yes, yes, yes!
1) International caliber available everywhere
2) Recoil of a varminter caliber
3) Effective as the avg 30 cal
4) Best combined varminter and game rifle
5) best first rifle for anyone starting out.
6) Best caliber to start the young ones hunting
7) Easy to re -load
8) Accurate as
9) Short,meduim and long range application
10) Doubles as sport shooters caliber
11) Good examples available to the lefties
12) Light or heavy platform compatible
13) Best SD around in 6.5 projectiles
Go and build the most beautiful custom and hand it down to your son one day ... will be past down for generations to come....