The ideal coyote hunting cartridge is flat shooting, highly accurate, and won’t ruin pelts. Some of these calibers have a long history, and … Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Rimfire cartridges are undoubtedly some of the most popular cartridges used in America. Considering a 22-243AI. The Super LR also has a 30° shoulder angle vs. the 20° shoulder angle of the .243 Winchester parent case. This was an inevitable comparison after doing my 17HMR vs 22WMR article. Truth be told the .243 with 60 gr bullets could probably replace the smaller cartridge but I've always had a thing for the .22-250 so it stays. These bullets are not the best choice for long range. The sister magnum rimfires are around $0.40/round, while basic 223 ammo is about the same cost and it can be reloaded for quite a bit less. However it is a 1-10 and I want a 1-8 (Creedmoor barrel to re-chamber.) Source(s): https://shrink.im/a88Y8. There's a lot of debate as to what the best deer rifle is, but the .243 definitely has it going on. Compared: .17 Mach 2 and .22 Long Rifle By Chuck Hawks. Vs. .243 Win. A 55-grain or 75-grain Nosler Ballistic Tip or Hornady V-Max bullet would do great work against varmints while a 100-grain Sierra Game King could take down any whitetail in North America. The Super LR has about 54 grains of H20 capacity, compared to 55 grains for the .243 Win and 49 grains H20 for the 6XC. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > browning308 Member. Re: .22lr vs .22 mag vs .223 i agree with carter, and although i don't have one to give firsthand knowledge, just going on from what i've read, possibly a .204 can be thrown into the mix. Is there a noticable difference or is it just slightly noticable? All the old favorites are normally there, like … Small game, hunting feral goats, foxes, dogs, cats, rabbits etc. 22-250 is a bit cheaper to reload; $21.99 for Hornady 100gr BTSP .243 bullets, vs. $16.99 for Sierra 55gr BTHP .224 bullets at yesterday at Bass Pro. The 243 will hurt your chances of seeing impacts and at 400 yards my load has 4.7” of wind drift ina. 22-250 Or 243? Vs. .22-250 Rem. Starting in 2017, though, shooters were offered not one but two hot new centerfire .22s. #I would like to know which of the following calibres is recommended for #best accuracy with the longest range? The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .223 Remington vs .243 Winchester ammo rounds. The .243 standard twist rate is 1-10 and will stabilize bullets up to about 100 grains. Two hot centerfire .22-caliber cartridges pitted against each other: .22 Nosler vs .224 Valkyrie. Full value 10mph wind. 17 HMR are likely in the gun safes of almost any hunter reading this story right now. 22-250 Vs 243. It is measured in inches or in millimeters. But like most things in life, caliber comparisons are never going to be easy. Based on the ubiquitous 308 Winchester, the 243 Winchester has developed a strong following among rifleman. The .22-250 Remington is a very high-velocity (capable of reaching over 4000 feet per second), short action, .22 caliber rifle cartridge primarily used for varmint hunting and small game hunting. The American comes in four calibers for now: .30-06, .308, .270 and .243, some of the most popular hunting rounds out there. 70 posts • Page 1 of 3 • 1, 2, 3. Going down a notch to compare middleweight bullets, Barnes’ VOR-TX .243 Winchester uses an 80-gr. The .243 fills a different niche, I use it for longer ranges when I hunt the lower part of the state where the farms are bigger. bullet while the same manufacturer’s .25-06 Remington brand of ammo uses a 100-gr. By Chuck Hawks. 22-250 vs 223. In guns, particularly firearms, caliber (or calibre in British English) is the specified nominal internal diameter of the gun barrel bore regardless of how or where the bore is measured and whether or not the finished bore matches that specification. Though it finds occasional use on deer, this is not recommended. May 02, 2019 By Brad Fitzpatrick. The .357 hurts. The .243 Win. Both are extremely popular rounds — .22LR is by far the most popular rimfire cartridge, and .223 is near the top (if not at the top) of the list of most popular centerfire cartridges. Both can be used for hunting (.22LR for animals such as rats, squirrels, rabbits, ground hogs; .223 for larger animals including coyotes, and in some states deer). Thank you for your replies. 