Your 3 favorite hunting cartridges off all time

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  1. Bobpuckett

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    Yes thats cheating! Welcome to the club. ;)
     
  2. damundsen87

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    300 H&H
    7x57
    6.5x55 swede
    but I also am quite fond of both of my 222's
     
  3. matt85

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    my current favorites:

    7.62x39 (my CZ 527 is a dream to hike around with)
    7x57 (effective and has some neat history)
    375 H&H (haven't hunted with it yet but I already love the cartridge!)

    -matt
     
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    338 Win Mag-225-250gr TSX -everything in North America
    375 HH-350gr Woodleighs or North Forks-everything in Africa
    and a shotgun for everything else
     
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    260 Remington
    300 Win Mag
    338 Lapua

    All three are great and have served me very well.
     
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    257 Weatherby
    30-06
    338 Win Mag
    375 Weatherby
    404 jeffery
     
  7. Hank2211

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    300 Win Mag
    375 H&H
    .404 Jeffery

    Nothing I can't shoot with that trio.
     
  8. colorado

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    270 Win
    375 Weatherby
    500 Jeffery

    If I had to go to one rifle it would be the 500 Jeffery, just need to get a bit closer (under 300 yards) for elk ...

    :)
     
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    Ladies & Gentlemen,

    Only three?
    That really freaks me out man, but I will behave and comply......this time.
    My attention span is about equal to a child aged only that many years.
    Therefore, I have no "all-time' favorites, only whatever I'm using or contemplating using on a trip or, even just to the rifle range.
    (I have issues).

    At any rate, these following calibers are my 3 favorites, at the moment.

    .300 H&H
    .375 H&H
    .458 Lott

    Los Mausers Modelo 98s, por favor.

    Out,
    Velo Dog.
     
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    If I was to be very boring, I could say that you only need 3 rifle cartridges in your gun safe :)

    6.5x55
    9.3x62
    .500 NE

    Oh noes, no US cartridges in my list ;)

    I can add the 22lr for some small critters and plinking then :)

    Then you are set for anything.
     
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    3 ONLY !

    :cry:

    Someone needs to start a new thread; "what are your favorite dozen hunting cartridges" !

    Sorry for the interruption,

    as you were.
     
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  12. Bobpuckett

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    :thumb:
     
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    my favorites
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    257 Roberts
    300 Jarrett
    404 Jeffrey
    Double
    470 Nitro express
     
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    243,7mmMAG,404Jeff
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    40/50 Straight Sharps,44/77, 50/90
     
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    thats one way around it ;)
     
  16. Bobpuckett

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    I do like your way of thinking. :thumb:
     
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    405 Winchester in a Win 1895 lever action with open sights is a nice choice for North American black timber
     
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    Is it what we call"best practices" ?
     
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    Taking one to RSA in June! Black timber! The very idea!:rolleyes:
     
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    .243 AI
    .30 06
    .375h&h
     

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