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View Poll Results: Your Next Big Game Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge?
6.5/284 1,026 18.92%
7WSM 514 9.48%
7RUM 239 4.41%
7AM 107 1.97%
300WM 916 16.89%
300WSM 576 10.62%
300RUM 467 8.61%
338RUM 261 4.81%
338LAP 727 13.41%
338EDGE 590 10.88%
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Old 01-24-2009, 02:22 PM
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If I had no rifles, I'd get a 300Rum first. The .30 cal bullets are cheaper to shoot than 338 and I could go without a brake. If I had only one rifle, it would not have a brake. Then later the platform would be easy to move to an Edge with a brake, once I filled in the lower end with a 7mm RM.

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Old 01-24-2009, 04:15 PM
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I recently finished the magnum craze with a new 300RUM.

Getting tired of torching expensive custom barrels so had a .308 win built. In the works is a new .223 Rem. They aren't very sexy but I expect to be shooting them for a loooooooooooooog time.

I'll probably build a 6mmBR next spring.

Something to be said for getting back to basics.
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Old 01-24-2009, 06:13 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Since settling for second best is not an option, I had to go with the 7mm AM.

It's almost like having an unfair advantage.
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Old 01-24-2009, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Varmint Hunter View Post
I recently finished the magnum craze with a new 300RUM.

Getting tired of torching expensive custom barrels so had a .308 win built. In the works is a new .223 Rem. They aren't very sexy but I expect to be shooting them for a loooooooooooooog time.

I'll probably build a 6mmBR next spring.

Something to be said for getting back to basics.
Not to mention the avaiability of good brass..

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Old 01-24-2009, 09:01 PM
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I'd have to go with a 300 RUM. There isn't much you couldn't get done with a 200 gr Accubond or Partition at 3200 fps. I think my 589 yd elk from this fall would agree with that if he wasn't in the freezer right now!
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Old 01-27-2009, 02:28 AM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Oh man, I was the only one to vote for the 300 wsm?... aw shucks!

I like mine a lot and was debating between it and the 7wsm but I am partial to the 30 cal, love the beltless case design, and the 300wsm is the highest recoil I feel comfortable with without a brake. It would have to be a factory chambered round if it was my only rifle. I love loading, and rarely shoot factory cartidges but I can't get over the possibility of loosing my cartidges on a trip.

If the 260rem was on there I would have given that one a lot of thought too!
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Old 01-29-2009, 11:49 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Len,

Your poll is, for me, is impossible to respond to SPECIFICALLY as you request.

Starting all over again with no LR rifle I would go again with the 270 AM. And now knowing the quality/shootability of the 169.5 WC bullet I would have bought a lifetime supply of them. However, I didn't so I have to build my own bullets.

To answer the "my next cartridge" will be. No sense in going a next step. Why not take the Looooooonnnnnggg stride. Neither of my choices are in the poll....... Mostly just cause I can. I'm not gonna become extinct with my dreams still in me.............
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