Mag. These are mission-specific rounds whereas the .300 Win. I have a 28 inch barrel on my 300 Win mag and with Retumbo it pushed the 210 Berger VLC to 3060fps. This may seem like an odd comparison, but I cannot count the number of times I have been in a gun store listening to either the “gun guru” behind the counter, or the “expert sniper” on the other side talking about how the 6.5 Creedmoor is like a 300 Win Mag without the recoil. is about to go anywhere very soon, if ever. Today, there is a need for a more efficient .30 caliber cartridge; enter the 300 PRC. Mag. In the end, I think that the .300 Winchester will maintain its edge among hunters, based on 55 years of smiling hunters alone. The .300 Win Mag is commonly used by snipers in military and police tactical units, as well as by hunters for big game hunting. There is no belt (not that these cases ever needed one) this greatly aids in feeding, especially from a detachable box magazine. to the 300 PRC, it needs to be clearly understood that the 300 PRC is first and foremost a long-range target round while the .300 Win. The 6.5 Creedmoor is also touted as a long range big game caliber like the 300 Win Mag. from a tactical perspective, the introduction of the 300 PRC is a very solid move, and as such, opening shelf space in the gun shop for the new arrival makes solid business sense. What We Covered 1) History of the 300 Precision Rifle Cartridge. When answering the question always posed by some shooters as to why we need another cartridge, the answer is simple to my way of thinking. Nov 6, 2020 #2 J2shooter Active member. I did some checking based on two big box stores, one a major-league ranch store and the other the largest gun shop in Rapid City, South Dakota. The 300 PRC is a 300 Winchester Mag length cartridge that has been improved with a 30 degree shoulder and less case body taper all good things to a point. Always enjoy watching their videos. They’ve used a 30-degree shoulder for headspacing, which according to Hornady aids in improved chamber alignment and feeding from a fixed box magazine. 300 win mag, 300 PRC or 300 Norma? if you are looking for low prices products, find in our store. The Hornady .300 PRC required a come-up of 34 m.o.a. .308 Win. (left) and the inherent accuracy of the 6.5 Creedmoor (right). The .300 PRC is based on the beltless .375 Ruger, itself a sound design. Mag.’s 25-degree shoulder. This .300 Win Mag is a rifle cartridge, belted and bottlenecked and designed specifically to fit in the action of popular rifle models. However, what you are not going to find is any evidence that the old. When not working from the ballistics side of the subject, trying to surmise an answer to the question regarding the best way to approach the new 300 PRC from a marketing standpoint requires some serious thought. Aug 27, 2020 #51 moondog said: You'll need a 338cip mag to feed em The call was then, and still is today on our Dakota Missouri breaks, “300 up” where the hunter with the big .300 Win. The bore diameter neatly handles almost all of our game animals here in North America, and with bullets of modern design, the .30-caliber magnums are certainly capable of excellent long-range performance as a target cartridge. While the classic, belted .300 Winchester has certainly proved itself on the target range, in the hunting fields and on the battlefield, for what defines our modern idea of long-range shooting, it does have a bit of a handicap. 308 vs 300 win mag. I feel that those long-range shooters who want to employ that level of performance will have to embrace a cartridge like the .300 PRC or the .300 Norma Magnum, so it may very well come down to a battle of marketing. 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes The shared heritage of the .300 Win Mag and .338 Win Mag, as well as the unique roots of the .338 Lapua, is obvious in the photo below. |, Review: Marlin Dark Series Lever-Action Rifles, NSSF Applauds Introduction of Freedom Financing Act, Illinois Town's Gun Ban Shot Down by Judge's Ruling. With Hornady behind the 300 PRC I would bet it over takes the win mag soon for ammo selection too. 300 Win. review low prices products in our store. Joined Dec 20, 2016 Messages 38 Reaction score 10 Points 8 Location Southeast Louisiana. vs. .300 Win. That .300 Winchester Magnum—which has accompanied me on more hunts than I can remember, in a number of countries—is designed for use in a long-action receiver, and as Winchester pushed the shoulder forward and shortened the neck in order to increase case capacity, the overall length limits bullet length outside the case. Friday, January 18, 2019. Where some would tend to compare the .300 Win. Mag. is a do-it-all. Where will the 300 PRC ultimately fall on the local ammunition counter? Mag.