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View Poll Results: One for all hunting caliber from fox to elk
.308 Winchester 63 74.12%
.300 Winchester Magnum 22 25.88%
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Old October 28, 2009, 08:32 PM   #26
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I chose the 300 because it's easier to turn down a 300 than it is to dial up a 308.
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Old October 29, 2009, 06:36 PM   #27
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Your leaving to many choices out. But from what you asked the mag. Recoil has never been a issue with me. I had a .416 rem mag, that was just fun to shoot. But if you just gave me a choice of any caliber it would no doubt be the .30-06 for many reasons. There are a few others also. The .308 is a great rifle, and I had a few of them. They will get the job done on about anything. I dont think you could go wrong with either of them.
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Old October 29, 2009, 06:44 PM   #28
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Since the .308 will take care of anything in the lower 48, it would be my choice. Less recoil, less noise, less cost.
.308 for this ^ reason. And I'll add another..........Less weight. If you like to walk and stalk you'll appreciate a lighter rifle with a shorter action.

I have exactly two bolt guns. A Remington 700 in .30-06, which I'm confident will kill anything in the lower 48 I may have to shoot at, and a Remington 700 in .243 Winchester. When I'm going to be on foot and moving that .243 is just right......
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Old October 29, 2009, 10:08 PM   #29
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I gota go with the 300 WM. better at long range and on larger game.
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Old October 29, 2009, 11:28 PM   #30
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Neither one! A .25-06 is the perfect all around caliber for hunting anything in the continental USA. But, of the two choices I said .308. Only because it's cheaper to shoot and more available that the .300 Win Mag. It's a lousy round for hunting fur bearing animals.
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Old October 29, 2009, 11:59 PM   #31
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Of the 2 Cartridges in question, the .308 Winchester gets the nod.

Was it last year, or the year before??? The .308 Win. broke the record for Moose.........???

.308!!!
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