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7 mm ultra mag

has any one erver used thi round?any thoughts on this round for elk and mule deer such as loads and type of rifles usrd?
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7 mm ultra mag

all i can say is if your gonna go ultra mag ya mosewell go 300 Thumbs up she gets er done hard!! hahaha

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7 mm ultra mag

I have the 300 rum and it is a very accurate round. The 7mm should be just as good. It would be best suited for heavy bullets of great construction because of high velocity. It will kill anything you need to kill... period! The recoil is strong but with practice you will find it manageable. Ammo is expensive but if you reload it is not such an issue.

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7mm Ultra Mag

I am new to the elk hunting venture so all info will be helpful. I have a 7mm Ultra Mag that I shoot the Premier Core-Loc 140 grain. Is this the way to go or should I change? THX.

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Re: 7mm Ultra Mag
Melnhed wrote:
I am new to the elk hunting venture so all info will be helpful. I have a 7mm Ultra Mag that I shoot the Premier Core-Loc 140 grain. Is this the way to go or should I change? THX.

Thumbs up Can't go wrong with core loks. Thumbs up

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7 mm ultra mag

What about the Premier® Scirocco™ Bonded 150? Think

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As good as the core locks are, in the magnums I would go at least a 150gr bonded bullet. Your asking a lot for a 140gr bullet to stand up to that velocity at the closer ranges. Matter of fact, I'd look for a 160gr load if it were me.

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You should change to Nosler Partitions. I use them in my 270 wsm and 300wby. They are the best you can buy!

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The corelokt ultra should be fine as it's a premium bullet but i to would suggest the Nosler Partition. I use 160gr Noslers inmy 7 Mag for just about everything. The 150gr Scriocco is also a good bullet for long range shooting. I would try a couple of different loads & see which one shoots the best in your rifle.

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I plan to go to the range this weekend and try a few different loads, but with the Ultra Mag it is VERY limited. Brick Wall,) THX for your help. Thumbs up

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7 mm ultra mag

You're correct the ultra mag has few factory loads available. You might consider handloading, it'll reduce your cost & you can fine tune the load to your rifle.

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