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Old 11-10-2010, 06:48 PM
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What Gun??????

So i am getting into Long range hunting and think i may not go full bore into a custom gun. So if you were to buy a over the counter gun out to say 700yds what would it be. I shoot a Savage M14 American classic in 300WSM now out to 500yds and LOVE IT. So lets hear some ideas.........
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:54 PM
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Re: What Gun??????

Well depending on your target animals I think your 300wsm is just fine. I too just got into LRH and have a Sav. mod. 11 in 300wsm and this past summer ,have gotten very consistent out too 600 yds with 180 AB's. At the middle of October I discovered that berger 190's shoot even better ,so now once deer season closes in Dec. I can get back out to the farm where I shoot, can't have a centerfire rifle afield in my county during any open season for deer shotgun , muzzleloader and pistol only.

Anyway my point is you can stretch the 300wsm farther then 500 yds. at least on targets and deer sized game.. Good luck and have fun.
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Old 11-10-2010, 09:01 PM
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Re: What Gun??????

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So i am getting into Long range hunting and think i may not go full bore into a custom gun. So if you were to buy a over the counter gun out to say 700yds what would it be. I shoot a Savage M14 American classic in 300WSM now out to 500yds and LOVE IT. So lets hear some ideas.........
I have witnessed a 1760 yard shot on a steel plate with a 300 WSM. If 700 yards is your self imposed limit the 300 wsm you already have is more than enough gun to kill anything your man enough to chase.
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I'm looking to push my 300WSM to 1100yrds on Whitetails this year if I have to shoot that far. My current load is sub .75MOA on a factory Savage pushing 210 Bergers at 2896 fps avg. Today I was shooting sub .5MOA at 200yrds. Don't doubt the Savage or the 300WSM.

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Old 11-10-2010, 11:17 PM
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Re: What Gun??????

I shoot a 300 wsm and it is good to 700 yards. There are some that do it better depending on your parameters. What is the purpose of this new gun?
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:12 AM
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Re: What Gun??????

It will be used on mule deer and Elk i found a Remington M700 XCR II in 300WSM i like an may pick up. My Savage is just to pretty of a gun to beat it up in the woods.
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:20 AM
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Re: What Gun??????

But this will be a gun i slowly build into a custom gun so should i just go with the stainless insted of the Xtrem conditions gun?????
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