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Old 11-17-2016, 08:02 PM   #1
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The AR10 thread got me thinking about buying a new rifle. I don't need or want another .308, so I start looking at .338 Win Mags again. I know there is probably only a handful of people on here with these calibers or ever tried them. I'm sure Splittine has 2 or 3 of each somewhere.... Either way, looking at the .338 Win Mag vs .338-06 Anyone tried both? Pros vs Cons?
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.257 Weatherby is all you need.
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.257 Weatherby is all you need.
I like big blocks. That sounds like you're telling me a Honda Civic with a turbo is as good as a 69 Camaro....
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Clearly you're not familiar with the .257
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Clearly you're not familiar with the .257
Not in the least. I'm talking bear and moose. Will it work and do I have to reload? Cause I don't and I'm not sure I want another hobby.
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.375....If you are a man.
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.375....If you are a man.
I debated it, but I've had one shoulder redone already.....
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It will kill anything in North America. I know a handful of people that use it on Mullies and Elk in Colorado. You can buy factory ammo.
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338 lapu hoss of a gun you. I know I have seen several in a ar10 configuration.
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I debated it, but I've had one shoulder redone already.....
In all seriousness, that is what I carried in Alaska this past Sept. Ruger. Muzzlebreak tamed the shit out of it. Way less felt recoil than a 300wm. Shit can eat you there. We weren't fucking around.
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