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If you were limited to a single rifle/caliber, what would it be?

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Unread 02-15-2007, 09:44 PM
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Re: If you were limited to a single rifle/caliber, what would it be?

I would hate it but my Rem model7 in 7mmSAUM would be good i could shoot 110gr projectiles with a low load around 3000fps for varmints and close range plinking then a good 140-150gr for deer and other medium game then some heavy bonded 175gr projectiles for the larger game up to buffalo i would rather a larger calibre for the big stuff but i could get buy with one for everything it is only the largest animals that i would realy have to place precise shots so they would not try to kill me.

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    I don't own a 308 but it would be my choice in a Rem 700 with a 4-16 or 4-14 scope, HS Precision. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]
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    I would have to say my .25-06 Rem. I built my first one on a Mauser action with a Douglas Varmint barrel and still own 5 of them. They never have failed me and have taken more deer than I can remember. They will take anything from elk on down and do a good job of it. The Serria 117 SPBT GK has always been my goto bullet but when they came out with the 100gr Nosler BT I switched one of my guns to that for coyotes. Shot as flat as my .22-250 and did a better job when it got there.
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    AJ,

    What a HORRIBLE thought!!! I have to go out and design another wildcat just to get that question out of my head!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    For me it would be a 7mm AM.

    Would rather give up varmint and small game hunting versitility and retain long range big game performance. Course a 140 gr Ballistic Tip at 3700 fps would not do to bad on yotes!!!

    Again, HORRIBLE thought to pose to use!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] One rifle and thats it, not even funny to think about.

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    Hi Kerby, just wondering what case the 7AM is built on, I ,am having a 276Baer built right now,It is a 284-416. I think if I am right you use the 338 Lapua?
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    I would have to say something in a big 7mm. 7 ultra or 7 AM would be good. That way i have enough bullet and thump to take out anything in north america but i also have high enough BC bullets for ultra long range shooting.

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    Although there are more guns in the safe, I feel that I have the ultimate, one gun setup, in my 7mm AM. The 7mm Rem Mag is a pretty good choice but the 7mm AM goes to so many different levels that it's the ultimate. Given the bullets available today it can do it all. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    Bob Smeltzer: The 7mm AM is based on the 338 Lapua case with some APS improvements. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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