• .243 Winchester vs. 6mm Remington• 7x57mm Mauser vs. 7mm-08 Remington• .25-06 Remington vs. .257 Weatherby Magnum• .338 Winchester vs. .375 H&H Magnum• .30-30 Winchester vs. .35 Remington• .257 Roberts vs. .250-3000 Savage• .270 Winchester vs. .280 Remington• .35 Whelen vs. 9.3x62mm Mauser• .416 Rigby vs. .416 Remington Magnum• .308 Winchester vs. .30-06 Springfield• .22 Nosler vs. .224 Valkyrie• .300 Win. The 300 PRC, on the other hand, is a non-belted magnum that can push the same weight bullets … Mag. I don’t know about the prc. blocks the dry wash or deep draw while other hunters still hunt through the bottoms for deer. Hornady has two loads on the market for the .300 PRC: a 225-grain ELD Match load at a muzzle velocity of 2810 fps and a 212-grain ELD X hunting load at a muzzle velocity of 2860 fps; this pair will handle both long-range target shooting and hunting duties for all game up to brown bear, Cape buffalo, hippopotamus and elephant. It’s worth noting that the .300 PRC is a necked-­down .375 Ruger, its parent case. The .300 Win Mag rounds have an average of 80.0lb/f.s while the .300 Win Mag has an average of 77.12lb/f.s. We’ve got short magnums, long magnums and everything in between, but at the top of the heap—as far as sales are concerned—is the .300 Winchester Magnum; it has been adopted by military snipers, it has been all over the globe in the hands of hunters (including this author), and it makes an excellent choice for those wishing to ring distant steel. In the author's opinion, the 300 PRC will stand for some time as a two- or three-box shelf space limit unless additional manufacturers decide to add it to production. And while the .300 PRC factory loads from Hornady indicate that the new cartridge will nearly equal the performance of the .300 Weatherby Magnum, the fact that the powder column is not compromised by a longer bullet seated well into the case was a big part of Hornady’s design. This results in a relatively short .72” head height for the .300 Win Mag vs a much longer 1.12″ head height for the .300 PRC. more of wind hold. Mag. Mag., or become just another .300 magnum in the herd. This one is a bit different, as the goal with the .300 PRC is to be able to maintain case capacity while loading the sleek, long-ogive bullets. While the 308 Win Mag and the 300 Win Mag will both do well when shooting within 200 yards, the 300 excels better when the range goes further. to the 300 PRC, it needs to be clearly understood that the 300 PRC is first and foremost a long-range target round while the .300 Win. The .300 Win. In the case of the 300 PRC, Hornady used the .375 Ruger case, and brand new ultra-high BC heavy bullets. RESOURCES: Remembering the new-of-the-day in 1963 Winchester Model 70 chambered in the then-new .300 Win. welcome to usa online shopping center. With an overall length of 3.7″, the 300 PRC requires a magnum length rifle action. As the ogive of a bullet gets longer, it must be seated further into the .300’s case, and if the case mouth isn’t positioned on the shank of the bullet, things simply won’t work out. Mag. Add to that the chamber’s maximum 0.315-inch throat diameter, and you’re adding the “hot dog down a hallway” effect that makes it hard to get the .308-inch bullet to enter the rifling at a consistent angle, as Quinlen explains it. Running a real-time over-the-counter count, here is what I found. Join other Outdoor Retailers who already get great content delivered right to their inbox. It doesn’t require a 4.00” mag box even with VLD/ ULD bullets. In the world of cartridge innovation, it is quite natural for there to be progression in advanced development regardless of the cartridge or caliber under consideration. 0. So even though the .300 PRC case is slightly shorter at 2.58 inches than the Win. