It'll kick much harder than a .30-'06; it'll be more expensive to shoot; it'll burn out the barrel faster than you'll want to believe; and all in all it won't give you much more in accuracy or hunting results (at the 'real' distances that we should shoot at) than a .270 or a .280.
Why not shoot for less? Why not better-enjoy the more efficient, lighter kicking, yet still-deadly rounds that are more agreeable to your wallet and your shoulder?
Yea, you're right, but there's just something to be said about a rifle that just shoots flatter than a board. Plus, at the velocity that it's going, that bullet will (and has) hit a deer like a freight train. :biggun:
Is it necessary? No. Is it less expensive to shoot? No. Does it have less recoil than most hunting rifles? No.
BUT DOES IT STRIKE LIKE LIGHTNING? OOOOOHHHHH YEAAAAA! [/color]8) h: :yeah:
BTW, $499 for a NIB BDL in 7 Ultra Mag is a great deal! Just have a competent gunsmith do a trigger job for you with a trigger pull of about 3 to 3.5 poounds or whatever you feel most comfortable with.
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