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6.5 or 300 wm

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Unread 07-18-2010, 12:02 PM
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Re: 6.5 or 300 wm

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How long range are you talking?
I would stick with your 300. win mag
looking at one shot 500 to 800 yards
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    Unread 07-18-2010, 08:42 PM
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    Re: 6.5 or 300 wm

    As nearly everyone has said, the 300 with heavier bullets. Since you have so many good choices in the 300, I wouldn't use anything less than 180's on up.....Rich
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    Re: 6.5 or 300 wm

    I'm impressed with the 6.5-284 but I'm no fool. With the requirement of 1 shot - 500-800yds, I'd have to go with my .300WinMag. Never shot an elk but I've read those bigger bulls can absorb some shock and still go. JohnnyK.
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