Oct 1, 2011 #1 . I'm gonna put him behind the 30-30 this weekend and see how he handles that, then make a decision based on that. Hunting . Academy, Bass Pro, and Gander mountain seem to have the best deals right now. By Ron Spomer. can’t kill a deer past 220 yards. It's also 1000 yard capable, and has low recoil , lower than the .260 Rem. are identical, the .223 will have slightly less recoil because of … In non-pandemic times, the .223 Rem. 300 Blackout vs 223 Recoil. is the obvious winner. When it comes to the 223 vs 243 recoil, you may find that hunting with a 243 may tire you out after a long day, but the 223 Remington is a faithful and easy to handle companion you’ll be glad to have by your side. In a normal year, the .223 Rem. Which caliber do you guys think recoils more/ has more muzzle rise? vs. .30-06 Springfield. Generally speaking, a heavier bullet travelling faster will give you a better chance of putting down an animal. While the media loves to portray this as a ‘huge assault bullet’ and only meant for use in warfare, the truth is that a .223 round is a relatively small and not particularly powerful. That gun’s modern military counterpart, the 5.56 NATO, has been in continuous use by militaries around the world since the early 1960s. What deals are you seeing in the 243? 10lb rifle with little recoil, 3" groups at 100 yards. 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. Thinking about getting one for myself for something different. As you can see, the.243 Winchester has significantly less recoil than the 6.5 Creedmoor. Fishing. Generally speaking, (very generally; calm down, everyone) a .223 Rem. Ok guys, we're wrapping up this hunting season next weekend. Ballistics, as they say, are king, so I’m giving the ultimate nod to the .243 Win. The .243 will have substantially greater energy, but if she's very recoil sensitive an 18" or 20" ar-15 will definitely have less recoil. My wife has a Rem Model 7 youth .260 and I LOVE it!! I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the.243 would be perfect. 14 0 0. as well. I shot at some steel prarie dogs at our local gun shop and the .223 recoil is so mild that it allows for great follow up shots. Hunting . The .243 Win. The .243 Win. Versatility It's got a hard plastic butt plate. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. Great rifle, adjustable length stock, adjustable trigger, guaranteed to shoot under 1 inch at 100 yds, and priced under 500.00 online. Above that recoil becomes increasingly intrusive. was designed as both a light deer rifle and a varmint cartridge—it can hold its own against high-velocity .22-calibers but still provide enough oomph to take down larger animals. The .243 Win. bullet weight, rifle weight, barrel length, barrel twist, barrel wear, angle of stock, etc.) Taking a look at the lightest handload for each caliber, for the .243 Winchester, it’s a 55-grain bullet on top of 50 grains of Hodgdon H414. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. All rights reserved. If you’re looking for a semi-auto, you’ll likely have better luck finding a .223 Rem., but lots of companies chamber semi-auto guns in .243 Win. produces about half the felt recoil of the .243 Win. can maintain enough velocity to take varmint and medium-sized game out to 250 yards, or the distance at which the bullet is still travelling about 2,300 fps, according to Frank C. Barnes’ “Cartridges of the World.” But that range doesn’t apply to every bullet. Re: .223 vs .243 please. Theoretically, if all other variables (e.g. A 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington match-up will cause some readers to raise the "apples to oranges" red flag, but that doesn't mean this comparison is out-of-bounds. Also, the effects of recoil are cumulative. My .30/30 lever action 336 kicks worse than my bolt action .270. It can be measured or computed empirically and has been for this recoil table. Use anything from 55gr pills for the small stuff up to 95gr pills which are hard hitting for bigger things. Do not forget that rifle weight is a crucial factor in the recoil equation, inversely proportional to recoil. “Versatility” refers to both range of bullet weights available and range of actions chambered in a specific cartridge. