Originally Posted by snakeoil
257 Weatherby for anything....
257 Weatherby is an excellent cartridge and i have owned one in the past. but not a cartridge i would suggest for someone unless they reload or have deep pockets to afford factory ammo. that was why i got rid of mine years ago, because at that time i didn't reload and over twenty years ago, Weatherby was the only source for ammo for their rifles and at over $40 for a box of twenty, it got mighty expensive to shoot that rifle for more than a few rounds at a time.
if a person reloads, the less common calibers can offer some gains over some cartridges. but as the OP doesn't, i would stick to suggesting the more readily common cartridges based on selection availability and cost of factory ammo.