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Poll: Elk Cartridge Preferences

Old 10-31-2006, 01:00 PM
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What is your current favorite elk cartridge that you personally have actually used to take elk?

You post, I'll run the tally:

1 - 7mm-08
9 - 270 Winchester
14 - 30-06 Springfield
1 - 270 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 7mm Remington Magnum
1 - 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum
5- 300 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 300 Winchester Magnum
1 - 300 Weatherby Magnum
4 - 300 Remington Ultra Magnum
2 - 30-378 WeatherbyMagnum
8-338 Winchester Magnum
5- 338 Remington Ultra Magnum
1 - 340 Weatherby Magnum
1 - 350 Remington Magnum
1 - 358 Norma Magnum
2 - 375 Holland & Holland Magnum
1 - 416 Remington Magnum
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Old 10-31-2006, 02:44 PM
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300 ultra mag
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Old 10-31-2006, 03:20 PM
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What is your current favorite elk cartridge that you personally have actually used to take elk?

You post, I'll run the tally:

1 - 7mm-08
9 - 270 Winchester
14 - 30-06 Springfield
1 - 270 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 7mm Remington Magnum
1 - 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum
5- 300 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 300 Winchester Magnum
1 - 300 Weatherby Magnum
5 - 300 Remington Ultra Magnum
2 - 30-378 WeatherbyMagnum
8-338 Winchester Magnum
5- 338 Remington Ultra Magnum
1 - 340 Weatherby Magnum
1 - 350 Remington Magnum
1 - 358 Norma Magnum
2 - 375 Holland & Holland Magnum
1 - 416 Remington Magnum
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Old 10-31-2006, 10:31 PM
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.270 winchester- 60 yds 4 x 5 bull

1 yard tracking.

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Old 10-31-2006, 11:53 PM
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When they work right, neck shots tend to do that.
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What is your current favorite elk cartridge that you personally have actually used to take elk?

You post, I'll run the tally:

1 - 7mm-08
10 - 270 Winchester
14 - 30-06 Springfield
1 - 270 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 7mm Remington Magnum
1 - 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum
5- 300 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 300 Winchester Magnum
1 - 300 Weatherby Magnum
5 - 300 Remington Ultra Magnum
2 - 30-378 WeatherbyMagnum
8-338 Winchester Magnum
5- 338 Remington Ultra Magnum
1 - 340 Weatherby Magnum
1 - 350 Remington Magnum
1 - 358 Norma Magnum
2 - 375 Holland & Holland Magnum
1 - 416 Remington Magnum
---
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OR SINCE "STANDARD" VS "MAGNUM" ISMAINLY A DIFFERENCE IN POWDER CHAMBER SIZE....

.277:
10 - .277Std.
1 - .277Magnum
-------------------------------
.284:
1 - 7mm Std..
14- 7mm Magnums
-------------------------------
.308:
14 - .308 Std. (All 30-06)
26- .308 Magnums
-------------------------------
.338:
0 - .338 Std.
14-.338 Magnums
-------------------------------
.358 & Up:
0 - Std. Cartridges CounterpartsFor Any Of The Following:
2 - .358 Magnums
2 - .375 Magnums
1 - .416Magnum
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Old 11-01-2006, 11:33 AM
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270 Win in a Model 70
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Old 11-01-2006, 02:25 PM
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What is your current favorite elk cartridge that you personally have actually used to take elk?

You post, I'll run the tally:

By Power:
1 - 7mm-08-------------------------- 1%
11 - 270 Winchester------------------13%
14 - 30-06 Springfield ----------------- 86% Use 30-06 Power or Greater
1 - 270 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 7mm Remington Magnum
1 - 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum
5- 300 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 300 Winchester Magnum
1 - 300 Weatherby Magnum
5 - 300 Remington Ultra Magnum
2 - 30-378 WeatherbyMagnum
8-338 Winchester Magnum
5- 338 Remington Ultra Magnum
1 - 340 Weatherby Magnum
1 - 350 Remington Magnum
1 - 358 Norma Magnum
2 - 375 Holland & Holland Magnum
1 - 416 Remington Magnum
---
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OR (SINCE "STANDARD" VS "MAGNUM" ISMAINLY A DIFFERENCE IN POWDER CHAMBER SIZE.... )

.277:
11 - .277Std.
1 - .277Magnum
-------------------------------12
.284:
1 - 7mm Std..
14- 7mm Magnums
------------------------------- 15
.308:
14 - .308 Std. (All 30-06)
26- .308 Magnums
------------------------------- 40
.338:
0 - .338 Std.
14-.338 Magnums
------------------------------- 14
.358 & Up:
0 - Std. Cartridges CounterpartsFor Any Of The Following:
2 - .358 Magnums
2 - .375 Magnums
1 - .416Magnum
------------------------------- 5
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OR

By Magnum Factor:
26 - Standards
60 - Magnums
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Old 11-02-2006, 02:33 AM
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Old 11-02-2006, 04:18 AM
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Good ol' 30 cal, can take down anything in North America.

(Even though a .270 Weatherby can take down anyhting too, but hey, it's a weatherby!)

With a Weatherby, all things are possible.(Hey, that would make a great signature!)
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Old 11-02-2006, 05:14 PM
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What is your current favorite elk cartridge that you personally have actually used to take elk?

You post, I'll run the tally:

By Power:
1 - 7mm-08-------------------------- 1%
11 - 270 Winchester------------------13%
14 - 30-06 Springfield ----------------- 86% Use 30-06 Power or Greater
1 - 270 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 7mm Remington Magnum
1 - 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum
5- 300 Winchester Short Magnum
13- 300 Winchester Magnum
1 - 300 Weatherby Magnum
5 - 300 Remington Ultra Magnum
2 - 30-378 WeatherbyMagnum
8-338 Winchester Magnum
5- 338 Remington Ultra Magnum
1 - 340 Weatherby Magnum
1 - 350 Remington Magnum
1 - 358 Norma Magnum
2 - 375 Holland & Holland Magnum
1 - 416 Remington Magnum
---
86

OR (SINCE "STANDARD" VS "MAGNUM" ISMAINLY A DIFFERENCE IN POWDER CHAMBER SIZE.... )

.277:
11 - .277Std.
1 - .277Magnum
-------------------------------12
.284:
1 - 7mm Std..
14- 7mm Magnums
------------------------------- 15
.308:
14 - .308 Std. (All 30-06)
26- .308 Magnums
------------------------------- 40
.338:
0 - .338 Std.
14-.338 Magnums
------------------------------- 14
.358 & Up:
0 - Std. Cartridges CounterpartsFor Any Of The Following:
2 - .358 Magnums
2 - .375 Magnums
1 - .416Magnum
------------------------------- 5
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OR

By Magnum Factor:
26 - Standards
60 - Magnums
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