The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .30-06 Springfield vs .300 Weatherby Magnum ammo rounds. I personally shoot a 308 win. Dry case w/ primer = 287.2 gr, 300 Win with H2O = 85.7 gr I seriously doubt you could realistically judge the difference in barrel life between the three so it is a moot point to me. No one yet offers this cartridge loaded with 200 grain AccuBonds. Case usable capacity with powder goes to the 30 Nosler with about 3.7 gr. Hornady = 97 gr. All great performing cartridges-all uncommon except the 300 win mag. I plan to further research the quality and hardness of the available brass for the 30 Nosler. Always consult with the bullet or ammunition manufacturer as to your needs before you take it on a hunt. It is a great cartridge but a near twin to the .300 Winchester Magnum. It uses a 2.825″ case—just a whisker shorter than the parent .375 and .300 H&H cases—with plenty of case capacity; 98 grains of water to be specific. Some cartridges were handicapped by the fact the ammunition companies don’t offer the heaviest bullet weights, rather they offer the most popular or common. Too much can go wrong and the recovery of an animal shot at 100 yards can already be complicated at times. AccuBond at 2800 fps. But if you are one that does not like belted cases the 30 Nos. Whether the .28 Nosler can beat the odds, as the 7mm Remington and Weatherby Magnums have done, remains to be seen. 300 Winchester Magnum Load Data; 300 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 30 Nosler Load Data; 30-378 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 300 Remington Ultra Magnum Load Data; 7.62x51mm NATO Load Data; 8x57mm JS Mauser Load Data; 8mm-06 Load Data; 325 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 8mm Remington Magnum Load Data; 338 Federal Load Data; 338 … Mag., it … Hornady 300 PRC w/225's @ 2875-2900 FPS 300 Norma w/225's @3000-3025 FPS Weatherby ammo will set you back anywhere from … 180 gr. The 300 Win Mag is right around where you put it but it can also safely climb to 30 and 31 pounds of recoil. 30 Nos. Just because it can be done does not mean it makes sense, despite what you might read in advertising copy. at shoulder .525″, 300 win Neck length = .252″ It too was designed to function in .30-06 length (3.340-inch) actions. These cartridges are also best when paired with the heaviest bullet weights. The .30 caliber magnums are popular and for good reason, but bullet selection is vital to realize their full potential. The six inch kill box used in this test is a better average size for both medium and large game. But that needs to be proven. Don, yes the factory 30-378Wby has a 28" long barrel and the Wby freebore. 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. The short magnums, such as the .300 Winchester Short Magnum, were excluded from this test since they just duplicate their larger cased cousins’ performance but in short-action rifles. They have the powder capacity to launch them at impressive velocities and thus use those bullets’ high BC and SD advantages. mtmuley . Strictly for a hunting rifle and nothing else I take a Weatherby mk 5 every time and I always have 24" light weight barrels no matter what caliber they are,Weatherby's have the strongest actions on earth tested well past 210,000 psi and held together,the stock design is such as to tame recoil and still be a natural pointer,lots of freebore makes seating bullets out where they need to be a snap,superior gas venting in case of a rupture.Ammo available everywhere,Smoothest push feed bolt action south of a Mannlicher Shoenaure. There are many magnum hunting cartridges, but those which use .30 caliber bullets are by far the most popular. 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See current Nosler manual for reloading information (or for a comparison with the .338 Lapua). Every rifle maker offers a model chambered in it and unlike the Weatherby, Nosler, and RUM, ammunition is available anywhere in the world. The 30 Nosler is still too new to predict if it will stay on the market for long. The .300 Weatherby Magnum is a fast, hard-hitting cartridge, driving a 180-grain bullet to a muzzle velocity of 3250 fps, for over 4,000 ft.