Your 3 favorite hunting cartridges of all time

dchamp

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Anything 8mm - 8x57, 8x68s, 8mm RM - great in the game field

7X57 - a most pleasant shooting rifle

17 HMR - most fun for vermin eradication
 

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If I could only have 3 rifles (excluding shotguns amd handguns), I am going with.

.22LR (.22-250 close runner up)
.270 Win (or 6.5 Creedmoor)
.300 Win Mag
 

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25-06
7mm mag
300 wm
 

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mine would be:

25.06
35 Whelen
405 Winchester
 

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Can't change my previous post but I'd change my list to:

6.5 Creedmoor
300 Winchester Magnum
416 Remington Magnum

...I love the versatility of the 416 Rem Mag over the Lott. The Lott is a serious bruiser, but the 416 can still hit with serious authority (over 5,000 ft-lb) while also being a pretty fast round with 300 and 350gr bullets.
 

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.243
.264 win mag
.300 win mag
 

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Damn this is a tall order...

For me, a 22lr is a must for regular practice.

For hunting:
270Win (My Brno zkk600 with its little plastic stock)
30-06Spr (My Brno zkk600 deluxe)
9,3x62 (My old Mauser :love:)

And if I was lucky enough to try the dangerous ones I'd prefer a .404 Jeffery
 
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Late to the game, but here goes...

.22 WMR
.375 H&H
12 gauge

There is nothing world wide that cannot be successfully hunted with one of these three rounds as long as “hunting” is the criteria. If personal protection needs come into play, the list would look a bit different. As would the ever popular question “if I could only have three guns...”
 

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458 Lott
But if I ever went back to using bailing dogs in the cane I'd have to add 44mag to this list.

Gotta love a .44 mag lever action:

tmud12t.jpg
 
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