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#3048941 - 11/25/12 10:15 PM Re: 7mm mag or 300 mag [Re: moondawg]
WGK
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I am probably going to order my 300wsm tomorrow. I do load my own stuff and my research tell me this is a great round. My 308 deal fell thru so this will be its replacement. Browning abolt.
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#3050597 - 11/26/12 08:46 PM Re: 7mm mag or 300 mag [Re: stik]
TNRAMBLINGMAN
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Registered: 01/04/07
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Loc: Nashville, TN

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I have two 300 win mags so I vote for that caliber. A 180 grain Ballistic Tip or Accubond is my choice of bullet.
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#3052199 - 11/27/12 06:53 PM Re: 7mm mag or 300 mag [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
remke
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 Originally Posted By: Hillbilly Hunter
7mm is not too much gun but a 300 is in my opinion. I have shot a few with a 300 and a lot with a 7mm.

No such thing as too much gun
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#3052615 - 11/28/12 12:11 AM Re: 7mm mag or 300 mag [Re: moondawg]
reloaderman
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Registered: 06/02/09
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Amen ruger, thats one way of putting it!!!!!
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#3053395 - 11/28/12 01:31 PM Re: 7mm mag or 300 mag [Re: stik]
Hunter 257W
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Registered: 10/04/12
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Both are unnecessarily powerful for a deer but if I had to choose, I'd go with the smaller of the two and take the 7mm. Most guys that have either one of these would shoot better if they had a smaller rifle that kicked less. And just because you can stand it and shoot a whole box of ammo at a sitting doesn't mean you are shooting with the best accuracy you are capable of.

I have a 460 Weatherby that shoots 500gr bullets at 2,600+fps and I can certainly shoot it a bunch in an afternoon but I can definitely shoot a lot better with my 25-06! \:\)

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