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Old 12-28-2010, 01:56 PM
MrFox MrFox is offline
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Default If Hawken which caliber it be?

If Hawken which caliber it be? .50 or .54? I'm mostly after deer, but wouldn't want to rule out possibility of a Western hunt (or who knows if I ain't relocating later in my life).

In .50 I am attracted to lighter bullet weight (and flatter trajectory?), supposedly lighter weight of a gun in a field, as well as .50 requiring less powder and being more economical solution for practicing. I believe that .50 with a maxibullet is both legal and efficient for Colorado Elk hunt.

On another hand, I've read .54 with a round ball is deadly to anything moving from a squirrel to Mr.Grizzly...
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