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CLUB Because the Barnes TTSX is very aerodynamic as well as being a tough, premium bullet capable of taking any big game inhabiting the lower 48 states, I took the .280 AI on back-to-back … My wife and I have taken around 125 Pronghorns in this time. Cartridges that work well for this target at this distance are the .250 Savage, .257 Roberts, .260 Remington, 6.5x55, 7mm-08, 7x57 Brenneke, .280 Remington… The case has less taper and the shoulder angle is changed from 17.30 to 40 degrees. GMX, Nosler 160-Gr. Once in a while I have let my 280 Rem. The .280 sounds like a winner. I would also grab that rifle in the form of the Remington Model 700. Antelope to elk is a wide range. When elk hunting I use a 140 gr. I am a one-rifle hunter, so my 7mm RM comes along for antelope, deer and elk. The .280 case is a shade longer than the 30-06 case and the shoulder angle is different. in single-shots and in bolt-actions it Does Not take a back seat to the .270 Win'; nor does it take a back seat to the .308 Winchester in any area, from what i can see. … Hornady, 58gr. 9 1/2: 3127.20-06 Sako M75, 23-Inch Barrel: Honrady 130-gr. In the 150gr. If barrel length and chamber pressure are equal, the .280 Ackley Improved is about 100 fps faster with all bullet weights than the standard .280 Remington.This round is known for its versatility. 30 Caliber Ammo; 30 Luger Ammo; 30 M1 Carbine Ammo ; 30 Nosler Ammo; 30 Remington AR Ammo; 30 TC Thompson Center Ammo; 30-06 Springfield Ammo; 30-30 Winchester Ammo; 30-378 Weatherby Magnum Ammo; 30-40 Krag Ammo; 300 AAC Blackout Ammo; 300 H&H Magnum Ammo; 300 Norma … 280 Remington Trajectory ===== Aussiehunter invites readers to submit a story, or additional information, about this caliber. It offered outstanding accuracy, a flat trajectory and moderate recoil. Will be hunting antelope-elk/sheep. IMR4350 was the powder I used but H4350 or H4831SC would both work just as well. the .284 W is much younger than the .280, but not as young as the "new kid" the 7mm-08. On its introduction, the 7mm Remington Magnum substantially usurped the market share held by the .264 Winchester Magnum, which went into sharp decline in popularity and sales after 1962. A key question for you is how serious are you about accuracy? Match, 300 Savage, 338 Federal, 358 Win., 270Win., 280 Rem., 280 Ackley, 30.06 Springfield, 8mm-06, 8mm Mauser, 338-06, 35 Whelen, 9.3 x 62MM * If you want a caliber not seen here just ask for it and we will let you know if we can do it. The 280 Rem is a great round that is truly under rated. The .280 Remington, essentially (and almost so named) 7mm-06, came along in 1957, but didn’t live up to its promise because initial loads were purposefully mild for use in Remington’s autoloaders. Its near ballistic twin, the 270 Winchester, had been out since 1925 and had garnered a following that included Jack “Mr 270” … Rem. Please note. The 7mm Mag has been around for over fifty years and is still very popular today as an all-purpose big game killer. Partitions. I have used it to kill whitetails in the bean fields of Alabama at some unbelieable distances and here in the mountains of WV at almost point blank range. The .260 Remington (also known as 6.5-08 A-Square) cartridge was introduced by Remington in 1997. For hunting antelope or predators, 120-grain bullets like the ballistic tip reach nearly 3,400 fps and drop only 5 inches at 300 yards. I've been hunting Antelope for the past 25-30 years with my 25-06. Shot a lot of elk, deer, and antelope with that rifle and load. The .25-06 is another excellent cartridge, and it would probably be a better choice for you to add to your hunting battery. Browning X-Bolt, 22-Inch Barrel: Nosler 125-gr. Remington introduced the excellent .280 Remington in 1957, but it was poorly promoted, loaded to lower velocities than its full potential and had to compete with the well-established .270 Winchester. Although the elk calibers listed above will get the job done on deer and antelope, for a one species hunt, less punishing to shoot calibers are more appropriate..25-06 Remington, .257 Weatherby Magnum; 6.5 Creedmoor, 260 Remington, 6.5-284 Norma, .264 Winchester Magnum, 26 