280 vs 308 ballistics chart

For a short action rifle I'd go with the 308Win. Joined Sep 8, 2016 Messages 130. The .280 Remington was designed in 1957 by Remington Arms Company for the 700 series rifles. INDEX/ WT BALLISTIC EDI NO. Thread starter Non-Lead Hunter; Start date Jan 14, 2017; 1; 2; Next. and the 7mm-08 I'd pick the 280. Again, a better selection of ammo for the 308. UMC Handgun; Hog Hammer Handgun; HTP Copper Handgun; Subsonic; Performance WheelGun; High Terminal Performance (HTP) Ultimate Defense Compact Handgun Loads The Winchester Ballistic Calculator allows you to select your Winchester product and view the real trajectory from that product. No doubt there are ballistic advantages to the 28 Nosler with heavy bullets,but at the expense of longer tubes, more powder,noise and recoil etc. 308 vs 280 Ackley Improved . For those looking for the edge in power, velocity and long range performance in 6.5mm and/or 7mm, look no further. 7mm08 vs 280. 100 yard Ballistic Gel testing a 140gn Core-Lokt bullet. If you want something else to shoot at the farm, hunt with, and run to long range,just get a 6.5 Creedmoor. has a little better selection of ammo, including heavier bullets in factory ammo available. vs 7mm-08 Rem. If you really want lazer-like trajectory that completely outperforms the 308, but with similar recoil, there are better options than the 260 Rem. I have always wanted a .280AI but the more I research the .300 WSM the more I am interested … It’s the battle of the aught-six offspring. SAAMI spec pressure is higher with the 270 65KPSI vs 60KPSI for the 280. Joined Feb 24, 2012 Messages 113 Location Hope Hull, AL. The end of this Season 270 vs 308. Ballistics is the “learning from the shot”. https://aimingexpert.com/308-ballistics-chart-1000-yards-look-like FE . The true short action .308 Winchester case measures 2” (51mm), similar to its sibling, the 7mm08. The 280Rem. How does the .308 Win. The longer, heavier bullets available for the .280 give it a higher ballistic coefficient, and when loaded with 175-grain bullets the cartridge offers a sectional density of .310, meaning it will penetrate in heavy game — although this can be hampered by the .280's velocity. I hunt elk, mule deer, antelope, sheep, and everything inbetween. Shoot 140gr. 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. 280 has awful nice ballistics. Just play with a ballistics calculator. Brad Fitzpatrick answers that question in this Cartridge Clash. 83176 .115 625 517 420 333 256 189 — 196 134 89 … Use this ballistic calculator in order to calculate the flight path of a bullet given the shooting parameters that meet your conditions. Jan 14, 2017 #1 Non-Lead Hunter Active member. In the table below I used the term "mid-range trajectory," abbreviated "MRT." If you have a 308 and are thinking about converting the same rifle and using the magazine, then the 260 or 260 AI would be good choices. Wonder if anyone can give their impressions on the .300 WSM or .280AI. More. It will a produce a line graph showing the bullet drop and flight path of the bullet. Units of Measure. Mar 7, 2012 #3 F. Fred Ea Well-Known Member. EVOSTRIKE VS TIPSTRIKE in ballistic gelatin Test: Which hunting bullet suits you? This interactive bullet database is free and containst 173 caliber ballistics, history, stats, and their trajectories charted out in full detail. Or 160gr. If you are looking for the 270 vs 308 vs 30 06 ballistics chart, the 5.56 trajectory chart, the 300 Win Mag Ballistics data, or the 30 06 trajectory chart; you are in the right place! The .280 isn't as popular as the 7mm,but there are many rifles chambered for it,and the .280 Akley Improved can fire standard 280 and then reload the fire-formed brass for more powder. If you think stepping up to a 280 will make a difference at normal hunting ranges you are fooling yourself. By Chuck Hawks. 150-gr. A maximum bullet rise of 1.5 inches is appropriate for shooting small animals, as they present a small target, particularly if head shots are necessary. Arguments can be heated both in person and online when you start talking about how flat a person’s cartridge of choice flies. Now, as far as .308 vs. .280, there is a much wider range of factory ammo available for the .308 and it is much more readily available. Ballistics. This calculator will produce a ballistic trajectory chart that shows the bullet drop, bullet energy, windage, and velocity. MUZ 50m 100m 150m200m 250m 300m MUZ 50m 100m 150m200m 250m 300m MUZ 50m 100m 150m200m 250m 300m MUZ 50m 100m 150m200m 250m 300m V 1 7 Mach 2 15 .5 gr. Check it out! NoslerAB- hard to beat and will get better velocity than the 308. The 7mm/.284-inch bore diameter is considered—along with the uber-American .30 caliber—to be one of the best all-around choices for a big-game hunter who wants just … The 7 Rem Mag is over bore. SUBSCRIBE. Go. You differentiate between interior ballistics, muzzle ballistics, external ballistics and target ballistics. Anything that you can do with a 130-grain .270 can be done with a 140-grain .280. Wow, what great bullet. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight Hey guys, looking into getting a new hunting rilfe. Head to Head: .280 Ackley Improved vs. 7mm Rem. stack up to the 7mm-08 Rem.? The parent case is a .30-06 Springfield, and is narrowed down to fit the .284 inch (7.2mm) bullet. This means that the speed and energy will vary from cartridge manufacturer to manufacturer. Note:For an expanded version of this table showing more loads, including British, European, wildcat, proprietary and obsolescent American calibers, see the Expanded and Improved Rifle Ballistics Table. The .308 is actually based on the 300 Savage case,and was developed to replace 30-06 as the standard military round.That is one difference to introduce here is the 308 is a short action and the 280 is a long action. by Philip Massaro - Friday, May 3, 2019. Those differences in the external dimensions of the .270 Winchester, .280 Remington, .280 Ackley Improved, and 7mm Remington Magnum do translate into differences in ballistic performance, though probably not quite as much as you’d initially expect. The 280 Remington is overbore. The science of projectiles and firearms, or in other words, the info you need to make the kill! In their data the 280 has 26" barrel and 24" for the 270 and the 280 has alittle better velocity. Here we have a pair of all-around 7mm cartridges which may be closer in performance than you think. If you look at Nolser manual #6 they use custom barrels. Furthermore, shot placement and bullet construction / weight is far more important than choice of caliber. (GR) MUZZLE 100 200 300 400 500 MUZZLE 100 200 300 400 500 0 100 200 300 400 500 COEFFICIENT 223 Rem BB223R2 55 TSX Flat Base 3240 2774 2353 1970 1629 1343 1282 940 676 474 324 220 -1.5 1.5 zero -7.9 -24.8 -55.0 0.209 5.56 NATO BB556X1 62 TSX Boat Tail 3000 2674 2370 2086 1823 1585 1239 984 773 599 458 346 -1.5 1.7 zero -7.9 -23.9 -50.4 0.287 … There are dozens of loads for any given bullet weight in any cartridge that will produce different velocity and energy figures. by Philip Massaro - Friday, May 18, 2018. in 280 Rem is more similar to 165-gr. .300 WSM vs. .280 Ackley Improved. September 04, 2019 By Brad Fitzpatrick. More. Handgun Back. I would go 280, got more punch and better SD and BC with bullets. I have a 270 it just has seen better days. Between the 280Rem. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .22-250 Remington vs .30-06 Springfield ammo rounds. Next Last. … I think alot goes back to when the 280 was a wildcat rd 7mm/06 and the 30-06 is 60kPSI they just kept it the same pressure level. 28 Nosler Ammunition. For me, if I didn't reload, I'd lean heavily toward the .308. Two rifles that are known to compete against each other. 280 Ackley Improved Load Data; 7mm Winchester Short Magnum Load Data; 7mm Remington Magnum Load Data; 7mm Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 7mm Shooting Times Westerner (STW) Load Data ; 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum Load Data; 28 Nosler Load Data; 300 AAC Blackout Load Data; 30-30 Winchester Load Data; 30/40 Krag Load Data; 308 Marlin Express Load Data; 300 Savage Load Data; 308 … Speed and Energy are figured out using an average of all the known cartridges. Ballistics Calculator. Bullet Ballistics & Charts. Winchester launched its .308, the sporting version of the 7.62x51 NATO military round, in 1952. In ballistics catalogs the point of maximum bullet rise is often called the mid-range trajectory, or sometimes the maximum ordinate. The Federal Ballistics Calculator lets you quickly determine the trajectory for any rifle or handgun load, and save data for an unlimited number of loads. By necking down the .30-06 case to shoot smaller diameter bullets, the designers of the .270 Winchester built a cartridge with a higher velocity, flatter trajectory, and less recoil than the .30-06 Springfield. 1 of 2 Go to page. The .280 can be loaded with light 120 to 130 grain bullets for use on varmints to light game however most 139-140 grain bullets give just as spectacular (usually more so) killing along with superior exterior ballistics. 308 will have a lot more ammo obviously, but if you won't need factory stuff anyway, I'd go 280. Out of what I'm looking at, it comes chambered in 308, 280 AI, 30-06, and 270. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 5 of 5 Posts ... (no 140 grain Ballistic Silvertip in my chart) 140 grain .280 Rem - 1897.9 140 grain 7mm-08 - 1504.4 Deer will not notice the difference. The trajectory is another ballistic category that gets a lot of attention, especially when comparing two types of cartridges such as the .243 vs .270. Find information and Nosler products that are offered in your favorite cartridge: Nosler Cartridge Data By Nosler Inc Re: Nosler 28 vs 280 Ackley ? 270 vs 308 Ballistics. Mag. Compare up to 4 Winchester products and see how they compare. Ammunition Inputs. For deer with a 280 Rem, I'd suggest a slightly lighter bullet around 140-gr. Head to Head: .270 Winchester vs. .280 Remington. I really kinda narrowed it down to the 280 AI and the 308. Ballistics sc Rfli ti se i Bl al Ammo Description Velocity (m/sec) Energy (joules) Trajectory Tables (cm) GEE GEE Trajectory CARTRIDGE BULLET ITEM # B.C. 280 Remington. The .30-06 Springfield has spawned many children from .22 caliber wildcats all the way up to the .40 calibers, but it’s the medium calibers that have enjoyed most success. Here are a few suggestions for using the below dashboard: NTX® g0 ) ( 1. In case of the ballistic data for RWS rifle cartridges it is not a matter of absolute values, but average values from many measurements with weapons of different brands. in 30-06. In this Cartridge Clash, Brad Fitzpatrick weighs the pros and cons of the .308 Win. vs. the 7mm-08. 28 Nosler Ballistics. The Captain is right in that you need to compare bullets with similar ballistic coefficients. For the most part, arguments are usually devoid of any numbers and also factor in someone hand loaded round. 270 Win vs 280 Rem vs 280 AI vs 7mm Mag Ballistics. SUBSCRIBE. or 180-gr. Mid-Range trajectory, or sometimes the maximum ordinate sheep, and 270 caliber ballistics,,! Flat a person ’ s cartridge of choice flies bullet drop, bullet energy,,. 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