Your 3 favorite hunting cartridges of all time

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.270 all the range you need and easy enough to shoot for all.

.375 H&H perfect all around big game gun.

.470 N.E. to carry for work.
 

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25-06, 300 Win, 416 Rem

If I was back in Europe and drive hunts were the standard I'd own a 7x64, 9.3x62, and a 416 Rem.
 

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Two haven't changed in almost 55 years, the 22 and a shotgun. Ok, the guage has bounced around a little, 12, 20, 28, back to 20, currently looking for a 410 double; but there's always a shotgun in the list. For over 45 years anyway.
The 3rd would be a moving target, so to speak :sneaky:. The latest infatuation usually fills this slot for awhile; the current one being the 45-70. Started with the 30-06 many moons ago. Gone through a variety of 20somethings and 30somethings. Looking promising to become the 9.3x74R soon. Or maybe another 450 caliber. THe change can happen for almost any reason, like somebody gives me a box of shells for something I didn't have...., yet.
 

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Heym have some nice offerings in double. You can get a various combinations on the same platform...
Still my dream rifle
500NE/500NE 1st barrel set

375H&H Flanged magnum or 9.3x74R/7×57R 2nd barrel set

7x65R/12ga 3rd barrel set
 

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I have been using the 300 Winchester magnum extensively in Europe, Newfound land, Central Asia. But in Africa depending where I Hunt , in Savannah or forest, I use a 375 HH with 350 grain bullet or a 416 Rigby with 400 grain bullet.
I discovered the 270 winchester in Scotland two Years ago and was surprised with its effectiveness on red deer, its mild recoil favors a good accuracy.
 

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30/06 for near every thing since I was a very young chap but !

223Rem
30/06 - 338/06- 9.3X62
458Win

Obviously a Rimfire .22 & Shotgun 12ga (gauge dependent) for everybody
 

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This is a fun challenge. Mine would be:

22LR
280 Rem
375 H&H

Although, I tend to agree with William Faulkner when he said: "There is no such thing as a bad whisky. Some whiskies just happen to be better than others." Also applies to cartridges. Having a lot of fun with a 500 Jeff these days.
 

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My all-purpose rifle is a Remington 700 in 300 Win Mag. With my handloads I brew up everything from 110-220gr rounds and use it for woodchucks to bear. A super accurate, reliable, and strong all-around rifle/cartridge combo in my opinion. If you dont reload the 30-06 probably would be a better choice with a wider range of factory loaded bullet weights for versatility.
 

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I did a little housekeeping in my shop and found some .500 Jeffery ammo that I no longer need. Superior Ammunition and Hendershots loaded them, along with AHR (American Hunting Rifles). Several Woodleigh/A-Square solids along with lead bullets in both 535g and 600g. Message me for any details.

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pam308 wrote on TOBY458's profile.
Just saw your listing for a winchester 70 458. Is it still for sale? I want it!!! pam308
flatwater bill wrote on john stroud's profile.
Leopard Legend....................Hi John.............I see that you have not visited AH in awhile. Hope all is well. I am looking for a hunt in Namibia..............would like to ask a few questions about your hunt.............all the best..............................Bill
Cervus elaphus wrote on Bob Nelson 35Whelen's profile.
Hi Bob, how's things going in Wyong?. Down your way a couple of years back but haven't been in NSW since Ebor for the fishing. just getting over some nasty storms up here in Qld, seeing the sun for the first time in a few days. I'm going to NZ in the spring and hope to clean up a few buns while there and perhaps shake the spiders out of my old .303LE (currently owned by my BIL). Cheers Brian
A couple pictures of the sable i chased for miles in Mozambique, Coutada 9!! We finally caught up to him and I had the trophy of a lifetime. Mokore Safaris, Doug Duckworth PH
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