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30-284 vs 308 vs 300 RSAUM

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Old 08-26-2004, 09:34 PM
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30-284 vs 308 vs 300 RSAUM

Hey guys,
I was contemplating my tactical rifle concept a bit further today, and came up with the following. I want the action to be a remington 700/7 (many modifications available, and affordable) with a barrel of no more than 21". For a cartridge, I am kicking around chambering either a 30-284, 308 match cut, or a 300 RSAUM(fits the model 7). Anyways I was looking for any suggestions. Additional info is that I do reload, so ammo/availability is no problem, especially for the 30-284(I already shoot a 6.5-284) Thanks
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Old 08-27-2004, 12:42 AM
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Re: 30-284 vs 308 vs 300 RSAUM

It is just my opinion but with a barrel 16 to 22" I would choose the .308 without even thinking about it much.
Rapid fire is the crutch of an incompetent marksman. ONE SHOT, ONE KILL
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Old 08-29-2004, 03:50 PM
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Re: 30-284 vs 308 vs 300 RSAUM

I am with Ruff, if you want such a short barrel, go w/the 308 and a semi-fast burning powder.
Originally Posted by Broz View Post
Please just answer one very simple question. Why would anyone shooting long range load a low BC , low SD 168 gr offering in a 300 win???????

My answer to this is. The only reason is to make the 7 RM look good. There is no other reason.

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