Originally Posted by nitestalker
I did not elaborate on the entire development of the 7-08. I only pointed out the genesis of the 7X51. Even the 30-06 traces to Germany but these post are for education not sleep inducement.
Education is exactly what that post was. If it puts you to sleep, that's not my fault.
Development of the 7mm-08? The 7mm-08 Remington
came from the .308 Winchester
, which came from the .300 Savage
, which came from the .250-3000 Savage
, which came from the 30-06 Springfield
, which came from the .30-03 Springfield
As for the 30-06, as said, it was developed from the 30-03. If there is another round that was used to develop it, please post it. I'd be interested to read about it.