7mm Dakota

 
7mm Dakota
 
 

The 7mm Dakota is a "rimless" proprietary cartridge designed by Don Allen and based on the .404 Jeffery case shortened to function in standard (.30-06) length actions. This case is also offered in 300 Dakota, 330 Dakota, and 375 Dakota. Factory loaded ammunition is supplied only by Dakota. The 7mm Dakota uses standard .284" diameter bullets. This case has a rim diameter of .545 making it larger than the standard belted magnum cases. This case is 2.50" long and has a sharp 30-degree shoulder. The cartridge overall length is 3.33". 

This text is based on information from “Cartridges of the World”, Hodgdon reloading manual, the cartridge designer and/or own resources.

   
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154 grs
HORNADY SST
RL25
162.0 grs
HORNADY SST
RL22
150 grs
Barnes
Retumbo
154 grs
Hornady SST
Retumbo
140 grs
Nosler Ballistic Tip
N560
180 grs
Berger
H1000
168 grs
Berger Hunting VLD
Reloader 22