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Unread 12-20-2009, 11:04 AM
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Getting into long range hunting need info

ASKED PREVIOUSLY ABOUT A 7MM ULTRA MAG. WOULD THERE BE ANOTHER CALIBER IN JUST A MAG THAT WOULD BE GOOD OUT TO 500 YARDS GIVE OR TAKE MY FATHER HAS A 338 WIN MAG IS THAT A GOOD CALIBER FOR THIS OR IS THERE A FLATTER SHOOTER OUT THERE. FOUND A SPOT WHERE THE DEER HANG OUT AND IT IS BETWEEN 4 AND 6 HUNDRED YARDS FROM MOUNTAIN TO MOUNTAIN. THIS IS WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO ACHIEVE FROM THIS GUN
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    Re: Getting into long range hunting need info

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    ASKED PREVIOUSLY ABOUT A 7MM ULTRA MAG. WOULD THERE BE ANOTHER CALIBER IN JUST A MAG THAT WOULD BE GOOD OUT TO 500 YARDS GIVE OR TAKE MY FATHER HAS A 338 WIN MAG IS THAT A GOOD CALIBER FOR THIS OR IS THERE A FLATTER SHOOTER OUT THERE. FOUND A SPOT WHERE THE DEER HANG OUT AND IT IS BETWEEN 4 AND 6 HUNDRED YARDS FROM MOUNTAIN TO MOUNTAIN. THIS IS WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO ACHIEVE FROM THIS GUN
    The 338wm is a fine caliber for that range and target. There are many calibers that will work out to 600 yrds. I am not so sure you have to look at a magnum for this kind of range. A 30-06 loaded correctly would do nicely.

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    Re: Getting into long range hunting need info

    Why not a 264 win mag? Plenty flat shooting and a good long range deer caliber.
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