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Old 09-11-2011, 10:40 PM
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Re: what cal?

I will nominate the 284 WIN...as usual
Great balistics, respectable barrel life, no break required,wicked accurate.

Can shoot 162 Amaxes 2900- 3100 fps with little effort, good components.

Ticks the unusal box too I think.

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Old 09-13-2011, 02:24 AM
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Re: what cal?

280 ACKLEY.......
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Old 09-13-2011, 07:17 PM
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Re: what cal?

.260 Remington. Great LR deer cartridge
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:32 PM
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Re: what cal?

im not much for the wsm cartrages got friens that cant reload them bc with even a factory round they r splitting the bottle neck or the tip cracks. i dont know anything about the 6.5 creedmoor or 280 AI can yall tell me anything bout them?
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Old 09-13-2011, 08:44 PM
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Re: what cal?

i would like to know more bout those two cals but really thinkin more along the lines of somethin that shoots really good that most anybody would have rounds for or when i start reloading for it the cases are not like $1 a peice. i like to shoot alot.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:12 PM
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Re: what cal?

for those rifles I would choose a 7mm, or a .277. my list would go .280 Rem (especially if you get a CDL), then .270 win and then maybe at the back of the pack a .264 WIN. I think that if I bought a CDL I would want it in a classic, cheap to shoot cartrige.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:20 PM
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Re: what cal?

280AI shells are a dime a dozen when you consider you can use 30-06, 270, and 25-05 brass and just run them thru a 280 rem die and reload 280 remington then fireform to 280AI. You get close to 7mm magnum ballistics without the belted magnum recoil.
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