-lbs. Good load right outta Nosler book I believe 83 grain oh h1000 with a 200 trainer. The big gun and ammunition companies have responded to that demand in kind. with RL-33 = 93.5 gr. at shoulder .488″ The 30 looks interesting and according to case capacity it doesn't appear to have more room in the cartridge to be labeled a barrel burner. The author acknowledges hand loaders can achieve much better performance in many instances. For the 300 win the only new case I had was a Lapua head stamp. While there are now more powerful .30 caliber magnums, the time-tested .300 Weatherby will likely outlast them. 300 Win Mag: Nosler = 95 gr. While .30 caliber bullets come in a wide variety, this vast selection presents some challenges when it comes to the Fast Thirties. I think these strike the perfect balance in terms of power level and rifle compatibility. Like Bertram and RWS. I deviated from easily available calibers when I tried WSM. 30 Nos OAL (case head to bullet tip) = 3.595″, 300 Win case head to bullet O-give with comparator = 2.730″ The 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum dials up the heat another 100 fps over the .26 Nosler; it’ll launch the 140-grain bullets at a muzzle velocity of just shy of 3400 fps. I'm not a 6.5mm fan and I think both the 26 Nosler and 6.5-300 Weatherby will die. Neck Length = .293″. on our Right. .30 Caliber Magnum Virtual Shootout Results. Renowned for its accuracy, it won many target competitions and has taken every game animal on the planet at one time or another. Both cases were new unfired. Likewise the .300 Winchester Magnum. AccuBond at 3100 fps. But this was good because I have found that the case capacity of the Lapua to be very close to WW and RP and some others. Both BC and sectional density (SD) are noted for each bullet tested. Just a year or so ago I wrote that the 30 Nosler was arguably the single best-designed .30-caliber magnum in existence. and shoot strait. Its only real advantage; it provides .300 RUM power in a standard length action. 300 Win on our Left, 30 Nos. Bullet technology at the time could not match this Weatherby’s high velocities and many projectiles often failed when they hit large animals at close range. If it's that they are cool or new or different that's cool. I'm just trying to cover my bases and not be wishing 2 years from now I had gone a different route. magnums make bigger holes in critters than their smaller bore rivals such as the 7mm Remington Magnum and punish the shooter with less recoil than the big bores such as the .338 Lapua. As a matter of mirror-image fact, the two cases are extremely similar. These are rough measurements on unfired untouched brass. I took rough measurements of both the 300 Win Mag and the 30 Nosler with the very popular 215 Berger hybrid. Maybe? They will poleaxe anything they hit as long as the bullet is placed in the animal’s vitals, and they’ll do it at amazing ranges. This article will lay out the similarities and differences between the two cartridges. I use two powders, H-1000 and RL 33. AccuBond (.588 BC/.301 SD) at 3150 fps. These are not charge weights!!! I did some bench comparisons of the two. 200 gr. 7mm Weatherby created around the 1940's, 7mm RUM created in 2001 approx. Then also H2O. The 30 Nosler outperforms the 300 Weatherby in every … By today’s standards, the venerable .300 H&H seems tame, even underpowered. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or jacketing type. The most powerful .30 caliber magnum until the .30-378 arrived, the .300 Weatherby has a cult-like following. The AccuBond™ is a good all-round hunting bullet with high ballistic coefficients (BCs) and terminal performance similar to the time-tested Nosler Partition™. They are max case volumes. 28 nosler vs 300 prc, We take a look at the .300 Winchester Magnum vs the .30-.06 Springfield in this in-depth review. The less recoil, the more accurate the shooter, and hence, the more effective the cartridge. My gut tells me with a 28″ barrel they both will come in in the 3000 to 3050 fps range at 4000′ asl. 30 Nos. 26 nosler vs 6.5-300 weatherby. The longest shot I've taken was 240yds. With Weatherby dropping all their ammo prices 30%, it is now much more affordable to shoot their calibers. Don, yes the factory 30-378Wby has a 28" long barrel and the Wby freebore. If there is any possibility a hunter might make a shot at less than 100 yards, a tough, controlled expansion bullet is required to prevent bullet disintegration when it hits a large animal at close range. The shorter neck of the 300 win has never been an issue either, but if you prefer a longer neck the 30 Nos. It is at its best when housed in a heavy (over 15 pounds) bench rest type long range rifle which will soak up its tremendous recoil forces. Gunpowder Charge Weight Velocity m/s Velocity fps; Norma MRP: Max 88.2 Min 84.0: 1052 983: 3451 3225 I've owned 6 Weatherbys over the years and many other rifles. These high energy/high cost calibers will probably force you to take up reloading if you don't already. It comes close to the .30-378’s performance and generates recoil almost equal to a .375 H&H Magnum. