The 7mm magnums on the other hand, project the same or greater power beyond 400 yards, distances which more and more hunters are now shooting. Although it is almost a century and a half old, the proven 7x57 is still an effective cartridge, if used at normal hunting ranges. Unprimed .28 Nosler cases were not available, but the necks of .26 Nosler cases were easily expanded by one trip over the tapered expander button of the RCBS full-length resizing die. It’s a dream to shoot and the ballistic differences between it and the 7mm Rem are academic.
How much longer depends on a number of things, including barrel quality and whether a barrel is pampered or abused by its owner.
Answer: While it is a fine cartridge, the article focused on mass-produced rounds, not wild cats which comprise a very small percentage of the market. Its recoil is on the low end for a magnum. Weatherby sells speed and power.
Mag. However, I hunt big critters, and for such a job, I like the heaviest, high-sectional density bullets I can get. I have killed every North American big game species with my Rem mag and see little reason for the 28 Nosler other than sales hype. Nosler developed this cartridge to equal or exceed both the 7mm Weatherby and 7mm Remington Ultra-Mag plus fit into a.30-06-length action. Although the 28 Nosler exceeds the Weatherby’s once class leading velocity, the Weatherby scored higher overall because it generates a bit less recoil than Nosler’s newcomer. The .28 Nosler is a shortened version of the 7mm Remington Ultra Mag. Be aware that while the loads included in this report were safe in the test rifle, they have not been tested for pressure. 175 gr. LJ I agree with the gentleman that asked why the 280 AI was included in 7 mm shootout? It’s a reliable hammer for large game out to 500 yards and beyond. 175 gr.
Muzzle velocities are the nominal industry standard for the tested bullet weight in each caliber for factory loaded ammunition. 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. The 175-grain Partition is a favorite among elk hunters who use various 7mm cartridges, so why this was done is quite understandable.
A forum community dedicated to Sharpshooters and Sniper enthusiasts. 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. The 7mm-08 is based on the venerable .308 Winchester’s case. As for the 7x57, I just like time-proven cartridges. If you want factory ammo and don't intend to reload then the 7mm mag is probably going to offer the most options. The 7mm Rem Mag is already overbore and can be tough on barrel life. There were no factory 175 grain loads on the market at publication time, otherwise the .280 might have scored higher. ISS Prop House gives us the rundown on the guns used in Enemy at the Gate.
Based on the same case as the .26 Nosler (itself based on the .404 Jeffery) , marketing literature for the round claims a performance of 160 grains at 3,300 feet per second from a 26″ barrel. The author analyzed the 7x57 Mauser, 7mm-08 Remington, .280 Remington, 7mm Remington Magnum, 7mm Weatherby Magnum, and 28 Nosler for trajectory, effective range, and recoil with modern ballistic software available free online from shooterscalculator.com. These cheap postwar variants offer perhaps the best value on the vintage-Mauser market. Why did you not cover the .280 Ackley Improved in your "Best 7mm Hunting Cartridges" article? and much less than the 7mm Weatherby, thus, in many shooters' eyes it does not have a solid niche and explains why it is not as popular as it might have become. Prior to shooting Shooting Times's sample rifle, I attached a Swarovski 2.5-10X 42mm scope, and that brought its weight up to 9.13 pounds. Tags: .28 caliber, 7mm, cartridge, elk hunting, Long Range, Nosler, up-armored elk Nosler has announced what it calls the “most powerful commercial 7mm cartridge”: The .28 Nosler. The .28 Nosler is a shortened version of the 7mm Remington Ultra Mag. Nosler has announced what it calls the “most powerful commercial 7mm cartridge”: The .28 Nosler. If you reload, practice shooting enough to make ballistics tables and from then on only use the gun less than 15-30 rounds a year (reasonable for a hunting rifle) then the 28 Nosler is for you. Partition without compromising powder capacity were tested with this bullet to give them the best possible chance, unless there were no factory 175 grain loads available. Our guides were quite impressed by the performance of the new cartridge. So was Bob Nosler, who was also hunting out of the same camp. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.