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments. Retumbo was fastest with both cartridges the PRC attaining 2916fps while the 300 Win reached 2962 fps. If you don't want to bring your iPad into the bathroom, we can send you a magazine subscription for free! For comparison, the throat on the .300 Win. It was about the time of the finalization with the U.S. Army regarding the MARK 248 that word first started to circulate about a possible new round coming from Hornady. 3) Compare ammo and rifle choices in each cartridge 4) Pros and cons of hunting with each cartridge. In terms of energy, the .300 PRC is a clear winner as well. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America, Remington Model 700 American Hunter Rifle Project, Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. Hammer Women Of Distinction Award, Women's Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors, NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award Presented by Brownells, National Youth Shooting Sports Cooperative Program, .358 Winchester vs. .350 Remington Magnum, .25-06 Remington vs. .257 Weatherby Magnum, Large Mountain Lion Spotted Outside Dallas, Head to Head: .308 Winchester vs. .30-06 Springfield, Head to Head: .444 Marlin vs. .45-70 Government, 2020 National Rifle Association of America. There are many .300 magnums on the market, and while I definitely see the wisdom of the PRC concept, it’s going to be very difficult to change the mind of a generation that has embraced the term “.300 Magnum” to mean the Winchester design. vs. .458 Lott• 7mm Rem. At the same time, the .300 PRC actually has a tiny bit shorter case length than the .300 Win Mag (2.62″ vs 2.58″). It might sound crazy, but these two popular hunting cartridges have more in common than you think. An examination of the long flight path of both cartridges over a 500-yard range shows a notable difference as the 300 Win Mag would be significantly flatter than the 308 . In this case, the 300 PRC cartridge is one of at least 12 other .300s currently offered. © 2020 Shooting Sports Retailer All Rights Reserved Mag. Where some would tend to compare the .300 Win. With an overall length of 3.7″, the 300 PRC requires a magnum length rifle action. Mag. had its day, belted magnums were all the rage in the ammunition development market. values—a G1 .777 and a G7 .391 for the 225-grain ELD Match and a G1 .673 and G7 .336 for the 212-grain ELD X—and a corresponding long ogive. Counting .30-caliber big game centerfire only, I came up with the leader of the pack the .308 Winchester that covered 22 different loads and brands, followed up by the .30-’06 Springfield at 21 varied brands and bullet weights, with the final heavy load being the .300 Win. 2) How the cartridges compare to each other in terms of external dimensions, trajectory, recoil, and accuracy. Both are ultra long range barn burners to be sure. Instead of being based upon one of the century-old British dangerous game cartridges, the 300 PRC is based upon the unique and original .375 Ruger case. well stocked at ammunition counters across the country, one could say that Hornady has its work cut out when offering up the very new 300 PRC as a possible replacement for the iconic Win. Mag. I have 2 300wm that already have solid loads built for them, but if I was building/buying a new one, it would be PRC all the way. Win mag brass is cheaper and easier to find also imo. Thread starter Timgunner; Start date Today at 12:00 PM; Today at 12:00 PM #1 T. Timgunner New member. There would be little if any market for the 300 PRC if rifles were not available. Mag. I believe there is room for both cartridges, as I can confidently say that the .300 Winchester Magnum isn’t going anywhere in the near future, but the long-range trajectory of the higher B.C. The difference between the two averages remains just about constant as the rounds move downrange to the 500-yard mark where the averages for the WM and WSM are 58.2lb/f.s and 22.3lb/f.s respectively. Mag. I would say a 30 Sherman mag is the next step. By identifying this shooting need, Hornady has, in effect, found the answer —build a better 300 by advancing the design. Get the American Hunter Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. Roll back the clock and stay stagnant and we would be much like Russia with their 101-year-old 7.62 X 54R cartridge, though ours  would be the .30-40 Krag. Mag. If the .300 Winchester were given a magnum-length receiver, where a longer bullet could be seated properly, it could utilize these longer bullets without