Need a 500 yard Elk set up including scope

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by hapycapy, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. hapycapy

    hapycapy Active Member

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    I need a set up for 500 yard elk set up. By set up i mean gun, scope, break, ect. I dont have $ to burn, but i do have some to spend. Please help
     
  2. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    Savage 300 or 338 win mag, Sightron 4-16 scope, holland brake and go get em!
     

  3. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    Rifle: Remington 700SPS in 300WM
    Scope: Leupod VXIII or better scope
    Break: Your choice.

    That will get you in the game. Simple upgrades:

    Stock: HS Precision or Bell & Carlson in whatever flavor you like (~$250)
    Barrel: Hart Rifle Barrel (Hart Rifle Barrels) you choose the contour (~$600)

    FYI...I practice what I preach: http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f53/my-280-a-32771/
     
  4. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    I have a low milage bone stock 7RUM SS0syn with a VX3 6.5x20 AO with a varmit hunters reticle in leupold rings. That will get you to 500 yards without dialing anything. I started to build a custom on this action but cant bear to do anything to a factory rifle that shoots this good 7lb trigger and all. It shoots 160 accubonds very well.
     
  5. drbobc

    drbobc Well-Known Member

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    Well you can get a weatherby 340 sporter that is relatively inexpensive (1100 or so from impactguns. There are a fair number of scopes you could use such as a sightron or even a nikon or Burris. All will do the trick.
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  6. jde512

    jde512 Well-Known Member

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