300 Winchester - .300 Win Mag
Introduced in 1963 by Winchester the 300 Winchester Magnum (.300 Win Mag) has since become a standard in 30 caliber magnums by which others are compared. The versatility of the .300 Win Mag is applicable in many shooting sports and hunting situations. A very effective all around hunting cartridge and recognized in many parts of the world, it continues to hold its popularity even when other cartridges are available that have greater power and speed. For the shooter looking to choose one cartridge for a universal purpose of hunting and targeting shooting the 300 Winchester is a perfect choice.
In the tactical and long range shooting world the .300 Winchester has held the lead for overall popularity balanced against cost of ammunition and availability. Only the 338 Lapua achieves a greater power and range in rifles commonly available but at a greater expense of both cost of ammunition and recoil.
Eurooptic sells a number of firearms chambered for the 300 Win Mag as shown below.