Firearm Used: Universal Receiver
Barrel Length: 24”
Trim-to Length: 2.490”’
Primer: Winchester WLRM
The history of U.S. ordnance is full of examples of good cartridges that have passed into obsolescence. The 219 Zipper, 284 Winchester and 6.5 Remington Magnum were all fine ideas, but terribly limited by the rifles for which they were introduced. When Remington brought out their 7mm Magnum in 1962, however, they did everything right the first time. Introduced in what was then the new Model 700 bolt action, both rifle and cartridge have gone on to become phenomenally popular.
Remington had only two real competitors in this market. One was the 7mm Weatherby Magnum, offered in Weatherby’s rather expensive Mark V rifle. The other was the 7x61mm Sharpe & Hart, chambered in the infrequently encountered Shultz & Larsen. While the performance of all three is quite similar, only…
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