Originally Posted by huntin_junkie
Now that you all have changed my mind about the 308. Would you recommend a 300 win mag with a stock 24" or 26" stainless steel barrel for the time being until i find some more dough to get a new barrel?
300WM can take deer at 1000 yards. Although my preference would be the 300WSM as it will take deer at 1000 yards also.
Since you plan to rebarrel, 24 or 26" factory barrel wouldn't be a big issue. When you have it rebarreled, I would consider 28 or 30".