22WMR vs 223Rem vs 17HMR. For several decades, things were relatively quiet on the .22 centerfire front. Does anyone have a strong recommendation for one caliber vs. the other? The humble .22 LR is the most popular recreational shooting cartridge in the world. i do love my .22 mag for hunting squirrel, turkey, crows, coyotes at less than 100 yds, and other small critters, as it does produce a bit more range and whallop than the 22lr. 22-250 is also cheaper to buy factory ammunition; can get a box of those Winchester white box 40ct at Bass Pro or Wally World for around $26, or UMC 50/55gr JHP for around $12.99 per box of 20. 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. The Super LR has a long neck (.321″ vs. the .263″ long neck of the parent .243 Winchester case). They even burn similiar charges of the same powder. all good options but 22-250 will be the flattest shooting if your shooting long range. The 243 Winchester’s 6mm (.243″) bullet offers reduced recoil and the ability to use lighter, faster bullets for varmints and small game, while heavier, 100 grain loads can be used to harvest deer. #Subject: .222 vs .223 vs .22-250 vs .220 swift vs .243 for Range/Accuracy #Date: 1 Aug 1994 17:53:02 -0400. 22-250 will do nicely at those ranges and make you happy. It has been a very long time since another cartridge even attempted to challenge the popularity of the .22 LR as a plinking and small game cartridge. As hunting season approaches every year, we look toward our gun cabinets and wonder if we're really using the best deer rifle. Joined: Feb 10, 2011 Messages: 31. bullet, 25% heavier grain-for-grain. Tell me the .45 Colt is louder. There are roughly two dozen centerfire cartridges, in the .17 to .25 bore range, that could be used for long range varmint hunting. If it were only a simple matter of comparing bullet velocities and muzzle energies, then the .22 Magnum would win hands down. As a practical matter, only five of these are, or are likely to be, heavily used for the purpose: the .204 Ruger, .223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, .243 Winchester and .25-06 Remington. 220 Swift vs 22-250 vs 223 vs 204 Ruger Ballistics. 22-250 vs 223. by petemacsydney » Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:12 am Winner : 17 HMR. So after careful analysis, we're happy to conclude that all things considered, the .22 LR wins this showdown Hunt&Fish. Hey Team, I have a 22-243 that is a beast and I prefer it over the 22 Creedmoor by far for various reasons. - posted in Predator Hunting and Calling: Hello! Rifles calibered in .22 LR, . Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to … I can't decide between a 22-250 and 243 for coyote hunting and had a question concerning the recoil between these two calibers. Sometimes a leary coyote wont come into a call and stay 300 yards. Fire a .22 WMR next to a .45 Colt. As you’d likely expect from looking the cartridges themselves, there are some significant differences in the ballistics of the cartridges. The degree of Hurts to me is determined by the operating pressure of the cartridge, and to some extent by the caliber. 22 WMR, and . Extensive information about rifle cartridge trajectory. This translates to around 22.46% more energy at the muzzle or an excess of 437 foot-pounds of force, again favoring the .25-06 Remington. As for the .243 vs. .22-250...the same applies from factory built guns in particular. Ruger’s entire approach with this rifle has been to create an inexpensive but functional hunting rifle, so while some of the rifle’s features are top-notch, a lot of it is made to be as basic as possible, hence the limited options in cartridges. Guns and Shooting Online has compiled an extensive table comparing the recoil of many rifle cartridges and bullet weights in rifles of various weights 22LR vs 17HMR vs 22WMR Trajectory Chart In the case of 17 HMR, the bullet trajectory is fully flat to 100 yards (due to its high velocity), but there’s a huge drop in the case of 22 LR. Coyote Cartridges: .223 Rem. 1 decade ago. 0 0. Some jurisdictions prohibit the use of cartridges smaller than 6mm (.243 inch) for deer hunting. .222, .223, .22-250, .220 swift and #.243. Even if you buy nicer hunting ammo off the shelf, hunting 223 is usually no more than $1 a round. 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