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#3193726 - 03/15/13 07:01 PM 7-08
DCA-DEER
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Well bought a ruger american rifle in 7-08 never owned one but heard lots of good about them.Cant wait to try it out on a whitetail..
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#3193734 - 03/15/13 07:06 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: DCA-DEER]
BIGORANGE
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Congrats!! 7-08 is a good choice and I am sure that the Ruger will be a fine rifle for ya. IMO when buying a Ruger you get a lot for the money.
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#3193914 - 03/15/13 08:55 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: BIGORANGE]
DaveB
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DCA-report back on that purchase would ya? The American line is available and I am wondering about accuracy, fit, finish, all the routine stuff.
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#3194012 - 03/15/13 09:57 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: DaveB]
hunter0925
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Registered: 01/21/13
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I love my 7-08 but mine is a remmy mod 7. Deer have all dropped in their tracks.
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#3194117 - 03/16/13 12:26 AM Re: 7-08 [Re: hunter0925]
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#3194208 - 03/16/13 07:39 AM Re: 7-08 [Re: Deer Assassin]
gun nut
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7/08 is my go to deer gun I love them flat shooting with no recoil
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#3194551 - 03/16/13 05:07 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: gun nut]
mike243
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Looking at the avalible ammo at basspro i wouldnt have 1,2 brands & both were same grain,like a varity of wieghts for different uses,reload options mean shat if you dont reload,factory choices mean chances to shoot without having to order ammo just my .02
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#3194614 - 03/16/13 06:51 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: mike243]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
Looking at the avalible ammo at basspro i wouldnt have 1,2 brands & both were same grain,like a varity of wieghts for different uses,reload options mean shat if you dont reload,factory choices mean chances to shoot without having to order ammo just my .02


i wouldn't base my decision on ammo availability in today's market. if i buy another bolt gun, it will be a 7mm-08.
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#3194647 - 03/16/13 07:27 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: stik]
mike243
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Thats not todays market looked over a year ago before this stupid stuff started.The varitey isnt there.post a thread that has real life data of it being on a shelf.
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#3194678 - 03/16/13 07:44 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: mike243]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
Thats not todays market looked over a year ago before this stupid stuff started.The varitey isnt there.post a thread that has real life data of it being on a shelf.


the younger boy has been shooting one for 12 years. ammo has never been a problem.
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#3194690 - 03/16/13 07:49 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: stik]
mike243
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what gr from factory? all guns shoot different,wished i reloaded,customed loaded ammo cant be beat .
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#3194697 - 03/16/13 07:54 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: mike243]
stik
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he shoots 140's usually but has used the 120's remingtons
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#3194977 - 03/17/13 07:33 AM Re: 7-08 [Re: stik]
DCA-DEER
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Loc: Mckenzie, Tn. USA

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ILL reload when I get some dies brass etc if I can find any.
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#3195080 - 03/17/13 09:47 AM Re: 7-08 [Re: DCA-DEER]
muddyboots
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Love mine. I have 3 and one for sell. LOL
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#3195625 - 03/17/13 09:20 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: stik]
7mm08
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Gandered into Gander about two weeks ago and picked up a box of Coreloks to fine tune my new scope some. There were three different manufacturers of 7mm08 available with about 3-4 boxes of each.

I have never not been able to find a box or two.
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#3195695 - 03/17/13 10:49 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: 7mm08]
W.Seay
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DA has a great load, ask him!
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#3202587 - 03/24/13 03:47 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: W.Seay]
7mm08
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Registered: 09/12/07
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Ok! I will ask.

DA,
Can you give me the formula for your 7mm08?
I have new brass and found some 140g TSX BULLETS.

What powder and primers do you suggest and what is your formula if you don't mind. Thank you
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#3202628 - 03/24/13 04:38 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: 7mm08]
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youth load

cci large rifle primers rem brass

120 nosler BT over 40 grains of re15 2725 fps 24"bbl

in a buddys 22"bbl i used 41 grains to get 2775 fps
motor oil is motor oil

on my load i seat .010 off making rifle a 2 shot rifle but i enjoy the accuracy

on buddies load it is seated to the standard col

at least 20 or so deer with this load no recoil and deadly i killed a nice 12 pointer with it 279 yds busted shoulders dropped in tracks dressed 168 lbs

i also have not dont this but have no doubt the results load it to max charge with 120 nbt i have killed 20 plus with my 280 and 120 nbt at 3295 fps great results not for sure off hand top speed fron an 08 but id guess 3000-3100 possible it would work

the 120 nbt is a great bullet in 284


this year i loaded 160 accubond over 39.7 imr4064 2590 fps

killed a yote and 5 deer with this load and my wife killed a doe with it as well 20 yds to 165 yds well it worked great

if i stray from 7mm 120 nbt it is usually an accoubond or partition never an issue with any of them
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#3202755 - 03/24/13 06:59 PM Re: 7-08 [Re: Deer Assassin]
7mm08
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You are the man!

We are working on setting up a bench and hope to get cranking soon.

Thank you
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