Why The 30-06 Has Been rendered OBSOLEAT

Discussion in 'Up To .375' started by BARTFRNCS, Sep 21, 2012.

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    Not quite what I was getting at, but,,,, I guess people die for their beliefs all the time. As for the Islamic fundamentalist crack, I would gladly assist them in dying for theirs if they came to my house (and attempted) to create any undesirable and unwanted harm to me or my family. Trust me "Ole painless is waiting"....:samurai::devil::letsparty::guns:
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    Yep, if your religion is worth dyin' for, please start with yourself & your own kind & leave us christians alone. We are peaceful people.
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    There are a number of newer cartridges that better the ballistics and terminal performance of the ancient 30-06! BARTFRNCS
    It shoots comfortably, shoots accurately and does the job from duiker all the way to eland and has a reasonable bullet weight range for the different situations that are also available in 99% of gun shops. davidhein
    The .308 is more efficient and works better in semiautomatics (150@2900). The 300 Win Mag handles 200 grain bullets better (200@2900). The 30-06 does 165@2900 fps. If a rifle will lobe a 30 caliber or similar bullet at 2900 fps it makes the cut as a modern cartridge, useful for long range hunting with a good point blank range.
    My question is this, with modern high performance bullets who needs more than a 308 Winchester in 30 caliber for medium game? If bigger animals need shooting, why not use a bigger bullet? Of course everyone should have/needs a 257 Roberts, 300 Win Mag, 338 Win Mag, 35 Whelen, 9.3x62mm, 375 Ruger, 375 H&H, 416 Taylor and 458 Lott and at least one lever action Winchester preceding the .30-30 (38-55 is one year older) and a muzzle loading rifle (in lines are allowed for progressives, other wise a smooth bore). I admit to having a .30-06 that I bought recently (the last 10 years). I've never consummated the relationship by presenting the new arrival with a set of reloading dies and going full crazy with load development, contenting myself with Hornady Light Magnum 180 grain factory ammo. The 300 Win Mag has yet to make a hunting trip and it too has seem only factory ammo to this point. My wife watches for those little boxes from UPS because she knows the cycle is beginning again.
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    I have always had very excellent luck with the .30-06, both in shaming a fellow who bragged a bit too much about his .300 Weatherby at the rifle range and in sacking many animals of several species in N. America and Africa as well.
    Most of these "new and improved" cartridges only make me yawn these days.
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