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Old 12-23-2015, 04:15 PM
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30/06AI LOL! Seriously though any of the 300 Magnums will work great for everything with correct bullets. I would prefer a 375 for the big bears but if you can afford one of those hunts you can afford to buy a new gun.

The whole theory of only having one gun makes no sense to me though, why would you only want one gun. If you really wanted to get by at a minium get a 22, a 30/06 and a 12 gauge and you'll be set for life but you'll also be boring.
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Old 12-23-2015, 04:46 PM
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Old 12-23-2015, 06:06 PM
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Easy 300 win mag......all day.180 grain nosler partition.
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Old 12-23-2015, 08:54 PM
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Now there's a light tackle guy! I love my two 243Win Model 700 Remingtons, one vintage 1970's richly deep blued with a 22" tube and the other purchased in 2013 SS 24" tube. But...... for the big bears I'd opt for something a little bigger like my Remington M700 SS 300SAUM 24" barrel pushing 180grain Nosler Partitions or Accubonds. I like the .308 caliber and the short action. As someone already said, it's like a 30-06 on steroids.
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Old 12-24-2015, 05:04 AM
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Easy 300 win mag......all day.180 grain nosler partition.

Obviously there is no right answer. But if there was this would most likely be it .
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Old 12-26-2015, 07:00 PM
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30/06AI LOL! Seriously though any of the 300 Magnums will work great for everything with correct bullets. I would prefer a 375 for the big bears but if you can afford one of those hunts you can afford to buy a new gun.

The whole theory of only having one gun makes no sense to me though, why would you only want one gun. If you really wanted to get by at a minium get a 22, a 30/06 and a 12 gauge and you'll be set for life but you'll also be boring.
Only 3 guns here and all set for anything. 12 gauge, AR platform 22, and AR platform .308. AR's scoped and have holographic reflex sights.

As for the OP, is that the .300 that has the fat round bullet nose? That looks like a nasty round. One of my kid's rifles uses a round like that.
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Old 12-27-2015, 08:53 AM
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If take a .243 with good bullets over any 30cal shooting crap bullets.
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Old 12-27-2015, 09:40 AM
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I can't believe how many people are shooting .243. The wife got a new rifle in .243, and as soon as hunting season was here, there wasn't any ammo to be found. Stores said it's their best selling round now for deer season.
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Old 12-27-2015, 06:36 PM
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If take a .243 with good bullets over any 30cal shooting crap bullets.
I'm a gun nut and agree that quality bullets are important, especially if used in a smaller round like the 243. And while I use Nosler or Hornady premium bullets in all my hunting rounds when I reload there is absolutely nothing wrong with the good old 150-180 grain Remington Core Lock or Winchester PSP. I've shot several deer with a 100gr Partitions in the 243 but if push came to shuff I would take a 180gr Core Lock over any 243 bullet out there.
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Old 12-28-2015, 07:33 AM
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6.5 4s (saum) spitting 130 bergers at 3200 ish and under 10 mils to a 1000 over 1000 ft lbs of energy and low recoil preferably suppressed equals dead stuff.

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