Are 7mm and 30-06 the same?

Are 7mm and 30-06 the same?

The 7mm Rem Mag fires smaller caliber and lighter, but generally more aerodynamic bullets at a higher velocity than the . 30-06 Springfield. The 7mm Rem Mag has a flatter trajectory, more kinetic energy at typical hunting ranges, and is also better for longer range shots, but the . 30-06 has less recoil.

Is a 7mm a 30 caliber?

375 H&H Magnum; the 7mm bullet diameter was here to stay. 7mm isn’t 7mm; it is actually 7.21mm. 30-calibers use bullets weighing between 100 or 110 grains (usually reserved for the . 30 M1 Carbine) and 220 grains, with the extremes as heavy as 250 grains.

What is a 7mm rifle equivalent to?

308 caliber to equal the flat trajectory and penetration of a . 284 diameter 180-grain bullet with a muzzle velocity of 2,860 ft/sec (870 m/s), as offered for the 7mm Remington Magnum, requires muzzle energy close to what the . 300 Winchester Magnum can offer, i.e. well beyond what the . 30-06 can deliver.

Is 7mm same as 7mm mag?

A ‘standard’ 7mm caliber is plenty for deer out to 200 yards. The 7mm mag gives you a lot more practical range out to 400+ yards if needed. The 7 mag also is more forgiving on shots from poor angles, with the right bullet you can penetrate stem to stern [not that I recommend that.]

What is the lethal range of a 30 06?

30/06 was certified for an extreme reach of 4.75 miles, an effective firing range of 1,000 yards.

Is a 7mm more powerful than a 308?

308 load, as both the 140-grain 7mm bullet and 165-grain . 308-inch bullet share the same sectional density at . With comparable muzzle velocities (the 7mm-08 is a bit faster with the 140-grain load) the difference in holdover is negligible.

What is a 7mm Mag good for?

By the same token, the lighter recoil of the cartridge also makes the 7mm Mag a great choice for smaller framed or recoil shy hunters. It’s also ideal for situations where a lightweight rifle is really desirable, like on a backpack or mountain hunt.

How far can a 7mm shoot accurately?

With the right ammo, the 0-1000 meter ballistics are VERY impressive and the 7mm is easily capable of 1000+ meter shooting, but it falls short of the . 300 in most regards while significantly outpacing the . 308 (Which really shouldn’t surprise anyone).

Is a 7mm caliber the same as a 30-06?

Note here that 7mm is a caliber (caliber being, in small arms, the diameter of the a bullet), while .30–06 is a cartridge, the specifications of which include a bullet size, along with various other factors. So this question is a bit of an apples and oranges thing… Or better yet apples and peach pie. Is a 7mm caliber the same as a 30-06?

What’s the difference between a Springfield and a 7mm Rem Mag?

The end result is that the 7mm Rem Mag has a much larger case capacity than the .30-06. Bullet size is another one of the other obvious differences between the 7mm Rem Mag vs 30-06. Each cartridge uses different diameter bullets: .284″ for the Remington cartridge and .308″ for the Springfield.

Are there any perfect cartridges for a 7mm rifle?

The world is awash in 7mm rifle cartridges for a darn good reason: they are perfect. Perfect is a strong word and of course hyperbolic in this context. The truth is there are no perfect calibers, cartridges, or rifles. Or even bullets, for that matter. But the 7mm bore size comes close.

When did the.30 caliber bullet come out?

There are other anomalies in cartridge names that are explained in the descriptions…example, .30-06 is a .30-caliber bullet fired from a cartridge developed in 1906. This is the “container”, usually made of brass or steel, that holds all the other components of the round.