Originally Posted by TexasClouds
We have a little Remington 600 carbine in 6mm Rem. It has a short barrel with a plastic rib on top for the iron sights. My dad got it in the 60s or 70s when he was a kid. It's taken many a cat, deer, etc and now my son shoots it. I've done a little reloading for it, but haven't taken the time to dial in a super accurate load.
That Model 600 was before its time. Now, there are lots of short, light rifles. I have one in .308 that now wears a composite stock. It weighs six pounds with scope and sling. It is a sub-minute shooter on the days that I do my part. It has killed several deer and a couple of elk.