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Overkill:yes or no?

Old 11-01-2009, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by kyhunter93 View Post
Yeah, what im worried about is i can only buy one. where i'll be hunting illl ber shooting anywhere from 30-250 yards. and if you guys have any recommendations on a brand gun feel free to share. im looking at the savages.

I would say, go with the 308, in a savage rifle.
They aren't to pricy, and shoot really good.


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Old 11-01-2009, 12:22 PM
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You can do a lot of different kind of hunting with a lot of different factory ammo with the .30-06.


Take a look at this rifle;

http://www.marlinfirearms.com/Firear...Action/XL7.asp


http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/prod...ucts_id=105615



Then save your money and buy some good glass and you will have it for life........
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Old 11-01-2009, 01:55 PM
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The .308 will suit you well. I'm 5'11" about 180lbs. I got my .308 when I was ~13 and it was the perfect amount of punch for me.
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Old 11-01-2009, 09:03 PM
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308 would be my choice
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:50 AM
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.308 w/150gr bullet is perfect for deer.
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Old 11-02-2009, 12:37 PM
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308 would be my choice.. There is a reason the US Armed forces chaned from 30-06 to 308... Smaller weapons with shorter actions and less weight for ammo carrying purposes
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Old 11-02-2009, 01:32 PM
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All the argument about caliber and "overkill" only proves just how unimportant caliber is. Find a rifle that is a natural extension of your body and feels perfect to hold. Whatever caliber it happens to be...perfect.
(Except for 50 BMG...now that's overkill.)
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