Welcome to both you guys. The 7mm-08 is not a lot unlike the 7x57. I used to shoot 154 gr bullets in my 7x57's because they shot so well. But I think if I could have got the 139/140 gr bullets to shoot better, I'd have used them more.
I'd stick with whatever you are shooting now. The 7mm - 08 is plenty of rifle for antelope with any hunting bullet. Accuracy and knowing the rifle and how it shoots are far more important than anything.
Federal Premium 140 grain with Nosler Balistic Tips or Winchester Supreme with 140 grain Balistic Silvertips. Either one of these should be very accurate, give you great long range performance, and be just the right type of bullet to take down your 'lope. Have a great hunt!
There it sits. Alone and forgotten in a desk drawer or maybe in the bottom of your hunting pack. The lowly compass. Primarily initially replaced by the hand held GPS and now even by the new “smart” cell phones that include GPS, electronic compass – even real time imaging on aerial maps! Once the friend of every hunter and now the companion of few. It is not glamorous or glitzy, that is for sure… no bells and no whistles. Aaaaah, but let’s not rush to forget our...