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Old 02-18-2005, 01:52 PM
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What caliber should I get .308 or .30-06. I will be hunting coyotes,Pronghorn,deer,elk,bear,
and varmints.
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Old 02-18-2005, 02:06 PM
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both are awsome hard hiting calibers but if i had to choose one i go for the 308!!!!
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Old 02-18-2005, 02:18 PM
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I'd go with the 06
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Old 02-18-2005, 02:40 PM
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Here is the .308

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Old 02-18-2005, 02:41 PM
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Here is 30-06

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Old 02-18-2005, 05:42 PM
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I'm sure this question will provoke a lot of opinions. Asking about a preference for a particular caliber usually does.

Here's why I'd go with the .308. It'll effectively knock down any game in No. America with proper shot placement. It shoots slightly flatter than the 30-06 with less recoil too. Inexpensive military ammo is available for target shooting. Ammo is also carried by most stores so if your on a hunting trip and run out it should be easy to fnd.

Hope this was of some help.

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Old 02-18-2005, 08:25 PM
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I love them both. However right now I have a Browning A-Bolt 308 composite stalker. I just had the trigger done and put a Limb Saver slip-on recoil pad on it. Its a very light weight rifle and even though its just a 308, the recoil was nasty. This should calm it down pretty good. Its a inch or better shooter with any load I have tried in it. I have been shooting Sierra Pro hunters and Nosler Ballistic tips
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Old 02-18-2005, 09:45 PM
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I think your choices in rifles is great I must admit the accuracy of the 308 is fantastic but if you are hunting bear and elk you might want to go with the 30 06 I have had a model 70 winchester for 15years and it has always done the job for me on moose bear and deer I usally use federal premium 180 noslers and they always work well even on longer shots.I hunt and live in the Kenora area of NorthWest Ontario and run my own outfiting bussiness and most hunters coming up here from the united states are using 7mm 30 06 or 300 even for whitetail. I hope this helps you with your decision.
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Old 02-18-2005, 11:21 PM
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apmaurosr,a 308 shoots flatter then an 30-06 ????????????????????? Every table I look at shows the 30-06 shoots about 100 fps faster then a 308 with the same bullet. I am not saying the 308 is a bad choice but a 30-06 shoots flatter and faster. With elk in the picture I would shot a 30-06, not saying the 308 won't kill an elk, just a 30-06 is a better choice. 2point
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Old 02-19-2005, 12:16 AM
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.30-06 Sprg. Good luck.
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