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View Poll Results: If you had to choose 1 big game rifle, what would it be ?
.270 Winchester
10.00%
.270 MAGs
0
0%
.280 Rem
2.86%
30-06
40.00%
.300 Win Mag/.300 WSM
17.14%
.300 Weatherby
1.43%
.300 RUM/.300 RUM S.A.
2.86%
.338 Win Mag
7.14%
.375 H&H
5.71%
None of the Above
12.86%
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If you could have 1 big game rifle, what would it be ?

Old 05-28-2013, 04:28 PM
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Default If you could have 1 big game rifle, what would it be ?

Hello I am new to the forum and would like to see people's choices for a big game rifle if they could only have one. The game are : Large deer, Elk, Black Bear, Sheep, Caribou, and Moose. To keep it simple, all shots would be at 100 yards.
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:14 PM
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30-06 would be more than enough, but where's the muzzleloader?
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:58 PM
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None of the above

45cal smokeless muzzleloader.

Got to love being able to shoot bullets from 195gr to over 350gr as fast as many centerfires.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:11 PM
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take long look at the 7mm
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:47 PM
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could be a one sided win...
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Old 05-29-2013, 04:16 AM
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Originally Posted by bowedark View Post
take long look at the 7mm
I meant to put them with the .280 sorry
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Old 05-29-2013, 07:49 AM
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Take a look here;

http://elkhunter2.tripod.com/rifle.html


I voted for the .338 WM (7mm RM would be my second choice).
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:23 AM
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I picked 375 not the best for all maybe, but will probably handle it all well.

Honestly I think the 1 rifle idea isn't a good 1st rifle choice as would be pick 1 rifle for what you hunt now/most, if all you hunt is deer for now, get a 270win, etc... and down the road you can get a 300mag, or 338mag, or 375 etc...
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Old 05-29-2013, 04:56 PM
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Only one big game rifle... 7mm Mag all day long.
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Old 05-30-2013, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Jwood View Post
Only one big game rifle... 7mm Mag all day long.
You mean for you. It sure isn't needed if you were a still hunter who just hunts the timber.
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