needing/wanting new rifle

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by rebelfootball73, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. rebelfootball73

    rebelfootball73 Well-Known Member

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    well i have the ITCH again! time to add to the collection. i already have several 22 lr, 17hmrs, so im not looking for a plinker. have 2 30-30's, 1 444 and 2 30 carbines none. also have a 7mm-08 and 7stw. now im looking for something different well kinda. want somethin that i can actually find ammo for around here. been thinking about a 300 win or 3006. was going to get a 308 or 223 but you really cant find ammo right now. why cant this be easy!?
     
  2. Red hunter

    Red hunter Well-Known Member

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    I would get what you want. It may take some looking/ digging but some ammo is out there. I saw half a million 308 and 223's this weekend at a show. Searching thru a couple LGS I have found a few here and there. If you reload, I even scored a couple bags of 308 brass. The store had 7RM , 300winmag, 25-06, 7-08 and a couple others. Good luck seems like hunting for supplies will fill the void of no open season for game right now.
     

  3. rebelfootball73

    rebelfootball73 Well-Known Member

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    im just having a hard time narrowing down what i want. a 308 or 223 would be cheaper to shoot but i like the kick of the magnums. now dont get me wrong i could get a cheap 308 and a cheap 300 win but lately i have found myself going more towards quality guns instead oof quantity. heck i even kicked around the idea of getting a S&W 460 xvr.
     
  4. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    You may want to look at 300WSM. For whatever reason, it seems like brass is everywhere . . .

    Long term, I agree with the above poster - get what you want and you will find the components you need.
     
  5. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    Unless, of course, you choose 7 saum. I'm looking at $1.00 per each, used.
    Think I'll keep lookin' :D
     
  6. 300shortmag

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    Can't even find 7 SAUM around here. I only have 40 rounds for mine. Not enough.
     
  7. 4bycamper

    4bycamper Well-Known Member

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    I've got 50 7 saum and 50 7/300 saum and that's it.

    This brass better last me or I will try making it out of 300 wsm.

    Got some bags of that.
     
  8. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    Ha! Told you! It is everywhere. It must be multiplying :D
     
  9. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Why not go with a 7mm RemMag? It's inbetween your 7mm-08 and 7mmSTW...And you can probably find ammo for it.
     
  10. tomt

    tomt Well-Known Member

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    Time to start reloading. If I can't find ammo, I just fuss at the guy in the mirror!:)