I do not want to reignite calibre debates and i have already followed several posts on here and learned a lot from the SD posse.
My specific issue is this; for several years i have been very happy with my sako 75 in .243.
When i got it i envisaged it was all the gun i would ever need for my local woodland fallow, and it has proved up to the job.
However i now have the opportunity of some ground with boar on......
I cannot afford to have 2 rifles sitting around long term and the masterplan would be to get the variation, buy my new set up
and finally recoup some dosh on the 75. So this next one really has to be jack of all trades.
Now the biggie - what calibre (s) to seriously consider ? all i would say is that i like a mild recoil and the newbie will also be moderated.
I am not as young as i used to be but still walk a fair bit during a day in the woods ( when not in a seat!) so lightness is a bonus.
Throw it open to the floor, all comments gratefully received....
Should have also said i dont reload so that variety of readily available factory loads are also preferred.