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The .280 Remington was launched in 1957. According to various sources, Remington engineers were interested in building a high-capacity 7mm cartridge for several years before reaching their long-term goal. The resulting cartridge was up to 7mm (.284 “) based on the .30-06 box. Although the 7mm-06 Wildcat has been around for some time, the commercial version differed in that the shoulder was positioned slightly ahead of the famous .270 Winchester to avoid the risk of accidentally feeding .280 ammunition into the .270 win caliber. . Rifle. Buy Sellier & Bellot, 6.5mm Creedmoor, FMJ, 140 Grain, 500 online.
Initially, the Model 740 was housed in a semi-automatic rifle. The factory ammunition was loaded with light pressure to work smoothly ammo in autoloaders. The first factory load showed a 150-grain bullet at an advertised rate of 2810 fps, but the actual rate was around 2670 to 2740 fps in the Sporting Rifle. The already famous .270 Winchester was loaded at high pressure, giving it a much higher speed, making it poorly taken by Later, Remington introduced a 165-grain round nose bullet at the advertised 2820 fps, but with an actual velocity of 2680 to 2750 and weak aerodynamic shape, it did nothing to help the .280.
The launch of the 7mm Remington Magnum in 1962 was another blow to the general acceptability of the .280, a cartridge that became one of the most popular cartridges in American history. Until the mid-1960s, the .280 was available in all Remington action configurations, but the cartridge still did not attract attention. Production of .280 ammunition came to a near-complete halt in the mid-1970s.
In 1979, Remington increased the powder load of ammunition from the factory .280 and renamed the .280 cartridge as the Remington Express 7mm to draw attention to this new, improved performance. Initial confusion over the name change resulted in a 7mm06 stamped barrel production. Over time, due to the confusion between the 7mm Remington Express and the 7mm Remington Magnum, the cartridge eventually reverted to its original name,