Originally Posted by 308junkie
been hunting for years and plan on doing plenty more, but been doing a bit of target shooting over the last 12mnths been useing my tikka 308 with factory hp steel match hornady 155gr been shooting 500meters not long distance but going to continue pushing my tikka and get into hand loads. i just put a savage 10 fcp 223 on laybuy for hunting and target shooting so ammo is a bit cheaper, so mean while wanted to do homework on a rifle that i can get into long range and not have to upgrade it later any opinions or advice?
and wat cal do u reckon? i was mabey thinking 300 cause ammo not to unafordable but open to other cal's?
iv flexable on price
im open to all opinions cheers
I've been going to some 1000 yd bench matches in PA for a while now. I don't shoot a lot but I do observe what seems to work and in my opinion if you want to punch paper or ring a gong at 1000 yards dub caliber cartridges seem to be the consistent scorers. I'm talking 6 BRs, 6 Dashers, and 6.5-284. I friend of mine was shooting a custom light gun in .300wsm last year and had decent results, this winter he built one in .30 Gibbs and is getting in dialed in after a couple rough matches.