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If you could only have 3 rifles

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Unread 02-24-2008, 11:52 PM
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22-250 rem
300 win mag
375 rum
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Unread 02-24-2008, 11:57 PM
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My picks

338 Rum Imo
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Unread 02-25-2008, 12:07 AM
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ITs always sad to think of only having three rifles but for the sake of the question:

Medium weight 22-250 for all varmint/predator hunting

Sporter weight 7mm Allen Magnum for all general purpose big game hunting

Heavy sporter in 338 Allen Magnum for all long to extreme range hunting.(this may well change to a 375 AM with more testing, I am so far very impressed with the 375 AM but the 338 AM is proven).

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Unread 02-25-2008, 02:08 AM
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22-250 or 243
270 or 300 (probably 270)
375 HH

this spread covers everything
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Unread 02-25-2008, 03:49 AM
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Since the question seems to focus on "big game" rifles, I'll jump over the many great smaller game calibers. I'd start with a hot 7mm (something like a STW or Kirby's) for longer stuff, use a 338 win for general big game hunting, and a 470NE double for dangerous game.
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Unread 02-25-2008, 09:41 AM
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300 RUM for elk, deer & such critters
300 RUM for coyotes
300 RUM for anything out there aways

hmmm thinking about it guess it would just have to be 3 300RUM's LOL
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Unread 02-25-2008, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by tscott View Post
OK, if for some strange reason, you could only own three big game rifles, what would they be and why?
I would only need one...and use it to shoot myself...no reason to live if you could only have three!

But...should I decide to go on living such a limited life I would have;

280 Rem.
7mm RM
7mm RUM
There is not such thing as too many guns, safes or fishing poles!
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