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Old 07-23-2005, 08:31 PM
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Why do people ask directions if they already know where they are going?

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some times people know where they are going, but lack the confidence or knowledge to get them there;and rely on others to convince them of it [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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Old 07-23-2005, 08:52 PM
 
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That is true. But when everyone says south is the wrong way wouldn't you go a different direction?

Funny thing was that the 300WM was fine for his needs all along and certainly better that the 257 wby.
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Old 07-23-2005, 09:17 PM
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Funny thing was that the 300WM was fine for his needs all along and certainly better that the 257 wby

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he already has a 300wm. the 300wm better for you; but the .257 weatherby was aparently better for his wants [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] LOL have a good one
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Old 07-24-2005, 01:13 AM
 
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I know he had one. That was my point.
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Old 07-24-2005, 12:27 PM
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.270 Winchester or .257 Weatherby. Any observations on these choices?


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I doubt that you will see acceptable 600 yard accuracy from your choice? The problem with all Weatherby's is freebore, in a factory rifle.

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Old 07-24-2005, 09:20 PM
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Re: Common Question

I appreciate John M. point of view, but I had not madeup my mind when I originally posted the question. I also understand the some (maybe most) would not agree with my purchase of a .257 Wby (though RBrowning may). What have the responses contributed? Well I am looking a ways to improve my 300 Win. Mag. to make it a decent long range gun. I will give more attention to wildcat options; thanks Fiftydriver for your kind responses. I have always been a factory type of guy, but it seems I maybe missing some the most interest aspects of hunting. The .257 Wby may become my mid-range deer rifle;I will give it a try to see what it is able to do. Thanks again everyone. I am sorry for upsetting anyone.
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Old 07-25-2005, 11:20 AM
 
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Paulinus, I don't think anyone is upset. I'm just a ballbreaker at times.

Although I don't think the 257 wby is a good choice for 600yrd deer. I think for 300 and under it will be fine.

As far as wildcats calibers go, I would avoid them if I were you since you are pretty much a factory guy. Black Hills has good factory ammo thats a step above department store ammo. black-hills.com is the website. Get a nice krieger or lilja for that 300wm and some good 180 or 200 grain ammo and you've got it covered. You may even consider going with a 7stw or some other caliber.
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