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post #21 of 41 (permalink) Old 06-25-2009, 06:21 PM
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HM, I seen him post the same thing on another forum, yesterday. Well yesterday is when I seen it, he actually posted it the same time he did this one. It was odd, now knowing it, I seen the first post asking about a youth rifle and then his second post had the link down below it. Nobody there knew any difference. Glad to see buck fever is on his toes. Nice work.

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post #22 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-14-2009, 02:34 PM
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6.5x55 Swede! Easy on the shoulder and can take just about any large game in the lower 48 with the proper ammunition.

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post #23 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-24-2009, 11:43 PM
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being a mod is no fun. iv been one on another site. it takes alot more dedication than most think, and it is a thankless job, so thanks.

as for his question im suprized no one mentioned the .223 not alot of kick and one fast round, that can easaly drop a deer.
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post #24 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 08:05 AM
 
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I'm not surprised and I agree the .223 is a great caliber but the problem with the .223 is it has too big of a reputation in the military/tactical weapons divisions.
There's absolutley nothing wrong with the .223 Except, As soon as PETA or some other (hunter hate group) lashes onto the fact that a hunter is using a weapon that was designed for military/tactical use they absolutely lose their minds trying to make an issue out of it, so I think you'll find most hunters avoid using or boast about using the .223 caliber for hunting and that's probably why.

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post #25 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 08:28 AM
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oh ok. when my son gets old enuff to hunt, if someone asks me what cal. he is using i'll just to avoid a with the ainti hunters.
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post #26 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 12:34 PM
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can you recommend a hunting gun

I would not recommend a .223 for deer hunting I've seen to many animals shot and never recovered with rounds like it the bear min. caliber I would say is a .243, 6mm, .257, you just need more bullet weight and energy than a .223, or .222 can deliver. Leave the smaller calibers for the varmints please I will be happier an so will the deer that don't get recovered.
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post #27 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 01:33 PM
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I was toying with taking an AR-15 hunting last season, simply because I was really familiar with my ar and it was an extremely good weapon and of course it will kill a deer, but it gives very very little margin for error, so i decided to go with my other option (7.63x54r) which gave me a ton more margin.
Theres no real argument for the .223 no being able to kill a deer, hell a .22LR is CAPABLE of it, but the chance is so bad about getting the shot right it makes its use unethical. On the .22 LR i mean.

And I always crack up when people refer to my ar-15 as an assault weapon or "built for combat". I have yet to see a semi-only M-16 or M-4 in the Army, but hey i havent been in very long at all, maybe im just weird. lol

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post #28 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 03:04 PM
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I look at it this way. the sniper uses a what, bolt chambered in 338 lapua or a 7.62. the normal gi uses a m16 type. why? rounds down range. i feel the hunter is a sniper one shot one kill. why not use the tool made for such a purpose. not that you can't kill a deer with the ar's in 223 but why?
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That .338 Lapua MAG is a mean round. Massive range on that sucker. Cant wait to get one.

Zero bullet drop at 600 yards = awesome.

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post #30 of 41 (permalink) Old 07-25-2009, 04:29 PM
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, I don't think ther

, I don't think there's anything wrong with our pucsahre plan. I have several friends who have various DPMS products and none have had any problems besides a tendency toward terrible, gritty and heavy triggers.Looked it up I'm cancer moon, pisces sun, virgo rising .

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