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post #6 of (permalink) Old 09-24-2012, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Hunting Man View Post
The model 7 in 260 would make a mild recoil whitetail machine shooting 140 gr bullets.
Exactly why I wanted this one. I am a big fan of 7mm's, owning two 7x57's and one 7mm RemMag. But they are all "long" actions and I wanted a 7mm in a short action w/o magnum recoil. 7mm RSAUM is impossible to find here, so I would be forced to reload.

I also own and reload for the 6.5x55 so the .260 Rem was another option, but my favorite 7mm won out again.

I can compare this against my Win Model70 SA Compact in .308.

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