In the 7mm’s case, the 175 grain Partition is unique among Nosler’s bullets. 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. These are specialized cartridges for specific missions. Partition (.519 BC/.310 SD) at 2440 fps. Reactions: DavePwns. It is expensive and often not stocked by small shops in far-flung places. Most hunters will never need more power than what these accurate, affordable, efficient cartridges provide. It offers just a bit more velocity than the 7mm Rem. Any well-made, 160 or 175 grain bullet will drive deep into even large animals when shot from a 7x57 at normal hunting ranges. 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. https://www.chuckhawks.com/want_better_sd.htm. Mag. Box Count: 25, Top of the line performance matched with a top notch customization features. 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. Ballistic enthusiasts are well aware of the benefits and advantages that 6.5mm (.264 caliber) and 7mm (.284 caliber) bullets have, such as inherently high ballistic coefficients for long range accuracy and minimized wind drift. with 160 grain bullets, 300 Win. Go. Hand loaders can achieve much better performance in many instances. With full power factory loads or equivalent reloads, expect barrel life to be short. Mag. Detailed performance figures are summarized in the table at the article’s end. Bullet Style: AccuBond Long Range It is always better to stalk closer or wait for a better opportunity. Use: Deer & Elk Sized Game, Product Line: Trophy Grade Ammunition Long Range In addition to loaded ammunition, Nosler is offering empty brass and, of course, their wide range of 7mm bullets to reloaders. 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. The 28 Nosler is so new, the ammunition companies have not yet caught up with it. The .28 Nosler shares the same parent case as the .26 Nosler, as well as the COL of 3.340 inches, allowing this cartridge to be operated in a standard length action for lighter weight and shorter bolt throw when compared to magnum length actions. The .280 Remington, for instance, is suitable for large animals such as elk to 450 yards. If you hunt in Europe or Africa, 7x57 ammo is easy to find; in the U.S. it is rarer these days. I didn't include the 7mm STW, though a fine cartridge it is, because it is more a boutique round rather than a mainstream item. The .28 Nosler's case capacity happens to be the same as the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner, so if both cartridges are loaded to the same maximum average pressure (MAP) and fired in barrels of the same length, their external ballistics will be identical. The 2 moose … bullets such as the AccuBond® Long Range™ line. Thread starter Josie; Start date Jan 21, 2019; Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . The rebated rim is .534 inches inch diameter to allow use with belted magnum bolt faces. The shoulder angle is 35-degrees. The best non-magnum here, the .280 Remington demonstrated its greatest feature: balance. since its introduction in 1962, and with good reason. Imagine a bullet arcing through a six-inch diameter pipe for a certain distance and you have the idea. It just blew apart and the penetration was minimal on a behind the shoulder double lung shot. As a general rule, more than 15 ft-lbsf is considered enough recoil to affect most shooters’ accuracy. The 26 Nosler is not a target rifle, it is a serious long range hunting cartridge/rifle. The wind was blowing 20 to 40  mph everyday and wind chill was in the minus column. My 28 Nosler launches the 162 Grain EL-DX’s at 3,250 FPS. It fits into standard-length action sporter rifles. Like the cup and core bullets we used 40 years ago the thin jacket bullets tear up way too much meat, bloodshot like the whitetail photo and frequently less penetration to suit me. Nosler has produced ammunition and rifles for the caliber for several years now and has been standardized by SAAMI. So there is no questioning the adequacy of the 28 Nosler. Mag., the new .28 Nosler, and the over-the-top 7mm RUM—a shoot-off to find the best. It’s too new at this point to judge if it will take hold in the market or fade like so many others. 