When the .264 first came out I bought one, loaded for it and loved the performance. and 30-06. In any case, the point is to see what rifles are recommended for shooting … Mag. .685. Barrel lengths vary. Recoil energies are calculated in an 8-pound rifle. I shoot Winchester 140 gr. Taking care to avoid overheating the barrel will give the owner of a .264 Winchester much longer barrel life, as the throat can easily be eroded by velocities this high, especially the older rifles with chrome-moly barrels. It’s the perfect size for whitetails, mule deer, pronghorns, black bears, mountain goats and sheep, yet not too big for long-range coyotes and not too small for elk, moose and even interior grizzlies. The .264 Win. It probably didn’t help that Remington was chambering its new 7mm in its equally new M700 rifle advertised as “the world’s strongest” (three rings of steel surrounded the cartridge head.) Well, I did get one with the truck one time but I don't call that very sporting. All have been DRT and I only recovered one bullet. The .264 is a good cartridge for deer but not as powerful as the other 2 for Elk. Mag. Send that same bullet 3,021 fps from a 264 Win. The belted .532-inch head of Holland & Holland’s 375 of 1912 is considerably wider than the .473-inch head of the 30-06 Springfield, which is what the 6.5 Creedmoor stands on. Re: 264 Win Mag for hunting, what do you think I have been a lurker here for a long time, but just signed up. If they can stretch .284 (7mm) bullets to 180-grains, surely they can get .264s to 160-grains. Mag. By Chuck Hawks. After all, the 264 Win. The Ultimate Guide to Tanning Wild Game Pelts and Hides. Matrix Ballistics recommends 1:8 twist for both its VLD 150-grain Match bullet and its 160-grain hunting bullet. It will be loaded the same way I load my precision match grade competition ammo with proven recipes I have … Definitely look to a large rifle magnum primer, and powders on the slower side, like Reloder 19, 22 and 23, IMR 4350 and 4451, and Hodgdon H4831SC. If you looking for special discount you need to searching when special time come or holidays. While having a metric name, it caught on like wildfire, offered a much wider choice of bullet weights, and isn’t nearly as hard on a barrel’s throat as the .264 can be. my question is I was wondering how many other people out there still use a 264 win mag for deer and elk hunting or other big game. .384) at 3,030 fps. This rifle is in excellent shape and has the original 20 cases that it's fired. The .300 Win Mag and 7mm Rem Mag cartridges hit the market around the same time and are both hugely popular in the hunting and shooting communities. Nosler does a much better job with a variety of great loads featuring bullets from 100-grains to 140-grains. All zeroed at 250 yards. might be your baby. Go with the long ones if you want maximum ballistic performance and hang the cost. Mag. and then necked it even smaller to make the 264 Win. in 1943. $3,299.99 sako trg-22 308 win used gun inv 207228. Mag. The quickest route to appreciating the 264 Winchester Magnum is through the 7mm Remington Magnum. Move the shoulder as little as possible and you’ll see an improvement in accuracy. They’d be wrong. Few hit the streets until 1959, but then…. Which one would ya'll pick and why? Go small and short if you want long barrel life, big and long if you want - you guessed it — maximum ballistic performance. .384) at 3,030 fps. 500-yard ballistic performance data includes 10 mph right-angle wind. 264 Win Mag #4497954 08/21/13 12:17 PM: Joined: Feb 2011. I've killed one game animal (a 160-lb Fallow deer) with one and seen another handful of deer and antelope killed with them, and in every case the these animals were knocked on their asses same as if they'd been hit with a P/U truck! Mag. 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They straightened the 375’s walls and cut its length to 2.5” for an easy … could fire 85-grain hollow points 3,700 fps and 100-grain projectiles 3,600 fps. Mag. 300 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 300 Winchester Magnum Load Data; 300 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 30 Nosler Load Data; 30-378 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 300 Remington Ultra Magnum Load Data; 7.62x51mm NATO Load Data; 8x57mm JS Mauser Load Data; 8mm-06 Load Data; 325 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 8mm Remington Magnum … Here was the same belted magnum case, same length, and same shoulder slope as the 264 Winchester Magnum. As always, burning ever more powder behind a given diameter bullet increases costs in ammo, recoil, noise, and barrel life. My understanding is the 3200 fps mv with a 140 grain bullet is hard to attain. While Winchester and its massive marketing machine held much sway in