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#465906 - 10/24/07 11:56 PM The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter!
Cull Buck Hunter
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Took the Ruger to the ranges and she is getting .5 moa with 139gr Hornady Interlocks and 140gr barnes TSX's. This one is going to be a keeper.
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#466243 - 10/25/07 09:34 AM Re: The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter! [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Tnyoteboy
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I've got a little model 93 Mauser that I'm thinking about scoping. Something about 7X57 that intrigues me.
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#472009 - 10/28/07 11:34 PM Re: The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter! [Re: Tnyoteboy]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Very under-rated cartridge. I have always liked old, odd and unique guns.
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#472015 - 10/28/07 11:56 PM Re: The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter! [Re: Tnyoteboy]
4onaside
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 Originally Posted By: Tnyoteboy, formerly daybreakhuntr
I've got a little model 93 Mauser that I'm thinking about scoping. Something about 7X57 that intrigues me.
And well it should! With the 139 gr bullet it is hard to improve upon as a medium game round. Amazing, since it is 114 years old.
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#472072 - 10/29/07 05:38 AM Re: The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter! [Re: 4onaside]
7mm08
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Field and Stream (july 07, David Petzal)rated the 7x57 and 7mm-08 the top mid sized rounds (a tie)in a recent article..("Big Game, Light kickers"). They are essentially the same.

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#472468 - 10/29/07 10:52 AM Re: The Ruger 7x57mm is a shooter! [Re: 7mm08]
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I traded off my 77 in 7x57,I wish I still had it.
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