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or jacketing type. 30 nosler case capacity is 89.8 gr h2o and 300 win is 93.8 in h2o according to Wikipedia. It is sized to fit into a .30-06-length action and produces 3,200 fps at the muzzle with a 180-grain bullet. They combine flat trajectories with tremendous down-range power. 300 Win OAL (case head to bullet tip) = 3.690″ With that being said, 7mag, 30-06 and 300 win mag are just as effective with a lot less recoil. Add in the fact they use easy to find .308 inch diameter bullets and you have some real winners. Filed Under: Precision Hand Loading Tools, Precision Handloading "How To" Tagged With: 30 Nosler, 300 win mag, Berger Bullets, ELR, Extreme Long Range, hand loading, hunting, long range, long range only, precision, rifle throat. Good realistic article. One point for every 10 yards MPBR beyond 200 yards and one point deducted for every 10 yards less. It is no longer necessary to maximize flat trajectory to trump distance. If you don't expect to shoot beyond 300 yards, stay with common .30 calibers. When first introduced in 1944, this cartridge developed a reputation for “excessive” recoil and unpredictable results on game. Belts do not bother me in the least. 30 NOSLER VS. 300 WEATHERBY. Both are more than enough for elk and I do not think you would ever tell a difference in on game performance. My personal choice? The main factor is to know the maximum and minimum anticipated impact velocities and the intended game, then select a bullet which is reliable under those conditions. All calculations were based on the heaviest Nosler AccuBond™ bullet available in factory loaded ammunition for each caliber, unless otherwise noted. moose where it was. Introduced in 1999, the .300 RUM has become a favorite in the long range hunting subculture. 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. Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:48 pm . with H2O = 87.5 gr 1.8 gr advantage, 300 win with H-1000 = 87.5 gr capacity https://www.shootingtimes.com/editorial/300-prc-better-than-the-rest/330587 The 30 Nosler gives a case capacity increase of roughly 9 percent over the .300 Winchester Magnum, and is only a couple of grains of capacity behind the .300 Weatherby Magnum. Violate this principle by, for example, chambering a lightweight, short action rifle for a powerful Magnum cartridge like the .300 WSM and the result will be a dramatic increase in kick. This was an up hill almost broad side shot that also took the spine out. Four of them being 300 WBY and I'm quite familiar with the cartridge. This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional. Here are some measurements and comments about the 300 Win vs the 30 Nos. Not me. They are max case volumes. Both cases were new unfired. See how they compare in the charts below. Modern bullets correct this problem when the right bullet is selected for the appropriate application. If the minimum energy range exceeds the minimum expansion range, the minimum expansion range becomes the maximum effective range since unexpanded bullets are much less effective regardless how much energy they possess. AccuBond at 2950 fps. For the 300 win the only new case I had was a Lapua head stamp. capacity So here are the tested case capacities from Ryan. CAUTION:!!!! Besides, with its smooth, almost rocket-like contours and British Empire pedigree, who wouldn’t feel a warm, nostalgic glow taking one into the field with it housed in a pre-64 Winchester Model 70 or Rigby built Mauser? .300 Winchester Short Magnum (L), .300 Winchester Magnum (R). They give you extra range and power--if you can handle the recoil. The bullet was a 180gr. I agree with your .375 H&H choice for bear (one of those top five I just mentioned). What is the advantages of the 300 PCR or 30 Nosler over the 300 Winchester, 300 Weatherby, or RUM? 200 gr. bullets. Likewise the standard length .308 Norma magnum. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and pressure (29.92 inHg/1013 mbar) at sea level. of energy at the muzzle, it is far ahead of the .30-06 Springfield and .300 H&H Magnum. Any RUM or 300 Weatherby magazine box is perfect for xx-Nosler run out to more optimal seating depths. Barnes and Nosler both used 26" long barrel for the Wby Speer used a 24" long barrel and Hornady used a factory rifle with max velocity 3300fps same as the data for the 300RUM for max velocity. I myself am wondering what is more practical on the side of reloading, hunting, distance shooting. This is perhaps the closest to perfect any Fast Thirty gets. might see 3075 to 3100. With a 215 Berger seated with bottom of bullet bearing surface at bottom of case neck. With a 200 grain bullet, it likely would have scored equal to or below the .300 Weatherby. BC quantifies a bullet’s aerodynamic efficiency, and SD predicts relative ability to penetrate into a game animal; the larger each number, the better. Hunters these days now have a dizzying array of .30 caliber magnum cartridges to choose from like the .