the industry, the idea of shorter 2.500-inch case (in comparison to the 2.850-inch case of the .375 and .300 H&H Magnums) wasn't exactly revolutionary. It all depends on what your intended purpose will be with the rifle. But I’m a hunter, not a metallurgist/bullet maker. If the 264 Winchester Magnum is a “barrel burner,” what should we call these larger cartridges? At about this same time so many bullets had already scorched the barrels of 264 Winchester Magnums that shooters began to notice early accuracy declines. In conformations like Berger VLD’s, Hornady ELDs or Nosler AccuBond LongRanges, B.C.s might approach an incredible .700. With full-house, 180-gr and heavier loads, a .300 Win. Go small and short if you want long barrel life, big and long if you want. Nosler 264 Win Mag brass, Nosler 129 grain Long Range Accubond @ 3100 fps, Hodgdon Extreme powder, Federal 215M (match magnum) primer. It was his favorite caliber and his 30-06 and .375 saw little use. Remington used the standard 2.5” belted magnum cartridge design (7mm Rem Mag/ .264 Win Mag) shortened to 2.171” as the base for the two short magnums. Mag. Survival. The first one is a Ruger 77 Mark 2 .264 Win Mag and the other is a Browning Eclipse M-1000 chambered in .270 WSM. Latest. vs. .284 Win. is starting to look like a pretty reasonable, middle-of-the-road cartridge in the 6.5mm cartridge line up. With such light bullets, recoil wasn’t bad in an 8-pound rifle, just 15.4 f-p of free recoil energy compared to 20 f-p of punch with a 140-grain bullet. my second question is i have been debating on shooting 140 gr. There you go. Go with the short ones if you find benefit in a short bolt throw and lighter, more compact rifle at lower cost per loaded box. Posts: 2,511. Mag. Throw in the more convenient 24-inch barrel of the 7mm and it was no contest. OP. Bigger case, more powder… Boom. Once again the .264 mag as it was desigined as a flat shooting,high velocity deer size game killing round worked very well and as you seen on the box 3,700FPS is smoken fast that bullet at that velocity will explode when it hits any bone.Good for deer bad for elk. bullets we have today, and the average shot distance was surely less than it is today, even on the prairie and in the mountains. Winchester advertised the .264 Winchester Magnum (note the Imperial bore measurement) as driving a 140-grain spitzer bullet at a muzzle velocity of 3200 fps; this gives quite the flat trajectory and will handle almost all North American big-game animals, though I’d certainly want more bullet weight for the big bears, bison and even Alaskan moose. Despite it’s 21st century ballistic performance, the 264 Win. Hey guys- my dad won a Blaser 93 chambered in .264 win mag - and promptly gave it to me for Xmas about 13 years ago. The hotter you shoot them, the faster they deteriorate. $1,859.99 montana rifle co. 1999 300 win used item inv 202072. 264 bullets for deer… It’s up to each individual shooter to determine what works for him or her. (You can read about another great 6.5mm option, the 6.5-284 Norma, in this article. With today’s powders and bullets, it could finally realize its rich potential. was an easy pick. Barrel vaporizers? Depends on bullet weight but generally you will use heavier bullets in the 300 which means more knockdown power. 2830 -35.2/15.3/1359 13.24 fp, 6.5-06 2906 -33/14.7/1444 14.59 fp, 6.5-284 Norma 2953 -32/14.4/1497 15.30 fp, 6.5 PRC 960 -31.8/14.4/1505 16.96 fp, 264 Win. Hi guys, Im 5 shots into my new, old 59' .264 win mag mod 70 Westerner, I was able to pick up 2 boxes of Win SuperX 140 to tune up and save brass. But there are a good many rifles, both used and new, available in the .264 Winchester Magnum, and there’s no reason to shy away from the time-proven design. They straightened the 375’s walls and cut its length to 2.5” for an easy fit into Model 70 magazines. But that was then and this is now. Subtract .264 from .284 and you enjoy a mere .020” diameter advantage with 7mm Rem. Depends on bullet weight but generally you will use heavier bullets in the 300 which means more knockdown power. Copyright Ron Spomer Outdoors © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) This belted magnum cartridge bests the 6.5 Creedmoor by about 400 fps. The .264 Winchester—like almost all of the 6.5mm cartridges—is wonderfully accurate, and achieving MOA groups isn’t a difficult prospect at all. Given today’s mania over all things 6.5mm, the 264 Winchester Magnum should be a top performer in these long-reach hunting rifles everyone seems to covet. So why isn’t the .264 Winchester at the top of the heap? My longest shot 500 plus yards on a Antelope that never took a step after the shot. Go with the long ones if you want maximum ballistic performance and hang the cost. The server has not detected any