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Location: Crossville, Tn.
Joined: 01/26/2006
Posts: 15
ELK Hunting

Go ELK hunting with a 280??????

Location: Colorado
Joined: 11/09/2005
Posts: 166
ELK Hunting

Go ELK hunting with a 280!!!!!!

Just don't try any quartering away shots from 300 yards.

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Location: Colorado
Joined: 09/28/2005
Posts: 3750
ELK Hunting

I will stick with my .338WM.

Joined: 12/03/2005
Posts: 1691
ELK Hunting

I've never had to opportunity to hunt elk, but a 280 will certainly shorten the like span of a bull mose in a hurry. Shot placement always critical regardless of calibre.

Location: Utah
Joined: 03/03/2005
Posts: 383
ELK Hunting

280 Remington shooting 160-gr. Nosler AccuBonds or Partitions is great elk medicine. If this fine cartridge had been introduced 3 years earlier, then Winchester might not have even brought the 270 to market and we'd be ranting about the improved 280 Rem rather than the 270.

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