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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7848862 05/23/20 09:08 PM
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Yall are late to the party with the mame change jokes, and i changed all my names on all social media to my real full name. Because i have got nothing to hide, no hidden agenda unlike some people.


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7848865 05/23/20 09:10 PM
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But yeah, ill be back in thirty days to bringbthis thread back after the fast if you keep it up. Best tread lightly


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7848873 05/23/20 09:30 PM
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OP, your 6.5 or 7-08 will kill an elk dead. If you want to carry a 500 yard capable Elk rifle you need more gun. The 300’s and the 7 RM you inquired about are fine choices and will do it in style. Keep us posted and good luck getting set up for how you want to hunt elk. up


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: Bryan C. Heimann] #7848891 05/23/20 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryan C. Heimann
Best tread lightly


I have no dog in this fight, and actually thought you had a couple of good points there, 'til you went off the rails. Are you telling yourself to "tread lightly", or others to? If the latter - "Fugettaboutit!" boxing


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7848911 05/23/20 10:32 PM
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my vote is for deep breathing and tongue biting and back


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7849096 05/24/20 01:31 AM
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I am sorry guys and i really am going on a fast. I had to check in on this one more time. And now I gotta go put myself in time out, because At times i am as immature as anybody.

Peace out yall, see you in 30 days. For real this time.

Aggiegolfer i am sorry my friend.


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As in other things, the perceived cure is often worse than the disease.

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Let’s talk about Moose and Bear Rifles now


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7849405 05/24/20 02:39 PM
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Be careful, there all kinds out there. I had to immediately get away from a poster talking about shooting gobblers at 40 yards with a 410. I couldn't have cared less about what load was being used.

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So moose and bear with a 410 you say...? Throw that out and somebody will bite


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Originally Posted by Hudbone
Be careful, there all kinds out there. I had to immediately get away from a poster talking about shooting gobblers at 40 yards with a 410. I couldn't have cared less about what load was being used.


Tell them you hunt with a 22.


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Re: Elk rifle help [Re: aggiegolfer09] #7849517 05/24/20 04:44 PM
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Had a guy tell me, over and over, that he shot 600 pound Nilga calf with a 22 mag.

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Finally annoyed him enough he walked off. Lucky he didn’t get mad.

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This sh?+ got weird. eeks333

Aggie, I'm having a switch-barrel rifle built right now on a short action. One of my barrels will be chambered to 300wsm. A 212 ELD-X at 2800 fps is a monster.


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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
This sh?+ got weird. eeks333

Aggie, I'm having a switch-barrel rifle built right now on a short action. One of my barrels will be chambered to 300wsm. A 212 ELD-X at 2800 fps is a monster.



Real weird. I just read thought it all.


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It got weird cause some wanted to deflect from the infighting. I think the OP got adequate answer long ago so no harm no foul.


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Originally Posted by Hudbone
Be careful, there all kinds out there. I had to immediately get away from a poster talking about shooting gobblers at 40 yards with a 410. I couldn't have cared less about what load was being used.


I’m not sure I understand why that would be a problem?


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'Pretty sure I'm shooting my moose and bear with a .280, unless the guy in classifieds ever answers on the all-weather .30-06. Who doesn't set their thread to email them when they're trying to sell something? bang Amateurs. I love a good aught 6. up


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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
'Pretty sure I'm shooting my moose and bear with a .280, unless the guy in classifieds ever answers on the all-weather .30-06. Who doesn't set their thread to email them when they're trying to sell something? bang Amateurs. I love a good aught 6. up

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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
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I wonder what any of this bullcrap has to do with aggiegolfer's questions. If ya'll forgot, he's got a 7-08 with 18" barrel he wants to use with a suppressor. Can he use it, what are his limitations, should he get a bigger gun? I would kind of like to know myself.


1500’ish lbs + of KE at impact is kind of the general thought process, it allows for shoulder with bonded bullets.




The 1500-ish foot pounds got me to thinking. Looked at the data for my 7mm08, my load is 2605 fps at the muzzle with a 175 eldx. At 500 yards its still maintaining 1,569 foot pounds and over 2000 fps. At this moment in time there is no question I would take my 7mm-08 over my 300 wby. It has the scope to do the job much better and at this point in time I have a lot more recent time behind it than the 300. IF I take my 300 I will move my preferred mil scope to it and work up a different load than im currently using in it. But it seems the 7mm08 is more than adequate. People cleanly kill elk with lots of run of the mill short action 308 family cartridges and similar.


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I wonder what any of this bullcrap has to do with aggiegolfer's questions. If ya'll forgot, he's got a 7-08 with 18" barrel he wants to use with a suppressor. Can he use it, what are his limitations, should he get a bigger gun? I would kind of like to know myself.


1500’ish lbs + of KE at impact is kind of the general thought process, it allows for shoulder with bonded bullets.




The 1500-ish foot pounds got me to thinking. Looked at the data for my 7mm08, my load is 2605 fps at the muzzle with a 175 eldx. At 500 yards its still maintaining 1,569 foot pounds and over 2000 fps. At this moment in time there is no question I would take my 7mm-08 over my 300 wby. It has the scope to do the job much better and at this point in time I have a lot more recent time behind it than the 300. IF I take my 300 I will move my preferred mil scope to it and work up a different load than im currently using in it. But it seems the 7mm08 is more than adequate. People cleanly kill elk with lots of run of the mill short action 308 family cartridges and similar.



If you can shoot the weatherby even half decent take that. A 7mm-08 will certainly kill an elk but a .300 wby will smash it.

My elk hunting partner uses a .300 wby with 180 grain partitions...it’s a one shot deal every time with most of the elk never taking a step other than to fall over


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Ill practice as far as I can before I get to go. ive got the equipment to shoot further than I feel comfortable with the 7mm, but I think there is a 99.9% chance I would not be limited to a 500 yard shot only. I shoot the 300 well, but its a gloss wood stock blued sporter delux, its a pretty rifle to me. My 7mm08 is synthetic stainless. Ill have to make the pic one day I guess.


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