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New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

 
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:55 PM
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

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Old 09-08-2013, 02:21 AM
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

280AI the recoil is not bad at all.
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

6.5x47 lapua will do everything you ask, I see it as a better choice but its just a personal choice.
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Old 09-08-2013, 08:26 AM
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

7-08 is a good cartridge that will do what you are asking of it. As previously mentioned, you could go with a titanium long action and meet your goal for weight. That would broaden your choices a bit and leave you more room for sullet seating/mag feeding. If you went that route, I would recommend that you go with a 7x57AI, 280AI, or 284 Win.
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

How about the 308?
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Re: New Mountain Rifle...Is there better than 7mm-08?

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6.5x47 lapua will do everything you ask, I see it as a better choice but its just a personal choice.
Things ok up your way in commie New York???
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How about the 308?
The ballistics on a 308 versus a 7-08 are quite different. The 7-08 is a flatter shooting round and the pills usually have a better BC.

However, 308 is available everywhere (factory rounds). 7-08 isn't. I always look at the 'what if' so my go-to rifle is a 308.....

Don't want to be in bum-fart Eqypt and somehow not have any 7-08's and not be able to get any. A rifle with no rounds is a good walking stick, thats it.
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