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    Which one for Elk Remington 30/06 or Remington 7 mag both with Leupolds

    I have a Remington 30/06 I use for Deer and Antelope but I just got my Dad's Remington 7 mag. Any suggestions on which one to use for Elk?


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    Which ever one you shoot the best. Either one will do. The 7mag will extend the range a little but up to 300 yards they are quite equal.
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    What Jim said..I?ve killed bulls with both and the elk don?t know the difference

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    The one you shoot the best and like the best. Either are elk killer's for sure! You do need to periodically take your dad's rifle out once in a while though just because it was dads!
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    pretty much been said already.
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    I agree with the other posts. Either would work well. Take the one you like best

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    Ditto X 3.

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    7mm Remmy Mag. Because 7mm bullets rock! Love all the 7mm options available when I reload for my .280

    (Full disclosure: I have never killed an elk & I also own a 30-06!)

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    Either will work fine. I'd let it depend on what weight bullets each rifle shot best. If the 30-06 likes 150 grain bullets and the 7mm likes 175's I'd use the 30-06 for deer and the 7 mag for elk. If the 7 mag likes 140's and the 30-06 likes 180's I'd do the opposite. If both like 160 or 165's I'd just pick my favorite. Either way I'd take both and have a back-up rifle in case one has an issue.

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    X4 what others have which ever shoots the best. I have 2 7mm's and a xbolt 30.06 . I feel more comfortable shooting my 7mm. This year I'm going to shoot the 06 more in the off season.

 

 
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