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#3193726 - 03/15/13 07:01 PM 7-08
DCA-DEER
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Registered: 03/09/08
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Loc: Mckenzie, Tn. USA

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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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Registered: 11/29/08
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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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Registered: 09/03/08
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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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Registered: 03/12/99
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Loc: lenoir city,tn

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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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Registered: 03/12/99
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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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