Is 300 WSM a good round?
So, yes, there’s a bit of hype swirling ’round the 300 WSM, but even without it, this is a fine, efficient cartridge for throwing 150- to 210-grain . 308 bullets at muzzle velocities running 3,300 to 2,900 fps respectively.
How much recoil does a 300 WSM have?
300 Winchester delivers about 30.5 foot-pounds of recoil. A same-weight .
Is a 300 WSM good for grizzly bear?
The . 300 Win mag is what I hunted grizzly, Black bear, and moose and big Caribou in Alaska with for many years and it is a very good caliber for stopping a charging animal with either a 180 Gr. or 220 gr. bullet.
Is a 300 WSM good for moose?
For the 300 WSM the Barnes 180 grain TTSX is a great choice. I’m using the 180 grain TTSX out of my 300 WSM (Christensen Arms Classic Carbon with 24 inch barrel) and it runs just shy of 3000 fps. That should be plenty for a moose (took care of a bull elk last year no problem).
Which is better 300 win vs 300 WSM?
Truly, choosing between the 300 Winchester magnums comes down to the length and weight of rifle you prefer. If you like short, quick actions, go with the WSM. If the 30-06-length standard action works for you, stick with the old 300 Win.
How hard does a 300 WSM kick?
300 Winchester delivers about 30.5 foot-pounds of recoil. A same-weight . 30-06 dishes out roughly 22 foot-pounds.