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#6207652 - 03/02/16 07:57 PM rifle for the war dept.
durda1 Offline
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Registered: 02/14/16
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Wife wants to start shooting with me, and I'm trying to figure out a good caliber for her. This will be new to her so I want to stick to smaller calibers,and already have a .22 and .223. Of course I'll be using it when she is not,so a decent range gun for small critters would be cool.
What ya think?

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#6207660 - 03/02/16 08:02 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
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Howa Micro bolt action 6.5 Grendel will be out soon heard the first production ones have shipped. Light weight, low recoil and the prototypes that are in some peoples hands have been shooting well.

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#6207680 - 03/02/16 08:13 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
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I'm building a 6.5Creedmor for me and I'll let the wife use it, light recoiling round and will have a muzzle brake on it
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#6207683 - 03/02/16 08:15 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
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243, 257 Bob, 260 Rem would be my thoughts on it. If you reload then ................

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#6207692 - 03/02/16 08:22 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
durda1 Offline
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Was actually looking at the 6.5 Creedmoor before she mentioned this. Oh boy this is gonna be fun.... for her of course. grin

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#6207734 - 03/02/16 09:01 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: kmon1]
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Originally Posted By: kmon1
Howa Micro bolt action 6.5 Grendel will be out soon heard the first production ones have shipped. Light weight, low recoil and the prototypes that are in some peoples hands have been shooting well.



^^This^^

Or a 6.5 Creedmoor. I'd expect the recoil of the 6.5 Grendel to be significantly less.
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#6207855 - 03/02/16 11:49 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
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Ok, I'm diggin the 6.5 grendal alot! woot

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#6208828 - 03/03/16 07:16 PM Re: rifle for the war dept. [Re: durda1]
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wife liked her 308 and loves her 30.06
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