Originally Posted by petenz
A remington 700, long action, standard (.25-06/.270/280/.30-06) bolface?
Fishing for ideas, a .280AI is springing to mind, what do you think?
I have a 270 and 30.06. I'm seriously considering a 280AI myself with one of my next projects now that Nosler makes the brass. And I already have a 7mm Rem Mag. For your purposes and what you list for hunting, I think you'd get your best bang with the 280AI. Stuff a good 150 grain bullet or even 140 for speed and go hunt. I'd use a 25" bbl.