I have two. 06 and 300wm. I have a limbsaver on the 300 and it's a little rough for bench time. The 06 is more comfortable and shoots better(might just be me though). Either rifle will kill very well at 300yds. I vote for the 06 though, especially if it's a first time larger centerfire rifle.
"The right of the citizens to bear arms in the defense of themselves and of the state shall not be denied." Wyoming Constitution Article 1, Sec24
"Better to be tried by 12 than carried by 6"