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Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

 
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:14 AM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

A 300 Weatherby is a great choice for everything you mentioned to hunt.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:33 AM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

If I were you I'd go for a 8mm RemMag. Perfect performance from deer up to moose/ dangerous game out to distancies of 1k.
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Old 11-25-2013, 07:02 PM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

I think I will end up with the 338WM.

It will probably come down to either a Remington 700 or Winchester M70? Any clear cut winner over these two models?
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:47 PM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

Rem 700 in 7mm STW shooting Berger 180 Hybrids. It'll kill anything on the planet very effectively.
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Old 11-25-2013, 10:55 PM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

.300 WSM, Win, Wby, Dakota, RUM. 200 Accubond. 338's better for moose and brown bear. Compromises...
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Old 11-26-2013, 01:58 AM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

.340 Weatherby, or .338 RUM.
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Old 11-29-2013, 10:59 PM
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Re: Elk, Caribou, Moose, and Bear Rifle

I prefer the 20" barrels up here. Also I would like to say that I think you are hard pressed to go with a better cartridge/ caliber than the 338 Win mag, with a quality hunting bullet.
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