ColdboreMiracle explains how he selected the 7mm Rem SAUM chambering for his Desert Tech SRS Bullpup: “I just did a comparison between barrel life, velocity, brass, etc. I'm not a benchrester and am not even really interested in competing at this point (or good enough yet), so a little opening of the groups will not be something I'm likely to notice. Perhaps the design played a role as well. Buy a remington 7mm saum online. Sell your remington 7mm saum for FREE today on GunsAmerica! The .300 SAUM chambered in the Model 7 is faster than the .30-06 by around 100fps and is slower than the .300WSM by about the same 100fps-130fps, placing the .300 SAUM roughly between the two cartridges. Of the two, 6.5 SAUM or 7mm Rem SAUM, does anyone have any recommendations or suggestions? Had Remington initially introduced the .300 SAUM in a 24 or 26” barrel, the initial launch and marketing campaign may well have had a different result. Which has a longer barrel life? If you compare the ballistics on these two calibers it will show you the faster 140 grain 6.5mm will outperform the slower heavier 7mm bullet. The second magazine (on … This is compared to a 7mm SAUM which does about 2800 – 2900 fps with a 180 grain bullet. Instead, he calls it a "quasi-custom" gun because parts such as the bolt, upper receiver, and barrel extension are all machined from the ground up as factory parts. Outside-turning to .291 inch uniforms neck wall thickness. Remington countered with the SAUM line. When using quality bullets and with good shot placement, both the 7mm Rem Mag and .300 Win Mag are excellent for hunting medium to large sized game at virtually all practical hunting ranges. I was going to say the 7mm WSM. I'm really leaning towards the PRC, but I've also heard the SAUM is no slouch. Remington claims that the ballistics of the 7mm SAUM equal those of the popular 7mm Rem. Knowing how I am, I made certain to twist the barrel enough for the 195s. Extreme spreads were less than 20 fps, last time I did any checking. One of the main benefits of the 7mm is the wide variety of heavy bullets with high BCs and low form factors, both desirable for efficient trajectories. In our own testing, the 6.5 GAP 4S has been shooting 140 grain bullets with a muzzle velocity at around 3180 fps and 130 grain bullets at around 3300 fps. When installing a heavy, 26-inch 6.5 SAUM Shilen Select Match barrel on one of my switch-barrel target rifles, I went with a .295-inch chamber neck. The Savage Model 11/111 started life as a 7mm-08. moly neck lube 07200 Size with .311(73311) then .295 (73295) then turn .015 then Size with .290 (73290) 7mm saum brass .295 part#73295 Neck turn to .015 Decapping rod #11263 then Size with .290 (73290) … It seems finding brass for the 6.5 SAUM is next to impossible (but you can neck them down from 270WSM or another cartridge), but brass is readily available for the 7mm Rem SAUM. Mag. I considered the 7mm-08, 7mm-08 Improved, .284 Winchester, 7mm SAUM, and various short-action wildcat cartridges that would allow me to keep weight to a minimum and still make the moose-terminating grade. The 7 SAUM is as easy as anything else out there to reload and is not any more difficult than others to find a load which works. 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag: Which Is Right For You? But main thing I am debating is 7mm saum vs 6.5prc. That will aid in smooth cycling.” This is a discussion on 7mm SAUM + 180 Berger Hybrids within the Long Range Rifles forums, part of the Long Range Shooting category; We've had the 7mm SAUM finished for a little bit now but have been busy shooting matches. The 7mm WSM is on the fence, it might be a succcess, it might die. My vote would be for the 7 saum. I am shooting 162gr A-max bullets with H1000 and BR2 primers vel. The slow burning H1000 powder helps keep the pressures well below the maximum mark, keeping the recoil down and also extending the barrel life. Necked down Norma and Remington 7mm SAUM cases are reduced to the same diameter. … Barrel life is not as great as some calibers though if you are shooting long, fast shot strings. I love how well it spits my 195 grain Bergers, but the recoil is brutal when shooting gongs with friends. and came to the SAUM. 7mm Remington Magnum (7 Rem Mag) Barrel Length Versus Velocity. A 140 grain 6.5mm bullet from the SAUM has speeds around 3200 fps with a 26” barrel and custom loads. We finally got a … Savage Criterion Barrels | Savage Pre-fit Barrels | Savage Replacement Barrels Northland Shooters Supply currently stocks Criterion hand lapped match grade Savage pre fit barrels (Savage Replacement Barrels) in both small and large shanks. My 7mm STW is on it's last legs and after this elk season I think I'm going to re-barrel it. In shorter barrels, performance declines dramatically. I can tell you this, if you go with one for your SRS, make sure you use long bullets like the 183 or 195, and seat them long. Which would you go for? I've considered 7mm SAUM for cartridge efficiency and barrel life, but I'm not sure about brass availability and whether it would feed well in a long action. You're not likely to take a rifle chambered for either the 284 or 7mm SAUM on a high volume, hot weather, pdog shoot, so I wouldn't worry about it. Great case design, great bc bullets available, more efficient powder burn than most 7mm cartridges, low recoil, and very very accurate. Dan just completed a 7 SAUM for me intended for low recoil long range practice with Berger 180s. 7:57. Better to load a 7mm SAUM to maybe the high end of a 284W performance and barrel life and brass life will be extended. Note Leupold scope (inset, personalized in the Leupold