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Old 01-31-2010, 04:47 PM
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I'd say all you need now besides that .243 is a gutting knife and drag rope.
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Old 01-31-2010, 06:09 PM
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This has been asked 3,456,196 times!(i been countin)Ask the 7 deer ive killed wida 243,they cant answer!LMAO!!
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Old 02-02-2010, 12:46 PM
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243 using a 85 Grain BTHP is wicked on deer.. Also try the 85 Grain Barnes Triple X.. Larger body deer I might move up to the 100 grain bullet.
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:45 AM
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i have a savage 243 with a bsa scope i use if for all big game its a really sick gun its taken down big elk and over a dozen 150 lb boar
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by MossyOakAPRIL View Post
i have a savage 243 with a bsa scope i use if for all big game its a really sick gun its taken down big elk and over a dozen 150 lb boar
.243 for elk? Really?
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Old 02-09-2010, 02:32 PM
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Hit them where they breeth or pump blood and a .243 works as well as anything else.
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Old 02-09-2010, 07:32 PM
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.243 for elk? Really?
Yep. Though I wouldn't recommend the use of one on elk nor would I use one myself on elk a retired coworker of mine claims to have used a .243 with an 85 grain BTHP to take 16 elk over the years. Some pretty dang good bulls to from the pics he has shown me.
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Old 02-10-2010, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Camosteel View Post
.243 for elk? Really?

Even a .22 mag will kill an elk..............If it is placed in its ear or forehead!
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Old 02-10-2010, 02:25 PM
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I've killed bison and water buffalo with a 22 mag, plus more'n 500 beef and countless pigs its all about shot placement
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Old 02-10-2010, 02:56 PM
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Isnt wind a huge factor with that light bullet? I cant imagine shooting a 1000 yds with a 105
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