Re: First blood with .257 Wby Mag.
If your not reloading, then the 30-378, or the RUM with factory premium bullets would be a great option. These two calibers run about the same. I think the 30-378 has a little edge in velocity, but not by much. Ammo will be cheaper for the RUM though. As far as optics are concerned, if it is a dedicated long range system, then a fixed 10, 12, 16 power scope would be the ticket for long range. If you know you are going to get some short shots, then a 4.5-14 would be a great option.
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