- Mar 11, 2013
Tell me why I don't need a 300win M70.
I'm looking to replace the .338 with a smaller caliber but still have enough gun for 500lb plus animals.Elkman":20hxbgwl said:Because you already have a .338 ??? :grin:
I was looking at a used 1980's model push feed.ShadeTree":3gggbedc said:When it comes to somebody else spending their money, expect nothing but enabler's on here including me! Lol.
With me it's often want, not need, but in your case I say you need one. Are you talking the new model 70's?
Gil I really haven't given it a chance and maybe I should.Blkram":tzo3du9a said:Because if you actually shot and hunted with the 7 Rem Mag, and put hundreds of pounds of quality venison in the freezer with it, you would realize that it a very effective cartridge, that will be more pleasant to shoot than the the 300 Win Mag!
And the Federal Premium 7 MM Rem Mag factory load with the 165 gr SGK shoots flatter and retains more energy than a 180 gr bullet out of the 300 WM past 300 yards! (I have taken lots of elk, moose and deer with this combination and have never felt undergunned!)
I have it's big brother, 35/06(AI) and it thinks it's a sniper rifle.Gunner46":3vz8x0p1 said:Me thinks your hunting elder's soul is subtlety telling you need a 338/06(AI) !
I hear yeah Gil. I'm probably going to just keep the 338 and try some reduced loads with lighter bullets. So far I have been loading it to near max with medium weight bullets, the recoil is stiff but not unbearable.Blkram":3vz8x0p1 said:Rodger,
My 7MM's (280, 7MM RM and STW) have been one and done, but never boring!
Love those 1/2 MOA groups!
Plus they are pleasant to shoot, even off the bench.
As someone once said, "the only interesting rifle, is an accurate rifle!"
truck driver":1jlomvpo said:I'm probably going to just keep the 338 and try some reduced loads with lighter bullets. So far I have been loading it to near max with medium weight bullets, the recoil is stiff but not unbearable.