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Old 04-21-2020, 01:40 PM
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I am in the 30-06 camp and have used one for everything from chucks, yotes, deer, elk and caribou. I can understand the position nomercy and RR put out though. If I were to buy another deer gun it might be 7mm-08.
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Old 05-08-2020, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by hardcastonly View Post

..damn , that was impressive
..I've never seen any elk convinced so fast that he was dead before.
That was the funniest thing I've read in a while except the Democrats saying they want to do what's right for the people!

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Old 05-22-2020, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner View Post
now, my current favorite deer cartridge for killing whitetails at <400 yards, a bone stock Remington 788 in 6mm loaded with 95 gr BT's.
I've spent most of my life hunting with a Ruger Stainless Synthetic .300 Win Mag but sold it a couple years ago and quit hunting. I now have the bug again but this year I bought a little CVA Hunter single shot .243 and put a Tasco World Class scope on it (yeah it's a cheapo but surprisingly good). I got older and didn't want to lug the cannon around anymore so bought this. I finally got to sight it in today and am thoroughly amazed.

BTW: I think I used to be a member of this forum under the name of warbirdlover but my e-mail didn't get recognized so "joined" again. Not a spike anymore LOL. I'm 73 years old.
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Old 05-22-2020, 03:38 PM
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I remember that name. Sent you a PM about your email. Welcome back. Good shooting rifle.

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