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7mm PRC - a 21st Century 7mm magnum


  • Long-action centerfire rifle cartridge.
  • Long, heavy for caliber bullets with a standard long action delivery.
  • Temperature-stable, magnum speed propellants for consistent velocity and longer barrel life.
  • Factory rifles available or simply swap your barrel on you 7mm Rem Mag or 300 Win Mag

The 7mm PRC is available in these loads

Reloading Accessories and Components

The following 7mm PRC items are available in Reloading Essentials or Dies & Accessories.

  • 86404: 7mm PRC Brass Cases
  • 390545: Shell Holder #5
  • 392605: Shell Plate #5
  • B7MMP: 7mm PRC Modified Case
  • 380723: 7mm PRC (.284) Cartridge Gauge
  • 546313: 7mm PRC (.284) Die Set
  • 046306: 7mm PRC (.284) Full Length Die
  • 544319: 7mm PRC (.284) Match™ Grade Die Set
  • 046324: 7mm PRC (.284) Match™ Grade Full Length Die
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What others are saying about the 7mm PRC

"True to form, this latest 7 mm delivers 20 percent more energy than its 6.5 mm predecessor with three-quarters the kick of the .300, the kind of balancing act responsible for attracting legions to the in-between bore.”
John Zent editor emeritus, American Rifleman
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"The combination of the slightly faster velocities and higher BC bullets gives the 7mm PRC about a 100-yard advantage in maximum practical range for the hunter.”
Richard Mann Field & Stream
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"Hornady has done a great job of giving many of today’s hunters and competitive shooters what they have long been asking for: a non-belted version of the time-proven 7mm Rem. Mag.”
Layne Simpson Rifle Shooter
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"The 7mm PRC promises to bring new excitement to 7mm enthusiasts who appreciate the caliber’s high BCs, great velocity and low recoil. We now have a factory-loaded 7mm magnum that’s designed for maximum efficiency with Very Low Drag (VLD) bullets.”
Tom Beckstrand Guns & Ammo
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"The 7mm PRC handles the heavy-for-caliber bullets in the 7mm bore diameter better than the vast majority of other cartridges, especially when using bullets designed for long-range shooting.”
Philip Massaro American Hunter
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"Think of the 7mm PRC like a running back — powerful, efficient and capable of doing many jobs on the field.”
Jim Harmer Backfire YouTube channel
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“For long-range hunting, this cartridge really shines. … Want to shoot an elk at 900 yards with a medium-recoil rifle that you can easily carry around? Well, then a 7mm PRC chambered rifle is the way to go!”
 AJ Load Development
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“With 18.9 inches of drop at 400 yards, the 7mm PRC should be easy to dial in for elk, goat or other game at a distance, with plenty of hitting power behind that long bullet when it gets there.”
Zac Kurylyk Calibre Magazine
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“For many hunters out there, this strikes the perfect balance between bullet weight, velocity and trajectory when paired with high ballistic coefficient bullets.”
Luke C. The Firearm Blog
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“The 7 PRC offers shooters a purpose-built precision cartridge that maximizes the performance of heavy .284 bullets from a standard long-action rifle.”
Jeff Wood,
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