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What is the best rifle to use for hunting all these big game animals as in one rifle not many.elk,caribou,moose

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  • #31
    210 grain TSX at 2830 fps? Will do a mighty fine job it will!!!!!!

    If the 338-06 can push a 210 TSX at 2830, I wonder how fast my 338 Win Mag can thump it?

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    • #32
      I like a remington 700 30-06 or a winchester model 94 30-30.

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      • #33
        I would suggest the .300 Win Mag for the average Joe hunting all North American big game species. Although the 30-06 will do a great job, I like the added speed of the Win mag and above. I myself shoot a .300 Dakota for bigger game because it has the speed of the .300 RUM with much less recoil and much better accuracy (I get .1 inch groups). However, I realize it is not for everyone because you will have to expand your bolt face and receiver rails and barrel it yourself or you will have to spend $6500 on a rifle. I have shot almost everything I ever shot (lots of p-dogs, deer, coyotes, & antlope) with a 25-06 though.

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        • #34
          I think some guys would say it's too small but I'd take my 270 for all 3. I trust my gun and my ability. Shot placement is far more important than bullet size.

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          • #35
            I use a .270 but most will say a 30-06. I've gotten 24 elk in 26 years. Why fix it if it's not broken....
            One shot, one kill.

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            • #36
              I dont think you have given enough information to answer the question, if we are talking long shots of a maximum of 400 i would reccomend a 338 of some type, but if its gonna be under 250, any good 308 3006 300 will function great

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              • #37
                300 WSM with proper bullet selection will give outstanding results on all three.

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                • #38
                  I'd trust my Rem700 3006 on every N Am big game animal. I'd love to have the problem of wondering if a 3006 is enough gun for an Alaskan Brown Bear. Maybe Sarah will invite me on a hunt.

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                  • #39
                    30-06 is my vote as long as you're confident with it plus ammo is cheap and easy to find.

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