Originally Posted by oneoldsap
No it actually started life as the .280 Rem. , Remington thought sales would improve if they called it a 7mm . So they changed the name to 7mm Express . Which did nothing for sales and resulted in confusion . So they changed the name back to .280 Rem. , it is a great cartridge , even Jack O'conner praised it over his beloved .270 . I don't know why anyone that shoots centerfire rifles , wouldn't reload , it's as much fun as shooting I think . I've been rolling my own since 1967 !
I stand corrected and thank you for the information.