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What Yall Use For Deer

Old 07-22-2006, 08:50 PM
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What cal./rifle do y'all use for deer. I use a Hawkens .50 cal muzzleloader with 100 grains of black powder. Ive always wanted to hunt deer with a 30-30 (one of my favorite rounds), but I do most of my hunting in RI and its illegal to hunt with center-fire rifles (go figure), but when I get my 7.7mm Jap up and shootin, I'll hopefully use it to hunt deer here in CT next year or somethin

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Old 07-22-2006, 08:55 PM
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Well I always get the job done in archery season but if I pick up a gun in rifle season rather than take my bow it is a Remington BDL .270
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Old 07-22-2006, 09:10 PM
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7mm08,280,308 depending on how i feel.lol
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Old 07-22-2006, 10:42 PM
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Browning A-Bolt,7mm/08
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Old 07-22-2006, 11:56 PM
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Remington M700 ADL .270
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Old 07-23-2006, 02:03 AM
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Mossberg 12 Gauge slugster.
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Old 07-23-2006, 06:03 AM
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30.06, .45/.50 ML, or H&R Heavy Barrel .20. Like an earlier post mentioned, usually bow is all that is needed.
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Old 07-23-2006, 06:27 AM
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I use everything except a rifle. I mainly bow hunt, but I use a slug gun quite a bit too. Looking at getting a TC Encore this year for the 12 ga, and .50 Cal capabilities.
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:34 AM
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7mm-08 that is it
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Old 07-23-2006, 07:59 AM
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6.5x55 Swedish or .35 Whelen (dad's gun), depending on the situation.

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