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Old 04-20-2014, 05:38 PM
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When you select a caliber and rifle, make SURE the stock length is correct for you. It will improve the shooting hunting experience immensely. Also anything like a 7mm08 or 260rem or 6.5creedmore is ideal for a ladies big game rifle. Good luck. Let us know how you make out.
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Old 04-21-2014, 05:17 AM
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A good friend took his 12 year old grandson to Africa about two years ago he used his 7/08 and killed about 5 animals with it. I have a model seven youth remington in 7/08 for my 8 year old nephew.
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Old 04-22-2014, 08:01 PM
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I think the 6.5x55 Swed. would work well. The Sweds have been using that cartridge for moose for decades. Also I sent you a private message.

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Old 04-25-2014, 06:49 PM
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A .270 WSM would be a good choice. Good luck.
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Old 05-04-2014, 01:34 PM
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Savage lady hunter in a 7mm-o8. You would be amazed at how much a well fitted rifle stock will cut down on felt recoil. These guns were designed by Savage specifically to fit women shooters and the 7mm-08 is a great low recoil cartridge. I have shot just about everything with the 7mm-08 and it has never disappointed me. The 270 or 308win would be a great second choice IMO. You owe it to yourself to get down to the gun dealer and handle one of these, I doubt that you will be disappointed.
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Old 05-04-2014, 03:58 PM
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What ever caliber you choose, put a SIMS pad on. It makes a BIG difference.

Option #1: As stated above the 270 or 308. Both great choices with a SIMS pad.

Option #2: As stated above, get something like a 30-06 and use the reduce recoil ammo and a SIMS pad. Supposed to be enough power out to 200 yards. You can then use regular ammo once you heal
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Old 05-22-2014, 10:18 PM
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The .243 has much less recoil than the 7mm-08.

I tried the reduced recoil rounds in 7mm-08, beyond 100 yards, they are off paper. I was getting an 8" drop between 100-200 yards.
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Old 05-24-2014, 10:53 AM
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7mm08 will give you exactly what you need with the least recoil,if not consider a limbsaver recoil pad and/or a muzzlebrake. If you get muzzlebrake warn others because with will be verrrrrrrry loud.
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Old 05-24-2014, 09:49 PM
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I'm shooting a 7mm-08 and it's a lot better for lighter recoil,another thing to use in the Remington Managed Recoil Shells which I have had great luck with also.
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Old 05-25-2014, 05:28 AM
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Originally Posted by GTOHunter View Post
I'm shooting a 7mm-08 and it's a lot better for lighter recoil,another thing to use in the Remington Managed Recoil Shells which I have had great luck with also.
Have you shot the Remington MR ammo out to 200 yards ?
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