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Old 12-06-2011, 04:15 PM
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Re: Hmm What caliber?

Originally Posted by bigngreen View Post
Will the JKL survive that kind of launch?
I guess I can't answer that. I would think Kirby or one of his minions would have a good idea. Anyone with a 7 RUM or a 7mm Allen Mag would/should know more.
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:12 PM
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Re: Hmm What caliber?

300 RUM is hands down your best bet. It hangs in there with the .338's to that distance and can be had without a brake. If you are going for elk at all I would say step it up to a .338, but your not so I think that the 300 RUM is going to be the best performance in the most convenient package. And even for elk your no where near undergunned.I really feel that the 300 RUM is one of the most versitile LR sporting rounds available today.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:31 PM
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Re: Hmm What caliber?

just whent through the same dilema myself. I ended going up with the .300 RUM. Glad i did. 210 bergers are bad whitetail medicine!
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:39 PM
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Re: Hmm What caliber?

Can't go wrong with a 300Rum, but if you want something off the beaten path, I've heard good things about the 375Ruger-7mm. It will crank out the 180gr VLD's at 3200+ efficiently.

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