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Old 12-06-2010, 09:29 PM
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Of the guns listed I would pick the M7 hands down. When I hunt conditions like that I carry an old Mod 760 in the sleeper 300 Savage chambering.
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Old 12-06-2010, 10:04 PM
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Savage 270
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Old 12-14-2010, 02:58 PM
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All of those guns you listed are not neccesary for whitetail deer sized game at 150 yards or less, in the areas you are talking. ( thick, wooded, mountainous terrain in upstate new york) Of the choices given I would choose the .308 made by savage.
If I had my own choice for 150 yds. or less and 50-70 yds being the average, I would opt for 30-30, 45-70, 250 savage, or a nice Remington 7400/742..ect chambered in some mild cartridge such as 7-30 waters or . 257 Roberts, ( if I could find one) But to be cost effective and have avalibility of ammo at my disposal, I would choose the 30-30 hands down. Relatively cheap to shoot, and availibility of ammo is usually good.
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:26 AM
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I have 2 Savage guns in .308, Model 10 FP and Model 10 Precision Carbine. I'll take the carbine for what you are describing.
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Old 12-20-2010, 09:30 AM
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If I could only have one rifle I would have a TC Encore. Then I could have several barrels.
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Old 12-21-2010, 05:15 AM
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Of the ones listed definitly the M7 in 7mm-08. If it were me though it would be my Marlin 336 BL in 30-30 with leupold VX3 1.5-5x20mm.
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Old 12-21-2010, 06:41 AM
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Rem model 7/7-08 all the way.
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Old 12-21-2010, 02:43 PM
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Marlin 336 in .35 or 3030, of course.
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Old 12-27-2010, 12:54 AM
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Personally I would I believe I would go witha older model 700 in 30-06.Out of the choices you give.
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Old 12-31-2010, 04:53 PM
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Remington 700 in .30-06. That's what I bought 26 years ago. Still killing game with it. Got two deer with it this year.
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