Winchester Super-X 30-30 Winchester 150 Grain Power Point X30306 – 200 Rounds
The 30-30 Winchester Ammo first appeared in Winchester’s catalog. When chambered in the Winchester Model 1894 carbine and rifle, it was also known as .30 Winchester Center Fire or .30 WCF. When the cartridge was chambered in the Marlin Model 1893 rifle, rival Ammunition depot store Marlin used the designation .30-30 or .30-30 Smokeless. The added -30 stands for the standard load of 30 of early and is based on late-19th century American naming conventions for black powder-filled cartridges. Both dropped the Winchester appellation, as they did not want to put the name of rival Winchester on their products.
30-30 Winchester Ammo Characteristics and use
In Canada and the U.S., the cartridge has also been used on moose and. Modern opinions in Canada on its suitability for moose are mixed. Paul Robertson, a Canadian hunting firearms columnist, says, “Too many moose have been taken with the [.30-30] to rule it out as good for this purpose, as well. In both Canada and the U.S., it has a long history of use on moose. It is generally agreed that the .30-30 is not a good choice for hunters who wish to shoot animals at longer ranges. The cartridge, with flat- or round-nosed bullets, does not meet the minimum energy standards required for moose hunting in Finland, Norway, or Sweden. Hunting technique and style, as well as law and culture, dictate cartridge choices. Thor Strimbold, a Canadian who has made more than 20 one-shot kills on moose with a .30-30, advises most moose hunters to use more than minimal power if they can handle the recoil. While the .30-30 is legal for hunting moose in Canada, provincial game authorities do not recommend its use.
One of the primary reasons for the .30-30’s popularity amongst deer hunters is its light Average recoil from a typical 150-grain load at 2,390 feet per second (730 m/s) in a 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) rifle is 10.6 foot-pounds (14.4 J) of felt recoil at the shooter’s shoulder, about half that of a comparable rifle chambered for the However, the offers more muzzle energy and far greater downfield terminal energy than the .30-30 with similarly light recoil.