Nosler.308 Winchester.30-06 Springfield GameKing, Remington 140-Gr. My first one was an old Remington 7 Express (280 with a fancy name) and then I got an Encore rifle barrel made in medium taper, Stainless 24" and use a Burris 4x12 Ballistic Plex. I have killed pigs, deer, antelope and black bear. Other than the big bears( I have a 300WSM for that) I feel that my .280 is probably one of the best whitetail rounds. I owned a M77 in 30-06 and it kicked like a mule and forced me to work every ounce of concentration I could muster for 2 inch groups with 180 grain ammo, although Nosler BTs in 150 grouped around 1 MOA. This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, boxer primed, in reloadable brass cases. trophy bonded bearclaw using the same powder. choice for antelope or whitetail deer. Looking for any input from the seasoned veterans if this is enough gun for like a Kudu,Gemsbok, Waterbuck. Source(s): https://shrinkurl.im/a8IMw. I have taken 3 elk with that load. The 7mm Remington Magnum was the first magnum hunting cartridge to achieve widespread commercial success among American big game hunters, and the magnum craze among big game hunters has never been the same since. 280 Rem For Sale. 2.710" Powder /Velocity 3000 3100 3200 3300 3400 3500 748 38.2 39.9 41.6 43.3 AA-2495 37.7 39.4 41.1 42.8 44.5 IMR-4895 39.7 … 066wally Well-Known Member. Just special people like you and me. I like the 7mm billet of you can't tell. 260 Remington. Partitions in my custom 280 Remington. Goats and Coyotes with this great bullet. We usually draw 4-6 tags per year on a private lease in WY, and hunt CO also when we draw tags. AccuBond, Swift 150-Gr. There are, of course, other suitable calibers, but in most cases, they are similar to, or inbetween, those listed above. Oct 25, 2019 #30 0. AccuTip, Remington 160-Gr. Email story and several good quality digital photos to aussiehunter333@gmail.com. Specifications: - Caliber: .280 Remington Today’s .280 loads are somewhat improved, and handloads will actually come very close to 7mm Remington Magnum performance. HP C.O.A.L. 1 decade ago. Factory loads are loaded to lower pressures (SAAMI) because it was offered by Remington in their M740 back in the 1950's. 270, 280, 280AI, 3006, 7MM08... lots of good choices out there. When I made my .280, I special purchased a barrel 28" long. Dye7barrel: I use the wonderful Nosler 140 gr. Looking to bring my .280 Remington. I may bring two rifles, the other rifle is a .300WSM Thanks in advance 280 Ackley Improved Ammo; 280 Remington Ammo; 284 Winchester Ammo; 30 Caliber - 300 Win Mag. I have taken Elk, Whitetail, Antelope and pigs with it out 405 yards and wouldn't be hesitant to use it farther if needed. it doesn't get the press that it so rightly deserves. 280 Remington Ballistics. I saw him drop running antelope at about 100 yds and a huge record book Mule deer bedded with his does. weight, the sectional density is much better, giving better arodynamics in flight and better penitration. 280AI - I currently have this cartridge in a custom Model 70 I had built. Ballistic Tip: VV N135: 46.0: Fed. Bottom Left to top Right: Barnes 150-Gr. It’s original ballistic competitor, the 30-06 Springfield had already been around for over 50 years and warehouses full of surplus military ammo remained. The 280 had a lot of ground to make up when it was released by Remington in 1957. and the .280 Ackley Improved is the steeper 40 degree, which lengthens the case body and allows for about 5 percent more powder capacity. This sharper shoulder can also increase case life, which is a good thing for the handloader. I really like the 25-06 for deer and antelope. This ammunition is built for hunting medium sized game (50 to 300 lbs) including whitetail deer and antelope. I have been shooting the .280 Remington for about 25 years. East Slope Deer and Antelope. The.280 is a 7mm, same diameter as the 7x57M, 7x 61 S&H, 7mm Weatherby, 7mm Rem. 260 Remington continued #1700 .264" 85 gr. In a pinch (read lost luggage), .280 Rem. Remington renamed the cartridge in late 1978 to 7mm-06 Remington but just before the end of the year they renamed it again … Even so, this cartridge has never been extremely popular. It will be a big