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Location: idaho city
Joined: 08/16/2006
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whitedeer,

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.257 Weatherby Magnum with a 120 grain partition. A great cross canyon shooter.

I had my .257 roberts machined to a .257 Weatherby Mag. WOW, what a round. Packs a punch too. I could fit a 2x4 in the hole it put in the deer I got last season. @ 350 yd.

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Location: Utah
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My two 30-06's love Winchester (Nosler) 180-gr. Ballistic Silvertips at 2,750 fps which do a number on deer. This polymer tipped HP tears them up inside for a quick death and the heavier 180-gr. has a thicker / heavier contoured jacket to keep driving through (like a Partition) for complete pass-throughs.

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Location: colorado
Joined: 08/17/2006
Posts: 13
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.270 browning a bolt with 140 gr. winchester accubond bullets .

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Location: Montana
Joined: 03/09/2006
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Zatarain6, WOW!!! you have great taste! Thumbs up My dad bought me a .270 browning a bolt for christmas when I was a young man, and I wouldnt pull the trigger on anything else when deer hunting. Besides sentimental value, it does everything I need it to. What a great rifle.

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Location: colorado
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big callin , you are right . it is a great rifle . i use it on deer and elk . my wife bought mine for me .

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Joined: 07/12/2006
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6mm rem for deer, and I planning to get a 300 win mag shortly for elk. 30-06 on stand by

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.270 Winchester loaded to max velocity with 130 grain Speer Grand Slam bullets.

But really you don't need a premium bullet for deer, any standard soft point bullet in a suitable caliber will do.

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