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Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

 
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Old 02-22-2013, 06:21 PM
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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

Just to my 2cents in. I have always loved the 308 Win. I too have been shooting and hunting for over 40 years and the 308 has always been my do anything round. I load anything between 110 gr sp to 180 gr game kings. I do have other "bigger better" cartridge rifles but the 308 is called upon the most. If I had to give up every rifle I had and only keep one I would keep the 308 hands down. I don't do any long range hunting with it, mostly just never tried, but I do shoot a lot of rocks way out there. Any day shooting at anything is a good day.

Great article and keep shooting

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Old 02-22-2013, 06:42 PM
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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

Agree there TSmith - it's a very good all-around cartridge - capable of more than many folks give it credit for.

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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

I know this is an old thread but in the east the 308's a BEAST! I used it last year to kill some Kentucky deer. I have several other rifles but this one is a browning automatic short track. This gun is light, automatic, and plenty of 30 caliber power to knock'em stiff! It's great up close and far away! We have a lot of brush and strip mines where either shot could be present from 30 yards to 300yards. It does a dang fine job. I wouldn't be a bit afraid to take a 3-400 yard shot as long as I had a good rest of course.
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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

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I know this is an old thread but in the east the 308's a BEAST! I used it last year to kill some Kentucky deer. I have several other rifles but this one is a browning automatic short track. This gun is light, automatic, and plenty of 30 caliber power to knock'em stiff! It's great up close and far away! We have a lot of brush and strip mines where either shot could be present from 30 yards to 300yards. It does a dang fine job. I wouldn't be a bit afraid to take a 3-400 yard shot as long as I had a good rest of course.
It's a beast period. Not just in the east. The .308 has killed everything from the Taliban to grizzly bears. At 400 yards the .308 winchester will kill anything with a pulse.
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It's a beast period. Not just in the east. The .308 has killed everything from the Taliban to grizzly bears. At 400 yards the .308 winchester will kill anything with a pulse.

As will the old standby the 30-06. With more speed; heavier bullets....
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Old 05-26-2013, 12:42 PM
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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

Fortunately this is a 308 article and not a 30-06 article.
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Re: Making A Case For The 308 Winchester By Michael Eichelle

I'm in full agreement! I'm trying to get my little brother into all this awesome long range stuff. He also has a 308 bAR and we've set up some deadly deer crossfires in the Bluegrass. Sadly we can only deer hunt with shotguns in Ohio were we reside. He got tore up when he saw you had killed a sheep at like 736 yards!! He loved how you use different bullets for a different purpose in your 308. Remember, he's new to the game. He's like I was a few years ago rifle, bullets, fur in crosshairs and all is well.
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