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If you could only have 3 rifles

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Unread 02-26-2008, 03:58 AM
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1st choice is great

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Originally Posted by Rymart View Post
If varmints are considered, then:

223 Rem

308 Win

338 Lapua

Otherwise:

260 Rem

308 Win

338 Lapua
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If the military is using these, there is always a chance that one can get that ammo, regardless of what.

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    Unread 02-26-2008, 05:33 AM
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    If Hillary Clinton or Barak Obama are in office...
    9mm-MP5
    5.56-M4 or 249carbine
    7.62-SASS or M14
    To fight off the communists who are taking the rest of the guns from my house!

    All kidding aside...
    .223-critters
    30-06-everything else
    .338Edge-for long range and just so dang fun to shoot!
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    Unread 02-26-2008, 09:09 AM
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    I hate these type of questions but I guess I'll humor myself and play along.

    .243

    30-06

    .338 Win mag

    Nuff said.
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    Unread 02-26-2008, 02:08 PM
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    This may be cheating a bit but

    1. A .338 Snipe-Tac. For Moose and anything smaller

    2. A Custom .50 BMG repeating boltgun Mcbros action and stock w 36" barrel made by Vandyke Rifles/Or my M82, tough call. For anything bigger than Moose

    3. An Anzion Ironworks 20mm mag fed rifle (with 14.5 and 20-50 conversion kit). For anything that the .50 BMG wont take down and for extreme range capability
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    Unread 02-26-2008, 07:42 PM
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    3 calibres of rifles

    Hi I have done just that for ease of registration and storage I also have my target rifles and 22's and shotguns.

    So here is what I did after a lot of rethinking and looking at ballistics.

    For varmint shooting here I have a Rem VLS that was a 243 that I rechambered to 6mmBR and cut the factory barrel to 22"the rifle has a 8X56 Kahles scope so its great for shooting under lights at night.

    For a walk around/motorbike/car based all around deer and feral pest destruction rifle I had a 308 and have up graded to a Rem model7 in 7mmSAUM with a Leupold VXIII 3.5-10X40 with Boon and crocket reticle. immaking a folding stock for it at the moment.

    The third rifle is for long range its a 338WBX on a Lawton 7000 with folding A5L stock and I am waiting for the 5 shot detachable mags to bed it them I will fit a Nightforce NXS 8-32 power scope.

    Cheers Bill
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    My 6.5 WSM for deer size stuff near and far.
    My 30-06AI for sentimental reasons.
    My 338 RUM because it shoots tiny groups and delivers a helluva punch as far away as I can shoot straight.
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    Ruger 10/22 .22LR (cause I have killed more critters with this cartidge than all my others combined.)

    S&W 629 .44 mag. (next to the bed)

    338 AM (for anything the first two couldn't handle)
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