What are the ballistics of a 30/30 Winchester?

What are the ballistics of a 30/30 Winchester?

Today’s Ammo 30-30 is better than ever. The 160-grain, flex-tipped projectile leaves the muzzle at about 2,400 fps, yielding 2,046 ft-lbs of muzzle energy. Velocity remains high—2,150 fps at 100 yards, 1,916 fps at 200 yards, and 1,619 fps at 300 yards—and so does the energy downrange.

What is a good range for a 30-30 rifle?

Realistically, hunters armed with a . 30-30 have a maximum effective range of around 150-200 yards. When using a polymer tipped bullet and a scoped rifle (like a Marlin 336), it’s possible to extend that somewhat to around 250 yards or so. That’s plenty of range for most hunters though.

How much does a 30-30 bullet drop at 200 yards?

30-30 Winchester, 150-gr. And at 200 yards the 11 inches of drop are guaranteeing a miss unless you hold on or slightly over the deer’s backline.

What distance should I zero my 30-30?

30-30 is best kept short of 200 yards, otherwise the bullet’s steep arc will put it a whopping five inches high at its apex (some distance beyond 100). You’re better off zeroing hunting rifles so you won’t ever have to hold low. Remember that shots too long for a point-blank hold with a 200-yard zero are uncommon.

How much does a 30-30 bullet drop?

30 WCF was introduced, it was seen as fast and flat-shooting: 160 or 165 grains at 1,900 to 2,000 fps and a 4 inch drop at 200 yards if sighted in for 150 yards. The cartridge’s common loads are 150 grain (MV 2,390 fps from a 24-inch barrel) and 170 grain (MV 2200 fps from a 24-inch barrel).

Is a 30/30 A good elk rifle?

Plenty of elk killed with 30-30 every year. Lots of my family have killed elk with 30-30 and 300 savage at farther ranges than your talking about. Hit them right and elk will die with whatever you are shooting.

Why is there a shortage of 30-30 ammo?

What’s the reason for the ammo shortage? It’s been attributed to many things. There’s been a huge rise in demand since the start of 2020, due to the pandemic, civil unrest, and the arrival of a Democratic administration, all of which have led to millions of new gun owners.

How much is 1 click on a scope?

Adjustment per click is, how many centimeters/millimeters will move on the target at 100m when you make one click on the turrets for elevation or a point of impact windage on the rifle scope. Clicks are usually specified in MRAD (1mrad is 10cm / 100m) or MOA (1MOA is 2.9 m / 100m).

How powerful is a Winchester 30-30?

Consider its ballistics: the 30-30 Winchester on a good day might push a 150-grain flat-nose bullet from the muzzle of a 24-inch barrel 2,400 fps. Most hunters carry 20-inch carbines, so they’re lucky to get 2,250 fps.

How far can a lever action 30-30 shoot?

30/30 is considered a 150-yard deer cartridge, the flat-nose and round-nose bullets share much of the blame.