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Old 01-14-2003, 01:54 PM
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257 Roberts shooting 100gr Sierra Gameking BT handloads

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308 Winchester shooting 150gr Remington Corelokt PSP handloads

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Mathews FX 29"-70# shooting 28" Beman ICS 340 w/ 100gr Thunderhead

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Handmade .50 Caliber Flintlock shooting 90gr of FFg behind a XTP 240gr Hornady Sabot

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22 WInchester Magnum shooting Winchester 34gr JHP or Remington 40gr PSP

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35 Remington shooting Remington Corlokt 150gr PSP

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30-30 WInchester shooting 150gr Remington Corelokt JRN handloads

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Colt Python 6" .357 Magnum shooting 158gr JHP handloads

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Old 01-15-2003, 06:10 PM
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Savage 110 30-06 150 gr. Sierra SpSP

Ruger 7-mag 140 gr. Sierra BtSP
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Old 01-17-2003, 03:47 AM
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I use my .54 caliber Early Lancaster flintlock custom rifle I built in 1994. I've been using it ever since. Befor that is was the same caliber in an early fullstock custom built Hawken. I use a .530 roundball in a .015 cotton patch on top of 75 gr of FFg Goex black powder. That has been the same for both rifles. It just worked out that way when I worked up the loads. I've been using a flintlock since 1987. That's when using my Winchester 30.06, with my reloads, was no longer a challenge. Just my preference. To each his own.

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Old 01-17-2003, 11:31 AM
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Ah, let's see, M98 mauser 30-06, Winchester m94 .307, Swedish mauser 6.5x55, 257 roberts, Remington 870 12 ga slug barrel. Bullet selection us either hornady or sierra for hunting.
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Old 01-25-2003, 07:57 PM
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Well, I have a bunch to choose from but my 30.06 Remington is always in the front line up in my vault. It sees more action than all other calibers I own. I guess it really depends on where I hunt.
Sometimes I hunt farm land with open fields and use the 270 or 7mm mag. Ive even used my 300 WBY mag in such places, but lately the Magnums seem to get heavier each year and I opt for the .06 again.
All of today's popular centerfire cartridges will drop game with a well placed shot ( the main objective of any consientious hunter).

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Old 01-28-2003, 02:04 PM
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Rem 700ss in 25-06 cal. 120 gr. hornady
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Old 02-04-2003, 12:28 AM
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Rifle:
Browning A-Bolt Hunter 7-08 w/Rem.Cor-lokt 140gr
Remington M700 25-06 w/Rem.Cor-lokt 120gr
Archery:
Various recurves and longbows.525gr cedar arrows tipped w/Zickey
Eskimo 2-blade 125gr
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T/C Pa hunter Carbine .50c w/patched roundball over 90gr 3f
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Old 02-04-2003, 05:07 PM
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Deer- Remington 700 bdl ss/150gr nosler ballistic tip. Or savage 210 bolt action/ winchester partition gold 3&quot; mag. Or moutaineer ultra cam mag/ 27&quot; easton xx75/ 100gr rocket steelhead. These are my weapons of choice when seriously after meat. Have several others that I use occaisionally for nostalgic reasons, and some just for something different.
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Old 02-04-2003, 07:41 PM
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I use a savage 99a in 250-3000 most of the time..I shoot winchester 100gr silvertips factory loads.I also use a savage 99 DL in 284 winchester. I handload hornady 139 gr sp for the 284.
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