The most under-rated centerfire cartridge......???

Discussion in 'Small Stuff--22s, 20s, and 17s' started by M14AMU, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. savagedasher

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    No I do not. Could be John miller was there I will call him. Larry
     
  2. 357Mag

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    Beside vote #5 for .250 Savage, I'll add...

    .35 Remington

    Here's a 5-shot 100yd group pic, showing 2 wide shots the result of my misreading the windflag. Acck.
    Otherwise..... a 3-shot sub-group into < .250" @ 100yd.
     

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  3. 357Mag

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    Ooops !

    Forgot to mention... the 5-shot 100yd group shown above was shot w/ my CT-made Marlin M-336 XLR .35 Rem .

    Rem 150 PSPs.....over PUFFLON filler..... over small tissue wad..... over 18.7gr IMR4756, and Rem 7/12 primers. Remington brand .35 Rem brass.



    With regards,
    357Mag
     
  4. CJ6

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    The 284 Winchester....Because until recently it was the Red-headed stepchild of S/A Lever and Semi-auto Winchester rifles. But NOW everyone wants one or a version of one.
     
  5. tjtjwdad

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    30.06 underrated??? Maybe under appreciated for what its capable of; varmints to dangerous game.

    I know the OP asked for the "one", so of the cartridges I'm familiar with I'd put a chime in for the 6mm Remington. IMO, it will do anything a 243 will and then some more. Although I don't have either one, I've never heard a bad word about the 7x57 or 7mm-08.

    Regarding the 35 Remington, I had one of those once [Marlin 336] and I hate that I got rid of it. It doesn't have a lot of range but it was very accurate and effective in the heavy brush.

    WRT to the 280 Remington and 284 Winchester, other than the 6.5x284 in the target world I'm just not that familiar with either of them.

    The 20 Vartarg; 204 Ruger ballistics on a 1/3 less powder and the barrel doesn't heat up in a hot rat patch [unlike the 204, 223, 22-250 etc which by the way are all excellent cartridges] make it underrated in my book but, AFAIK only Cooper Arms out of Stevensville MT chamber it.
     
  6. hpshooter

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    The bride has two 250 Savages that have killed her last 5 deer with one shot each and she also has 3 .222's that have stopped many groundhogs in their tracks out to 300 yds.

    Those two calibers are definitely not under rated in this household!

    TWH
     
  7. TheOtherZilla

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    270 Win.. Always starts a lively debate..
     
  8. ballpowder

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    I used to under appreciate the PPC's big time. I didn't see the need to bother when the BR could do it. Now that I've put in my time and money, the 6PPC and 22 WALDOG walk all over the BR cases for pure accuracy under 300 yards.

    If they didn't have an unprofitable rim diameter then I believe the results would be different.

    Tim
     
  9. furmaster

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    If my safe was robbed today the first one I would replaces my 204. My 22-250, and 223 havent seen much daylight since i got my 204. I didn't mean to reply to post above just my 2 cents. Big fingers small phone
     

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