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Old 06-06-2015, 10:28 AM
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My SSG 69 (.308) with a Kahles 4X12X56, it just does everything well. Had it for forty years, it is part of me, dependable.

With a good rest it will still put the first round through a quarter at a hundred yards, I can usually clover leaf the first three rounds. If I'm having a really good day we'll put the first round through a quarter at two hundred yards. I've got .308 ballistics imprinted in my brain.

One thing I really like about it is the scope mounts, you can dismount the scope and remount it with no movement of point of impact. I've got two scopes I change out all the time. They discontinued the scope mounting system and I sure can't figure out why? If it ain't broke don't fix it.

My second scope is also a Kahles straight 6X42 with a post reticle, I use it for stalking.
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Old 06-07-2015, 05:45 AM
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I've only owned one centerfire rifle since 1980...

It's a Ruger M-77 in .243, it wears a Leupold VX-II in 3x9x40...

It's been all I need...
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:32 PM
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All I need is my Browning Abolt 7Mag with Burris Electrot scope 120-162 gr bullets depending on what you want to hunt
Comfortable recoil with 90% handloads Accurate Dependable
Deadly Beautiful Gun
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Old 06-19-2015, 07:06 AM
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I would keep my Rem 700 mountain rifle in .280 rem. w/ Leupold 3-9. With handloads its 1/2 moa and shoots 139's right at 3k. I wouldn't hesitate to use it on anything I'd ever hunt. I can't count the game I've taken with it.... it fits like a glove.
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Old 06-19-2015, 01:35 PM
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Originally Posted by WV Hunter
I would keep my Rem 700 mountain rifle in .280 rem. w/ Leupold 3-9. With handloads its 1/2 moa and shoots 139's right at 3k. I wouldn't hesitate to use it on anything I'd ever hunt. I can't count the game I've taken with it.... it fits like a glove.
Nice set up WVHunter!
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Old 06-19-2015, 02:45 PM
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For pure "effectiveness" I'd select my Sako 75 in 30-06. For "passion" I'd pick my Dakota 10 chambered in "The Bob". It's a sweetheart!
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Old 06-19-2015, 05:02 PM
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"The Bob" definitely don't suck! Cool cartridge.
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Old 06-25-2015, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by jerry d
"The Bob" definitely don't suck! Cool cartridge.
My one gun would be my M77 make II in 338 win mag with the Nikon 2-7 or similar powered Leupold.

With the 160 ttsx for deer and 225 grain - 300 grain for big North American critters I think it fills the bill for versatility.

Guess someday if I tried Trail boss and cast bullets that would improve the casual target shooting and small game arena. Though I think the 160 ttsx was "adequate" for coyote and porkies as its dropped them both on the spot.....
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Old 06-28-2015, 07:07 AM
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It didn't take me very long to make my decision (about 1/2 second) on which mine would be! No question it would be the Browning A-bolt chambered in 30-06 that my best friend bought me, topped with Nikon Monarch 5 3x-15x-42mm and plenty of the 2 different loads I worked up for it. 150 gr Ballistic Tip for deer & under, and 180 gr Accubonds for elk.

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Old 06-28-2015, 08:53 AM
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I didn't spend 30 grand on firearms to just have 1, that's my story and I'm stickin to it.
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