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Old 05-29-2006, 02:58 PM
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If i do a hog hunt i am going to use my bow but my dad might use my 7 mm Rem Mag w/ 140 ballistic silver tips, do you think this is to much for a hog or no?
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:05 PM
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If i do a hog hunt i am going to use my bow but my dad might use my 7 mm Rem Mag w/ 140 ballistic silver tips, do you think this is to much for a hog or no?
MS, if that is all he has, go for it. It will surely put it down in it's tracks!
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Old 05-29-2006, 04:14 PM
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How can you over kill something?? Maybe a grenade or 105 howitzer... but MM Rem. Mag like Rebel said, it will stop it in it's tracks. Go for it!
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:05 PM
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I know plenty of people who use 7mm rem on pigs and foxes for that matter.
Go for it.
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:01 PM
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A 7MM is fine for hogs. I use a .450 Marlin for them.
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:28 PM
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No, that is a fine round for the task.
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Old 05-31-2006, 11:44 PM
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I sell a DVD that shows normal size hog taking "4" 470 nitro express rounds and is still draggin it's legs across the road. I would have to agree, you can't overkill something. That 7mm mag will do the trick fine. We've used the 7mm -08 and flipped'em. Shot placement!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-18-2006, 04:27 PM
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I'd say a MGL-140loaded with40mmHE rounds would be just about right.

There is no such thing as overkill when shootin' hogs.
And nothing as mean and scary as a wounded one with it's eyes on you.

Seriously, the 7mm is fine. Although I prefer my 45-70 Marlin.


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Old 06-22-2006, 01:24 PM
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Perfect!!!
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Old 06-22-2006, 02:23 PM
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The 7mm Remington magnum is a fine choice for hog hunting. The main thing that you want to remember for hog hunting is that you want a fairly heavy bullet (at least 130 grains) of tough construction driven to at least 2200 fps. The 7mm magnum meets all of these requirements. My absolute minimum caliber recommendation would be the .270 Winchester. I know that plenty of people have killed hogs with .243 rifles and smaller projectiles, but I like the feeling that I get knowing that my bullet will hold up and penetrate into the vitals if it has to pass through a tough shoulder or quartering shot.
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