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7mm Remington Magnum:
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Expanded Ballistics Table
7mm Rem. Mag. Hunting & Ballistics:
Varmint Hunting - Deer Hunting
Elk Hunting - Moose Hunting
7mm Remington Magnum Deer Hunting:
7mm Rem. Mag. Hunting & Ballistics:
Deer Size Animals: Antelope - Blacktail Deer
Hogs - Javelina - Mule Deer - Whitetail Deer.

The 7mm Remington Magnum is a really good choice for long range deer and antelope hunting, however the 7mm Rem. Mag. can recoil fairly well using top velocity loads, Remington now makes managed recoil loads for the 7mm Rem. Mag. that tame the recoil for the recoil sensitive hunter or the hunter that knows most of his or her shots will be up close.

 Remingtons 7mm Rem. Mag. managed-recoil centerfire ammunition delivers deer hunting performance out to 300 yards with half the recoil as they use a specialized new bullet that provides 2x expansion with over 75% weight retention.

Ballistics & Sight-In Chart For The 7mm Rem. Mag.:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion: Remington Managed Recoil Core-Lokt 140 Grain Bullet.
Bullet Diameter: .284 Inch.
Bullet Weight: 140 Grains.
Bullet Ballistic Coeffecient: .388.
Bullet Muzzle Velocity: 2,710 Feet Per Second.
Bullet Muzzle Energy: 2,446 Foot Pounds.
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
2,482
2,265
2,059
1,865
1,683
1,516
fps.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height And 150 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 0.7"
- 2.2"
- 12.0"
- 30.0"
- 58.0"
- 98.3"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height And 150 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 0.9"
- 2.4"
- 12.5"
- 30.8"
- 59.2"
- 99.9"
in.
Effective Bullet Energy Range For The Following Animals:
Varmint Size Animals: Bobcat, Cougar & Coyote.
Deer Size Animals: Antelope, Blacktail, Hogs, Javelina, Mule & Whitetail.
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Bullet Energy:
2,051
1,709
1,412
1,158
944
766
ft. lbs.
Varmint Size:
+
+
+
+
+
+
-
Deer Size:
+
+
+
-
-
-
-

 As you might imagine the above Remington ammunition for the 7mm Rem. Mag. recoils considerably less than the standard loading, so lets look at the ballistics of what the 7mm Rem. Mag. cartridge is truly capable of when bullet and powders that are very specialized for distance and power are used.

Ballistics & Sight-In Chart For The 7mm Rem. Mag.:
Rifle Barrel Length: 24 Inches.
Ammuntion: Hornady Superformance 139 Grain.
Bullet Diameter: .284 inch.
Bullet Weight: 139 Grains.
Bullet Ballistic Coeffecient: .486.
Bullet Muzzle Velocity: 3,240 Feet Per Second.
Bullet Muzzle Energy: 3,239 Foot Pounds.
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Bullet Velocity:
3,033
2,837
2,649
2,469
2,295
2,129
fps.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 3" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 2.3"
+ 2.7"
- 1.2"
- 10.0"
- 24.5"
- 45.7"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 250 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 1.7"
+ 1.6"
- 2.8"
- 12.1"
- 27.2"
- 48.9"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 2" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 1.6"
+ 1.4"
- 3.1"
- 12.6"
- 27.8"
- 49.7"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 200 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 0.9"
0"
- 5.2"
- 15.4"
- 31.3"
- 53.8"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 1" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 0.8"
- 0.1"
- 5.4"
- 15.7"
- 31.7"
- 54.2"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 2" Sight Height & 100 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
0"
- 1.8"
- 7.9"
- 19.0"
- 35.8"
- 59.2"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 3" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 2.4"
+ 2.6"
- 1.6"
- 10.8"
- 25.7"
- 47.1"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 250 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 2.0"
+ 1.7"
- 2.9"
- 12.4"
- 27.7"
- 49.6"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 2" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 1.7"
+ 1.2"
- 3.7"
- 13.5"
- 29.1"
- 51.3"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 200 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 1.2"
0"
- 5.5"
- 15.9"
- 32.0"
- 54.8"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 1" Mid-Range Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
+ 1.0"
- 0.3"
- 5.9"
- 16.5"
- 32.8"
- 55.8"
in.
Bullet Trajectory For 1.5" Sight Height & 100 Yard True Zero Sight-In:
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Trajectory:
0"
- 2.3"
- 8.9"
- 20.5"
- 37.8"
- 61.7"
in.
Effective Bullet Energy Range For The Following Animals:
Varmint Size Animals: Bobcat, Cougar & Coyote.
Deer Size Animals: Antelope, Blacktail, Hogs, Javelina, Mule & Whitetail.
Range
100 yds.
200 yds.
300 yds.
400 yds.
500 yds.
600 yds.
Yards
Bullet Energy:
2,840
2,484
2,166
1,881
1,626
1,399
ft. lbs.
Varmint Size:
+
+
+
+
+
+
-
Deer Size:
+
+
+
+
+
+
-

 As you can see in the above ballistics chart the 7mm Rem. Mag. cartridge is more than capable of supplying plenty of energy with a very flat trajectory well beyond a 1/4 of a mile or (440 Yards) when used for deer and antelope hunting.

7mm Remington Magnum:
7mm Remington Magnum:
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7mm Rem. Mag. Hunting & Ballistics:
Varmint Hunting - Deer Hunting
Elk Hunting - Moose Hunting
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