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Old 03-17-2010, 04:45 PM
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Whats your go to elk rifle and caliber? Mine is a Remington model 700 XCR in 300 RUM
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:13 PM
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My go to rifle is a Smith and Wesson 7mm Rem Mag. I have worked up a handload that I have fell in love with and I can't help but pull it out of the cabinet since I know the ballistics chart better than my kids birth dates. I even know what temp and elevation will do because I have shot the rifle in so many times in so many conditions. I've also done some custom work to the rifle such as glass, trigger work, and my favorite scope sits on top of it. The rifle was the first I ever purchased while I was in college so I have just been shooting it for so many years.

I now own several rifles and I have many others that are more than capable including a few in the .30 caliber range but I just can't get away from the 7mm.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:00 PM
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My go to elk rifle is my Sako M-995 that is chambered in 340-Weatherby.
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Old 03-18-2010, 12:00 AM
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Remington 700 .300 Win Mag
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Old 03-18-2010, 02:06 AM
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Enfield .303 British. 1903 Springfield rechambered to .300 Win Mag if we can get it up and going again next year.
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:05 AM
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I still use the Savage .270 that I was given when I was 14 years old. I usually hunt with the bow and I don't shoot the rifle all that often but she has killed many elk.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:54 AM
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Customized 30-06 Remington Model 700 with a glass bedded and pillared McMillan stock.
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Old 03-18-2010, 01:26 PM
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Another 30-06. Savage 116 weather warrior with Burris Fullfield2 scope. 200 grain accubonds at 2700 fps gets it done.
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Old 03-18-2010, 03:46 PM
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Mine is my Remington 700 Sendero 7MM RUM with a Burris Black Diamond 4-16 50mm. Trigger set at 2 pounds and I shoot hand loaded 139 gr SST Interbonds.

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Old 03-18-2010, 04:15 PM
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smith and wesson model 1500 30-06. shooting 180 grains.
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