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240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

 
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:41 AM
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240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

Can someone tell me the difference, if any, in these two calibers. I currently own rifles in .300 wby,270wsm,257wby, and 25-06. I would like to add a 6mm/.243 to my arsenal and had considered the .240wby. I have been hearing a bunch about 6mm-06 but to me they seem like the same thing. Sorry if this is a stupid question .
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:18 AM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

It is a stupid question. The 2nd stupid question is " Where are you going to get ammunition?
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:35 AM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

240 weatherby ammo is readily available. That's why I felt it to be a better choice than the 6mm-06. However, I am leaning towards the good ole 243win.
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Old 12-30-2012, 11:16 AM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

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It is a stupid question. The 2nd stupid question is " Where are you going to get ammunition?
It is not a stupid question. Ever heard of reloading?
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:30 PM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

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It is a stupid question. The 2nd stupid question is " Where are you going to get ammunition?
Really....??
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:32 PM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

the .243 win is a good choice, as well as the others. not a stupid question.

as far as "where are you gonna get ammo", i guess we should all go back to the '06 and .223rem (that was sarcasm).

If I was you, i would lay out what i want to do with the rifle. decide if its going to be a practice rifle, a walking varmit rifle, a long range hot-rod, a predator rifle or a big game rifle. then think about how many rounds that your gonna send through it a year, and when you can afford a new barrel.

If your going the practice route, you might want to look into the 6BR.
walking varmit/practice- .243 win, 6XC
hot rod long range yote gun- 6mmx.284win (of the fast 6's i think this is the best)
big game-i dont know, 6mm are coyote guns.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:57 PM
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Re: 240 weatherby vs 6mm-06

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It is a stupid question. The 2nd stupid question is " Where are you going to get ammunition?
I don't want to be the flame thrower here, but........WOW!!!!
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