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Old 01-27-2002, 08:47 PM
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Default Which one would you use?

Im going for black bear and can't decide which to use. My choices are 308, 30.06, 7mm mag.
I have bigger guns but they have higher power scopes on them and wouldn't be useful on the shorter shots I'm expecting in thick cover.
What's your opinion?
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Old 01-27-2002, 09:17 PM
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Default RE: Which one would you use?

I'm going black bear hunting also, and plan on taking my 30-06. Because you said that you are going to be hunting heavy cover, I would take the .308 or .30-06. I think that the 7 mag has too much velocity to be used for shorter shots. I am planning to use 180 gr. core lokts, What are you planning to use if you take one of the .30 cal's?
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Old 01-27-2002, 11:07 PM
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Default RE: Which one would you use?

There is no such thing as too much velocity if you use a good bullet such as a partition.I have used my 7mm stw at 20 yards with no problems at all.

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Old 01-28-2002, 01:42 AM
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Any of the three would work .I used a 25-06 on the last one I shot and it was fine . The 30-06 would be my choice of the three mentioned .
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Old 01-28-2002, 05:58 AM
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30/06, standard bullets....moderate velocity, 180 grain
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