- Mar 6, 2008
This is a thread for discussion of the article, Steyr Pro Hunter, Hawke Scope and the .260 Review, By John Johnston. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.The .260 Remington round is far from dead. My relationship with the .260 started early in its history. In the late 1990’s Remington did a slight change to the 6.5-08 A Square which had been around for many years and standardized by A Square through SAAMI. The .260 has the same ballistics as the 6.5-08 but the neck of the .260 is just slightly longer. About the time the .260 hit the market, Thompson Center brought out the Encore. As soon as I saw this rifle was available in the .260, I ordered one. I mounted a 3x9 Leupold on it and sighted it in on my range. This rig would shoot a one inch group all day. It became my primary rifle to hunt whitetails. I once lent it to a friend to take a doe. He got the doe and came back almost in amazement; he said, “That rifle shot exactly where I aimed”. Read More...