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JCalhoun wrote:
.35 Whelen

JCalhoun- great minds think alike when it comes to using great cartridges. .358 cal in most any gun works with me. The Whelen is just the most versatile in my opinion.

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I don't have one yet but that will be my next project rifle.

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For my next project, I'm considering either a 9.3x64 Brenneke or a .358 norma mag. I've just got to figure out which will be cheaper in terms of both the rifle's construction and the acquisition or loading of ammo. The 9.3 brennee is basically equivalent to a 375 H&H mag, but shoots a .366 bullet giving it better sectional density. The .358 norma mag can be loaded to H&H energy levels, but it's not generally regarded as effective as the 9.3 or 375 H&H on big game...specifically, lion, and cape buffalo. I guess I'll also need to decide which fills a bigger void in my current arsenal (which could certainly change by the time I start the project).

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100 grain broad head!!!

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30-06.

The ammo is readily available everywhere.

It's good for anything in North America provided you get close enough and place your bullet correctly.

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6mm

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For my area and hunting style, a .308 winchester is plenty, not to mention accurate and lightweight. So if I could only use one of my rifles, that one would be it. That said, I carry my .300 Wby if I believe there's a chance that I'll have to shoot 200+ yards at something like elk. Thumbs up

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Location: austin and amarillo texas
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Finally decided on my final answer; My 9.3X74r SXS chapuis with the leupold vxIII 1.5X5 20 mm scope on top of a removable claw mount. Big enough for anything, and not too fast or big for deer or any other types of small game. It also shoots just flat enough for plains game (similar to the 375 H&H). Thumbs up

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That should make a fine choice. Ya gonna use it on Antelope also?

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tikka t3 lite synthetci stock .270 wsm ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT.

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