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. You no longer hear a lot of guff from old know-it-alls who mocked those rounds or snorted at the thought of using a 9mm, .243 Win., or 20 gauge. Average Recoil (ft.lb) Like with the smaller data set, the.270 Win rounds are producing a much greater amount of recoil energy than the.243 Win, on average. It’s true that bullet construction and shot placement will kill an animal more effectively than poor shooting with a huge caliber. Every major manufacturer makes a bolt gun in both calibers, so that’s not a distinguishing factor. would be the clear winner. Ballistically speaking, these calibers would be cousins rather than brothers. True “knock-down power” depends on your bullet’s construction and minimum velocity, your cartridge, and your barrel length. 243 Winchester Overview. I've killed deer over 300 yards with it too. For many hunters, the .223 Rem. I think the best features of the .223 are the mild recoil (almost none in a heavy barrel rifle), so you can see your bullet impact, and the economy of shooting it. That is to say, .223 Remington bullets travel 3.6 times the speed of a 737 airplane at cruising speed, while .243 Winchester bullets travel 3.6 times that same speed. And the Winner Is… Federal’s 85-grain Trophy Copper also has a minimum velocity of 1,800 fps, and it’s still cooking along at that speed well past 500 yards. At the same time, the 223 Remington does a pretty reliable job at 100 yards because it was designed for close-quarter combat with the low recoil. The recoil barely affects him, he says it doesn't kick at all. Vs. .243 Win. When looking at the .22LR vs .223, the truth is that the .223 is, in fact, a .22 caliber round. Also look into 7mm-08 reduced recoil for him. The weight and build of the gun is just as important as the cartridge. It is more than double that of the 30-30 slug. Heavy as hell means lighter recoil. can reach out even further. Federal lists only two .223 Rem. I am going with the 7mm-08 but 243 is another option. The ammunition is more expensive, but it’s just as common (especially these days), and I can find rifles in lots of different actions and from many different manufacturers. is a classic Army brat. Recoil charts are great but they ignore a huge factor in felt recoil which is the fit of the gun. Next year I am moving my 10 year old up to this. October 28, 2019. If you're looking for a cheap shooting round to acclimate you to shooting, the .223 is cheap, and the .22LR is cheaper yet. And there is no overlap between these two cartridges. Any factory load you get for the.308 Win is going to produce more recoil than a.243 Win round. The .223 Rem. The short, stumpy, round nose form of the 30-30 wastes its energy pushing air. .223 AR-15 recoil vs. 9mm AR-15? So the .223 and .243 are very different cartridges. I like the .260 or 7mm-08 better than a .243 personally. In 2020, .243 Win. I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the .243 would be perfect. A .243 Win. The recoil kinetic energy figures below are taken from the Rifle Recoil Table and the Shotgun Recoil Table. Copyright @2020 TigerDroppings.com. chachaseeds New Member. The .243 Win. I estimate that fifteen foot pounds of free recoil energy and 10 fps of recoil velocity represent the approximate upper limit of the comfort level. As Chuck Hawks notes in his great recoil table, the .223 Rem. The .260 is less recoil than the .308, and is 1000 yard capable. Good riddance, I say. Here’s a look at three of the best. On average, the.308 Winchester is producing right around eleven more ft.lbs of force than the.243 Win rounds. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations. The ideal coyote hunting cartridge is flat shooting, highly accurate, and won’t ruin pelts. I’d call action availability a draw. And can feel the difference in recoil between premium LE ammo, same weight, in .223 vs 5.56. Factory ammo can be had for less than half what it costs to feed a 22-250 or a .243 Win. This runs counter to another popular misconception — that … Re: 223 vs 243 vs 270 by in2anity » Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:29 am Speaking as someone who grew up on a largish (3000acre) working property near Dunedoo, most dead stuff out in the paddocks stays where it falls. Furthermore, the muzzle energy of a .223 Remington round averages out to 1250 ft-lb, while a .243 Winchester round averages out to about 1950 ft-lb. The prices on Federal’s website don’t appear to have risen, but elsewhere I’ve seen .223 Rem. Maximum effective range is another way to compare one caliber to another. Shootability I don't want to modify this rifle from its stock configuration. Registered. Grain, and tips for the whitetail obsessed Cooper, for example, has a.243 personally moving 10... 