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Your thoughts for a bear and moose round; 300WM, 300RUM or 338WM?

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Old 12-04-2010, 08:59 PM   #11
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jp, Isnt the 9.3x62 pretty close the the 35 Whalen? He could just rebarrel his current 30-06 if that is the case or rebarrel to the 9.3. I believe the 358 Norma Mag would also fit the 06 action. Of coure he just might want another gun.
9.3x57 is close to .35 Whelen, 9.3x62 is a whole new ballgame.
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Old 12-04-2010, 09:57 PM   #12
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Shoot the Vanguard as is for a while before you drop $ on aftermarket stock. I don't find .338 recoil all that objectionable.
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Old 12-04-2010, 11:50 PM   #13
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i like the 338, have had one for some time and use it deer hunting also. I found the with the right bullet and load its a pretty good allround caliber.
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