The best of the best?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by kc, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. kc

    kc Well-Known Member

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    there are many Rifles are of the highst quality from the box, but so few have know idea.
    What is your choice and calibre would you vote for?

    Me??? I got a shootfull of rifles, but I would go for the Sako .3006 for the hunting I do.

    What is your choice of rifle fresh from the box.
     
  2. Long Time Long Ranger

    Long Time Long Ranger Well-Known Member

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    Best out of the box to hunt everything in north america is a Tikka T-3 Light 338 winchester.
     
  3. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Out of the box, one gun, North American big game rifle? .340 Weatherby, stainless steel, synthetic stock.
     
  4. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    Don't know, can't seem to own just one.
     
  5. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Ditto! For me and my budget, a SAVAGE!!!gun)

    Tank
     
  6. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    20 + years ago a 340 WM worked for me, maybe a 338 RUM
     
  7. jde650

    jde650 Active Member

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    Sauer 200, 7mm rem mag:):)
     
  8. BradArnett

    BradArnett Well-Known Member

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    For my hunting and for just deer and smaller critters....I already have it. The discontinued Rem 700 SS Mtn Guide in 243. If you mean a current production rifle then I would lean toward a Kimber Montana in 243.
     
  9. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    I understand your thought and tend to agree. It came down to a rifle preference and living with the combo out of the box. Some of the cartridges I like better, don't come in the rifles off the shelf I like. Sitting here thinking about it-I can't recall the last off the shelf rifle I left that way.
     
  10. Boman

    Boman Well-Known Member

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    I would guess now if I were doing it I'd go with a savage 7mm mag long range rifle. but as it is I have a custom .340wby for everything. I owned a .340accumark for a few years and loved that rifle. 7 mag accumark would work fine for everything i'd think.
     
  11. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    KC- is your sako a pre-garcia?? does it have a 3.5X10 leup on it with leup dot?? do you shoot 165 grainers with I4350??