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Old 10-31-2010, 11:39 PM   #11
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I'm kind of partial to my 7mm rem mag, the 30-06 is an excellent round and I shot my first elk with one (many years ago), but in my opinion the 7mm is a better all around choice, especially if you reload, due to the flatter trajectory for longer shots.
Can't go wrong with either, though.
In the end it all comes down to, knowing your rifle and it's capabilities, your capabilities, shot placement, and a deep love for hunting.
Again, just my humble opinion
I would agree w/ Gordo on this one.


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What no one have any love for the old 9.3?



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Another vote for the 30-06. It's likely the world's most versatile cartridge. It'll do almost anything well including what you want it to do.I don't currently own a 30-06 but if I had to choose just 1 centerfire rifle it would be the 30-06. The magnums are great for larger game BUT are overkill on whitetail IMO.
Most versatile, but the most popular IMO is .308, I'd go with a soft nosed 762x54 which is equal to .308, just a different rifle
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30-06 or .308 winchester. both have almost identical ballastics with a humongous selection of bullets for loading your own or off the shelf loaded ammo. both are super easy reloader friendly rounds.

my personal choice is .308 because there are so many different platforms for the round. 30-06 your pretty much stuck with a bolt gun of some sort.

between the two options are pretty much limiitless.

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