Originally Posted by M_freeman
What do you guys think is the real world max effective range for 7mm-08 w/ 22" barrel for deer, using the most effective bullet for the long range?
I use the 120gr ballistic tip and have made shots past 500 yards ( the ballistics show it
is good for deer beyond 600 yards) with 1000 ft/lbs energy @ 650 + yards.
The 7/08 does well with 120s, 140s and 150grain bullets.
Elk should be taken no farther than 350 yards with the little 7.
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