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    sale me on the 6.5 creedmore

    My 22-250 will kill moose. What's your point?
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    sale me on the 6.5 creedmore

    From a .30 caliber guy the 308 win has been a better mousetrap for decades. To each his own.
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    Help....my wife cant see consistently through th scope.

    What size is the exit pupil?
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    I love the .338 caliber but at my age can do without the added recoil therefore I am shooting the .300 WSM now.
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    Top 5 hunting rifles at/under $1K

    There are many good rifles in this category but you should carry and shoot each one you are considering as they are all slightly different and can make the difference of liking or tolerating whichever gun you end up with. I bought a Tikka T3X which is a good rifle but does not carry well in my...
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    6.5 Creed no penetration

    The old 257 Roberts killed lots of deer and also the 250 Savage but for some reason they are not seen much anymore. Both were very accurate rounds.
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    6.5 Creed no penetration

    I am surprised that lithium batteries are not banned in California.
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    6.5 Creed no penetration

    Unless recoil is a problem why wouldn't you use something in a larger caliber? You mentioned a 7mm.
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    For my brother what caliber

    Hard to beat a .308 win in the deer bush.
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    I have done this twice to prevent moose in swamp.
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    Ok guys we all know that for years moose have been successfully taken with everything from .45 cal muzzle loaders countless 30-30 win. thousands of 30-06's even the Nato round the .308 is lethal and then along came the big magnums which have added a whole new game with the extended range we can...
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    I am a risk taker or I would not spend so much time in the outdoors alone. I would be quite comfortable with my .300 magnum.
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    Next question-How many hunters were killed or wounded by big bears before the modern crop of .338 win Norma or 340 Weatherby magnums?
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    Are the .338s becoming pointless?

    Just one question- How did Jack O'Connor ever survive with a .270 win.?
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    what ring height for Rem 700 clone magnum contour barrel and 50mm bell?

    That is very close to what I strive for on my set ups.
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