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    7 rem mag

    I've been wanting to get one or a 270 wsm and finally decided (I think) I want the 7 mag. What has me second guessing this decision is I've been told by a couple different people "don't get a 7 mag, it's not much better than a 270 or 280" or "it's got a belt and it could separate" to " it's only popular because of marketing and its just not what it's cracked up to be".

    I know, I know. Get what I want and be done with it; but I'm wondering why is there this negativity or dissatisfaction looming around the 7 mag? Why have some people told me to avoid it and just get a short mag?

    Derek

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    To each his own. I own several rifles in several different calibers. Have owned a 7RM for 40 years. No problem with ammo ever. The Tikka T3 Superlite in 7RM is my current go to rifle.

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    I’ve shot 7 mag for ever. Only recently changed to 300 win only for more bullet choices.

    You won’t be disappointed with 7 mag. It’s been around forever and has proved it’s self time and time again.
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    I'll be another one to praise the 7mm Rem mag. There is nothing wrong with it. Granted there are a lot of other calibers that are close to what it is and what it does but that can be said for any caliber out there.

    I have had mine now for over 40 years and while it is in semi retirement I'll still pull it out when I need a round that will reach out there and touch a animal. And yes I have a couple of other rifles that will also do what it will do and one of them that will do it better but the milder recoil of that 7mm will get the nod for deer and elk sized animals.
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    i have two 7mm's both model 70 with one being a extreme weather! Never an issue with them! I've taken moose, elk, deer, pigs and even a coyote with them!

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    Two 7mm?s here and you can find Ammo almost anywhere


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    7mm REM MAG is a damn good caliber! Not a sexy choice like the short mags, but you won't have a problem finding ammo. About the only better availability is with 30-06 and 300 Win Mag.

    Love my 7!

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    7mm mag is a great cartridge! Nothing wrong with belted mags, I shoot three and have never had a case separation at the belt. I personal think the new short mags are a great marketing ploy ....to sell more rifles. The only real advantage IMHO is that they are shorter and the action is also shorter and saves a little weight.
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    IMHO- it's the best big gun out there when comparing recoil, bullet selection, and capability

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    My .280 is the 7mm Rem Mag's little brother: I concede that I have envy and want one!

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