issue. I don’t think any bore diameter is as American as our beloved .30 caliber, and the magnum-class .30-caliber cartridges seem to be especially endeared. I predict that will change just as the early market rifles in .224 Valkyrie were a bit expensive. At the same time, the .300 PRC actually has a tiny bit shorter case length than the .300 Win Mag (2.62″ vs 2.58″). The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .300 AAC Blackout vs .300 Winchester Magnum ammo rounds. Mag. of energy at the muzzle, it is far ahead of the .30-06 Springfield and .300 H&H Magnum. performance wise very similar, I would go 300 PRC, no Belt, steeper shoulder angle, longer neck, chambered for heavy high BC bullets, only benefit to a 300 win mag would be more options in factory ammo if you don't handload, here's a great article outlining some of the pros and cons of the 300 PRC, .300 Winchester Magnum vs. Hornady .300 PRC Although I love it, in pure technical terms I’m forced to admit the .300 Win. with 20 different loads and brands. At 2.58 inches long, with a .532-inch case head diameter—the standard Holland & Holland Magnum case head dimension—there is plenty of case capacity, but with an overall length of between 3.575 inches and 3.700 inches, the cartridge is going to call for a magnum-length receiver. is a do-it-all. 2 shooting activity currently being undertaken by the shooting market. In other words, the justification for the 300 PRC was set in stone if the new super high BC bullets being designed by Hornady and others were to be used in an advanced .30-caliber long range cartridge. The resulting level of performance was achieved to some degree by Black Hills Ammunition with the development of a .300 Win. Prc is better for seating the bullets out of the case and has a little more boiler room. Mag. That round is an upgrade similar to a standard .300 Win. Mag: Ballistics, Cost, and Accuracy. Also, the length of the 300 Win Mag case as compared to its overall length doesn’t allow for longer/higher BC bullets to be loaded out as far as they like to be. Even with all the accolades bestowed upon the .300 Win. Hornady’s two rounds currently offered are a 225-grain MATCH ELD with a muzzle velocity of 2,810 fps, and a 212-grain ELD hunting bullet with a muzzle velocity of 2,860 fps. Hard to beat the .300 Win Mag, as it has been proving itself for many years and this new .300 PRC really doesn't offer anything different like the 6.5 Creedmoor does other than maybe seating longer bullets easier, but US hunters like the 180gr in .30 cal, so it won't much matter. 300 prc vs 300 win mag Mark and Sam after work... Thread starter Nick092186; Start date Nov 6, 2020; Nov 6, 2020 #1 Nick092186 Member. Mag. The .300 Weatherby Magnum is a fast, hard-hitting cartridge, driving a 180-grain bullet to a muzzle velocity of 3250 fps, for over 4,000 ft.-lbs. ShaunBrady. of elevation and two m.o.a. and a wind hold of six m.o.a. Both share ancestry; the .375 Ruger case is the direct parent of the .300 PRC and the grandparent—via the .300 RCM—of the 6.5 PRC. But maybe the same could be said for a properly throated 30 nosler. … This pair of bullets have very high B.C. Mag.—which has been with us since 1963—has as a firm hold on the market, and in all sincerity it handles a good number of situations very well. Not that the concept of a magnum-class .30-caliber is new or unique; in fact, we have over a dozen .30-caliber magnums on the market before Hornady announced the release of the .300 PRC, or Precision Rifle Cartridge. Mag. Mag.’s belt, and the .300 PRC has less taper and a 30-degree shoulder as opposed to the .300 Win. The 300 PRC is a better case design than the win mag. The .300 PRC’s minimum throat spec is 0.3088", meaning that a bullet has only 0.0004" of clearance on each side. But once Savage releases Model110 turn-bolts in that chambering, the market for the average Joe who wants to run the cartridge will respond. bullets of the .300 PRC design may not show a dramatic increase in performance, but certainly will for those interested in long-range targets. vs .300 Win. Like the 300 Norma Mag, the 300 PRC cartridge is a non-belted magnum. America’s shooters and their massive interest in load development were clearly quite capable in the 1960s of making the move into a new cartridge, as there was a real need for an extended range .30 caliber in those days. The