New guy from Middle Tennessee

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by BrushPig, Nov 16, 2019.


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  1. BrushPig

    BrushPig Member

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    My name is Matthew, I from middle Tennessee, I enjoy hunting and shooting. I've owned a Ruger 260 and a Ruger 7mm in the past, but regretfully sold them. I'm wanting to hunt deer, hogs, and coyote. I currently only have access to 500-600 yard fields.

    I'm looking for a bolt action, 6.5 creedmoor, 308, 30-06, or 300 win mag. I prefer a heavy/bull barrel, as most of my hunting is from a blind and I'm not carrying it for hours. But I'm on a pretty tight budget (>600) since we're expecting baby number two. I've been looking at the Ruger American hunter, I would like y'alls opinion though.
     
  2. Bill Cauley Jr

    Bill Cauley Jr Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from southern middle Tennessee
     
  3. Barrelnut

    Barrelnut Well-Known Member

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    Liberator Well-Known Member

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    Welcome ! From Eastern Washington !
     
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    3warbird Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from Va
     
  6. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum! Lots of good info around here.
     
  7. hunter67wa

    hunter67wa Well-Known Member

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    welcome
     
  8. Hespco

    Hespco Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Sir. Are you aware that the 260 is 80 to 100 fps faster depending on bullet weight than a CM. I might note I take my elk each year with a 6.5.
     
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  9. BrushPig

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    I do now... I'm not sold on the 6.5, I really liked the 260 I had.

    Thank yall for the welcome by the way
     
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    dreamhunt Well-Known Member

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    welcome
     
  11. Heavyiron

    Heavyiron Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Welcome to LRH. Great to have you on board