Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > The Basics, Starting Out


New to the long range game

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 09-30-2004, 08:58 AM
Silver Member
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 126
Re: New to the long range game

You could do what I did. I shot .308 for a season, then rebarreled to .260 Rem.
The .308 is a good cartridge, and you will learn about the wind. Also for F-class shooting there is a catagory for .308, so you aren't getting beat by guys with 6.5-284.

With .260 Rem, you get the high BC 6.5 bullets, and long barrel life (vs 6.5-284). Also you can just neck down your brass when you switch over.
Reply With Quote



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads for: New to the long range game
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
best Long Range Caliber for big game! please look matt_3479 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 43 06-09-2014 02:40 AM
getting into the long range game. tracker12ga Long Range Hunting & Shooting 2 06-25-2009 10:16 AM
long range big game wthwind Long Range Hunting & Shooting 2 01-11-2009 02:30 AM
Long Range Dangerous Game? ceg1963 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 48 06-06-2005 12:19 PM
dialing in long range game smoak Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 11 09-15-2003 11:47 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC