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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 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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