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Old 02-17-2003, 04:14 PM
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deciding where to begin

I recently viewed Hart at the hunting show. I've always been into hunting and fishing my whole life, but I've never shot an animal at 1000 yds. I hunt mostly in Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Kansas. I would like to know which of the guns in the video's would be more selected for Whitetail and Elk hunting and what modifications or factors are involved. Thanks
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Old 02-17-2003, 06:32 PM
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Re: deciding where to begin

Well I'm not the expert but a 300 RUM, does a nice job. Muzzle brake and some trigger work are always nice. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]Darryl and Boyd Know more about it than I do.

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What I would say to you is get yourself a Sendero in 300 Ultra.Take it to a good gunsmith and tell him to make it shoot.Put a 6.5-20 Leupold LR scope on it.And go practice,practice,practice.That gun will do very well at 1000 yard's on the stuff you are chasing..... [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] ...........
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Re: deciding where to begin

I am sorta in the same situation as Brian, but my only problem is that I am left handed. Would going with a LSS or BLD in 300 RUM be a good start? The barrel contour is a big difference. What affects will this have?

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Re: deciding where to begin

LaSouthpaw,
I too am a lefty when it comes to shooting. But with the LR game you are probably only going to take one shot so the LH shooter with a RH gun isn't too much of a disadvantage. Actually I find reloading with the port on the same side of the rife as me is easier when shooting prone or from a bench. If you look at the custom actions you can see they offer all combinations like LH bolt, RH port etc. Personnaly, I just bought my first LH action two years ago and found it awkward after using RH guns all these yers. Good luck which ever way you go.
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