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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 01-30-2011, 09:34 AM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

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My prior thread was for the purpose of creating the finalist candidates for this poll.

So the question is SPECIFICALLY, if you had to start all over with currently having no big game rifles, in which of these cartridges would you chamber your next big game rifle?

With those criteria the 7WSM is the best for me. The 270WSM would be right with it but not on the list. You can shoot anything with it. Prairie dogs to moose.

The 7WSM is discontinued in several rifles I would like to buy.
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:35 AM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Now that Berger makes hunting VLDs...6.5x284
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Old 03-05-2011, 04:31 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

without a doubt in my mind it would have to be a 6.5x.284 Norma , everyone knows that 6.5 m/m is the perfect bullet dia.even if you won't admit it . The 6.5x.284 has every thing you want ,excellent 1000 yd.accuracy fron a 140 gr. bullet with a ballistic co. of 600 +/- that hits on target like a runaway locomotive. Whats not to like ?
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Yes... It is an awesome cartridge. (The 6.5x284)
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Old 03-13-2011, 08:58 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Just braught my new 6.5 short mag home yesterday. As soon as I get the brass ready I'll load some up and see how she flys. I cant wait !!!!!!!
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

I'll go with the .338 Lapua/.338 Edge. this thing is such a good long long distance calibre the game dont even spook as you knock em over 1 x 1 although i still have very soft spot for my 7mmSTW on my Ruger No.1 action with which i have taken chamois and Thar from across some mighty big valleys.(but it's not on the list)
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