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Old 01-07-2005, 10:10 PM
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does anybody use this caliber?is it a good deer caliber?
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Old 01-07-2005, 11:18 PM
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Yes the 260 Remington is a real good deer calibre rifle ,I used a buddies one season and it was a great rifle.

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Old 01-08-2005, 04:31 AM
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I bought a ruger alweather last feb in 260 and used it for the first time this year.The buck I shot with it was facing right at mefrom 80yds. I shot him right at the base of the white spot on his neck. He dropped on the spot. I was using hornady's 129 gr sp.
The 260 is very pleasant to shoot I would recoment it to anyone. I am working up a coyote load right now using hornady's 95 gr V MAX.
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Old 01-08-2005, 03:26 PM
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I have a Remington Model Seven in the .260,good shooter...
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Old 01-08-2005, 03:42 PM
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never have used it but hunt with guys that do and they like it
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Old 01-08-2005, 08:04 PM
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I have a Remington Model Seven in the .260,good shooter...
same here, well actually i bought my wife a 260 s/s model 7, liked it so much i bought a 260 barrel for my encore, they are very pleasent to shoot and my wifes 260 is shooting 100% i carry it 98% of the time, the only time i dont is if she decides she wants to go or i'm hunting a big bean/corn field. in a model 7 or something like the ruger compact line there very easy totin..

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Old 01-08-2005, 09:02 PM
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I've got two, a rebored .243 for open country, and a rechambered Arisaka carbine for the black timber. The cartridge is as good as any of the non magnum .26s.
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Old 01-09-2005, 11:34 AM
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The 260 is a wonderful little cartridge. the 120's and 140's for this caliber are both great for deer and it just a pleasant little gun to shoot!
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Old 01-10-2005, 06:39 AM
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I picked up a rem model 7 in a .260 at the start of last season fro my 2 young sons to share, then 7 and 11. Both have taken their first bucks and does last season. . .this season was much tougher and only the younger shot a spike. I use a .270 and I will sometimes use the .260 because I like the way it shoots so well.

The only down side is that I have found in using a 120gr with it that if you get into bone the round will change course a bit more than my .270 shooting 130Gr.

I think it is a great Deer round.
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