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Old 02-03-2013, 03:45 PM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

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You have deer over there? I always thought all you had was fish and chips.....
Yep plenty of fish and chips over here and rather smashing they are too,we've also got lot's of deer running about.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:53 PM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

ya know.. you could have just read my first post and saved yourself alot of time. I knew thats all you would be fed. There is a 7mm and a .30 thrown in there somewhere but a 6.5 is definitely perfect for what you are wanting to do... even the 6mm isnt TOO bad. I been on this forum for tooooo long.
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

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Yep plenty of fish and chips over here and rather smashing they are too,we've also got lot's of deer running about.
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Old 02-03-2013, 05:28 PM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

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ya know.. you could have just read my first post and saved yourself alot of time. I knew thats all you would be fed. There is a 7mm and a .30 thrown in there somewhere but a 6.5 is definitely perfect for what you are wanting to do... even the 6mm isnt TOO bad. I been on this forum for tooooo long.
I agree.
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:43 PM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

Yeah, I figured my .280 A.I. suggestion would go ignored. LOL

6.5 Creedmore is a wicked round, but as yall know, I've always been a .284 (7mm) junkie. LOL
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:43 AM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

There are obviously a bunch of choices for that distance and application, as have been listed. A couple of others that I have not seen mentioned are the 270 win and the 30-06. Both of these have fairly mild recoil and should be able to handle deer out to 500-600 yards.
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:23 PM
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Re: caliber recommendatioins for low recoil at 500 yards

7-08 or 260 rem. it really doesnt get any easier than that.

Both have high B.C pills and are easy to launch to a decent speed with the little .308 parent case.
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