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Old 10-19-2011, 09:30 AM
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Default Short barrel Ruger

When I retired 6 years ago the kids bought me a rifle.I had a credit at cabelas.I was thinking of my grandsons when I bought a Ruger M77 MarkII with a Stainless barrel and laminated stock.It has an 18 1/2 inch barrel in .243 caliber.One of my hunting buddies said "You're going to lose too much velocity with that short barrel".I've killed two doe with it .Both were less than 100 yards away.One was 140 pounds.I love the little gun,especially in the thick stuff.How much speed am I actually losing compared to a 22 inch barrel?
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