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    Looking for tikka build/ rebarrel advice

    I just finished my 6.5/06 with a 26” Lilja barrel I neck up 25/06 brass with fed 215 primer at 3000 fps and RL26 it’s stupid accurate....3shots
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    Elk hunting with 45/70

    So I’m elk hunting in the jungles of the state of Oregon for Roosevelt elk where most of my hunting will be done in the timber with a distance of 100 yards I’m new to the 45/70 caliber so what’s your thoughts good choice For the people that have some experience with this cartridge what grain...
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    Temp stable .270 wsm powder

    For me I use RL26 with 140 accubonds @3200 fps
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    What would you choose to hunt black tail deer

    Living on the Oregon coast the majority of the deer I hunt is black tail I just finished my 4th and last custom build rifles now I’m having a hard time choosing what to use my choices are Remington 260 6.5/06 and 270 wsm what would you use
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    6.5/06

    So I’ve always been interested in the 6.5/06 finally finished up my build it started with a Remington 700 DM( if your building a gun don’t use the DM they suck)it’s got a 26”Lilja barrel and timny trigger shooting the 143 ELD X and RL26 topped with...
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    6.5/06

    Half the time it won’t pick up a shell out of the DM the bolt just slides right over
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    6.5/06

    So I’ve always been interested in the 6.5/06 finally finished up my build it started with a Remington 700 DM( if your building a gun don’t use the DM they suck)it’s got a 26”Lilja barrel and timny trigger shooting the 143 ELD X and RL26 topped with Leupold vx5 hd (I’m like a kid waiting for...
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    7mm with 154 interbonds

    I’ve always wanted to have a gun built so after saving all my pennies I finally got it done it’s a 7mm built on a weatherby action with a 26” Lilja barrel it will be used for elk hunting the coastal woods of Oregon After all of my load testing I’m finally done I’ve settled on 154 gr interbonds...
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    Help me choose a bullet for elk hunting

    Anywhere from sea level to probably 1200 ft
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    260 Rem Vs. 6.5-06

    270 wsm
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    Help me choose a bullet for elk hunting

    So I got out and did one more test and the best group was. The 154 interbonds @3185 fps here’s my 3 shot group
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    Help me choose a bullet for elk hunting

    So 4 years ago I built a custom 7mm for my elk gun and with elk season not far away and I'm trying to figure out what bullet to use my gun loves Hornady bullets sst,interbonds, ELD X I've been lucky enough to take elk with all 3 so of the 3 bullets...
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    Help me choose a bullet for elk hunting

    So 4 years ago I built a custom 7mm for my elk gun and with elk season not far away and I'm trying to figure out what bullet to use my gun loves Hornady bullets sst,interbonds, ELD X I've been lucky enough to take elk with all 3 so of the 3 bullets what would you choose
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    6.5/06 shooters

    I built a 6.6/06 with 26 “ Lilja barrel for hunting all I can say is it just works
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    VX-5HD or VX-6HD

    So last week I decided on these couldn’t be happier

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