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post #8 of (permalink) Old 03-26-2014, 04:38 PM
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Minnesota
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I have set-up two Marlin XL7s in 30-06

I really liked the way the two that I set up shot. One had a Nikon scope on the other I mounted a Redfield revolution 2x7. I didn't bother to shoot them at 100 yards and just wanted to get the scopes dialed in to as a starting point for the new owners. I do know a couple of guys at the range that shoot 7mm-08 and they are huge fans of it. One guy took his whole family to Africa on safari and his wife and Son shot a 7mm-08. She and his Son had a blast taking several beautiful plains animals with the cartridge. I would plan on spending atleast 150.xx on a good scope for your rifle, it sounded like that was already your plan.

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