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What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

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View Poll Results: A poll
.243 Winchester
6.77%
.25-06 Remington
3.13%
.257 Roberts
0.52%
.270 Winchester
17.19%
7mm-08
8.33%
6.5x55 Swedish Mauser
1.56%
30-30 Winchester
10.42%
30-06 Springfield
22.40%
.308 Winchester
5.21%
Other
24.48%
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What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

Old 10-18-2006, 09:07 AM
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Default What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

What caliber do you guys use for your whitetail deer hunting?
This is only applicapable to rifles, not shotguns or muzzleloaders.
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:16 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

For the last 8years I have been using hunting grade 6.5mmSwede, but used .270 for over 20yrs.
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:17 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

If your caliber isn't listed, I would appreciate it if you could post a reply and say what caliber you do use.

Ok, so we have also a vote for .270, Reb?
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:19 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

Why no 7mm Rem MAG or 300 Win MAG?
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:20 AM
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Not enough room. Sorry.
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:22 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

I use a 30-06 in savage model 111, but have used several others in the past.
30-30 Win Model 94
300 savage Model 99
308 Win Model 100

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Old 10-18-2006, 09:24 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

Apparently HNI only allows one vote in order that people don't try to put a ton of votes for one option, but it stinks for this kind ofa poll.

You said Win. Model 94. That was the gun my dad shot his first buck with.
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:28 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

i have several rifles that i use.i really dont know until i get up that mornining and i open up the safe.ii use a 30-06,30-30, or my marlin 44 mag.
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Old 10-18-2006, 09:40 AM
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Default RE: What rifle caliber do you use for your whitetail hunting?

Where I hunt now, in the Texas Hill Country, the deer are kinda small, so I use my .243. If I ever get a chance to hunt in South Texas, where the deer get quite a bit larger, I'll use my .30-06. For this poll, I voted .243 because that's what I'm currently using.
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Old 10-18-2006, 10:57 AM
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6.5x55 Swede
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