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Help buying my first Weatherby

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Re: Help buying my first Weatherby
« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2018, 08:01:33 PM »
I killed three deer with my 6.5-300 last year using the 127 grain Barnes. Most accurate load I have found that works in mine. Tried a few handloads with the 140 grain Accubond and 129 grain SST and tried the 140 grain Aframe. Recoil isnít bad either.
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Re: Help buying my first Weatherby
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2018, 08:55:48 PM »
I think Iím leaning heavily towards the 6.5-300. So now that I have that mostly settled, am I going to. Price much difference between the vanguard models? The First Lite model looks cool and all, but am I going to missing anything functionality wise by going that route?
You will lose nothing with the basic Vanguard. My opinion is going with the least expensive synthetic Vanguard. If you donít reload, spend the savings on ammo with the grain weight you want and most accurate for the rifle. Then I would practice,
practice, practice.....getting comfortable with the rifle and shooting a great deal at all yardage anticipated will give you confidence.
That is more important than aesthetically pleasing. In my opinion.
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Re: Help buying my first Weatherby
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2018, 10:16:27 AM »
I don't see any reason to get a 6.5-300wby to replace a 300wsm and 300wby..?

for antelope to elk.

compare the 6.5 with 140gr vs the 300wby with 150gr....