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    7 Mag vs .300

    My first big game hunt which gun and ammo should I use? 7 mag vs .300?

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    300 win mag. Do U reload?

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    I've used a 7mm for years and love it. The 7mm and 300 win is debate that's will always have half like the 7 and the other like the 300. I just bought my first 300 for hunting season this year so I can say either one is a great choice.
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    I personally shoot a 7 Mag as well, but the majority of my hunters bring a .300 as the most common caliber i see. I like them both and will definitely be buying a .300 WSM someday soon to have in my arsenal. The 7 Mag doesn't usually provide the "knock-down" power like the .300, but it also doesn't kick like a .300. That being said, when an animal is in your sights the kick really never matters. You can't go wrong with either. The nice thing about the 7 Mag is being able to shoot 150+- grain bullets for smaller game like antelope and deer instead of heavy grain bullets that tear up a whole shoulder of meat.

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    cant go wrong with either one. .300 will have more recoil so alot of people would pick 7mm over it for that matter. both will do the job and do it well

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    They are both good- you can't really go wrong.

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    I would rather shoot a 300 in a 175gr. bullet then a 7 mag in a 175gr. bullet as far as recoil goes. But , you have 2 very good calibers that will do fine. 300 offers a larger range of bullets from 130-220+ there are some smaller bullets available. 7mm mag range from 110-175. If you reload you may find some different grain bullets out there.

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    Can't go wrong with either i use the 7mm mag and in two years I've taken 2 cow elk and three mule deer. It's got more than enough power for what i need it to do.

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    Why not just ask 30-06 or 270!?
    Quote Originally Posted by Bnunley1 View Post
    My first big game hunt which gun and ammo should I use? 7 mag vs .300?

 

 

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