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    Who has one, who doesn't, and why not.
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    I don't

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    well you should, you know you should.
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    I read a novel in that Nah,
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    I do goes alright

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    Thankyou Tuidog, it sems those that have, have more knowledge , than those that haven't.
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    my first centre fire was an old mauser 98 with a light fibre glass stock in 3006.this was back in the day before suppressors and the best thing was i thought all guns booted like my old bitch!
    I eventually rebarelled it to a 308 and it was way more pleasent.
    The reality is it is a good chambering but just not in fashion this decade. At least when you go to the range you can hold your head high that its a 30 cal in along action and not one of those other pussy whipped chamberings!
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    Mine is a Howa 1500 fluted with a boyds stock. was initially using norma 180gr soft points to get some brass and have been running 150gr Woodleigh protected points pushed with 61 grs 2209. It does the job, 98% of the deer I shoot are fallow , I'm considering using a softer 150 gr projectile once I run out of the woodies, I think they are a little too hard for small deer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jakewire View Post
    Who has one, who doesn't, and why not.
    I have a couple of the buggers at home, both BSA's A Majestic and a Monarch. The Majestic has 24" Barrel and the Monarch has been cut to 18 and 3/4" and is my go to Bush Pig. Shoots like it should at minus MOA and kills shit dead, recoils like a Mans rifle rather than a Latte caliber. The Majestic also shoots MOA and kills shit dead and recoils harder than the Monarch, Majestic stocks are really fucked so I always put a Boyds on any I have. A very versatile caliber and I wouldn't be afraid to walk across Africa with one. I have shot Wapiti, Red Deer, Sambar, Black Bear, Northern territory Buffalo, pigs and crocodile with a 30.06. If you want something hard to kill and is extremely dangerous have a crack at NT Buffalo..those fuckers are legendary for being tough and nasty. I have shot Rabbits, and those smelly little Prairie Dogs with one and turned a couple of Coyotes into dog shit with one as well. Shot a shit load of Goats around Cromwell using 130gr Pills to great effect, very spectacular kills on Goats with these pills.I now use my Monarch for Red Deer using 150gr Interlocks and RE 19 at around 2700fps for one shot kills out to 200 yards, if boredom sets in then it is used for Hares, Possums, stinky evil Stoats and Ferrets. Shot cats on Stewart Island with a 30.06 Majestic for the Govt. years ago...some said it was overkill but the fuckers were as dead as they can get so.........

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    Well. I cannot see no reason, based on the replies, why everybody just dosen' t have a 30 06 .
    Tikka make one don't they?
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    Most folks I know with a 30-06 decide that it is too long and shorten it, then they adjust the load, then figure they should have bought a 308 in the first place. I don't have one, would consider it, ... or a 280.
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    I have a 30-06. It kicks like a mule but it only takes one shot to do the business.
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    My father has used one for the last 20 odd years.
    A BRNO with set trigger and an old steel tube 4x.
    It shoots really well with factory ammo and has accounted for many many deer and pigs.
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    We have a second hand 30 06 Bruno on our rack in the shop nice rifle.the only guys that show any intrest which is little are usually my older deertstalker mates.its just an observation,as soon as some dude writes and article in a mainstream hunting magazine about 30 06 they Will sell again.

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