Custom Shop), NP3 plating and LAW muzzlebrake. Each … Re: 7mm SAUM Rechamber/Barrel Life #66 Post by GSells » Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:12 pm Azzopardi wrote: Wooo, steady up Keith, never said I was an expert and definitely not an Gunsmith; just like getting behind a gun, doesn’t makes you a shooter. Since its introduction in 1962, the 7mm Remington Magnum (7 Rem Mag) has developed a strong following, becoming the most popular metric hunting cartridge in the United States. Otherwise if just having acquired the rifle if possible get access to a borescope to examine the lead and degree of fire cracking/erosion. Remington adopted these dimensions to enable their short magnum cartridges to fit into the compact Model 7 action. The 7mm shoots .284-inch diameter bullets through bores .28-inch across, but only two use this Imperial measuring system in their titles: .280 Remington and .284 Winchester, both excellent but under-rated “standard” velocity cartridges. Mag. The SAUM line of cartridges are on life support and long term success doesn't look good My vote would be for the 7 saum. I chose to run Berger 180-grain VLDs as the do-it-all competition/hunting bullet. GunFather Precision 160 views. For those who have had both or either one, any feedback on pros/cons would be appreciated. 6.5 GAP 4S vs 6.5 SAUM Importantly, barrel life would be high and recoil would be low. Case capacity of the SAUM is slightly less than the WSM, as is the factory COAL. But back to the initial question I've put seriouse thought to a 6.5 SAUM just haven't done it yet But what is done is done. Barrel life isn’t as much an issue for the latter as this will give years of hunting life even with a few sessions of training thrown in the season to ensure you can indeed shoot your 7RUM at … I'd like to go with a 6.5, but have absolutely no experience either of these rounds. Likely going with a lilja No3 contour, 23”ish barrel. These are a few test rounds to function test it and get the Tract scope zeroed. They are very similar in performance. The 7mm SAUM is an impressive long-range performer. I did the 7mm SAUM and the 300 SAUM as well as the WSM in 270 , 300 and 325 . ColdboreMiracle explains how he selected the 7mm Rem SAUM chambering for his Desert Tech SRS Bullpup: “I just did a comparison between barrel life, velocity, brass, etc. The magazine is the same as on the standard-caliber AR-10, though the polymer follower is reshaped to accommodate the different cartridge stack of the .300 SAUM. Great case design, great bc bullets available, more efficient powder burn than most 7mm cartridges, low recoil, and very very accurate. I picked up the Barreled action from Match Grade Machine and hit the range with the 7mm SAUM! I can tell you this, if you go with one for your SRS, make sure you use long bullets like the 183 or 195, and seat them long. I started shooting a 7mm SAUM last year, I have over 1600 rounds on it now and it is still shooting OK, a Bartlein 5r 9 twist barrel. Like all 7mms, they can fire bullets as light as 100-grains and as heavy as 180-grains. It sounds like I heard wrong about the 7mm Rem Mag having twice the barrel life (all other factors being equal). remington 7mm saum for sale and auction. I've considered 7mm Practical (7mm-300WM) for good brass availability, simple brass forming, good velocity, but load data is sparse and it might also be a barrel burner. Main use will be generally Mtn hunting so about 8lbs with optics, and fairly compact. At one point I had a Chambered Krieger fluted barrel for the 6.5 WSM as well as the reamer and dies although I never put the barrel on anything and sold the whole mess . But you bring up the 7 SAUM, and Wikipedia says they're ballistically similar (SAUM slightly faster by 50fps apparently). Looking to build on a tikka action with mag bolt face and considering a 7mm saum or 6.5 PRC. 7mm SAUM + 180 Berger Hybrids. Winchester's 300 WSM and 270 WSM are solid rounds that sell well. These claims are valid if the short magnum cartridges are fired in 24 inch barrels, the same length as the barrels of most 7mm Rem. 14:13 . rifles. Just have the barrel throated so you can load those big pills way out there, to make room for more powder. and came to the SAUM. 6.5 GAP 4S Velocity. Regardless, the .308 is a very gentle round when it comes to barrel life and with proper care it will last a long … Custom 7mm SAUM On Tikka Long Action - Duration: 14:13. Mike Degerness of Proof Research exhorted me to come to my senses and go with the .280 Ackley Improved. Not attached is the handy, lightweight Limbsaver sling. A versatile platform for a custom rifle, it has now had the bolt head changed and a new Shilen barrel installed in 7mm RSAUM, all in an Austin Custom stock. Unless you make an effort to do so, I think that it is pretty hard to burn out a barrel in any hunting rifle. The lower receiver remains unchanged. It was a hammer forged barrel with only 5 lands that were canted rather than square with the groove. Just have the barrel throated so you can load those big pills way out there, to make room for more powder. 7mm SAUM S-type set #36280 VLD seater insert #55748 Decap rod #11263 Long VLD Seater Stems, 6.5 mm #55746 If your starting on 300 SAUM brass you also need a .311 bushing. Predicting Barrel Life By Cartridge - Duration: 7:57. The 7mm will outlast the 6.5mm in terms of barrel life, and the BCs of 7mm bullets on the market seem to be higher than the 6.5 offerings. Northland stocks the most common lengths and contours on the shelf and can also custom order barrels for you in the following contours. 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