activity for the last 3 hours. is an excellent, potentially accurate, very flat-shooting cartridge capable of taking any game in the lower 48 US states, and one of the most powerful of all .264 in (6.7 mm) cartridges. Mag. They are not going to last long if you sit down and blast away and heat it up and shoot it hot. Mag. Ammunition is available from Hornady, Nosler, Winchester and Remington does a run every once in a while; most loads use the 140-grain bullet, with a couple of 120-grain offerings. - 24.0" bbl. Friday, December 6, 2019. Which of these loads will serve you best the next time a deer enters the crosshairs? With today’s powders and bullets, it could finally realize its rich potential. If I found a used rifle in good condition at a good price and it was chambered 264 Win. Mag. was a speed demon but not as fast as promised, which was one of several factors contributing to its slide in popularity. He said he ordered them online, direct from SWIFT. It fits the same actions as the 270 Win. Mag. We don’t use rifles here much and I don’t really travel to hunt big game right now. And now with recent designs like the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum, 6.5 Weatherby RPM and the 6.5 PRC, the .264 Winchester seems headed for the dust bin, though it is still offered in a few rifles. Manufactured in 2013. They can build one! Mag. You can nit pick and say it was the 300 H&H Magnum case, but that was itself squeezed down from the 375 case. OP. Except for the.244 H&H Magnum and.257 Weatherby Magnum, it is the smallest caliber factory cartridge derived from the 2.85 in (72 mm) Holland & Holland belted magnum case. It’s just been sitting in the box, I haven’t really had a use for it. Veteran Tracker. Posted November 11, 2017. shoot-straight. If you want the flattest trajectory, least wind deflection, and most downrange energy for terminating bucks and bulls, you do want the larger powder capacity magnum. The 7mm is probably a bit flatter shooting for long shots and slightly less recoil than the 300. 500-yd drop “ /Drift “ /Energy fp. Announced in 1958, the.264 and.338 Winchester magnums hit the market in 1959 amid one of the biggest media blitzes the industry had seen. Much as author Ron Spomer admires the 6.5mm cartridges, he's used them the least for his hunting. While we are questioning speed, powder consumption, and barrel life, let’s address this issue with the 264 Winchester Magnum versus the 6.5 Creedmoor. Veteran Tracker. My 7mm has anchored many deer where they stood in its 20 some year career, and not one of them complained of being "too dead" nor was meat loss a factor due to using proper bullets. Prolific UJ Member; MEMBER GROUP; 1,784 posts; Share; Posted November 11, 2017. Other Reloading Guides may list different top end velocities. Another consideration is how far you wish to target game and whether or not you use a laser rangefinder. Shooters should realize that these top MVs can vary as much as 100 fps from barrel to barrel, rifle to rifle, but this should provide a good basis for comparison. Mag. And it came in affordable M70 rifles. From where I sit, the old 264 Win. Dsquared: 12-27-2005 09:53 AM: RE: .264 Win Mag . One to three shots at game every few weeks each fall aren’t going to destroy rifle accuracy until you’ve put a decade or more of hunting behind you. is so much more powerful than most people -- even those who own and shoot them -- give credit. What happened to this cartridge, while the .458 Winchester, .338 Winchester and .300 Winchester went on to glory? For your security, your session will expire in 2 minutes … She's used it for muleys, coues and her cow elk. I have shot 6 deer with the 130 Nosler Accubond with my 264 Win mag with an average muzzle velocity of 3350 fps. Currently Winchester doesn’t even come close, limiting its 264 Win. in 1943. Match grade ammunition. The 7mm is probably a bit flatter shooting for long shots and slightly less recoil than the 300. case is .58-inch longer than the Creedmoor, too. Mag. A flat flying and hard hitting load for your 264 Win Mag! barrels have been reported to remain acceptably accurate for 5,000 shots, some 243 Winchesters just 2,000 shots, 25-06 Rems. I have my Dad's old pre-64 Mod. Mag. Anyone try this? If I were serious about hunting with a .264 Winchester Magnum, I’d look to a premium bullet, especially if there were any chance of a close shot with high-impact velocities. 