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Unread 12-02-2011, 10:11 PM
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Re: .243 win

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Thanks for the info. I do not consider my self a longrange shooter but hope to be one. Just looking for the right caliber to do it with.
Thanks again you guys are a wealth of information

what about the 308?
For deer sized game the .260 and .308 are much better options.

Start with one of them and when you get proficient you can move up to the 300 WM or 300 Rum.

The .260 and .308 are also very economical to shoot whether you are buying factory, having ammo custom loaded, or handloading your own ammo.
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    Unread 12-02-2011, 10:34 PM
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    Re: .243 win

    I don't know said it but fyi a 6x47 is just a tid bit more powerful than a 6br, and it was a spine shot. Point is the same thing I always point if everything else is ideal the effective range is ( YOUR SKILL LEVEL.). If you want the flattest shooting,, hardest hitting cartridge in that case family the 260ai takes that, if you want the cheapest to shoot with respectable killing power to 700 yards you will enjoy the 308, if you want the lightest recoiling cartridge with distance the 243 is great, the 7mm-08 is the odd one out but does pretty decent with 140grn range of bullets with decent distance and slightly less recoil than the 308, don't even consider a 338 federal for long range, not enough case to push the big popular 338 bullets but is a good chambering for brush or up close elk, bear, or moose with 10 shots in an ar.
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    Unread 12-06-2011, 04:03 PM
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    Re: .243 win

    This might change your mind about what a 243 can do??


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    Unread 12-06-2011, 05:56 PM
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    Thanks buzzgun. Impressive
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    Unread 12-06-2011, 09:42 PM
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    Re: .243 win

    Nice spine shot / CNS folded up like a mouse trap, doesnt tell anything.
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    This might change your mind about what a 243 can do??


    Kassandra Cow elk 688yds.mp4 - YouTube
    Impressive to say the least!
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    Unread 12-06-2011, 09:58 PM
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    Re: .243 win

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    Nice spine shot / CNS folded up like a mouse trap, doesnt tell anything.
    What it shows is that a capable person with a capable rifle brings home the "bacon"...!

    The young lady should be given our congrats!
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