Yea, I'd rather go with a 260 rem w/120gr & 140gr, 308 win w/180gr and a 338-08 w/225gr. All with H4350 powder. Three of the most inherently accurate rounds developed and with plenty of punch.
The 6.5-06, 30-06 and 338-06 would accomplish the same.
I put those in to add some of the metrics but, they are some affective rounds and do make a great combination.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...