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Need help with the 30-06

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:58 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by axxe55 View Post
the right ammo and plenty of range time, there is no reason that 400+ yard shots are definitely able to be done. during WWII the Springfield 1903A1 in 30-06 was the sniper rifle used. in Vietnam they used Remington M700's and Winchester M70's in 30-06 before the switch to 308. the 30-06 case has been the father or grandfather of many different rounds, 308, 26-06, 270, 35 Whelen, 338-06, 243 and many more. there is more factory ammo varieties for the 30-06 than any other make. 30-06 has been around for over 100 years, and you don't last that long unless you're really good. and if you reload, then you could hunt just about any animal in north america. IMO, the 30-06 is one of the best calibers out there, and if i were in a situation and only had one rifle, it would be chambered in 30-06.
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