For comparison purposes, here are some popular 6.5 cartridges showing muzzle velocities with 140-grain bullet (B.C. Survival. You can easily reshape the length, neck diameter, shoulder angle, and taper of a case, but not its head diameter. Ammunition will be loaded single stage and powder will be weighed out to .02 grains accuracy (to the kernel of gunpowder). Still have,nt quite decided on a scope.. Good-Ballistics look pretty good. By the way, all these 6.5mm cartridges shoot the same (.264”) bullets. In any case, the point is to see what rifles are recommended for shooting … 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. The .264 Win gives this bullet the velocity it needs to show its strengths. It will be loaded the same way I load my precision match grade competition ammo with proven recipes I have … Mag. Subtract .264 from .284 and you enjoy a mere .020” diameter advantage with 7mm Rem. Matrix Ballistics recommends 1:8 twist for both its VLD 150-grain Match bullet and its 160-grain hunting bullet. It all depends on what your intended purpose will be with the rifle. case is .58-inch longer than the Creedmoor, too. Dsquared: 12-27-2005 09:53 AM: RE: .264 Win Mag . No longer is it relegated to being a barrel burner since we have a few excellent powders to use which allow for a longer, more productive life. 264 Win Mag #4497954 08/21/13 12:17 PM: Joined: Feb 2011. On a side note, SWIFT has an announcement on thier web site indicating that they are developing a 25 cal Scirocco. Wait a minute! remains in excellent overall condition and would be a great choice for deer-size game. They make those by the thousands. in 1943. Serious elk, moose, kudu hammer. .384) at 3,030 fps. Mag. Nosler 264 Win Mag brass, Nosler 129 grain Long Range Accubond @ 3100 fps, Hodgdon Extreme powder, Federal 215M (match magnum) primer. If you have one or can pick up one in good condition, with good sights, it makes a great gun for anything, including elk. 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. 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! ATTENTION: New reloading data … $1,999.99 This is an adequate start, but a good handloader will get the most from the 264 Win. By Dave Emary. What happened to this cartridge, while the .458 Winchester, .338 Winchester and .300 Winchester went on to glory? In 1958 they necked this big case down to create the 338 Win. With a 6.5 Creedmoor sending a B.C. In comparison some 308 Win. Though the 6.5mm bore diameter offers bullets from 85 to 160 grains, the most popular ammunition choices have been centered around the 120-, 130- and 140-grain bullets. Winchester advertised muzzle velocity at 3,200 fps with a 140-grain, .264” diameter bullet. Include component details and barrel length along with velocities please. case is .58-inch longer than the Creedmoor, too. Is the .264 destined for obscurity? Deer/Big Game Hunting .264 win mag .264 win mag. Both were introduced in “new” versions of Winchester’s beloved Model 70. .264-caliber bullets so we can enjoy the long range possibilities with our higher velocity 6.5mms. Mag. Mag. 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. They straightened the 375’s walls and cut its length to 2.5” for an easy fit into Model 70 magazines. Mag. 264 bullets for deer… Manufactured in 2013. My understanding is the 3200 fps mv with a 140 grain bullet is hard to attain. It also likes the 120 nosler's. I call mine "Meat". We have found that surprisingly long barrel life can be expected, even with full power loads, provided the shooter takes care not to … Few hit the streets until 1959, but then…. This all varies depending on the barrel, whether it was cryo-treated, and how quickly subsequent shots are sent down the tube. 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. C. Joined: Feb 2011. Winchester ~ 70 ~ .264 Win. Mag. A follow up note. Veteran Tracker. (You can read about another great 6.5mm option, the 6.5-284 Norma, in this article. All zeroed at 250 yards. Mag. 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. Roy Weatherby mined this volume beginning with his 270 Wby. Posts: 2,511. Mag. Winchester: Like the Phoenix, the 264 Win Mag will Rise Again If you were choosing a .264 caliber cartridge for long range Mule deer, Coues deer and Antelope, what cartridge would you choose and why? I hand load it with a 120gr Nosler Ballistic tip and imr 4350 and it has pretty good groups up to 350. is so much more powerful than most people -- even those who own and shoot them -- give credit. 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. I have been using a 6.5X55 and 264 Win mag with different bullet makes and weights for a number of years and I can attest that those long golf pencil looking bullets go deep and keep expanding. - 24.0" bbl. What matters is the head diameter, that belt around it, and the basic body diameter. Norma, Nosler, Prvi, and Hornady brass, usually available. If you’re not fixated on extreme barrel life, short-action rifles or joining the 6.5 Creedmoor flock, the under-appreciated 264 Win. Does anybody here use a 264 Win Mag? So there’s the.264 Win Mag’s edge: higher retained velocity, more expansion and greater tissue destruction. Hunting. As with any of the over bore mags they need to be treated kindly if you what them to last a while. Veteran Tracker. But they also raise an important question…. As always, burning ever more powder behind a given diameter bullet increases costs in ammo, recoil, noise, and barrel life. It’s just been sitting in the box, I haven’t really had a use for it. because, ballistically, anything the 6.5 Creedmoor can do, the 264 Winchester Magnum can blow out of the water. I have never shot anything larger than Texas deer with it, but it does a number on them. 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. 1,500 to 2,500 shots. 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.) Survival. Mag., like many magnum rounds, can wear out barrel throats more rapidly than lower pressure and lower velocity non-magnum cartridges, especially when fired rapidly, which heats up the steel and hastens throat erosion. It’s up to each individual shooter to determine what works for him or her. If the 264 Winchester Magnum is a “barrel burner,” what should we call these larger cartridges? Some of the .30 calibers were also used on Elk, Moose, Bear, Antelope and Caribou. Match grade ammunition. Latest. Go with the long ones if you want maximum ballistic performance and hang the cost. … The 264 Win. It has a 26" barrel. Anyone try this? and you stay on target all the way to 372 yards. I think those pre 64 Win 264 Mags were actually stainless bbls with a blue finish to match the receiver,if it is in good to very good condition it could demand a premium price,, cornbread and iced tea have took the place of pills and 90 proof . Mag. Im loading the 120gr Barnes TSX over 64 grains of Imr7828, Rem 91/2M primers. My longest shot 500 plus yards on a Antelope that never took a step after the shot. I'm glad you finally succumbed to the draw of the .264 Win. Joined: May 2009. A flat flying and hard hitting load for your 264 Win Mag! Currently Winchester doesn’t even come close, limiting its 264 Win. 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. Hornady has one load pushing a 140-grain InterLock with a B.C. One of the landmark releases was Winchester’s quartet of .30-06-length belted magnum cartridges; the third—and smallest—of which was centered around a bullet diameter rather unpopular in the U.S., at least at that time: the 6.5mm. And more ammunition manufacturers need to begin loading to reach that potential. The most common.264 bullet is the 140-grainer. All Rights Reserved. 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. The 7mm is probably a bit flatter shooting for long shots and slightly less recoil than the 300. They can build one! Somewhere down in Texas. Nosler 264 Win Mag brass, Nosler 129 grain Long Range Accubond @ 3100 fps, Hodgdon Extreme powder, Federal 215M (match magnum) primer. 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. and then necked it even smaller to make the 264 Win. More Guns. which came later. Mike Gross, custom gun builder and competitive shooter, uses a Model 7 Remington in 260. Survival. They’d be wrong. We don’t use rifles here much and I don’t really travel to hunt big game right now. 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. With these numbers, the 264 Winchester Magnum was the immediate long-range, high-velocity, flat-trajectory answer to the western hunter’s prayers. Hey guys- my dad won a Blaser 93 chambered in .264 win mag - and promptly gave it to me for … ). Winchester, in fact, was producing cases for Roy Weatherby’s creations—developed during WWII on shortened and blown-out .300 H&H cases—and decided to produce their own designs with a conventional shoulder in lieu of Weatherby’s radiused shoulder. Perhaps they can’t draw jackets long enough for that. Go small and short if you want long barrel life, big and long if you want  - you guessed it — maximum ballistic performance. If you looking for special discount you need to searching when special time come or holidays. The 6.5 Creedmoor Versus the .264 Winchester Magnum. 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! 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. That would be one to try on a 264 Win. Sierra recently announced an exciting new 150-grain Hollow Point Boat Tail MatchKing. The 7mm mag and 300 win mag are very close. He hopes to change that over the next few seasons. Throw in the more convenient 24-inch barrel of the 7mm and it was no contest. Even so, they have different strengths and weaknesses and the 7mm Rem Mag vs 300 Win Mag debate is still going strong over 50 years later. Looking for previous installments of our "Behind the Bullet" series? Mag. 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Longer bullets will require faster twist barrels. After all, the 264 Win. Mag for sale online. Cheyenne, Wy. It fits the same actions as the 270 Win. 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 … 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. Many were shooting the rifles fast and furiously at various rodents. Retumbo is a great powder and one that I use in my 264 Win mag. Fotis. You can nit pick and say it was the 300 H&H Magnum case, but that was itself squeezed down from the 375 case. If you didn’t mind a push-feed bolt action, the 7mm Rem. Go with the long ones if you want maximum ballistic performance and hang the cost. Mag. You can launch a Hornady 95-grain V-Max to 3,500 fps and the Hornady 160-grain round nose to 2,800 fps. Has the 264 Win.Mag revived? Well, I did get one with the truck one time but I don't call that very sporting. 3059                   -29.6/13.7/1621                                        17.37 fp, 26 Nosler                    3300                   -25/12.3/1918                                           26.25 fp, 6.5-300 Wby. Mag. Mag. 300 win mag. I hunt mainly Deer, Hogs, and Elk and I have two guns I have narrowed down to buying and can't pick which one is the best. with a 1:8 or even 1:7 twist barrel. The hotter you shoot them, the faster they deteriorate. Mag. So why isn’t the .264 Winchester at the top of the heap? I have a Model 70 .264 Win Mag. 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. In conformations like Berger VLD’s, Hornady ELDs or, The 264 Winchester Magnum is a cartridge  for serious riflemen/women who appreciate its power and reach in the pursuit of big game. Getting a little time to focus on it again, just startin to round up brass, dies, etc, for it. It came in a M70 Westerner rifle with a 26-inch barrel. The.264’s rifle partner was … When you start playing the extreme velocity game, you can find yourself skating thin ice. If I found a used rifle in good condition at a good price and it was chambered 264 Win. 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. Unfortunately, most shooters and hunters found that the advertised velocity figures published by Winchester were a bit on the optimistic side, and that 3100 fps was closer to the mark, even with the longer barrel. Winchester came to the 375 belted magnum party in 1956 with the release of its 458 Win. 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. is old. I shoot Winchester 140 gr. Mag. 3021                    -30/14/1576                                              16.95 fp, 6.5 Rem. Great for deer, hogs and antelope.Caliber : .264 Winchester MagnumBullet : 140gr Nosler AccubondBallistics : 3150fps - 2988 ft./lbs. 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. A flat flying and hard hitting load for your 264 Win Mag! What do we care if we dial an extra few MOA or select sub-reticle 6 instead of 4 to score on a long poke? Thank you! For deer hunting, the 120 grain Nosler Ballistic Tip is legendary. Ruger M77Box of 20rds. Then the 7mm mag came out and I fell lin love with it. Cheyenne, Wy . Nosler does a much better job with a variety of great loads featuring bullets from 100-grains to 140-grains. 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. The quickest route to appreciating the 264 Winchester Magnum is through the 7mm Remington Magnum. That .300 Winchester Magnum and I had been all over together, taking pronghorn antelope on the Wyoming prairie, as well as numerous whitetail deer and black bear in my native New York. Barrel lengths vary. 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. By Chuck Hawks. Friday, December 6, 2019. The 264 Win. $1,859.99 montana rifle co. 1999 300 win used item inv 202072. Mags. $989.99 sauer 100 classic 300 win used gun inv 219186. Mag. Gun-Nut Dustin Cooper has killed deer with 243, 270, 30-06 and 300 Win Mag and said, “I just want to see what it does on a big ol buck.” 260 Remington. Depends on bullet weight but generally you will use heavier bullets in the 300 which means more knockdown power. Somewhere down in Texas. Currently Winchester doesn’t even come close, limiting its 264 Win. Ruger M77Box of 20rds. Mag. ... 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. Here was the same belted magnum case, same length, and same shoulder slope as the 264 Winchester Magnum. Mag. 264 Win Mag Ammo Specs And 270 Win Ammo For Deer CHEAP PRICES 264 Win Mag Ammo Specs And 270 Win Ammo For Deer, REVIEW AND GET LOW PRICES NOW. Posts: 14,515. He said he ordered them online, direct from SWIFT. March 20, 2020. Mag. The Reloading Bench. Mag. Doesn’t seem like much, but Remington wisely offered its new 7mm magnum with bullets as heavy as 175-grains. C. CB/Mares Leg OP. Mag. Prolific UJ Member; MEMBER GROUP; 1,784 posts; Share; Posted November 11, 2017. (You can read about another great 6.5mm option, the. I was also given boxes of primed cases and bullets so I'm now leaning toward … There’s nothing like blasting big doses of hot powder down a narrow bore in rapid succession to encourage throat erosion. More Guns. .384) at 3,030 fps. Remington unleashed its 7mm Rem. Nosler Custom Competition 140-grain match bullet. And it’s rated B.C. 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. Mag. my second question is i have been debating on shooting 140 gr. Go small and short if you want long barrel life, big and long if you want. CB/Mares Leg. Search for Best 264 Win Mag Rifle And Best 308 Rifle For Hunting Mule Deer Ads Immediately . 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. I have a 264 win mag and I shoot a 130 gr. Mag. The.264 Winchester Magnum is a belted, bottlenecked rifle cartridge. Much as author Ron Spomer admires the 6.5mm cartridges, he's used them the least for his hunting. The cartridge and rifle enjoyed immediate success and everyone was happy until…. Best Reviews 308 Winchester Mag Ammo And 357 Mag Rifle Ammo For Deer Hunting Download now 308 Winchester Mag Ammo And 357 Mag Rifle Ammo For Deer Hunting BY 308 Winchester Mag Ammo And 357 Mag Rifle Ammo For Deer Hunting in Articles Buy at this store. I have handloaded both ends of the spectrum, with the 160-grain round-nosed bullets slowing down to around 2800 fps, and I’ve broken the 3700 fps mark with the light-for-caliber 85-grain hollow-point bullets, but I’ve also seen that 1:9" twist spin the core out of some of those bullets, sending shrapnel downrange instead of a projectile. The SST … It was his favorite caliber and his 30-06 and .375 saw little use. This rifle is in excellent shape and has the original 20 cases that it's fired. The 7mm Showdown: 7x57 vs. 7mm-08 Rem. 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. barrels have been reported to remain acceptably accurate for 5,000 shots, some 243 Winchesters just 2,000 shots, 25-06 Rems. Posted November 11, 2017. shoot-straight. Mag. It needs a 1:7.5 twist or faster. .685. 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. But it also maximizes ballistic performance. mr.big Non-Typical Posts: 31019 Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2001 6:00 pm Location: Copper Head Road. was an easy pick. Extensive information about rifle cartridge trajectory. They’d be wrong. bullets we have today, and the average shot distance was surely less than it is today, even on the prairie and in the mountains. And more ammunition manufacturers need to begin loading to reach that potential. Mag. The 264 Winchester Magnum, like many cartridges with big cases and skinny bullets, has developed a reputation as a “barrel burner”. to just one load, a 140-grain Power Point (B.C. The .264 Win. OP. By the way, all these 6.5mm cartridges shoot the same (.264”) bullets. Top. There are some 2- to 7-grain heavier hunting bullets out there, but this is close enough for consistent comparisons. The 264 Winchester Magnum is a 6.5mm cartridge that was ahead of its time when created in 1958. Roy Weatherby mined this volume beginning with his 270 Wby. - 24.0" bbl. Remember that in the late 1950s and early 1960s, we didn’t have the high B.C. 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. Bigger case, more powder… Boom. Share Followers 1. Atmy familieschristmas party my brother proudly showed off his new 6.5mm 130gr Sciroccos. I have a remington 700 26" SS .264 win mag that I have been shooting about 10 years now, stumbled on the right load for it right away. Winchester gave the .264 a 25-degree shoulder angle, which will give good headspacing. of .465. .264-caliber bullets so we can enjoy the long range possibilities with our higher velocity 6.5mms. 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. The late 1950s saw a time of prosperity in the wake of World War II, and hunters began to travel again. In order to hit a distant target a rifle must be correctly sighted-in, and to accomplish that the shooter must have some working knowledge of the bullet's trajectory. Match grade ammunition. The .264 Win. Its great for the long range shoot that I have to take some times it never let me down. Bigger case, more powder… Boom. But I’m a hunter, not a metallurgist/bullet maker. Re: 264 Win Mag for hunting, what do you think I have been a lurker here for a long time, but just signed up. With full-house, 180-gr and heavier loads, a .300 Win. In spite of the magnum moniker, the recoil of the .264 Winchester is more than manageable—it was the first magnum cartridge I’d ever fired, and I was sort of let down, as it felt similar to my .308 Winchester—and allows the shooter to place accurate shots on game. Both cartridges were formed from the belted 375 H&H Magnum case. and 30-06. 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. Which of these loads will serve you best the next time a deer enters the crosshairs? If you handload, the options for the .264 Winchester open up widely, as there are a good number of premium bullets available in component form. Recoil energies are calculated in an 8-pound rifle. Love it or hate it, science proves the Creedmoor is superior to similar cartridges. Depends on bullet weight but generally you will use heavier bullets in the 300 which means more knockdown power. The.264 is versatile, too. By Ron Spomer. Despite it’s 21st century ballistic performance, the 264 Win. Winchester’s heaviest (140-grain) .264 bullet didn’t quite match up. 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. 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. bullets. 264 Win mag and the 120 TTSX? and 30-06. 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