Originally Posted by Polygon
Ah, let me clarify...
The US Secret Service has seen the merits of the 7mm Rem magnum as a sniping round. This rifle will shoot a very aerodynamic 160 gr bullet at around 3000-3100 fps, plus has an advantage in both energy and trajectory.
They have been known to take down a bull elk weighing an average of 710 lb, standing 4.9 ft at the shoulder and averaging 8.2 ft in length.
Some hunters say that the same model rifle with a 7mm Rem magnum load and 175 grain bullet will have the recoil edge on the 300 with a 150 grain bullet.