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#7094399 - 11/20/12 New Hunting Gun!
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I just took delivery of a new to me hunting rifle. Remington 700 in 6mm Remington, 22" 1-9 twist RKS barrel, McMillan edge stock. Waiting on some talley lightweights to arrive to mount my 2.5-10x44 Vortex Viper HS and then see how it shoots. I think it's gonna be a out perfect for whitetails/coyotes.


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#7094508 - 11/20/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Xs247]
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Great job! Love the caliber!
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#7094575 - 11/20/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: DMc]
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Looks awesome!
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#7094676 - 11/20/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Jordan Smith]
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very nice, that is going to be a good one.
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#7095073 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: n8dawg6]
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The 6mm is definitely one of my favorite centerfire rifle cartridges.
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#7095318 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Xs247]
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That is a nice setup!

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#7095483 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Vic_in_Va]
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That is what I call a coyote slaying machine. Very nice!
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#7095546 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: OrangeOkie]
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Nice setup, should put the hurtin on the local yote and deer population

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#7097410 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: ChipM]
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Nice! The 6mm is a great caliber. I have a Remington Mohawk that I bought / traded for years ago and it is one of my go to whitetail rifles. I have an old Weaver Widefield 2 x 7 scope and it will shoot 3/4" 5 shot groups at 100 yards with almost any ammo. I probably haven't shot it in 2 years but I know if I took it out of the safe right now, it would still do the same thing.
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#7097426 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Xs247]
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A great white tail cartridge/rifle, but one needs another rifle for coyotes.
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#7097607 - 11/21/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: 1minute]
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Originally Posted By: 1minute
A great white tail cartridge/rifle, but one needs another rifle for coyotes.


No worries, I have a .223 for them as well, I'll probably use it most of the time for Yotes. But if I'm setup where shots might get long, I'll use the 6mm.

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#7099415 - 11/22/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Xs247]
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And it would be totally inadequate should one go after mule deer. Now one has a reason to make another purchase.
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#7099480 - 11/22/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: 1minute]
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Originally Posted By: 1minute
And it would be totally inadequate should one go after mule deer. Now one has a reason to make another purchase.


You're kidding, right?

I mean, we all need another rifle, but a 6mm will kill a mulie dead.


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#7101194 - 11/22/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: Pharmseller]
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I mean, we all need another rifle, but a 6mm will kill a mulie dead.


Absolutely not! One needs at least a 7 mm. Just ask my wife.
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#7103122 - 11/23/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: 1minute]
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Registered: 03/25/11
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Loc: Wisconsin
Originally Posted By: 1minute
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I mean, we all need another rifle, but a 6mm will kill a mulie dead.


Absolutely not! One needs at least a 7 mm. Just ask my wife.


That's funny, I always thought that you needed a 6mm for coyotes, a .270 for whitetails, a 30-06 for mule deer, a .300 Mag(pick one) for elk.....aren't these rounds game specific? Don't tell me I've been acquiring rifles needlessly for game I plan to hunt in the future....


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#7105754 - 11/24/12 Re: New Hunting Gun! [Re: CowboyTim]
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While we may disagree slightly, I think you are on the right track there.
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