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When it comes to the 223 vs 243 recoil, you may find that hunting with a 243 may tire you out after a long day, but the 223 Remington is a faithful and easy to handle companion you’ll be glad to have by your side. In a normal year, the .223 Rem. Which caliber do you guys think recoils more/ has more muzzle rise? vs. .30-06 Springfield. Generally speaking, a heavier bullet travelling faster will give you a better chance of putting down an animal. While the media loves to portray this as a ‘huge assault bullet’ and only meant for use in warfare, the truth is that a .223 round is a relatively small and not particularly powerful. That gun’s modern military counterpart, the 5.56 NATO, has been in continuous use by militaries around the world since the early 1960s. What deals are you seeing in the 243? 10lb rifle with little recoil, 3" groups at 100 yards. 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. Thinking about getting one for myself for something different. As you can see, the.243 Winchester has significantly less recoil than the 6.5 Creedmoor. Fishing. Generally speaking, (very generally; calm down, everyone) a .223 Rem. Ok guys, we're wrapping up this hunting season next weekend. Ballistics, as they say, are king, so I’m giving the ultimate nod to the .243 Win. The .243 will have substantially greater energy, but if she's very recoil sensitive an 18" or 20" ar-15 will definitely have less recoil. My wife has a Rem Model 7 youth .260 and I LOVE it!! I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the.243 would be perfect. 14 0 0. as well. I shot at some steel prarie dogs at our local gun shop and the .223 recoil is so mild that it allows for great follow up shots. Hunting . The .243 Win. The .243 Win. Versatility It's got a hard plastic butt plate. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. Great rifle, adjustable length stock, adjustable trigger, guaranteed to shoot under 1 inch at 100 yds, and priced under 500.00 online. Above that recoil becomes increasingly intrusive. was designed as both a light deer rifle and a varmint cartridge—it can hold its own against high-velocity .22-calibers but still provide enough oomph to take down larger animals. The .243 Win. bullet weight, rifle weight, barrel length, barrel twist, barrel wear, angle of stock, etc.) Taking a look at the lightest handload for each caliber, for the .243 Winchester, it’s a 55-grain bullet on top of 50 grains of Hodgdon H414. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. All rights reserved. If you’re looking for a semi-auto, you’ll likely have better luck finding a .223 Rem., but lots of companies chamber semi-auto guns in .243 Win. produces about half the felt recoil of the .243 Win. can maintain enough velocity to take varmint and medium-sized game out to 250 yards, or the distance at which the bullet is still travelling about 2,300 fps, according to Frank C. Barnes’ “Cartridges of the World.” But that range doesn’t apply to every bullet. Re: .223 vs .243 please. Theoretically, if all other variables (e.g. A 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington match-up will cause some readers to raise the "apples to oranges" red flag, but that doesn't mean this comparison is out-of-bounds. Also, the effects of recoil are cumulative. My .30/30 lever action 336 kicks worse than my bolt action .270. It can be measured or computed empirically and has been for this recoil table. Use anything from 55gr pills for the small stuff up to 95gr pills which are hard hitting for bigger things. Do not forget that rifle weight is a crucial factor in the recoil equation, inversely proportional to recoil. “Versatility” refers to both range of bullet weights available and range of actions chambered in a specific cartridge. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. You no longer hear a lot of guff from old know-it-alls who mocked those rounds or snorted at the thought of using a 9mm, .243 Win., or 20 gauge. Average Recoil (ft.lb) Like with the smaller data set, the.270 Win rounds are producing a much greater amount of recoil energy than the.243 Win, on average. It’s true that bullet construction and shot placement will kill an animal more effectively than poor shooting with a huge caliber. Every major manufacturer makes a bolt gun in both calibers, so that’s not a distinguishing factor. would be the clear winner. Ballistically speaking, these calibers would be cousins rather than brothers. True “knock-down power” depends on your bullet’s construction and minimum velocity, your cartridge, and your barrel length. 