What is the barrel life of a 300 Weatherby Magnum?
300 Weatherby magnum and stuff in 84 grains, you have what is known as overbore capacity—a comparatively small gain in muzzle velocity produced by a huge increase in the powder charge. And the monster flame this creates reduces bore life to 1,500 or less from the 5,000 you normally get from a standard .
How long does a 300 WSM barrel last?
I have had 300 Win Mag barrels that lasted 1200 rounds and others that last 5,500. Most lasted 2500 to 3200 but many went over 4000. If you averaged them all together you would get around 3000, but this would not account well for the many many outliers.
What barrel length is best for a 300 Win Mag?
I don’t think it’s quite near identical performance. If you want to shoot a heavier bullet say 210 or 215 the 300 win mag will push them between 2900-3000fps even with a 24in barrel.
How long does a 6.5 PRC barrel last?
It is going to depend a little on how you shoot it but most 6.5x284s start going south around 900-1000 rounds and the PRC has nearly identical capacity.
How long does a 308 barrel last?
Of course, if you are shooting a “long-lived” . 308 Win that goes 5000 rounds before losing accuracy, then you get a whopping TEN seconds of barrel life. Anyway you look at it, a rifle barrel has very little longevity, when you consider actual firing time. People already lament the high cost of replacing barrels.
What is the barrel life of a 28 Nosler?
For 28 Nosler, it has a barrel life of 700-900 rounds for 175-grain bullets. Meanwhile, the 180-grain 30 Nosler has a barrel life of 500-800 rounds. So, 28 Nosler takes the edge in terms of barrel life! However, barrel life has some other technicalities as well.
What’s better 6.5 Creedmoor or 6.5 PRC?
6.5 PRC factory loads usually fire the same bullet 200-250fps faster than the 6.5 Creedmoor. Therefore, 6.5 PRC has a flatter trajectory, more retained energy, and less wind drift than the 6.5 Creedmoor at typical hunting ranges. However, the 6.5 PRC has slightly more recoil than the 6.5 Creedmoor.