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Old 05-29-2006, 02:16 PM
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Cool 3 rifles to hunt North America

I really enjoyed the "3 guns to hunt the world thread". SO why not bring it a little closer to home. Which 3 rifles would you choose to hunt North America? This includes Alaska. I am going to assume you have a .22 LR so you won't waste a centerfire choice on that one. I noticed most of you made that a condition in the last thread. My choices:

.243 Win. for varmits, coyotes, and whitetail deer;

.270 Win. for mule deer, black bear, caribou, sheep, elk;

.338 Mag for trophy elk, moose, and the big bears.

Good hunting!!! TJ
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Old 05-29-2006, 03:35 PM
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my favorites:

22-250, 6,5 swede or 260 remington and 458 win mag.
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:37 PM
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I will keep it simple, and hopefully ammo I could buy anywhere.

.22-250, .30-06, and a .338 Win Mag.

From the smallest to the largest.
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:56 PM
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.223, .308 and a .375 H&H.

Hmmm...seems like I typed that once before, LOL!
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Old 05-29-2006, 09:00 PM
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22-250, 270, 338


These would be my picks.

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Old 05-29-2006, 09:54 PM
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For me Alaska can be ruled out also since I don't get up that way. For my needs a 7nn Rem.Mag. is enough to take care of the big stiff. My Remington Classic in 6.5x55 is quite good for virtually all deer and anything smaller will encounter a well tuned .22-250. I have quite a few other calibers but don't feel the need for them. Just one mans opinion. Best wishes.

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Old 05-30-2006, 01:22 AM
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Only 3 huh, well, if I had to have a limit:

22-250
30-06
375 H&H

I must have missed that 3 guns to hunt the world thread, but I'd say make it one gun to hunt the world, .375H&H, one planet, one caliber, Waidmannsheil, Dom.
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:22 AM
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Oh let's see now, this time I'll go with .220 Swift, .280 Rem. and maybe a .35 Whelen.

The list would probably be different later today, but for now, I'll go with these.
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:09 PM
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.375 H&H

30-06 Springfield

22-250 Remington
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Old 05-30-2006, 11:05 PM
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22-250, 280 Rem and a 338 Win Mag. Bases covered.
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Old 05-31-2006, 11:15 AM
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Old 05-31-2006, 11:53 AM
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Right down to it, I'd be fine with a .22 rimfire and a .30-06. I'd give up the third rifle for a good handloader & manuals for the .30-06.
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Old 05-31-2006, 10:33 PM
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Old School 1) .22lr 2) .30/30win 3).45/70gvt.

New School 1) .22mag 2) .308win 3) .458Lott

I would also want to be able to hand load for #2 and #3 choices
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Old 06-01-2006, 01:28 PM
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TJ,

My choices are: .243, .30-06 and .35 Whelen.

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Old 06-01-2006, 06:44 PM
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3 gun's ????

well lets see 270, 300win mag ,6mm
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