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    calibre advice

    Looking at a new gun to push out to 1600yds for hunting and target shooting and would like some advice on calibre choice, I need accuracy and dependability (don't we all) and will be reloading my own ammo, would really appreciate some advice feedback and personal experience.

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    50 cal gets you even further!
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    Sounds like a job for the ol super fatty big bum gonzo go go gadget gonad wildcat
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    1600 is a bloody long way to be shooting at living things.
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    you pretty much need a 338 doing 3000fps imo or a 7mm going bloody fast which will mean not much barrel life

    @tui_man has a good chambering in the gun porn thread

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    284 win, or a 338
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    Quote Originally Posted by scoped View Post
    284 win, or a 338
    You have dispatched game at 1600 with a 284??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibo View Post
    You have dispatched game at 1600 with a 284??
    4pm there's plenty about!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PerazziSC3 View Post
    you pretty much need a 338 doing 3000fps imo or a 7mm going bloody fast which will mean not much barrel life

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    Imo you want more than a 338 at 1600.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BRADS View Post
    Imo you want more than a 338 at 1600.
    7mm-08 does all that and then some. Or you could use a 223 and a VX1 with CDS. Sorted
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy View Post
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