game rifle, 400 yards+. The 270 Win was loaded to higher pressures and out performed the 280 Rem. Load the 280 Rem to the same pressures as the 270 and you will unleash the beast. Reactions: Single Malt, menhaden_man, Tobey and 1 other person. The best part is that you can shoot standard factory 280 Remington or fireformed 280 AL loads from the same rifle. Aug 13, 2020 #12 loggerchas Senior Member. The good old 270 Winchester, 280 Remington, 7mm-08 Remington and similar rounds are so close that you’ll never notice the difference out to 300 yards, probably 400 yards. Joined Mar 23, 2011 Messages 81 Location Denver, CO. … 0 0. jracciato. The Lubalox (Black Oxide) bullet coating reduces engraving forces and barrel fouling. Remington announced the .25-06 Remington 50 years ago, and it quickly gained widespread acceptance among big-game hunters. Notable post-war wildcats such as the . For examples of what is required, look at the 223 Remington page. My father hunted with a Remington 700 bolt action in 280 Rem. 375 V • RIFLE RELOADING DATA INDICATES MAXIMUM LOAD– USE CAUTION LOADS LESS THAN MINIMUM CHARGES SHOWN ARE NOT RECOMMENDED. Western Oregon clearcuts, eastern Oregon range, from coyotes to antelope, mule deer and elk the 280 will do it all. The .280 Remington isn't for everyone. This allows for more case capacity. The .260 Remington is effective on antelope, sheep, goat, or caribou, while its performance is similar to the 6.5×55mm, which is widely used on moose in Sweden and Finland. I’d say if Ammo is available .280 Rem is a great hunting cartridge. TTSX, Hornady 139-Gr. My fav. In 1987 I purchased a Ruger M77 in 280 Remington, new, but manufactured in 1978. load is 139gr. If you don't reload, stick with a popular caliber with good ammo selections. I would not even consider changing bullets for my 280 Rifle. The 280AI is based off the standard 280 Rem case. i think the .280 Rem' is probably the most underrated Big Game cartridge for North American hunting. It will offer a velocity advantage of about 300 fps or so over the 7x57mm Mauser with most bullet weights, and the most popular choice for the .280 Remington seems to be the 140-, 150- and 160-grain slugs. In my 280 Remington I used 140 gr. Im using 154 Grain Hornady GMX bullet. Headed on my first plains game hunt in May. The .280 Remington retains the same 17-degree 30-minute shoulder of the .30-06 but uses the 2.54-inch case of the .30-03 Springfield. SP: Reloader 15: 56.0: Fed. Yeah it looks kinda funny but what it does for me is gives me Remington 7mm Mag. To keep things manageable, I selected these 12 calibers: .243 Win, .260 Rem, .270 Win, .270 WSM, .280 Rem, 7mm Rem Mag, .308 Win, .30-06 Spr, .300 Win Mag, .300 RUM, .338 Win Mag and .338 RUM. At that time I switched from a 30-06 Springfield as my main rifle for deer, antelope, moose and elk. Calibre and bullets always performed perfectly. CCI 200: 3110.308 Win. Rem. History. I have reloaded for a long time, and have been happy with the 280, but recently became more serious about accuracy--meaning I have upgraded all … It was suitable for taking deer and antelope in open country but also proved to be an exceptional long-range varmint cartridge. If you have access to a 7mm Mag, there isn't much point in buying the step-down cartridge. It kicks out bullets of the same weight faster … etc. of H-4831. Lv 5. .280 is a great cartridge, but in your case, it doesn't make much sense. Custom'98 Mauser, 24-Inch Barrel: Sierra 130-gr. .280 Rem. Scirocco II, Sierra 160-Gr. ammunition can be fired in the Ackley Improved chamber, usually … The .280 Remington, also known as the 7mm-06 Remington and 7mm Express Remington, was introduced in 1957 for the Remington model 740, 760, 721, and 725 rifles. I want a good rifle, an all arounder if you will. SBT: Reloader 19: 50.0: Rem. Having been released 32 years after the .270 Winchester, it had somewhat unspectacular sales. I have killed Black Bear, Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Whitetailed Deer, Mt. I have used the Federal 210M in my 280. It has a cult like following. The 7mm bullet offerings are much better than … velocities with half the recoil and powder. 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