3059 -29.6/13.7/1621 17.37 fp, 26 Nosler 3300 -25/12.3/1918 26.25 fp, 6.5-300 Wby. loads chrono at 3395 fps and shoots 5 rounds at .5 MOA if I do my part. The cartridge and rifle enjoyed immediate success and everyone was happy until…. The 264 Win. I have shot 6 deer with the 130 Nosler Accubond with my 264 Win mag … The.264 is versatile, too. By Dave Emary. The 1958 release of the .264 Winchester Magnum in the Model 70 Westerner rifle, with its 26-inch barrel, saw a flat-shooting, hard-hitting voluminous case, perfect for deer, elk and more. The belt—a carryover from the Holland & Holland designs—serves no actual purpose on this cartridge; I believe the H&H case was chosen for its higher case volume than any of the .30-06/8mm Mauser family, making higher velocities possible. If you want a 6.5mm with flat trajectory, maximum power, and minimum wind deflection, you want a closer look at the 264 Win. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 800.574.9200.. Somewhere down in Texas. C. Joined: Feb 2011. bullets. One of the major selling points of the CM is its conservative consumption of powder and concomitant light touch on bores. Remington unleashed its 7mm Rem. Mag. But they also raise an important question…. ... are extremely accurate and great for small game and rodents and I agree with others not what I would want to use on deer and elk as you are cleaning a lot of lead out of your meet. .264 Win Mag on Elk. Winchester’s heaviest (140-grain) .264 bullet didn’t quite match up. And more ammunition manufacturers need to begin loading to reach that potential. Check premium brands and semi-custom rifles like Fierce, Bergara, Rifles, Inc., Cooper, Hill Country Rifles, Bansner, etc. ). The .264 Win. I was also given boxes of primed cases and bullets so I'm now leaning toward … As with any of the over bore mags they need to be treated kindly if you what them to last a while. Perhaps "Matching the Cartridge to the Game" would be a better title. We will take this opportunity to gently chide our bullet makers to raise the weight limit on high B.C. Latest. I have shot Deer and Antelope with it and as Winchester said it is the Ultimate Western Deer and Antelope Rifle It shoots flat and the recoil is not abusive like larger caliber's. 70 in caliber .264 Win. Deer/Big Game Hunting .264 win mag .264 win mag. Before that can happen, however, more shooters need to understand the cartridge. Yet, the .264 Winchester—even today with Hornady’s modest muzzle velocity of 2935 fps—will give nearly the same trajectory as the .300 Winchester Magnum gives with a 180-grain bullet; with a 200-yard zero, you’ll see six inches of drop at 300 yards, and 20 inches at 400 yards. There’s nothing like blasting big doses of hot powder down a narrow bore in rapid succession to encourage throat erosion. case is .58-inch longer than the Creedmoor, too. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations. Some of the .30 calibers were also used on Elk, Moose, Bear, Antelope and Caribou. They’re also seeing disintegration of light, thin-jacketed bullets at extreme velocities. Bigger case, more powder… Boom. The Ultimate Guide to Tanning Wild Game Pelts and Hides. Mag. Mags. With a 6.5 Creedmoor sending a B.C. Sierra recently announced an exciting new 150-grain Hollow Point Boat Tail MatchKing. With about 57 grains of slow burning powder fueling it, the .264 Win Mag spits a 140-grain bullet 3030 fps and shoots impressively flat. 264 Win mag and the 120 TTSX? .529 bullet at 2,700 fps, you can aim dead center on a 10-inch target and hit it clear out to 334 yards. Load Data. mr.big Non-Typical Posts: 31019 Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2001 6:00 pm Location: Copper Head Road. The.264 Winchester Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge. Thread starter Prerylyon; Start date Aug 1, 2019; Forums. You can easily reshape the length, neck diameter, shoulder angle, and taper of a case, but not its head diameter. I had rather learn from you guys and save myself time and money. Winchester chambers its Model 70 in several variants, Remington offers the 700 Sendero SFII and Cooper offers a few models as well, so while the prognosis might not look great, the heartbeat is strong. Re: .264 Win Mag. He loaded 140 grain Nosler Partitions in it and tipped over sheep and quite a few antelope, deer, caribou and moose with it. ATTENTION: New reloading data … If you want to shoot 20 rounds in a minute and 200 rounds in a day, you don’t want a fire-breathing magnum. It also likes the 120 nosler's. Ruger M77Box of 20rds. Mag. 308 winchester. I’ve heard claims of 600 to 1,000 shots for the 26 Nosler, 1,000 to as many as 2,500 for 264 Win. Right away this “overbore” belted magnum created a stir. Get the American Hunter Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. And it’s rated B.C. They make those by the thousands. While the supply of the classic British cartridges from the pre-World War I era began to dwindle, the American market was burgeoning with all sorts of developments. That would be one to try on a 264 Win. It came in a M70 Westerner rifle with a 26-inch barrel. 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