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Old 10-26-2012, 04:45 PM   #21
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I'm having pretty good luck with a .260 Rem. (6.5X51mm) bolt action for out to 1000 yards. This bolt action is a custom build and shoots a tad less than 0.25 MOA. I've been using 139 gr. Scenars in a 26" barrel with 1:8 final twist for rifling. I'll be going to the new Berger 140 grain hybrid bullets next.

For the long range stuff definitely go for a bolt action.

The .260 Rem. does get the job done much better than the .308 Win. @ 1000 yards and should be good for deer hunting at closer, more reasonable distances as well.
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The .308 is basically a 600 yard cartridge. I know, I know, there are many who shoot farther with heavy barrel competition guns, but the average "off the rack" .308 is a 600 yard gun.

For 1000 and over, the .338 LaPua is near ideal.
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