Because of Nosler’s unsurpassed quality standards, each piece of brass is checked for correct length, neck-sized, chamfered, trued and flash holes are checked for … The 6.5mms have been with us since the end of the 19 th century—in the 6.5x55mm Swedish Mauser—and the fast 6.5s have been with us since the 1950s in the form of the .264 Winchester Magnum, and a bit later in the form of the 6.5 Remington … Killing a bull cleanly takes a good cartridge. I bought a Fierce Fury in 28 nosler that is the same so far. 300 Win Mag. Reactions: tuscan and rharfo. Video! This means that the momentum of a rifle's reaction will exactly equal the momentum of the bullet and powder gasses ejected from the barrel. I have used Sierra projos and have limited knowledge on the Nosler CC bullets. The Contestants. Either will do the job when used appropriately. Nosler Trophy Grade Ammo - .300 Winchester Short Magnum SKU: 1613161. 28 Nosler: 3210 fps Recoil with a 9 lb rifle and above loads: 7 RM: 20.8 ft/lb 28 Nosler: 29.4 ft/lb ( recoil isn't that bad my 7.5 lb 338 RCM shooting 225 gr bullets is 32 ft/lb)-----There is no question that the larger cartridge would be a much better choice for LR elk. 28 Nosler Load Data; 300 AAC Blackout Load Data; 30-30 Winchester Load Data; 30/40 Krag Load Data; 308 Marlin Express Load Data; 300 Savage Load Data; 308 Winchester Load Data; 30 Thompson Center Load Data; 30-06 Springfield Load Data; 300 Ruger Compact Magnum (RCM) Load Data; 308 Norma Magnum Load Data; 30-06 Springfield Ackley Improved Load Data It won’t kill them any deader than a 147eld out of a 6.5 prc bro. The 28 and 30 Nosler are potentially great rounds. By Chuck Hawks. The 30 Nosler shoulder is .051" farther back than the 28 Nosler, so the 28 actually has more capacity than the 30. I’ve been using a 6.5-06 AI for many years on elk and it is a fantastic cartridge. The .28 Nosler and 7mm RUM push the same bullets—just faster. You are using an out of date browser. Just as the 7mm STW is a necked-up version of the 6.5 STW, so it goes with the .28 Nosler and the .26 Nosler. I already have a great performing 6.5 Creedmoor but wanting a little more horsepower for my next rifle. Originally designed for hunting. I tend to find that I pull the STW out of the safe and hunt with it more. https://www.outdoorlife.com/story/hunting/7mm-magnum-showdown It’s one hell of a round. He is getting ready to work up a load with it soon. That an important factor should be thought about bullet selection. magnum cartridges and bullets of similar weight. 180 eld started at 3200 is still packing 2500 fps and 2500 ft lbs at 750 yards, no load for the PRC is on the same planet as that. Just starting to get some feedback. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and … 308 Win. All rights reserved. A Bonnier Corporation Company. I like the little 308, but I think the 280 pretty much smokes it all the way around. For elk, I'd opt for the 28 Nosler. Apr 9, 2017 - Explore none's board "28 Nosler" on Pinterest. Nosler Match Grade 308 Winchester 175gr Custom Competition Rifle Ammo - 20 Rounds. More tolerant and easy going than its 6.5mm cousin, the 28 Nosler delivers extreme performance and responds well to careful load tuning. 28 Nosler is a shortened version of the 7mm Winchester Ultra Mag. JavaScript is disabled. Just a year or so ago I wrote that the 30 Nosler was arguably the single best-designed .30-caliber magnum in existence. Too much overlap with the Creedmoor and the PRC. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Bullet Cost - Why is this so much a wild hair. I am a big fan of 6.5 bullets. For 2015 Nosler, located in Bend Oregon, introduced a new 7mm Magnum cartridge, the .28 Nosler. I am getting back into Service rifle competition and I have a question which I may already know. better yet 280 AI vs 28 nosler, I tried a lot to get my 300 ism to group... from 165's to 210, barnes, nosler, sierra's, burgers.. different powders, primers, etc..... couldn't get it done. A 156 at 3000 is nothing to ignore, and sure as heck doesn’t overlap with the CM. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. The Agony, and Utter Joy, of One Child’s First Fish, The 6 Best Big-Game Loads for the .308 Winchester, How to Hunt Ducks in a Winter Storm and Live to Tell About It, The Story Behind the World-Record Whitetail Deer, The 10 Best Long-Range Hunting Cartridges, Kansas Teenager Tags World-Record Whitetail Buck, How to Pick the Best All-Purpose Deer Rifle. The 28 Nosler is based on the 7mm cartridge platform and is .284 caliber. Many products featured on this site were editorially chosen. 338 Win Mag. It will do everything the 28 nosler will do, just less recoil and powder. 28 Nosler. When filled to the brim, the .28 Nosler case holds 100.7 grains of water versus 99.6 grains for 7mm STW cases made by Remington and 100.2 grains for those from Federal. I use the same powder charge for both. Copyright © 2020 Field & Stream. I’ve been using a 6.5-06 AI for many years on elk and it is a fantastic cartridge. My 28 Nosler Ridgeline shoots under ½ MOA. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and 30 Nosler 30 Nosler vs. Hornady .300 PRC. The best long-range hunting cartridges fire high-BC bullets fast enough to remain supersonic out to at least 1,400 yards. Gun Parts - Stocks, Barrels, Actions, etc. You’ve got a great 6.5 cartridge in the Creed, so you NEED a great 7mm in your repertoire. Wanting to build a new hunting rifle for Mule Deer, Northern Whitetail and the occasional Elk. A close cousin of the 26 Nosler, 28 Nosler is a larger, more powerful round. Sure, you may need a few more clicks of the elevation turret, but no 4 legged critter would ever be able to tell the difference. Just a more useful cartridge to me all the way around. 