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    Favorite elk weapon

    What is your favorite weapon for elk? I use a 35 year old Weatherby Vanguard in 7mm Rem. Mag.(what else) I get 1 1/4 groups at 200 yds. with a Nosler 160 gr. AB, powered by 58.8 grs. of IMR 4350 and a Rem 9 1/2 M primer. Drops them in their tracks!!

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    .50 cal muzzleloader and/or .300 win mag If you made me choose 1 season for the rest of my life, I would go with the smoke pole.

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    I also use a 7mm mag. 165 gr Winchester Accu Bond. I always have a back up gun and it's a 338 Ultra mag. 186 gr Barnes.
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    Custom Remington 700 30 Hart with 200 grain Accubonds at 3075 fps, 1/2 inch groups at 200 yards or my custom Remington Model 7, 7mm SAUM with 175 grain Partitions at 2846 fps, same 1/2 inches at 200 yards. Both guns shoot in the low .2s at 100 yards. These are the only big game rifles I own.

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    Any well tuned bow- Mine is a PSE X-Force. I love all elk hunting but archery for elk is just plain awesome.

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    Love gun hunting but X2 on this.
    Quote Originally Posted by Hilltop View Post
    Any well tuned bow- Mine is a PSE X-Force. I love all elk hunting but archery for elk is just plain awesome.

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    A custom .300 Wby topped with a 4 x 14 Leupold VXIII with a custom ballistic turret for my handloads. Less than moa out to 500 yds. TC Pro hunter m/l .50 cal too.
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    300 rum 700cdl topped with vx-1 4-12x40 leupold shooting 180gr Remington swift power level 3.

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    Kill my 1st Elk with Browning A-Bolt 30-06 , My favorite however is the Browning A-Bolt in 300. win. mag with a 2 x10 Leupold !

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    Geez, you guys and the big boomers, LOL! Give me a bow during the rut any day or my good old 06s if I go during a rifle season.

 

 

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