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WhelanLad 10-31-2012 10:32 PM

7wsm popularity?
 
guys just wondering how popular the 7 whizzum is in your neck of the woods?

i would of loved one but factory ammo is expensive if you can find it down here.

if you use one, what do u use it for?

cheers
WL

Marlinman 10-31-2012 10:42 PM

I have one personally and three more at the shop. I use mine.........when I shoot it-for elk. Now I have my prefered elk round-7.82 warbird;) you want a 7 wsm that badly ill sell you one;)

hardluk1 11-01-2012 03:19 PM

I love the 7mm but do to the fact I have had a 7mm RM for 18 or 19 years I have zero intetest in a 7mm shorty.

locutus 11-01-2012 07:38 PM

7WSM is a good cartridge, but it won't do anything a .270 or .280 won't do.

I have developed a strong dislike for most magnums over the years, because almost every year I end up wasting a day tracking a wounded animal that some jackass shot at 500 yards away with his super duper Remchester belchfire magnum.

If you know how to hunt, you don't need magnums. All of the old experienced hunters in my party use .270, .308 and .30-06

nicklarimore 11-01-2012 10:00 PM

I have a Savage 7mm WSM and I love it. Here in the KY woods I never get any 500yd shots and wouldn't have the optics for it even if I did. The reason I initially bought it was that I can hunt whitetail here or if I decide to hunt any other big game in N. America I can.


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