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Opinions on pump 30/06 ?

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The pumps are great easy to stay on target for quick follow up shots I had a remington 7600 in 30-06 worked flawlessly it wouldnt hesitate to get another 1:s0155::s0155::s0155:
 
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Nothing wrong with a pump for hunting... I prefer a bolt gun for accuracy at the range but a pump will do the job on a deer or elk just the same plus has the quicker action but costs less than an auto.
 
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I've got my Dad's old 760 pump '06. Took it deer hunting for the first time with it. While I will still hunt with it in the coming years I learned a valuable lesson with it. I found a V-rest in a tree where I laid the gun in for a steady rest. I took my first shots at the deer and had to get out of the rest every time to load another round; yes it took me three shots. Anyhow, I discovered that I would rather have a bolt gun while in a rest or on a bipod.
 
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I had a remington 760 pump in .308 years ago.
It was a good rifle. But If you plan to reload your own ammo a bolt is preferable.
Also in a pump you might want to avoid the light magnum type loads , not for safty reasons so much as the case might expand and cause your pump to stick. The remington pumps are often very acurate. But in general a bolt will be more so.

...tj3006
 
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Had an early 60s Remington pump, but not for long. Recall zeroing it
in, was painfull due to the stock configuration. At that time two
were available, rifle and carbine. I had the shorter barreled one.
Accuracy was OK for hunting, but bolt is so much better that I
never went back. Nothing wrong with them, as they have been
made a long time. Just not user friendly for me, and can't see an
advantage unless you like them, and are a great buy, I perfer a bolt.
 
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3 thoughts on the pump -

If you buy the Remington 760/7600 and have an 870 the operation are similar.

If you load make sure your sizing is right... or safely chamber check your rounds prior o going to the field.

Take time in the zero process. Lots of them have light barrels and tend to string if they get hot. In my experience.
 

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