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Weatherby Magnum, .30 Nosler, 300 WSM, .300 Norma Magnum, and the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum (among others). Calculations were corrected to standard … These are the best choices for shots inside 500 yards: Barnes TSX/TTSX, Swift Scirocco, Swift A-Frame, Nosler Partition, Nosler AccuBond, Nosler E-Tip, Woodleigh Weldcore, PPU soft point, Hornady GMX, Hornady Interbond, and North Fork. They are all good, all have their special appeal, but there is often a quality to quantity and quantity is what the .300 Winchester Magnum has. Mag. The Contestants. of guiding). The average hovering between 33 and 35 pounds. 30 even better. Consult a loading manual for starting charges and work up safely.!!! 284allways Post subject: Re: 300 Weatherby 180 -200 AB. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and 30 Nosler 30 Nosler vs. Hornady .300 PRC. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .300 Weatherby Magnum vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. As long as it is fed an appropriate bullet, it will do anything a reasonable hunter could ask from a hunting cartridge, and with less powder and recoil. Consult a loading manual for starting charges and work up safely.!!! The .308 is one of the five best cartridges out there in my experience. They require a hunter to understand bullet construction and terminal performance in depth, especially with cartridges on the power scale’s upper end. Specialized long range bullets were not used as they are unnecessary for most hunting situations. Re: 30-378 Weatherby VS 338L If you already have .30-378 brass and an action, why not look at barreling/chambering for the .338-378 Weatherby? The Series. The .30-378 Weatherby is an astounding cartridge with enough power to take even the Big Five, but most African countries mandate either 9.3mm or .375 caliber as the minimum for dangerous game hunting. To top it off a high grade mk 5 in grade walnut is like artwork and a pleasure to behold. AccuBond (.507 BC/.271 SD) at 3200 fps. I just pulled up some factory loads for the three and just wanted to show the difference in 70 years of development. The xx-Nosler is designed to fit in to a 3.340 magazine with recommended seating depths. 30 Nosler: Nosler = 99 gr. Loads to these weights will surely be way over pressure!! Go Here to Discuss this article or ask questions. Description.300 Weatherby 200 Grain Nosler AccuBond~ Roy Weatherby already had experience with other custom cartridges such as his own .270 Weatherby Magnum when he created the .300 Weatherby.Like most of his other magnum cartridges, this is based on a blown-out .300 H&H Magnum case, using the signature Weatherby double-radius shoulder. Muzzle velocities are the nominal industry standard for the tested bullet weight in each caliber. This article will lay out the similarities and differences between the two cartridges. Hope this helps some that want to compare these two great choices for a 30 cal. If you need a softer shooting cartridge that has available factory ammunition and solid ballistics there are multiple 7mm offerings. Thanks for your input and best of luck on future hunts! But I would hope with good strong brass and the correct powder the 30 Nos. 300 Win Dry case w/ primer = 221.7 gr Just from my experience of 40+ years of elk hunting, 180 grain Sierra spire point bullets worked fine from my .30-06, 180 grain Nosler Partitions worked fine from my .30 Gibbs, and 168 grain Barnes TSX and TTSX bullets have worked fine in my .300 Weatherby. Blaser has a .300 magnum based on the .404 Jeffery case, but it’s not marketed here in the U.S. A similar cartridge to the Blaser, and one that is available to American shooters, is the relatively new .30 Nosler. The 30 Nosler also headspaces off the shoulder, improving alignment with the bore. at Web = .544″, 300 Win Case head to bottom of shoulder = 2.202″ Unless one is accompanied by a good number of friends, or shooting in very open terrain where visibility is excellent...I am of the opinion that extreme shots at game are to be avoided. 200 gr. I took rough measurements of both the 300 Win Mag and the 30 Nosler with the very popular 215 Berger hybrid. 