How far can you shoot a 300 WSM?

How far can you shoot a 300 WSM?

As a long range hunting cartridge, the . 300 WSM loaded with A-Max projectiles is capable of producing wide wounding out to 1000 yards.

What’s better 300 Win Mag or 300 WSM?

Truly, choosing between the 300 Winchester magnums comes down to the length and weight of rifle you prefer. If you like short, quick actions, go with the WSM. If the 30-06-length standard action works for you, stick with the old 300 Win.

Is a 300 WSM good for moose?

Yes, the . 300 WSM Winchester Short Magnum is A GOOD CHOICE for moose hunting, under average conditions, from a mid-range distance, with a medium grain expanding bullet, and with correct shot placement.

What size is 300 WSM?

. 300 Winchester Short Magnum

300 Winchester Short Magnum
Base diameter .555 in (14.1 mm)
Rim diameter .535 in (13.6 mm)
Case length 2.100 in (53.3 mm)
Overall length 2.860 in (72.6 mm)

How loud is a 300 WSM?

300 win mag average = 161.1 dB, the 30-06 average =160.5 dB. The averages show only 0.6 dB difference, the loudest 30-06 was 163.2 dB, . 300 win mag was 165.5 dB.

How good is 300 WSM?

So, yes, there’s a bit of hype swirling ’round the 300 WSM, but even without it, this is a fine, efficient cartridge for throwing 150- to 210-grain . 308 bullets at muzzle velocities running 3,300 to 2,900 fps respectively.

What is a 300 WSM used for?

The . 300 WSM is adequate for hunting all big game including (but not limited to): moose, black bear, brown bear, elk, mule deer, and white-tailed deer in forests and plains where long range, flat shots are necessary. The . 300 WSM is also used in benchrest shooting.

What kind of ammo is a 300 WSM?

Also known as: 300 win short mag, 300 WIN.SHORT MAG., 300 WSM (Winchester Short Mag), .300 Winchester Short Magnum, 30-338 Winchester Mag, 300 WSM Winchester introduced the .300 Super Magnum in 2001.

What are the ballistics of a 300 Winchester Short Magnum?

The ballistic performances based off four grain types for velocity are 3,313 ft/s (150 gr), 3,223 ft/s (165 gr), 3,095 ft/s (180 gr), and 2,822 ft/s (200 gr). The .300 WSM was designed to be a chambered in a lighter weight rifle to use for carrying while backpacking.

What kind of bullet is a federal 300 Winchester?

Heavy weight loads from Federal include the 180 grain soft point (traditional Hi-Shok, not the Hotcor bullet) at 2970fps, the 180 grain Nosler Accubond at 2960fps, the 180 grain Partition at 2980fps, the 180 grain TTBBC at 2960fps and the 180 grain Barnes TSX at 2980fps.

What’s the weight of a 300 Win Mag?

The .300 Win Mag cartridges can be loaded with a wide range of bullet weights. These are most often found between 165 to 220 grains but are often found in the heavier range for hunting purposes.