What ammo does a 300 Savage use?

What ammo does a 300 Savage use?

.30 caliber
300 Savage cartridge is a rimless, . 30 caliber rifle cartridge developed by Savage Arms in 1920. It was designed to replace the less powerful . 303 Savage in their popular Savage Model 99 hammerless lever-action rifle.

What caliber bullet is a 250 Savage?

The name comes from its original manufacturer, Savage Arms, and the fact that the original load achieved a 3,000 ft/s (910 m/s) velocity with an 87 grain (5.6 g) bullet….

.250-3000 Savage
Case type Rimless, bottleneck
Bullet diameter .257 in (6.5 mm)
Neck diameter .286 in (7.3 mm)
Shoulder diameter .414 in (10.5 mm)

How accurate is the 250 Savage?

250 holds its own in accuracy with any hunting cartridge, and is no sloth in the way of velocity, even with a maximum average pressure of only 45,000 copper units of pressure (c.u.p.). In 1984, the . 250 Savage chambering was added to Remington’s limited (1981-2005) run of Classic rifles.

What is a 250-3000 Savage worth?

Re: Savage M99 in 250-3000 (What is it worth?) The consensus over at 24hr is that it should be worth around $600.

What is the parent case for the 250-3000 Savage?

250-3000 also serves as the parent case for the . 300 Savage, as well as that darling of the varmint community, the . 22-250 Remington. With a case length of 1.912 inches and an overall length of 2.515 inches, it worked very well in the quick-handling Model 99, and on deer and similar-sized game, it worked perfectly.

Is a 300 Savage powerful?

300 Savage cartridge is an extremely versatile round. Despite having a short case and a rather stumpy neck, the cartridge is capable of propelling a 150-grain (9.7 g) bullet at over 2,600 ft/s (790 m/s) with an effective range of over 300 yd (270 m).