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Discussion in 'Rifles' started by TheProphet, Jul 30, 2018.

  1. HKShooter65

    HKShooter65 Well-Known

    A second vote for the lovely, lowly, immensely accomplished .308.

    Plentiful ammo everywhere. What can it not kill?

    Recoil not kind, but on game never felt.

    6.5 Creedmoor is my latest darling round but out to any sane game distance (1000 feet) they are scarcely distinguishable.
     


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  2. Big Green

    Big Green Active Member

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    A buddy recently bought a Weatherby Vanguard in 6.5CM, he's been pretty pleased with it. He's taken quite a few hogs and coyotes with it.

    Still hard to be a 308 though.
     
  3. deemus

    deemus TGT Addict

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    Good to know. With the 6.5 having significantly less recoil, it should be a good round for my wife.
     
  4. Sam7sf

    Sam7sf Active Member

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    Only one person mentioned a 7mm08. Shame. It’s a forgotten gem.

    I’m gonna suggest something way different. Bolt action 7.62x39 or an ar15 in 25-45 sharps. IMO perfect for deer and a sensitive shooter.

    Edit: bolt action in 6.5 Grendel would be fun too
     
  5. AZ Refugee

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    6mm with Hornaday Light Magnum close to what a low end .270 does
     
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  6. stickbowcoop

    stickbowcoop New Member

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    Did you guys decide on a rifle?
     

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