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.223 or .243 for varmint gun?

Old 03-09-2004, 10:07 AM
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Thanks everyone for the feedback. I have prett much ruled out the .243 for now. So now I'm thinking of a 22-250. There is already a thread on this caliber, so I don't want to start a whole new discussion here. But as I understand it, the power and ballistics of the 22-250 are superior to the .223. The downsides are more expensive ammo, and wear on the barrel. Sincwe barrels for the handirifle are so inexpensive, I do not see a problem with that. Cost of ammo is about the only thing for me to consider.
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Oh man, did my computer go nuts!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 03-09-2004, 07:07 PM
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Oh man, did my computer go nuts!!!!!!!!!!!

lol I guess so there I have had that happen a few times.


As for the question, i would say .243 if i were to go after varmints.
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