While modern powder tends to be less temperature sensitive than older powders, the low temperature will undoubtedly yield slightly lower velocities than those expected at higher temperatures. Great arguments for both. Der Erfinder und der Ursprung des Konzepts der .243 Winchester sind umstritten. Alas, I pulled the shot a bit left and hit the dreaded shoulder. They say anecdotal evidence doesn’t count, but I’ve seen too many similar anecdotes to discount these: I shot a big, mature SD whitetail buck several years ago using a 243 Winchester fired through a Winchester M70 Featherweight. Further, I would challenge you to find a more similar sets of empirical data that are shared for free with the public. Nun dient sie als Beurteilungsmaßstab für alle Großwildpatronen. Each lot is tested for pressure, velocity and accuracy in our testing facility. will more than suffice. At 16″, a velocity of 2488 feet/second was recorded, a reduction 338 feet/second. Required fields are marked *, Be the first to review “.243 Winchester 100 Grain Spitzer Boat Tail (20 Count)”. From a statistical standpoint, the article is bunk. Due to my spine/disc situation, heavy kicking rifles are right out. Squeeze the neck of this short-action 30-caliber case to hold a .284” diameter bullet and you have the 7mm-08, which Remington did in 1980. As a familiar benchmark to compare against, the 30-06 with a 180-grain bullet punches with about 28.6 f-p at 16.2 fps. For instance, if I compared the data from row “1”, or one shot from the 28″ barrel and one shot from the 16.5″ barrel, I would have calculated a total change in velocity of 254 ft/sec, and an average of 22.1 ft/sec per inch. You could start seeing groups open up and oblong bullet holes in targets. Congrats and continued success to you and the women in your life. For several decades, ammunition manufacturers offered two bullet weights for the.243, an 80 grain load designed for varmints and a 100 grain load designed for medium game. Why You Should Support Ron Spomer Outdoors. Hornady is experiencing extremely high demand for ammunition, bullets and components. Oh, I also knew a guy who’d killed thirteen 6-point bull elk with thirteen shots from his 243 Winchester. Assuming you must or even just want to, I’d recommend the 260 Remington, 6.5×55 Swede, or 6.5 Creedmoor as soft recoiling but deadly terminal performance cartridges to consider. Each with a controlled expansion bullet can shoot through an elk, probably a moose and do the necessary soft tissue damage to induce termination. You might have to handload to maximize its potential. Consistent components translate to consistent shooting in the field. Unsere Services für Sie: Unsere internationale Plattform in vier Sprachen mit entsprechenden Social-Media-Auftritten bei Facebook, Instagram und YouTube erreicht ein aktives, interessiertes und internationales Millionenpublikum – jeden Monat! I’ve taken many, many big bucks with 70- to 105-grain .243 bullets to 300 yards. I finally chose a Ruger Compact in 7mm-08 because of the greater bullet selection and load variety. An even more dramatic 243 Winchester “wrong bullet” incident involved a 55-grain Ballistic Silvertip varmint bullet applied to the neck of an old zebra stallion from about 180 yards. When macho hunters with their new 300 magnums finish missing their third deer due to flinching, they borrow the 243 and take home the bacon. I found the .243 to be accurate, easy to shoot well and a joy to carry, packing enough energy to convince more than a couple of big bodied Wisconsin whitetails to spend the winter in my freezer. The “Use Enough Gun” debate has been raging for decades with good evidence on both sides. I haven’t encountered any magazine related problems with it in various different firearms. Your email address will not be published. Schwerere Geschosse beanspruchen zu viel Platz und erfordern eine Reduzierung der in der Patronenhülse enthaltenen Treibladungsmenge. If you want to get the lead out, look into good old Barnes TTSX or Nosler E-Tip, Norma Eco-Strike, Hornady GMX, Cutting Edge, Winchester’s new Copper Impact, etc. I was packing an incredibly light, custom, 18.2-inch barreled Kifaru Rambling Rifle weighing right around 4 pounds. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Beyond hunting use, the 243 Winchester has adopted a following in competitive rifle circuits, where the fast, 6mm bullet offers low recoil, flat trajectory and match winning performance. To maximize trajectory and keep this comparison as fair as possible, we’ll shoot typical “deer” bullet weights of 100-grains in the 243 and 140-grains in the 7mm-08. Das war die Geburtsstunde einer Patrone, die perfekt für den Einsatz für Kurz-Distanzen geeignet war. Ein Jäger zielt mit einem Bergara Apex Einzellader-Jagdkarabiner im Kaliber .243 Winchester. The 7-08 holds a fond spot in my heart and when called to perform, never fails, if I do my part! As I recall, the range was about 200 yards. Each girl harvested whitetails, coyotes and rock chucks with 120 gr Nosler Ballistic Points with muzzle velocity at 2,750 fps. I found this on Facebook, in regards to the 6.5 Creedmoor barrel length experiment, I too love the 142 SMK. April 19, 2016 Just make sure to know your drop if shooting over 2. Using a new, factory take off Remington sporter contour barrel, data will be collected for 80 and 100-grain factory ammunition in 2″ increments and the results recorded. The heart and lungs, as you might imagine, were pulverized. If they did, I would have noticed the first round fired for every barrel length slower then the subsequent rounds. Patreon is a way to help fund RSO content by donating as little as $5 each month. This is notable when comparing velocity figures. Anfänglich wurde sie auf dem US-Markt als Patrone für Schädlinge angeboten. Und jetzt viel Spaß beim Surfen auf unseren internationalen Internetseiten, unseren Facebook-Sites oder unseren internationalen YouTube-Channels! The 7mm-08 delivers more bullet energy (elephant killing energy) than the 243 Winchester at all distances and can be configured (hand loaded with lighter bullets) to shoot as flat. © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) Copyright Hornady®, Designed and developed by IdeaBank Marketing, 243 Win 100 gr InterLock® BTSP American Whitetail®. Where the 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington race really favors the 7mm is versatility. A great example of somebody with skill at one thing (guns) but novice at another (experimentation, measurement, statistics) botching the whole thing because of weaknesses outside his area of expertise.