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whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

Old 12-20-2008, 11:02 AM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

i use the .243 and my grandpa using the 25-06 and hes said that he would rather use my .243 because its less recoil and it shoots flatter and knocks deer over. if your looking at shooting deer 200 yards or more i would go with the 25-06 but the .243 is an awesome gun and its an all around gun
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:16 AM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

I've never shot a .25-06. I like it on paper. However, I have a .243 and love it. Great for deer!
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Old 12-20-2008, 11:19 AM
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i use the .243 and my grandpa using the 25-06 and hes said that he would rather use my .243 because its less recoil and it shoots flatter and knocks deer over.
I can't help but wonder where people get the idea that the 243win shoots flatter than the 25-06.Using similar bullets in both,the 25-06 shoots flatter than the 243win.
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Old 12-20-2008, 04:50 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

which is better for deer? maybe the .25-06, but which is a better cartridge? I'd say the .243....

I really don't see a reason to own a .25-06 over a .270win....? I see little/no advantage.

But I do see a reason to own a .243 over a .270...and vice versa....

I'd say get a .270 and/or get a .243.


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Old 12-20-2008, 04:55 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

a .270 kicks hard and im only 13. and no a 25-06 is a better cartridge than a .243
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Old 12-20-2008, 05:01 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

I really don't see a reason to own a .25-06 over a .270win....? I see little/no advantage.
I really don't see a reason to own a 270win at all.The 25-06 does a great job on deer out to 500 yards,and I prefer a larger bore than .277" for elk and moose hunting.
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Old 12-20-2008, 05:03 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

I'd go for the .243.Reason being I have a .280 so this would give me a great varmint round that can also handle deer with less recoil and cost compared to the 25-06.
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Old 12-20-2008, 06:11 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

I am not a fan of either caliber, but both will kill a deer.
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Old 12-20-2008, 07:56 PM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

only one way to go in my mind 25/06 and i have owned almost everything from a 17rem to a 45/120
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Old 12-21-2008, 12:24 AM
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Default RE: whitch is better a .243 or a 25-06?

I like the 243 better due to cost of ammo,the 25-06 is a good round and will kill farther than the 243,but out to 300yards the 243 will do the same with good shot placement
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