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Will a .243 "drop" a deer quickly?

Old 09-27-2008, 10:21 PM
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Default RE: Will a .243 "drop" a deer quickly?

well i think almost everyone agrees that its a good deer rifle..and its not a women's gun or youth gun reguardless of what other people have said..everyone gets comfortable with their own caliber
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:21 PM
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no complaints here!
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:36 PM
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Default RE: Will a .243 "drop" a deer quickly?

Yes if you hit them in the proper place.
I've only killed around 17 with mine and a few have dropped, but none ran more than 30-35 yds. If you hit them wewll, even a short track job should be no issue
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