Originally Posted by the blur
They make low recoil ammo for the 7mm-08, but it is NOT accurate. I can't get it to group at all. 10" groups at 100 yards if I'm lucky. (on a bench)
7-08 is low recoil 30-06, 243 is low recoil 7-08.
Seriously though, like any ammo might, it just doesn't like your gun, probably too slow twist. Lighter bullets might work.
I load ultra-low recoil 7-08. My 6 year old shoots it. It does fine. It'll shoot not much over an inch at 100, maybe 1 1/2.