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Old 09-05-2013, 08:43 AM
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Help me pick my birthday gift

Birthday is right around the corner and wife keeps asking what I want. It will be the big 4-0 this year. I've got pretty much all the calibers covered that I'll ever need, so this one is for fun. I love the .243 and .260, so was thinking of maybe trying something I've not done before that has a little more power (I do have a 300WM for long shots)... I know she'll flip for anything, but I can't have her do that, so I'd like to keep it under a grand. So, what should I get?? This will be mostly for target and maybe some hunting if it's not a beast.

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Old 09-05-2013, 09:13 AM
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Re: Help me pick my birthday gift

.257 Wby Mag
.25-06 Ackley Improved
6.5-284 Norma
7mm STW
.280 Ackley Improved
.30-378 Wby
.338 Lapua
.408 Cheytac
.375 Cheytac

or go for the big daddy, since you only turn 40 once.......50 BMG.
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:21 AM
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Re: Help me pick my birthday gift

What do you think she will spend?
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:25 AM
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Re: Help me pick my birthday gift

Have her get you a Cooper in a Cartridge you like, it will be a "semi custom" and a tackdriver usually.
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:34 AM
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Re: Help me pick my birthday gift

I was thinking a Sako TRG 22 .308/42 .338!
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Re: Help me pick my birthday gift

As far as price, she is a great lady and I know she'd empty her bank account for me, but I can't have her doing that. I'd like to keep the options under 1K w/o optics which I'll flip for..

I thought about a 338LM but I would rarely get to use it at any considerable range. Heck, I was leary about getting the 300WM b/c of distance, but it's a good hunting rig and always there if I get the opportunity to go over 1K
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Savage Arms.

Maybe you could find one close to $1000, maybe a little more!
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