243 Winchester Overview. I've killed deer over 300 yards with it too. For many hunters, the .223 Rem. I think the best features of the .223 are the mild recoil (almost none in a heavy barrel rifle), so you can see your bullet impact, and the economy of shooting it. That is to say, .223 Remington bullets travel 3.6 times the speed of a 737 airplane at cruising speed, while .243 Winchester bullets travel 3.6 times that same speed. And the Winner Is… Federal’s 85-grain Trophy Copper also has a minimum velocity of 1,800 fps, and it’s still cooking along at that speed well past 500 yards. At the same time, the 223 Remington does a pretty reliable job at 100 yards because it was designed for close-quarter combat with the low recoil. The recoil barely affects him, he says it doesn't kick at all. Vs. .243 Win. When looking at the .22LR vs .223, the truth is that the .223 is, in fact, a .22 caliber round. Also look into 7mm-08 reduced recoil for him. The weight and build of the gun is just as important as the cartridge. It is more than double that of the 30-30 slug. Heavy as hell means lighter recoil. can reach out even further. Federal lists only two .223 Rem. I am going with the 7mm-08 but 243 is another option. The ammunition is more expensive, but it’s just as common (especially these days), and I can find rifles in lots of different actions and from many different manufacturers. is a classic Army brat. Recoil charts are great but they ignore a huge factor in felt recoil which is the fit of the gun. Next year I am moving my 10 year old up to this. October 28, 2019. If you're looking for a cheap shooting round to acclimate you to shooting, the .223 is cheap, and the .22LR is cheaper yet. And there is no overlap between these two cartridges. Any factory load you get for the.308 Win is going to produce more recoil than a.243 Win round. The .223 Rem. The short, stumpy, round nose form of the 30-30 wastes its energy pushing air. .223 AR-15 recoil vs. 9mm AR-15? So the .223 and .243 are very different cartridges. I like the .260 or 7mm-08 better than a .243 personally. In 2020, .243 Win. I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the .243 would be perfect. A .243 Win. The recoil kinetic energy figures below are taken from the Rifle Recoil Table and the Shotgun Recoil Table. Copyright @2020 TigerDroppings.com. chachaseeds New Member. The .243 Win. I estimate that fifteen foot pounds of free recoil energy and 10 fps of recoil velocity represent the approximate upper limit of the comfort level. As Chuck Hawks notes in his great recoil table, the .223 Rem. The .260 is less recoil than the .308, and is 1000 yard capable. Good riddance, I say. Here’s a look at three of the best. On average, the.308 Winchester is producing right around eleven more ft.lbs of force than the.243 Win rounds. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations. The ideal coyote hunting cartridge is flat shooting, highly accurate, and won’t ruin pelts. I’d call action availability a draw. And can feel the difference in recoil between premium LE ammo, same weight, in .223 vs 5.56. Factory ammo can be had for less than half what it costs to feed a 22-250 or a .243 Win. This runs counter to another popular misconception — that … Re: 223 vs 243 vs 270 by in2anity » Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:29 am Speaking as someone who grew up on a largish (3000acre) working property near Dunedoo, most dead stuff out in the paddocks stays where it falls. Furthermore, the muzzle energy of a .223 Remington round averages out to 1250 ft-lb, while a .243 Winchester round averages out to about 1950 ft-lb. 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BTHP T2 TAP 5.56 NATO. The recoil is slightly more then a .243 and is comparable to a 7mm-08. The long, sharply pointed, sleek, boat-tailed shape of the Berger Very Low Drag 243 bullet minimizes air drag. That way it's a win win. Since you already have the .30-30 let him try it. The reason I say bypass the youth model is because seems what most people choose for a youth model is the crack barrel rifles. A .223 Rem. The latter two are more common, but Henry makes a sweet lever gun called the “Long Ranger” in both calibers. I use it when I climb or hunt loc-ons. Maybe with the 77gr TMK on close shots with little chance of hitting bone. and the .243 Win. for about 30 cents per round, now you’ll be lucky to find anything in stock below 60 cents. 6 year olds can handle it without a doubt. Joined: Mar 4, 2008 Messages: 29. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting. The AR-15 chambered in .223 Rem. My son will turn 6 next month and weighs 58lbs. But even with full power stuff like Hornady 75 gr. Vs. .22-250 Rem. You’ll probably pay twice as much per round as .223 Rem., but at least you’ll have something to shoot. has slightly less range in terms of bullet weights (40 grain to 75 grain), but it covers basically the same ground. Energy. Bullet diameter: .243 in (6.2 mm) Case length: 2.045 in (51.9 mm) Twist: 1-10, 1-8 Availability: Great Note that the most powerful shotgun loads generate recoil comparable to elephant rifle cartridges. Don't discount the .243 Winchester as a long range cartridge. .223 recoil is about 3 or 4 pounds,.243 is around 8.5 to 11, and 30/30 is about 10 to 12. By Ron Spomer. Still, when comparing cartridges, foot-pounds of energy is a helpful way of describing the weight of a projectile and how fast it’s moving. That’s really saying something too because the 6.5 Creedmoor is known for pretty mild recoil itself. isn’t uncomfortable, but compared to the .223 Rem., it’s snappy (depending on your rifle, of course). Since this year is such an anomaly (I hope), I’m going to give the overall nod in this category to the .223 Rem. The majority of the cartridges use bullets ranging from 85 to 105 grain, and Federal’s offerings follow that trend. Share . Introduced only two years apart, the .223 Remington and the .243 Winchester couldn’t have come from more different neighborhoods of the firearms world. November 11, 2019. I have a Remington 700BDL in .270. I don't like the .223 for whitetail. was developed by Winchester in 1955 for use in its Model 70 bolt-action and Model 88 lever-action rifles. Survival. But this is a tad misleading because the .223 loses velocity much faster than the .224. One way to think about this is as such: a foot-pound is a unit of … Recoil of the 350 Legend will be almost exactly the same as 243. cartridges are currently listed as available. It is very mild. I have zero issues with a 243 but the 30-30 would be fine. You can find lever, bolt, and semi-auto rifles chambered in both actions. That’s a 22.39% higher muzzle energy compared to the .243 Winchester at the expense of having 20.64% higher recoil impulse and 28.24% higher recoil energy. With dozens of countries relying on the .223/5.56 to arm their infantry, there’s usually plenty of it to go around. Of the cartridges designed to work in standard AR15 rifles the 6.5 Grendel or some variant of the 6.8's are the only ones that really improve on 223 ballistics. Big bucks, land management, rut reports, and tips for the whitetail obsessed. Shooters who would never think of shooting a .416 Rem. As far as a hunting cartridge goes the .243 is one of the most versatile cartridges there are. M1A in .308. That is a fine round and something he can use along time! That’s still not a heck of a lot to start with and it helps make this round a great recoil-sensitive, range-limited rifle round. wins the availability battle. In the shooting sports we call that reaction recoil or "kick." .243 is plenty to kill any whitetail that walks this earth. In his excellent handbook, “Cartridges of the World,” Frank C. Barnes describes the .30-0... Our picks for the week’s best hunting, fishing, wild foods, and conservation content. 10 Early Ice Fishing Walleye Tactics That Will Put You on the Bite. If your .30/30 is not a full size gun, I wouldn't let him shoot it. The .243 Win. Another plus to an ar-15 is length of pull adjustability and lighter weight. I wouldn't worry about it. To claim that Alexander Arms created and mass-produced the 6.5 Grendel to surpass the performance of the native 5.56 mm NATO/ 223 Remington cartridges created the buzz of comparison between the native ammo vs the newer one. are synonymous with both deer and varmint hunting, so we decided to pit them against each other to see who comes out on top. With the 200 grain subsonic, recoil on the 300 Blackout is just barely more than 223 if you have same-weight rifles. The .223 Rem. is a necked-down .308 Win., so it holds nearly twice as much powder as the .223 Rem. I've fired both and the 22-250 typically has more recoil because I shoot faster loads in it. Yea id be lookin at a 223 even tho i got mine a 243. This post was edited on 1/12 at 5:32 pm wins in a landslide. You might also notice how the 243 deflects less in the wind than not only the 30-30, but even the 150-grain .308. It’s a small-to-medium sized game caliber whose primary use has been taking down four-legged rather than two-legged critters. When it comes to availability, it’s always good to bet on the NATO caliber. Increase the gun weight by, say, 25% and the recoil goes down by 25%. load will reliably kill a deer out to 500 yards. Latest. by contrast achieves only about 1,400 foot-pounds of energy by throwing a 75-grain projectile 2,900 fps. 270 vs. 243 recoil. Various calibers. Barnes lists 12 bullet weights commercially available for .243 Win., ranging from a 55-grain boat tail to a 105-grain hollow-point boat tail. Those sumbucks can packa lot bigger punch than a full size in the same caliber. .243 or 6 CM are good choices. I’m not saying your .243 Win. 