You asked: What is the most common hunting caliber?

Is a 30/30 A high powered rifle?

30 Cal diameter combined with 2600-3000 fps is high powered. This includes all Magnum center fire rifle calibers like 300 win mag, 338 Lapua, 416 Rigby, .

RE: Smallest Caliber For Deer Hunting

. 223 is the smallest I would go. I personally have never shot a deer with one, but my buddy shot one for years.

Why do Snipers prefer bolt action?

Sniper rifles are generally bolt-action rifles. … Though they are more difficult to operate and have a much slower rate of fire, bolt-action rifles are preferred because they have fewer moving parts than automatics.

Do Snipers use 6.5 Creedmoor?

Select shooters in the military are going to switch from 7.62 NATO to 6.5mm Creedmoor for precision shooting. Special operations snipers will evaluate 6.5mm platforms to determine how much better the cartridge could perform in the field.

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