The 7mm Rem Mag delivers a hefty 160-grain bullet at 300 yards with just a seven-inch drop, following on from a 200-yard zero.
The importer of the Remington brand asked me which rifle I wanted to review. Well, which should I choose?
Essentially the .260 Rem is a commercialised answer to the 6.5-08 Wildcat cartridge. Launched by Remington in 2007, the calibre was held back initially by the availability of quality brass.
This rifle looks like it’s been dragged straight from Gears of War (sorry oldies, younger generation reference). But it’s built on an action that has stood the test of time and, although I am not particularly fond of a few aspects, millions of rifle owners tell us that it works and works well.
As I write this I am toiling with a very hard decision. It’s an affliction most hunters suffer with, where every so often the unexplainable desire to own a new calibre begins to burn. Intending it to be a second…
We have a small AR/M16/M4 compatible .270 calibre cartridge, the project inspired and driven by American military Spec-Ops users. It employs a slightly shorter case than that of the 5.56/.223, but it’s fatter – increasing the capacity – and has…
In terms of terminal performance, the .22-250 Rem is superb. In 2013 I supplied a series of articles for Sporting Rifle magazine in which I endeavoured to find the ‘ultimate foxing calibre’. Though I handed many of the calibres…
The .280 Remington has never gained the same attention as the well-used .270 Winchester. It is, however, a potentially superior cartridge.
Paul Harding experiments with some reduced recoil loads, and finds that big-bore rifles needn’t make you wince