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Old 08-16-2014, 08:30 PM
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25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

Hello, I'm looking to add another caliber, I currently own 308, 7mm mag and 300 rum and I'm looking to add another rifle for varmint, white tail Kodiak(joke)or anything else I can tell the wife. Needless to say I was leaning towards the 260, but I was looking for opinions on what everyone else thinks would fill in the gaps. 22-250, 7.555mm Swiss or other 6mm or 6.5mm ???? PS I also own the usual 22 long, 7.62x54R and ect
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:39 PM
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Re: 25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

You got 2 .30's and a 7mm.......You're definitely missing a -bore in your stable.

.25-06 Ackley Improved sounds like the perfect club your missing.

I love mine. Blistering velocities with the Berger 115 VLD's with IMR 7828 SSC and Federal 210M primers.
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:52 PM
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Re: 25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

Can't go wrong with any of the 6.5's, either. I debated which for a while and ended up going 260. There are many choices and I think all will do what you are looking to do.
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Re: 25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

I shoot 400 out to 1000yrds just about every Saturday. With my 3006 and I'll tell ya. That .260 rem. Is hard to beat...
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Re: 25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

How about a factory Savage 12 LRP in 6.5 CM banging targets at 1300 yards ...

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how about a factory savage 12 lrp in 6.5 cm banging targets at 1300 yards ...
nice!!

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Old 08-17-2014, 11:09 PM
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Re: 25-06, 260, 7-08 or opinion

I would go with the 260, or a 6.5-06. It cheap to reload, good BC bullets better BC than any of the 25 cals, and you can use an assortment of powder to run the 260 and 6.5-06...A 6.5-06 Ackley would really sound good. Give you a little more speed out of a normal action and there always 30=06 cases to form or 270 or 25-06 which ever case is easiest.
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