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Old 11-26-2007, 10:51 PM
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What rifle should I buy?

I am going to purchase a new rifle shortly, I will use it next fall to elk hunt in Idaho. I will most likely not et back out there for 5-10 years so I am looking for something to make a long shot with 6 to 800 yards if I have to. I will be shooting a minimum of once a week through the summer so I will be comfortable but what should I get I really like the weatherby vangaurd sub moa in .300 wby mag. but I have also looked at .338 win mag. .338 lupa in the armalite I just dont know what to get I guess Im asking what is the best long range gun for under $1500 thanks for your input
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Old 11-27-2007, 12:25 AM
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I would try a 300rum in a sendero or pss. If it dosent shoot then have it rebarreled and worked over. But thats just me.
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Old 11-27-2007, 06:45 AM
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Get a savage, if it doesn't shoot(for some crazy reason) you can rebarrel it yourself for a couple hundred dollars and might still have less in it then the competitors. I agree with the ultra mag though.
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Old 11-27-2007, 11:17 AM
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I'll throw in another vote for the 300 Ultra in a Sendero. These are great guns and the caliber would be great for elk and deer at long range.
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Old 11-28-2007, 08:58 PM
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How much extra am I looking at to make the sendaro a good accurate gun or are they pretty good out of the box. What is the recoil like on these should I get a brake put on and how much do they usualy run thanks again.
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Old 11-29-2007, 03:17 PM
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What Rifle

screech lives there. i would give a lot of weight to his reply. i have several senderos. my friends/brothers and i have more than 20 . they all shoot lees than an inch. get a brake installed. adjust the trigger. put a leupold scope on it. out of the 300 rum/win shoot 180 triple shocks; or 180 or 200 accubonds. roninflag
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Old 11-29-2007, 05:31 PM
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What brake and how much do they run? Is the magna brake good ? I am leary about sending out somethig I just paid a thousand daollars for.
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