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More Guns. Federal’s 55-grain Trophy Cooper, for example, has a minimum velocity for full expansion of only 1,800 fps. The first time I shot a .223, I was expecting the recoil of say a .243 or even a .270. can push a 75-grain projectile about 3,300 feet per second at the muzzle and achieves about 1,800 foot-pounds of energy. Depends what the main shooting will be, if primearely a deer rifle 243 but 223 is going to be alot cheaper to run in factory ammo which means more practice and bunnys hares etc and still ok for deer with well placed shots. vs. .243 Win. That extends the maximum effective range all the way to 350 yards, depending on your velocity at the muzzle. Again, nothing wrong with 30-30 i use mine more than any deer rifle i own. Three of the most revered deer-hunting rounds in a head-to-head-to-head comparison. The recoil is still no problemo. “Shootability” is a broad term we’re using to mean “how available is this caliber and how comfortable is it to shoot?”. It’s better suited for varmint hunting than big game hunting, but a 62-grain Fusion or even a 55-grain Trophy Copper would reliably take down a whitetail given proper shot placement. I would take the 6 CM over the .243, but the .243 has better ammo availability. This is usually achieved by determining the maximum range at which a bullet has retained enough velocity to fully expand. is the obvious winner. Coyote Cartridges: .223 Rem. By contrast, six of Federal’s 17 .243 Win. isn’t uncomfortable, but compared to the .223 Rem., it’s snappy (depending on your rifle, of course). i would just see if he likes the 30-30 before i got the 243. Where before this year you could find .223 Rem. More Guns. Ballistics But this is not a normal year. I’m also not saying your .223 Rem. He currently shoots a .223 bolt action like a pro. A quick video showcasing the 223 and 243 cartridges against my fake deer target. sixshooterfan Member. The longer you shoot, and the harder the rifle kicks, the more likely you are to flinch. is the most popular rifle in America, and Weatherby offers tack-driving bolt guns in both calibers in a wide variety of configurations. Then of course there’s the long range rock star competitive round 6.5 Creedmoor against the .223/5.56 combat load issue of the military and well known among recreational shooters. 6.5 Creedmoor vs 223 Inside the gun community there are always talks about which is the better caliber, such as .308 vs the .243 or 9mm against the .45 ACP. In this comparison, the .243 Win. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by sixshooterfan, Jan 1, 2009. Just make sure your gun is … Latest. double in price. Bypass the youth model(unless its a decent bolt gun that you can put a adult stock on later) and get a 7mm-08. The recoil was a moot point in this test, and most hunters won’t wear out a barrel in less than three generations. Added powder increases velocity and energy, which translates to what the Internet calls “knock-down power” (more on that later). .223 recoil is about 3 or 4 pounds, .243 is around 8.5 to 11, and 30/30 is about 10 to 12. In this case, the 6.5 Creedmoor has nearly 50% more free recoil energy than the.243 Winchester. cartridges as “available” to order online: the 53-grain Varmint and Predator and the 69 grain Gold Medal Match. Buy the 243 or 7mm 08. It was developed in 1957 for an experimental rifle known as the AR-15. My some has a .243 but, I didn't buy it for him, my FNL did. Let him try the 30-30. But your past doesn’t define you, and it doesn’t define these calibers either. With a little over 8ft.lbs of recoil energy, you will definitely be able to tell a difference when shooting these two cartridges. But you're still talking about 10-11 ft lbs of recoil, which isn't much. Mag. wins hands-down. But for purposes of this comparison, I’d give the edge to the .243 Win. I like having the extra power and range for medium-sized animals, and I don’t see much downside for varmint hunting. I'll also add the 25'06 for consideration. I must admit it was convenient getting in and out of stands with the stock collapsed on the ar. The .243 Win. In the 110-130 grain supersonic rounds, it’s nearly 50% more. Y'all comments gave me a few new ideas and more info, thanks again! Thanks for posting. Whitetail Deer Cartridge Shoot-Out: .30-30 Win. As Chuck Hawks notes in his great recoil table, the .223 Rem. All I've been looking at are youth models. produces about half the felt recoil of the .243 Win. Talk it up big before letting him use it and get him excited about it and not scared. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 1, 2011 #1 . I'm gonna put him behind the 30-30 this weekend and see how he handles that, then make a decision based on that. Hunting . Academy, Bass Pro, and Gander mountain seem to have the best deals right now. By Ron Spomer. can’t kill a deer past 220 yards. It's also 1000 yard capable, and has low recoil , lower than the .260 Rem. are identical, the .223 will have slightly less recoil because of … In non-pandemic times, the .223 Rem. 300 Blackout vs 223 Recoil. is the obvious winner. When it comes to the 223 vs 243 recoil, you may find that hunting with a 243 may tire you out after a long day, but the 223 Remington is a faithful and easy to handle companion you’ll be glad to have by your side. In a normal year, the .223 Rem. Which caliber do you guys think recoils more/ has more muzzle rise? vs. .30-06 Springfield. Generally speaking, a heavier bullet travelling faster will give you a better chance of putting down an animal. While the media loves to portray this as a ‘huge assault bullet’ and only meant for use in warfare, the truth is that a .223 round is a relatively small and not particularly powerful. That gun’s modern military counterpart, the 5.56 NATO, has been in continuous use by militaries around the world since the early 1960s. What deals are you seeing in the 243? 10lb rifle with little recoil, 3" groups at 100 yards. 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. Thinking about getting one for myself for something different. As you can see, the.243 Winchester has significantly less recoil than the 6.5 Creedmoor. Fishing. Generally speaking, (very generally; calm down, everyone) a .223 Rem. Ok guys, we're wrapping up this hunting season next weekend. Ballistics, as they say, are king, so I’m giving the ultimate nod to the .243 Win. The .243 will have substantially greater energy, but if she's very recoil sensitive an 18" or 20" ar-15 will definitely have less recoil. My wife has a Rem Model 7 youth .260 and I LOVE it!! I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the.243 would be perfect. 14 0 0. as well. I shot at some steel prarie dogs at our local gun shop and the .223 recoil is so mild that it allows for great follow up shots. Hunting . The .243 Win. The .243 Win. Versatility It's got a hard plastic butt plate. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. Great rifle, adjustable length stock, adjustable trigger, guaranteed to shoot under 1 inch at 100 yds, and priced under 500.00 online. Above that recoil becomes increasingly intrusive. was designed as both a light deer rifle and a varmint cartridge—it can hold its own against high-velocity .22-calibers but still provide enough oomph to take down larger animals. The .243 Win. bullet weight, rifle weight, barrel length, barrel twist, barrel wear, angle of stock, etc.) Taking a look at the lightest handload for each caliber, for the .243 Winchester, it’s a 55-grain bullet on top of 50 grains of Hodgdon H414. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. All rights reserved. If you’re looking for a semi-auto, you’ll likely have better luck finding a .223 Rem., but lots of companies chamber semi-auto guns in .243 Win. produces about half the felt recoil of the .243 Win. can maintain enough velocity to take varmint and medium-sized game out to 250 yards, or the distance at which the bullet is still travelling about 2,300 fps, according to Frank C. Barnes’ “Cartridges of the World.” But that range doesn’t apply to every bullet. Re: .223 vs .243 please. Theoretically, if all other variables (e.g. A 243 Winchester versus 7mm-08 Remington match-up will cause some readers to raise the "apples to oranges" red flag, but that doesn't mean this comparison is out-of-bounds. Also, the effects of recoil are cumulative. My .30/30 lever action 336 kicks worse than my bolt action .270. It can be measured or computed empirically and has been for this recoil table. Use anything from 55gr pills for the small stuff up to 95gr pills which are hard hitting for bigger things. Do not forget that rifle weight is a crucial factor in the recoil equation, inversely proportional to recoil. “Versatility” refers to both range of bullet weights available and range of actions chambered in a specific cartridge. In terms of comfort, the .223 Rem. You no longer hear a lot of guff from old know-it-alls who mocked those rounds or snorted at the thought of using a 9mm, .243 Win., or 20 gauge. Average Recoil (ft.lb) Like with the smaller data set, the.270 Win rounds are producing a much greater amount of recoil energy than the.243 Win, on average. It’s true that bullet construction and shot placement will kill an animal more effectively than poor shooting with a huge caliber. Every major manufacturer makes a bolt gun in both calibers, so that’s not a distinguishing factor. would be the clear winner. Ballistically speaking, these calibers would be cousins rather than brothers. True “knock-down power” depends on your bullet’s construction and minimum velocity, your cartridge, and your barrel length. 243 Winchester Overview. I've killed deer over 300 yards with it too. For many hunters, the .223 Rem. I think the best features of the .223 are the mild recoil (almost none in a heavy barrel rifle), so you can see your bullet impact, and the economy of shooting it. That is to say, .223 Remington bullets travel 3.6 times the speed of a 737 airplane at cruising speed, while .243 Winchester bullets travel 3.6 times that same speed. And the Winner Is… Federal’s 85-grain Trophy Copper also has a minimum velocity of 1,800 fps, and it’s still cooking along at that speed well past 500 yards. At the same time, the 223 Remington does a pretty reliable job at 100 yards because it was designed for close-quarter combat with the low recoil. The recoil barely affects him, he says it doesn't kick at all. Vs. .243 Win. When looking at the .22LR vs .223, the truth is that the .223 is, in fact, a .22 caliber round. Also look into 7mm-08 reduced recoil for him. The weight and build of the gun is just as important as the cartridge. It is more than double that of the 30-30 slug. Heavy as hell means lighter recoil. can reach out even further. Federal lists only two .223 Rem. I am going with the 7mm-08 but 243 is another option. The ammunition is more expensive, but it’s just as common (especially these days), and I can find rifles in lots of different actions and from many different manufacturers. is a classic Army brat. Recoil charts are great but they ignore a huge factor in felt recoil which is the fit of the gun. Next year I am moving my 10 year old up to this. October 28, 2019. If you're looking for a cheap shooting round to acclimate you to shooting, the .223 is cheap, and the .22LR is cheaper yet. And there is no overlap between these two cartridges. Any factory load you get for the.308 Win is going to produce more recoil than a.243 Win round. The .223 Rem. The short, stumpy, round nose form of the 30-30 wastes its energy pushing air. .223 AR-15 recoil vs. 9mm AR-15? So the .223 and .243 are very different cartridges. I like the .260 or 7mm-08 better than a .243 personally. In 2020, .243 Win. I think you let him try the 30/30 and if that works, and you want to buy him a youth model rifle then the .243 would be perfect. A .243 Win. The recoil kinetic energy figures below are taken from the Rifle Recoil Table and the Shotgun Recoil Table. Copyright @2020 TigerDroppings.com. chachaseeds New Member. The .243 Win. I estimate that fifteen foot pounds of free recoil energy and 10 fps of recoil velocity represent the approximate upper limit of the comfort level. As Chuck Hawks notes in his great recoil table, the .223 Rem. The .260 is less recoil than the .308, and is 1000 yard capable. Good riddance, I say. Here’s a look at three of the best. On average, the.308 Winchester is producing right around eleven more ft.lbs of force than the.243 Win rounds. Tomahawks Are Back: These American Relics Have Seen a Resurgence in Military and Survival Situations. The ideal coyote hunting cartridge is flat shooting, highly accurate, and won’t ruin pelts. I’d call action availability a draw. And can feel the difference in recoil between premium LE ammo, same weight, in .223 vs 5.56. Factory ammo can be had for less than half what it costs to feed a 22-250 or a .243 Win. This runs counter to another popular misconception — that … Re: 223 vs 243 vs 270 by in2anity » Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:29 am Speaking as someone who grew up on a largish (3000acre) working property near Dunedoo, most dead stuff out in the paddocks stays where it falls. Furthermore, the muzzle energy of a .223 Remington round averages out to 1250 ft-lb, while a .243 Winchester round averages out to about 1950 ft-lb. The prices on Federal’s website don’t appear to have risen, but elsewhere I’ve seen .223 Rem. Maximum effective range is another way to compare one caliber to another. Shootability I don't want to modify this rifle from its stock configuration. Registered. Grain, and tips for the whitetail obsessed Cooper, for example, has a.243 personally moving 10... 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