heavier bullet retains a .777 BC, while the hunting bullet comes in at .673. Because the 300 PRC is a specialized round, it will be handloaded for the most part by users of the cartridge. So, it begs to question whether or not the new .300 PRC will steal the thunder of the .300 Win. Today, long range shooting is considered by many as the No. Joined Feb 6, 2019 Messages 9 Reaction score 0 What makes the .300 PRC special is the combination of a standard magnum action with a heavy-­for-­caliber, VLD bullet. The .300 Winchester Magnum was developed by the Winchester Arms Company. Personally, I think only time will tell. Want long distance shooting classes? Mag. Looking for previous installments of our "Head to Head" series? Mag. vs. .300 WSM• .223 Remington vs. .22-250 Remington, E-mail your comments/questions about this site to: EmediaHunter@nrahq.org, For questions/comments about American Hunter magazine, please e-mail:Publications@nrahq.org, You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on American Hunter, visit nramediakit.com for more information. The .300 Norma Magnum is also another cartridge which offers some excellent long-range ballistics, and has grabbed the attention of the U.S. Army. Mag. Over-the-counter volume will maintain at a certain level, but it will likely never press against the big three noted above. Let’s compare the two, in order to gauge how the .300 PRC will stack up against the best-known .300 Magnum. for a 10-mph crosswind at that distance. Comments on this site are submitted by users and are not endorsed by nor do they reflect the views or opinions of COLE Publishing, Inc. • Comparison between the legendary .300 Win Mag and the trendy new .300 PRC • Candid discussion about podcast survivability • .300 Win Mag: America's all-around champ's Pros & Cons • .300 PRC: Touted as the best fast .30 ever designed, Pros & Cons. Mag., it … Other 30s, including the short mags, each came in with one to three brands and bullet weights displayed. Let’s compare the two, in order to gauge how the .300 PRC will stack up against the best-known .300 Magnum. I don’t think a regular 300 prc or 30 nosler have much advantage over a properly throated win mag. When the .300 Win. is an all-around cartridge. The .300 PRC is based on the beltless .375 Ruger, itself a sound design. However, Hornady has changed minds in the past—think about the 6.5 Creedmoor—and may just do so again. The tactical crowd is always looking to improve the performance of ammunition and firearms, whether those improvements are real or imagined. Nearly any sport shop is going to have 300 Win ammo. Mag., but also meets some very different military specs. The .300 PRC’s case is the same diameter as the .300 Win. We've got you covered.• .30-06 Springfield vs. .270 Winchester• 6.5 Creedmoor vs. 7mm-08 Remington• 8x57 Mauser vs. .318 Westley Richards• .358 Winchester vs. .350 Remington Magnum• .22-250 Remington vs. .220 Swift• .270 Winchester vs. .270 WSM• .26 Nosler vs. 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum• .458 Win. load that military designated MARK 248. Reactions: Diverjeff. Arguably the best-designed 6.5mm hunting cartridge in existence, the new 6.5 PRC (center) matches the ballistics of the legendary .264 Win. 300 win mag vs 300 prc The .300 Winchester Magnum is redlined right off the bat, thanks to its belted case. By comparison, a .300 Win Mag firing Hornady’s 178-grain ELD Match load requires an additional five m.o.a. The Department of Defense has just ordered a number of Barrett rifles chambered for the .300 PRC, so someone at the top certainly agrees with the potential of the new cartridge, but whether or not the hunting community will follow suit shall remain to be seen. by Philip Massaro - One of the advantages of the 300 PRC case is that its base measures .532, which is the same as the .300 Winchester Magnum. Which Round do you think is better? In my opinion, it will stand for some time as a two- or three-box shelf space limit unless additional manufacturers take it on. CONCLUSION: Which is best? With the .300 Win. .300 WIN MAG. 1 or No. I seriously doubt you could realistically judge the difference in barrel life between the three so it … With the MARK 248 using a 220-grain Sierra MatchKing bullet with a COAL of 3.550 inches, the MARK 248 pushes the .300 Win. 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