200 gr. If I was going after big bears' give me a 375H+H (or 458win.) With today's support of available range finder, Kestrels and other instruments to calculate dope beyond standard ranges, any will do. Today, I have to give that nod to the .300 PRC. 30 Nos. I personally don't consider extreme long range fair to the game. _____ some call it hunting, i call it "grocery shopping" Top . Not a bad thing unless one hates the thought of becoming a ballistic nerd. There are some darn good factory offerings and many of them. with H-1000 = 91.4 gr capacity with a 3.9 gr advantage, 300 win with RL-33 = 90 gr. capacity with a 3.5 gr advantage, 300 win case OAL = 2.606″ and large game (1500 ft-lbs), and the minimum velocity most hunting bullets require for reliable expansion (1800 fps). The newest Fast Thirty, the 30 Nosler appeared in 2016. Figured more energy at greater distances would help for moose and elk out west. This is the usable volume for powder. The recoil values are correct, however the 300 WBY properly and safely loaded in a 9.5 pounds rifle can go as high as 37 lbs. The "Fast Thirties" will deliver it to 650 yards, and beyond. It is not a good choice for light weight mountain rifles since the recoil would challenge even the most dedicated shooter. MPBR for a 300 Weatherby is 340 yards (150 gr) and 320 yards with 180 grain bullets. 28 nosler vs 300 prc, We take a look at the .300 Winchester Magnum vs the .30-.06 Springfield in this in-depth review. It is not an efficient cartridge, but it is perhaps the best choice for shots on tough animals such as elk and moose beyond 700 yards. get the nod here. In conclusion here are my thoughts. This could easily level the field for velocity and could allow the 300 win to excel. Here’s how each cartridge ranked. The larger 300s, Rum and 30-378 will only provide more power at extreme long range. 30 Nos. The 28 nosler not too far behind. Decisions Decisions. The .300 RUM is a more realistic choice than the .30-378 in a standard weight sporter rifle if a hunter needs this much power. Here are some measurements and comments about the 300 Win vs the 30 Nos. Description.300 Weatherby 180 Grain Nosler Partition~ Roy Weatherby already had experience with other custom cartridges such as his own .270 Weatherby Magnum when he created the .300 Weatherby.Like most of his other magnum cartridges, this is based on a blown-out .300 H&H Magnum case, using the signature Weatherby double-radius shoulder. What that will actually mean as far as muzzle velocity remains to be seen. The outfitter said he would rather see a 308 in camp that a 7mm mag. and dropped a 950lb. This diagram illustrates MPBR for a ten inch kill box which is applicable for large game. LJ Bonham is a semi-subsistence hunter, hunting magazine editor, and firearms enthusiast who lives in the Rocky Mountains. Recoil calculations were based on a 9.5 pound rifle weight. It has the lowest recoil in this class, is pinpoint accurate, and has more than enough punch for any rational hunting situation. Bertram = 100 gr. Factory ammo: 300 Win will get the nod here today. (smaller caliber bullets have a tendency to deflect on bone, according to his 30yrs. ADG = 101 gr. Mag. It is also used by military and police snipers. Then again, if I found a well-kept .300 H&H for reasonable money, I’d snatch it up and never once complain about scrounging for ammo. I am at a loss as to what I will do for a Current build. 30 Nos. The .300 Win. Among the various 7mm Magnums, to date only the Remington and Weatherby versions have managed to achieve long term popularity Like the .28 Nosler, both are standard length cartridges. case head to bullet O=give with comparator = 2.635″. Look no further! While 180 grain projectiles are by far the most popular, 200 – 220 grain bullets are ideal for large animals such as elk, moose, and the big bears—if one can tolerate the recoil. Then you can go to a store and buy a box of ammo starting at $17 or less and keep things simple. 30 nosler case capacity is 89.8 gr h2o and 300 win is 93.8 in h2o according to Wikipedia. Yet, ask anyone who owns one and you’ll get a big, knowing smile from them. Look no further! 30 Nosler vs. 300 Weatherby. Introduced in 2016, the 30 Nosler meets the velocity of the .300 Weatherby, headspaces on the shoulder like a .300 RUM, has an efficient powder column like the .300 WSM and fits in the same standard-length action of a .300 Win. One point for every 25 yards beyond 200 yards for minimum expansion velocity, one point deducted for every 25 yards less. Based on its bigger brother, the .375 H&H’s case, and introduced in 1925, the .300 H&H set the standard for long range rifle cartridges until the .300 Win. 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