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Old February 10, 2010, 09:29 PM   #51
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Best rifle for deer?

The Blaser R-93: This rifle is awesome! You can actually purchase up to 20+ different caliber barrels for the Blaser rifle. Mine is presently carrying the 6.5x55 Swede caliber which is an awesome deer caliber. Also have barrels in
.270 and .25-06 You can just sell all of your other rifles and only have one best) rifle with many caliber choices. That is exactly what I did and never looked back since then. Am so very happy with this system for deer, elk, etc. hunting.
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Old February 10, 2010, 10:25 PM   #52
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30-06 Sako is 1st. choice

If money was no object it would be pre 64 Model 70 in mint condition as a close 2nd.
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Old February 10, 2010, 10:34 PM   #53
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You need at least a half dozen in various makes and calibers for deer.
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Old February 11, 2010, 05:34 AM   #54
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....and bring all of them in the field. Make your selection on site. Big bucks require larger calibers and does less..etc.
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Old February 12, 2010, 10:29 AM   #55
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I'm going through the same deal. I decided on a Sako 85. I like accuracy and quality items. The Sako fit the bill and has excellent craftsmanship. I have also found them to have that "gotta have it factor". It's like picking out a wife, only you can get another if you want to. LOL.
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