7mm Remington Magnum Ammo

Why is the 7mm Remington Magnum a good choice for hunting?

The 7mm Remington Magnum, when matched to the proper bullet, is a real contender for big game hunting. Avoid target loads and instead, use rifle ammunition that’s specifically designed for hunting. This will ensure maximum penetration and terminal performance. You can go as light as 140-grain bullets for deer and hogs, but you’ll want to kick that up to 160+ grains for bigger game like elk, moose, and bear. There are several types of 7mm Rem Mag ammo available for hunting, including soft point, JHP (Jacketed Hollow Point), and polymer tips/ballistic tips for long-range hunting.

What is the average velocity of 7mm Remington Magnum Ammo?

There are a lot of different grain weights and bullet styles for 7mm Remington Magnums, so this is a tricky question. With something as light as a 110gr Barnes TTS, muzzle velocity of 3,500 fps (feet per second), and muzzle energy of about 2,900 ft-lb (foot-pounds). Beef that up to a 175gr soft point, and muzzle velocity drops to 2,860 fps but muzzle energy goes up to 3,100 ft-lb. A good average would be a 7mm Rem Mag 150gr bullet that has a muzzle velocity of 3,100 fps and muzzle energy of 3,200 ft-lb.

Who makes 7mm Remington Magnum Ammo?

Due to the sheer popularity of the caliber, you can find 7mm Rem Mag ammo from a wide variety of brands, including the most trusted in the business: