I went with the 28 vs. the 30 specifically for recoil management and being able to stay in the scope to see impacts for follow up shots. To my mind, the Nosler offerings didn't add anything new or different in terms of ballistics to the already saturated 28, 30 & 33 calibers. Hunting in Colorado at 8-9kft my 28 has 2100fps and 2000ft/lbs at 1000yards. At 400 yards, the 6.5 Creedmoor has 18.8 inches of drop and still packs 1,478 foot pounds of energy. When filled to the brim, the .28 Nosler case holds 100.7 grains of water versus 99.6 grains for 7mm STW cases made by Remington and 100.2 grains for those from Federal. Given equal barrel lengths, loaded to the same pressures the 33 Nosler will not match either the RUM or Lapua, much less exceed them. I've shot everything I mention in this post, and if light recoil and good performance is what you are after, the 280AI will do it. Sipe said the .28 Nosler is by far the most popular. 300 PRC: Bertram = 89 gr. The .26 Nosler is based on the excellent beltless .404 Jeffery case—blown out to increase case capacity—with a rebated rim, yet shortened to 2.590″ so it will run in a standard .30-06-length action, offering a case capacity of 93.5 grains of water. My handloads use Nosler brass, CCI Magnum Primers, Retumbo powder, and Hornady 175g ELD-X and Hornady 180 ELD-M. The nosler hammers for a longggg way. The PRC has 1950fps and 1200ft/lbs at 1000yds. No doubt there are ballistic advantages to the 28 Nosler with heavy bullets,but at the expense of longer tubes, more powder,noise and recoil etc. In 2017, Nosler announced the largest of the family: the .33 Nosler. In the subsequent years, Nosler would release the .28 Nosler (7mm bore diameter), and the .30 Nosler; these two are popular as all-around hunting choices. The 28 Nosler. If you don’t reload I would honestly go with a 300win mag and buy the Berger 215 factory … The 30 Nosler cartridge delivers better ballistics than the .300 Win. Both rifles are zeroed at 200-yard zero. The 28 Nosler is based on the 7mm cartridge platform and is .284 caliber. The 30 Nosler shoulder is .051" farther back than the 28 Nosler, so the 28 actually has more capacity than the 30. Since then, the 26 Nosler® has achieved such renowned success that adding another member to the cartridge family became an obvious decision. If you had to pick one of these 3 cartridges which would you choose? The 30 Nosler shares the same overall cartridge length (3.340") as the 26 Nosler and the 28 Nosler which allows it to be chambered in standard-length action firearms. The consensus answer was a magnum 30 kicks like a magnum 30 and it matters little if it’s a Weatherby or a Winchester or a Nosler. I’d describe the recoil impulse of the 27 nosler as mild when compared to other magnum cartridges. The .28 Nosler and 7mm RUM push the same bullets—just faster. So here are the tested case capacities from Ryan. I use the same powder charge for both. A standard-length action is used for the .26, .28, .30, .33 Nosler and .300 Winchester Magnum. i think they are all plenty of gun. I don't own a 30 Nosler, but I've shot a Nosler M48 "Long Range" rifle chambered in that round and was really impressed. In order to send the heavy bullet downrange with that much power, The 28 Nosler creates quite a kick. I have a 30/26-Nosler. I killed most of my elk with a .30 Gibbs, which is an improved .30-06 that is close to .300 Win ballistics. Bottom line: the .26 Nosler … It is definitely far less than the abusive 300 Win. ive recently shot it out to 2000 yards at Triple C here in Texas. I would imagine Double Tap is doing their development as I text this on the 30 Nosler and the 33 Nosler, since they are both hot off the press. I'm kinda new to hand loading, just started at end of last year. Like many shooting enthusiasts, the Nosler family has always dreamed of introducing a new rifle cartridge to the industry and in 2014, that finally happened with the arrival of the 26 Nosler®. I'm looking to shoot 800yds maybe push it to 900yds. benchmstr Sergeant. Hornady = 97 gr. Its in a Manners T4A stock, Bartlein 1-8 twist, 30 inch heavy varmint, shootin g195gr Bergers. One more downside of the 28 Nosler is the scarcity of factory ammunition. out of an unbelted case, and fits into .30-’06 Sprg.-length actions. With the 27 Nosler I think you would really have something different that is better and unique. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and 30 Nosler 30 Nosler vs. Hornady .300 PRC. When shot from an 8 lb rifle, the 28 Nosler creates 33 foot-pounds of recoil. 300 rum is over the top i think. Zoomed in much further and it'll kick me off target. The Mountain Carbon is chambered in a short-action Model 48 in the 6mm and 6.5 Creedmoor. same with the 28 nosler. As was said 30/26 and 30/28 are the same. The 7LRM is what I shoot, and it occupies a nice happy medium ground between the 280AI and the 28 nosler. 9lbs total. My 28 Nosler Ridgeline shoots under ½ MOA. 300 Win Mag: Nosler = 95 gr. For the 300 win the only new case I had was a Lapua head stamp. If you want something else to shoot at the farm, hunt with, and run to long range,just get a 6.5 Creedmoor. The 28 nosler is close to 7mm RUM but not quite there. 7mm vs 300 win vs 28 nosler. Just starting to get some feedback. All four of Nosler's Cartridges, the 26 Nosler, 28 Nosler, 30 Nosler, and 33 Nosler, are based on … PX Member. As a matter of mirror-image fact, the … Oct 10, 2007 1,136 773 CEO Team waffle house. Both cases were new unfired. Today, I have to give that nod to the .300 PRC. Recoil of the .30 Nosler was my question too, and I happened to ask it to a group of gun writers who had shot the .30 Nosler at the SCA show last winter. Mag. The 33Nosler, as with the other new Noslers(26,28,30,etc)is basically a shortened version of the Remington Ultra Mag. What they did bring is credible support. 28 Nosler is a shortened version of the 7mm Winchester Ultra Mag. Various bonded and hybrid bullets with lead or titanium shanks behind hollow copper or bonded lead noses can penetrate as well as the Barnes, too. H2O to the top of the case mouth. The .26 Nosler is pushing the same bullet out of my custom rifle on a Remington 700 action with a 26” Lilga barrel at 3,650 feet per second. There are certainly other rounds that would be easier to get components for, but for powder quantity to fps ratio, the 30 Nosler is pretty sweet. I took rough measurements of both the 300 Win Mag and the 30 Nosler with the very popular 215 Berger hybrid. I could see why; the Nosler series of cartridges—including the .26, .28 and .30 Nosler—are based on the Remington Ultra Magnum case, but shortened to 2.500 inches in order to fit in a standard long-action rifle. Would the 300 prc recoil be greater than 28 nosler on a scoped rifle in the 9.5 pound range?