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Wuts your favorite rifle caliber

I have used 180 gr. partitions and barnes triple shock in the past but I am now thinking about switching over to the accubond. I am in the process of checking availability at the local stores. I liked the partitions the least because of meat damage and tips deforming but they all ended in dead deer, bear, and moose. I only shot one deer with the barnes and they performed better in my opinion(less meat damage but smaller holes)

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bnow0707 wrote:
The .270 flat shooting and enough power for deer and everything else around here. I'm going to go hide from the 270 haters now!

I got you back bnow0707. I like it for its distance and knock down power. Also like it when hunting thick cover and shooting through brush better than something lighter, like a 243 and I'm not knocking the 243 its a nice flat shooting caliber.

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reddog132 wrote:
My new Remington 700 XCR .270 with a Leupold VXIII 3.5-10x40mm B&C reticle.

Great looking gun

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what do the nieghbors think of the target on the fence?? Thumbs up

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Wuts your favorite rifle caliber

Partial to the old 45-70 anymore. Like all the old rounds though...easy to shoot. Can't say that about the mags. Have yet to hear any of the boys at work say they ran 50-100rds. through their mags at a sitting.
Now there are some of the old cartridges that were "mags" in their day that I don't think I'd care to sit down to a long string of shooting with. The 45-120 and 50-140 come to mind.

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Milliondollarbear wrote:
what do the nieghbors think of the target on the fence?? Thumbs up

LOL lol I was trying to bore sight it using the target.

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i,d have to say i like the 25/06 the best, its super flat shootn and if you can place your bullets were they outa be it,ll kill bout anything, i did just by a 7mm wsm, and i,m really starting to like it, all i,ve shot with it is coydogs, and it turns em inside out, hopefully i,ll get to try it on a monster buck this weekend (season opener here)

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reddog132 wrote:
Milliondollarbear wrote:
what do the nieghbors think of the target on the fence?? Thumbs up

LOL lol I was trying to bore sight it using the target.

i was wonderin bout the target myself,,,lol

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Chester golf has a point

My current favorite (I'm strictly an eastern woods hunter) is the Remington Model 7 stainless synthetic, in 7mm-08. I also have a Ruger Deerstalker carbine in .44 Magnum as well as a Ruger Mannlicher in .243, both of which have put down more than a dozen deer. For shotgun counties I use an Ithaca Deerslayer with rifled barrel and Pentax, Lightseeker scope. With the right saboted slugs, this baby can shoot 2" groups at 100 yards.

As I'm now older and a bit closer to the exit than the entrance, I also enjoy going out with a vintage rifle. I recently acquired a mint Winchester 88 in .308. Enjoyed taking it out to the field but didn't get a shot with it.

Savage made some classic deer rifles such as the Model 99 in either 250 or 300 Savage. Unfortunately, Model 99s generally don't group well.

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300 WSM

300 WSM and 30-06 followed by the 308 Win

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