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7MM-08 or 308 ??

Old 12-01-2005, 03:49 AM
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I am thinking about a new gun. Remington mod 7 short action, what cal 308 or 7MM-08. Your thoughts please.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:05 AM
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Fl .... I am sure that the 308 is a great cartridge but I have owned a Rem. model 7 in a 7mm08 for years and loved it. I have taken deer from 100lbs to 350lbs ... I doubt you could go wrong with either but I like the 08 ... I shoot a 139 grain NBT ...

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Old 12-01-2005, 05:13 AM
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I agree.. The 7mm-08 in the model 7 (I have one)... Is a great flat shooting gun that will flatten a whitetail where it stands.. I shoot winchester XP2 139 grain ballistic tip silvertips and they perform excellent.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:22 AM
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You wont go wrong with either one but I have the 7 mm-08 and enjoy shooting it with a mild recoil.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:54 AM
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Both are great whitetail rounds, but if you're ever considering chasing something larger than deer, I'd go with the .308. The heavier bullet weight can be an asset sometimes ....
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Old 12-01-2005, 06:57 AM
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I own both 7mm-08 & .308 and they are both great guns, but given the choice of only one of them, I would take the .308. Either way I don't think you'll go wrong, flipping a coin may be the only answer here.
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Old 12-01-2005, 07:00 AM
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Old 12-01-2005, 07:27 AM
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Old 12-01-2005, 08:14 AM
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I go with the 308, have a couple of em .....
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Old 12-01-2005, 08:25 AM
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The .308 Winchester is my personal favorite, and I'd recomend it to anyone! The 7MM-08 could arguably be the best whitetail caliber period! It's flat shooting, low recoil, and plenty of power to spare on deer!
Flip a coin, you can't go wrong with either!
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