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Old 10-31-2007, 09:53 AM
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Give me your ONE CHOICE for a caliber that has to meet all of the following elements:

(1) Lethal on whitetailup to 300 yards;
(2) Lots of factory loads available; and
(3) Recoil energy under 15 ft lbs.
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Old 10-31-2007, 09:58 AM
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.308 Win

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Old 10-31-2007, 10:03 AM
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.308 Win

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Great choice.
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25-06
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:04 AM
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.308 = +1. Also, possibly a .25-06.
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:08 AM
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Another vote for 25-06
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:14 AM
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30-06 tackle anything in North America at 300 yards.
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:15 AM
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.308 is a great cartidge
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:26 AM
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Don't overlook that your choice has to have:

(3) Recoil energy under 15 ft lbs.
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:26 AM
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30-06 tackle anything in North America at 300 yards.
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Not sure the 30-06 meets criteria number 3. I think it's closer to 20 than 15. But you are right about the 30-06
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30-06 tackle anything in North America at 300 yards.
Ruger,
Not sure the 30-06 meets criteria number 3. I think it's closer to 20 than 15. But you are right about the 30-06
You're right, 30-06 is a great round, but it's recoil is between 17 and 20 lbs.
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