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Old 02-11-2020, 17:21   #1
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6.5 Creedmoor vs. 7mm-08

Which do you like better for general hunting?

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Old 02-12-2020, 09:38   #2
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Lets see for hunting generals...hmm probably the 6.5. For larger game like elk on up I would use the 7-08 with heavier bullet offerings. In AK it's go big or go home isn't it?
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If I were hunting in Alaska it would be .7-08. If I were just poking holes in paper at long distances it would the 6.5 Creedmore. Although I know the Creedmore has the capabilities to kill and there are good bullets for doing it. The other option would be the .260 but probably not in Alaska.
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Gotta side with KWG, here. For alaskan hunting, with the possibility of running into something that could maul/eat me, I want energy and bullet weight, as much as I can tolerate.
If bear are in the area, 375 H&H is not out of the question.......
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Not much of a choice seeing as I'm a .30 caliber kinda guy.
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if I were hunting in Alaska it would be with a .30/378 Wby Mag.......just on the outside chance that it flips and i'm the hunted, not the hunter.
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If you ain’t 1200 pounds and 10 ft tall, you are prey. Carry a 7-08 or a 6.5 C and let me know how that works out for you. Suggest you practice running real fast and climbing trees very quickly. I will no doubt read about it in an outdoor story, like man mauled by POed brown bear that ate his mouse gun.
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