There will be 3 polls, each asking what you consider to be the best F-Open calibre. One will be for shorter ranges (up to say 600yd), one for longer ranges (600m and longer), and one for all round use. It won't be asking for the most economical, the best theoretical performance, the easiest to load for, the easiest to get components for, or even the best recent performances. Its more of an assessment of all aspects, and what you would recommend for an F-Open shooter on an average budget with a reasonable amount of time on their hands who wants to be competitive at Queens level. It does need to be a proven calibre in Australia, and needs to take into account the rules, particularly the current situation with ME limits.
We can have up to 10 calibres to choose from in each of the 3 categories, and there is no problem with a calibre being in more than one category. I've started the lists off with a few common calibres which are fairly obvious.
Short Ranges (up to 600yd)
- 223 Rem
Long Ranges (over 600yd)
- 7 RSAUM
Can I have some suggestions for more please?