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Old 05-18-2019, 12:06 PM
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Old 05-18-2019, 12:49 PM
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243 is a good caliber. Just practice alot and be sure of shot placement.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:24 PM
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In the last 5 years my son has taken 8 deer and his best friend 2 with the same .243, and I have taken several hogs with it. All with Core-lokt 100 grain ammo. The .243 is a great WT gun without question, even though I use a .270.
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Old 07-30-2019, 08:52 PM
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Wish I could find corelokts for 7.99 again like they did in 2006 when this thread started.

I'd buy a truck load of them.

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Old 08-07-2019, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Bocajnala View Post
Wish I could find corelokts for 7.99 again like they did in 2006 when this thread started.

I'd buy a truck load of them.

-Jake
Crazy to think they've gone up that much since I've started hunting. Only way you'll spend that much on them is to buy the bullets and handload them.
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Old 08-08-2019, 07:16 AM
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I really like the Federal Premiums with the Sierra game king in my 243. Holes touch at 100 yrds and the deer very rarely runs more than 30 yrds. I havn't shot further than 250 yrds though
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Old 08-23-2019, 01:50 AM
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First rifle I ever hunted deer with was an old Winchester model 100 in 243 handed down to me by my father. Killed a pile of deer with it. Good shot placement and a 100 grain cor-lock was always deadly for me back then. I doubt deer have become immune to the same combination. LOL!
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Old 09-03-2019, 09:36 AM
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Todd those Pine Hill briar goats don't count......................
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