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#434778 - 10/07/07 04:58 PM help deciding
Eric Kilby
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next weekend ill have the cash to get me a new rifle.. wanting something that shoot flat and out to about 300 yds atleast .. looking to stay under $500 for just the rifle ..
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#434792 - 10/07/07 05:11 PM Re: help deciding [Re: Eric Kilby]
FULLDRAWXX75
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What size game are you looking to use this said gun on..........?

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#434794 - 10/07/07 05:13 PM Re: help deciding [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
Eric Kilby
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deer at the biggest and mostly target shooting
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#434801 - 10/07/07 05:18 PM Re: help deciding [Re: Eric Kilby]
Hogbear
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I'd look at a Savage 11F in .308 or .243 or a Howa Lightning in the same caliber. You can order the Howa from Walmart for a good price, like $415 with a scope.
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#434816 - 10/07/07 05:32 PM Re: help deciding [Re: Hogbear]
Model70Man
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Tikka T3 in 243.
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#434903 - 10/07/07 06:34 PM Re: help deciding [Re: Model70Man]
stik
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where can you get a T3 under $500? never been a fan of the 243 for deer. just not enough lead. get a 30-06, it is the most versatile round ever designed.
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#434945 - 10/07/07 07:04 PM Re: help deciding [Re: ]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Eric K,

I have to agree with DA's choices, I personally have a Ruger 7mm Rem. Mag. I have seen deer shot with all three guns he mentioned.

Ammo is not cheap for the 06 or 7mm, unless you plan on reloading your own.

The 7mm will give you the range you are looking for and does have a decent variety of bullet weights available for reloading.
It will reach out there.

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#434964 - 10/07/07 07:14 PM Re: help deciding [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
mike243
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savage 243 or 25/06 they shoot really well for the money,100g for the 243 & 118g or heavier for the 25/06 & you'll not have any problems killing deer,mike243
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#435133 - 10/07/07 08:18 PM Re: help deciding [Re: mike243]
bonekelektr
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Savage.........Get a shortfat..........
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#435135 - 10/07/07 08:19 PM Re: help deciding [Re: mike243]
Darkthirty II
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25-06, 260, or the 25-06 in either a rem 700 or Ruger M77. You will not be disapointed. Did I mention the 25-06?
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