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Old 07-12-2010, 02:11 PM
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Of the cartridges you list Id say the -06 as ammunition is cheaper and more readily available.
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Old 07-13-2010, 01:10 PM
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go with the 30-06 it handles good for short range and long range
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Old 07-13-2010, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Ridge Runner View Post
for just 300 yards, I'd go 308 or 7mm/08, less recoil and will get the job done
^^^ This!!!

If I were to buy a pure deer/hog rifle I would opt for less recoil. It sounds cool having a 7mm, 30-06, 300 win mag etc... However, the reality is the recoil gets old. Plus, you will be more accurate with less recoil and shot placement trumps a big caliber.

If I were you, I would look at 308, 270 or 7mm/08. I would opt for the 308, because it's short throw and has plenty of knock down power with not a lot of recoil. Plus, ammo is all over the place and it's affordable. You can't go wrong with any of the 3. Just my .02 cents.
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