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Capability of the .260 rem

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Originally Posted by Gota6.5 View Post

So assuming the bullet will expand reliably at range, we agree that 600yds is about max for the .260?

If so, what would be the minimum recommended scope magnification to shoot an animal with a 12-16" shoulder to brisket measurement, at that range?

Didn't you read James Jones post he took his best Deer ever at 944 yards with the 260 and believe that it is a 100 yard Deer cartridge with the proper bullet

[Quote] by James Jones
With those bullets I'd probably asy that 600yds was a stretch ,the only reason being that the SMK's are built pretty stout and I doubt that you would get good expansion at that range.
Now move to a 140gr Berger or A-max that has a alot thinner jacket and softer lead for the core and the 260 is a 1000yd deer rifle ,I took my longest ever deer this past season at 944yds with a 140gr Berger. [Quote/]

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