33 Nosler I love them both and they are tack drivers. Typical 300 PRC ballistics are a 212gr bullet at 2,860fps (3,850 ft-lbs) or a 225gr bullet at 2,810fps (3,945 ft-lbs). Finding load data for the 28 Nosler became a bit of a wild-goose chase as, frankly, there isn't much to be found yet. Nosler® Match Grade Ammunition consists of Nosler’s precisely-designed Custom Competition® bullet along with Nosler® brass. The 175 ELD-X’s shoot at 3150 fps and the 180 ELD-M’s shoot at 3100 fps. Just worked on reloads a little today and am getting ready to update my post with results. These rounds have the reach and the power to put down big-game animals way out there. Dad has a Browning in .300 win mag. At 400 yards, the 6.5 Creedmoor has 18.8 inches of drop and still packs 1,478 foot pounds of energy. Nosler Ballistic Tip 6.5 Creedmoor 140gr Ballistic Tip Rifle Ammo - 20 Rounds ... Nosler Trophy Grade Long Range 28 Nosler 175gr Accubond LR Rifle Ammo - 20 Rounds. Well Maybe. So far, it is a tack driver with factory ammo. Topped with a 3-10X 40 mm Nightforce SHV riflescope, a Nosler Model 48 Patriot rifle chambered in .28 Nosler is capable of taking most of the worlds big gamewith real long-range advantages in trajectory and wind drift when compared to others using .30-cal. 30 Nosler. Given the same 150-grain AccuBond bullet only drops 28-inches at 500 yards, it’s safe to say they might have done so with an extraordinary flat-shooting option. Nosler's stated goal in the 27 Nosler is to produce a more capable long-range hunting cartridge. Slower burning powders and high load densities will yield great loads. This is easy, the 280! The 28 is another tier up, 180's at 3200 vs. 140's at 3000. The cartridge, along with 6.5 PRC (also descended from the .375 Ruger), received formal SAAMI approval later that year.. 300 PRC Ballistics. Bergara Mountain 2.0 28 Nosler Bolt Action Rifle, 24″ Barrel, Tactical Grey Cerakote Finish – Bergara BPR28-28N $ 1,999.99 Add to Cart for Price Add to cart; Bergara Approach 28 Nosler Bolt Action Rifle, 26″ Barrel, Black Cerakote Finish – Bergara BPR31-28N $ 1,849.99 Add to Cart for Price Add to cart It is based on the non-belted .26 Nosler case (itself based on a cut-down Remington Ultra Mag case) necked-up to accept 7mm (.284") bullets. 6.5 PRC and 28 Nosler are not very similar cartridges. Why i like my 260 rem so much now that there is no ammo over the 6.5 cm, Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards. Of the two choices you give I’d opt for the 28 Nosler BUT of all the choices I’d definitely build a 300 PRC for any and all hunting and shooting sports. Sep 1, 2019 #6 LongProng Well-Known Member. A side-by-side comparison of the .270 Winchester vs. .27 Nosler vs. .277 Sig Fury Hornady formally rolled out their new 300 Precision Rile Cartridge at the 2018 SHOT Show. It may not display this or other websites correctly. You must log in or register to reply here. See more ideas about nosler, guns, rifle. I have found the Barnes LRX, TTXXX, the Nosler LR Accubonds are better choices for hunting. 30-06 Springfield. Click to display additional attributes for the product This SKU table contains a list of all SKUs available for the product. The 28 nosler isn’t the wrong answer, its a sweet round as well. Today, I have to give that nod to the .300 PRC. Not going back to that caliber, i'd take a 300 WM instead in 30 cal. If Elk is frequently hunted, I’d pick 28 Nosler. As a matter of mirror-image fact, the two cases are extremely similar. By Chuck Hawks. I got a reamer made up to use 28 Nosler brass necked up to 30 (no turn). Joined Sep 15, 2018 Messages 114 Location Twin Falls, Idaho. It’s pretty similar in performance to the PRC, so I think that would be a great choice. The very first load I tried shot fantastic. You can filter the list of items shown by selecting attributes. I have it’s predecessor (and ballistic twin) which is the 7 STW. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction; that is one of the physical laws of our universe. Both rifles are zeroed at 200-yard zero. 300 WSM. I also own a 6.5-284 Norma (the ballistic twin of the PRC). The 6.5mm cartridges have surely caught on in the last decade or so, and now they're available in all shapes and sizes from the small to the tall. Ron Spomer provides an in-depth look at Nosler's 7mm rifle cartridge, the 28 Nosler. The author analyzed six .30 caliber magnum cartridges (.300 H&H Magnum, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Weatherby, .300 Remington Ultra Mag., .30 Nosler, and .30-378 Weatherby) for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. In my opinion Berger bullets are better target bullets than hunting bullets. Nosler released the fastest commercially available 7mm rifle cartridge at the 2015 SHOT Show. Hard to find components or ammo for the 28 now though. $37.99 ($1.90/round) Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store Only Limit 2. Killing a big bull at a steep quartering angle takes a very good cartridge topped by a tough, deep-penetrating bullet. My handloads use Nosler brass, CCI Magnum Primers, Retumbo powder, and Hornady 175g ELD-X and Hornady 180 ELD-M. Some of our best are with Norma 217 and RL 33, but other propellants of similar speed give excellent results as well. 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