to chase anything since I started using it.
I take that back the elk was dead, but slid down the mountain a ways.

Have taken antelope, elk , mulies and white tail, did sorta blow up a coyote. ( not a varmit gun)
Do load down to 130 gr sierra boat tails, for antelope, up to 166 gr cor-loc's for elk.
Flat shooter, if I can see it I can kill it.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:25 am    Post subject: Re: 7mm Remington Mag good od bad? Reply with quote

BillP wrote:
LOUD: for sure. Neighbors don't comment when we shoot 06 on the range in back of my place. The 7mm Mag. gets comments wtf

I'll loan you my 7STW... lol burning 88 grns of powder per round makes for a huge *BOOM*


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