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#6445538 - 09/09/16 05:03 PM Best bean field rifle
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#6445568 - 09/09/16 05:39 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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Starts with Six and ends with Five Creedmoor. stir

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#6445582 - 09/09/16 05:48 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
Starts with Six and ends with Five Creedmoor. stir


Yep 2x
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#6445584 - 09/09/16 05:49 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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.25-06, I'll play the spoiler.
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#6445590 - 09/09/16 05:53 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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300 Win Mag
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#6445591 - 09/09/16 05:53 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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7mm Rem Mag
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#6445592 - 09/09/16 05:54 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: Slow Drifter]
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Originally Posted By: Slow Drifter
.25-06, I'll play the spoiler.
this in a Noreen
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#6445595 - 09/09/16 05:57 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
7mm Rem Mag


Sendero

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#6445600 - 09/09/16 06:02 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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Well, it does start with 6.5 but ends with Weatherby....ROCK ME !!!! Pure Beanfield, nothing tactical, pure hun ting the beans.





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#6445604 - 09/09/16 06:07 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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Or it could be 6.5 Creedmoor





OR 6.5 Swede, not really a true beaner


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#6445618 - 09/09/16 06:22 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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Does a wheat field count? 1 mile by 1 mile.

Accuracy International 308 Win.

Longest shot was 470, dropped where it stood with a 175 SMK.





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#6445665 - 09/09/16 06:40 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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Or it could be a
30-378 wby.

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#6445754 - 09/09/16 07:30 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: huntwest]
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6.5 Creedmoor
260 Rem
6.5-06
6.5-284
26 Nosler
264 Win Mag
7mm-08
7mm-08 A.I.
284 Win
280 Rem
280 Rem A.I.
7 Rem Mag
28 Nosler
7-300
7 WSM
7 SAUM
.308 Win
300 Win Mag
300 Jarrett
30-378

Pick one, it doesn't matter. Cook a barrel on one of them practicing, and hunting, put a new barrel on it, then take any one of them to the "beanfield".




Edited by FiremanJG (09/09/16 08:47 PM)
Edit Reason: Riverrider was disappointed.
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#6445830 - 09/09/16 08:06 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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I hunted bean fields for 50 years and used a 270 for the last 40 years of that. If I was going back to that part of the country, I'd park my beloved 260 and dust off my trusty old Sako 270. It's just a bigger hammer.

If I had to add a rifle, I think I'd lean toward the 6.5-284 or the 6.5 Rem Mag. Both of them are equal to the 270, and you could give them extra points for a better BC, but inside 400 yards BC difference between .277 and .264 doesn't mean much.

Hard to beat the 270 for the bean field, though my hard headed cousin thinks his 6.5-280 (yes, you read that right) is better. I tell him it's a 6.5-06 but he says he necked down his 280 brass, so by God it's a 6.5-280.

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#6445857 - 09/09/16 08:33 PM Re: Best bean field rifle [Re: txtrophy85]
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You left out .264 Win Mag, JG. I am surprised. No---I am disappointed...
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