160 Accubonds have a well deserved reputation for great performance on game if you don't like Berger. In short, you must really believe you need those few extra feet per second to justify the pounding you will take when you fire it. The goal of the 26 & 28 Nosler® cartridges was to introduce something to the shooting sports industry that took full advantage of new technology available to shooters today including the advance of optics, reticle systems and of course high Ballistic Coefficient (B.C.) Part #: 60155 Of course, Nosler will be supporting this new cartridge with Nosler brass, Trophy Grade ammunition and naturally, their full line of M48 rifles in 26 inch barrel configurations.". With some exceptions, Weatherby is the only source for ammo. Anyone have or used a Leupold SX-2 Apline HD spotting scope. * Available in Right Handed and Left Handed Rifles. Nosler Showroom / Open to the Public: Monday - Friday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm PSTCorporate Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PST. Like the Weatherby, you may struggle to find ammo in remote areas. Weatherby has always made powerful hunting cartridges, and the 7mm Weatherby is no exception. More Hunting. All the cartridges which could accept the 175 gr. Important if you lose your luggage on a hunting trip to Africa or Alaska. Hunters who indeed need them accept the higher recoil forces involved. There’s been much written about the 7mm Rem. It shoots farther, hits harder, and recoils with more violence than the Weatherby. [ 28 posts ] Go to page 1, 2 Next Previous topic | Next topic : Author Message; mkcj Post subject: 26 Nosler for Moose. However, if you can shoot “accurately” with a larger bore and a well constructed bullet with excellent Sectional Density then, I believe, you are better off. All rights reserved. Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:33 pm . What bullets would you use in a 28 Nosler for longer and for closer ranges? Whether the .28 Nosler can beat the odds, as the 7mm Remington and Weatherby Magnums have done, remains to be seen. Here is part of Nosler's press release about their new baby: ". The .270 Winchester can, like the 26 Nosler and other 6.5’s, do the job but I like larger calibers that can reach 200 to 300 yards with 2000 to 3000 ft-lbs delivered. Weatherby sells speed and power. Hunting. The goal of the 26 & 28 Nosler® cartridges was to introduce something to the shooting sports industry that took full advantage of new technology available to shooters today including the advance of optics, reticle systems and of course high Ballistic Coefficient (B.C.) 175 gr. I HAVE KILLED ALASKAN MOOSE, ELK, CARIBOU WITH MY hand hand loaded 7x57, using winchester brass plus p powder all with barnes bullets 140 grain barnes at 3200 fps is all i use. Mag. The old 7mm Rem. . The AccuBond is a good all-round hunting bullet with high ballistic coefficients (BCs) and terminal performance similar to the time tested Nosler Partition. More tolerant and easy going than its 6.5mm cousin, the 28 Nosler delivers extreme performance and responds well to careful load tuning. The bull was coming to a cow call, and was taken as it eagerly trotted toward me in a near whiteout snow squall(snow was blowing sideways) with 30 mph wind. 140 grain bullets are the heaviest offered in factory loaded ammunition for Remington’s powerful and compact 7mm-08. By Ron Spomer. A test which pits magnums against standard cartridges might seem lopsided, but the standards hold their own under normal hunting conditions, use less powder, and generate less recoil than the magnums. Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:18 am Posts: 51 Location: Seatac/Winthrop Washington My son was drawn for a OIL Bull Moose tag here in Washington, What do you guys think about the 26 loaded with the 160 grain Woodleigh bullet? Please welcome the 28 Nosler® as the most powerful 7mm cartridge commercially available today. It is accurate and well-mannered. Count: 20 With either factory load, the .28 Nosler is well adapted for hunting both Class 2 and Class 3 big game at long range. That depends on whose factory loads (or handloads) you compare. AccuBond (.531 BC/.283 SD) at 2775 fps. The 30-06 will limit your distance shots to say 150 yards or so. Dec 26, 2019 #15 fwafwow Senior Member. Calculations were corrected to standard temperature (59F/15C) and pressure (29.92 inHg/1013 mbar) at sea level. Its recoil is on the low end for a magnum. At the shot, the bull stood for a few seconds, he looked bewildered,  wondering what had just happened, and fell stone dead. Ridiculous performance. the .26 Nosler has achieved such renowned success that adding another member to the cartridge family became an obvious decision. 7mm cartridges are popular around the world, and have been since the 7x57 Mauser appeared in 1893. Add in the fact it requires a magnum length action, and it is easy to see why most people just opt for the 7mm Rem. Since then, the 26 Nosler® has achieved such renowned success that adding another member to the cartridge family became an obvious decision. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I waited till the bull neared 100 yards. vs. .28 Nosler vs. 7mm RUM.

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