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View Poll Results: Which 'under thirty' for various usage
22-250 0 0%
223 4 9.09%
243 23 52.27%
243 short magnum 1 2.27%
25-06 3 6.82%
257 Roberts 2 4.55%
270 11 25.00%
270 short magnum 0 0%
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Old June 16, 2007, 12:37 PM   #26
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P.S. The .270 win and .270 WSM are long range rounds, in the hunting context, not mid-range rounds.... in my book anyway. They should be eliminated from the poll, as should .25-06, which is more of a long range round as well.
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Old June 16, 2007, 12:40 PM   #27
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I think he meant medium bore cartridge. At least when I read it, that was the only way the poll made sense. As if most of these polls amke any sense.
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Old June 16, 2007, 08:35 PM   #28
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I'd say the .270. It will kill just about anything a .300 Win Mag will kill. I own Model 70's in each caliber and use the .270 much more often...
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Old July 1, 2007, 01:10 AM   #29
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I vote for the 25-06. Better varmit round and heavier bullet for deer.
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Old July 1, 2007, 01:32 AM   #30
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.243 for varmints and (secondary) deer. Just pick your shots carefully on the deer.
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Old July 3, 2007, 05:34 PM   #31
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.257 Roberts - yotes, deer, elk
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Old July 3, 2007, 05:38 PM   #32
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Bob is great, but it's a funny length that usually gets put in the oversized long action.
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