:grin: wife said yes to a barrel for my birthday(come on june). will probley go with a good used barrel from ed's. o.k. , what cal. to get? right i have 2 barrels(oh yeah,contender) a 7x30 and a .223, love them both. boyh 14" bulls. i also have 2 blackhawks .41mag. and .45colt. i'm looking toonly deer hunt with this new barre. so what gap do i fill? 35rem-375win-357max.-45-70-----or . thanks for you all's input.