Durendil at Hunter Soloing: People have started asking me about a guide to soloing. As I never play BM, I will only be able to help you for the Marksmanship part.
Now, Marksmanship offers the best Hunter survival, good pet survival (though BM pets have lesser cooldowns on their abilities) and great versatility thanks to Readiness. The long rotation also allows you to use Misdirection and Mend Pet to avoid without losing too much DPS.
All-round talent build, made to solo a maximum of bosses.
This build features all Marksmanship talents except 3 (see below), the necessary Spirit Bond and the +15% stamina.
Other interesting talents:
Marksmanship: Concussive Barrage: Used in conjunction with Bombardment to kite multiple adds (example: Freya’s detonating lashers).
Resistance is Futile: Extremely low DPS gain (bosses hardly move), but still better than Bombardment in a no-multiple-adds fight.
Marked for Death: Nearly worthless
Beast Mastery: Improved Mend Pet: necessary for some bosses (Maexxna, Iron Council…). However, it forces you to lose 10% stamina.
SV: Pathing if you don’t have trouble surviving but have trouble beating the enrage timer.
For those who ask themselves the question, Spirit Bond is far more important than Hunter vs Wild.
See Hunter Soloing, from Classic to Cataclysm: Tips, Guides, Strategies, and Videos for a complete selection of guides to hunter soloing including hunter soloing builds as well as boss-specific strategies and videos for hunters.