Author Topic: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle  (Read 54798 times)

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #60 on: May 21, 2009, 04:57:58 PM »
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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #61 on: May 22, 2009, 12:00:32 AM »
I have read somewhere that some snipers have moved to the 338 ??? anyone else heard that?
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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #62 on: May 22, 2009, 12:19:55 AM »
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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #63 on: May 22, 2009, 01:29:27 AM »
I have read somewhere that some snipers have moved to the 338 ??? anyone else heard that?

That may be their dream cartridge, but I bet they're all still using .308.  Is there any room for a specialty round like that, even in the military?

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #64 on: May 22, 2009, 11:18:55 AM »
That may be their dream cartridge, but I bet they're all still using .308.  Is there any room for a specialty round like that, even in the military?

YES ! there have been stories in American Rifleman and shooting Times about military snipers using/testing several larger calibers because of some drawbacks with the 50 BMG

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #65 on: May 22, 2009, 12:19:56 PM »
The Remington Model of 30-06 I saw Wednesday at Gander Mt. was the Remington 770. Really thinking about picking one up and saw one on Gunbroker that was .308. The wife already gave me the green light so I am going to have to shop around and here what others think about it.

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #66 on: June 01, 2009, 06:37:05 PM »

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #67 on: July 09, 2009, 06:33:43 PM »
I have a 30-06 and a .270. I like them both but choose the .270 for hunting (hence the 270 in my handle). I 've killed deer and pigs with both. I think if I had chosen a different rifle to shoot the -06 I'd probably being shooting that. Instead I have a TC Encore. Oh well....seemed a good idea at the time. Now I'm looking to return to a bolt gun (In my opinion, the biggest mistake I have ever made in my firearms choices was selling my Ruger M77 .270 and buying the TC Encore "system".)

I'm looking at a Remington VTR in .308 at my local shop. It is used and on sale for $700. I'm thinking that would be a good choice on many levels for deer, pigs, varmints, and two-legged predators.

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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #68 on: July 09, 2009, 07:06:02 PM »
... It is used and on sale for $700. I'm thinking that would be a good choice on many levels for deer, pigs, varmints, and two-legged predators.

That sounds like a bad deal to me. Used for $700? They go for that new. Does it already have a scope on it? Got a friend who picked up one in .308 a month back for $650. It's a nice light rifle and isn't too bad on accuracy.
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Re: 30.06 vs .308 for tactical rifle
« Reply #69 on: July 09, 2009, 07:21:48 PM »
Yeah!  For $700 it'd better come with a nice scope on it!

 

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