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Old 09-09-2009, 05:48 PM
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How many different weapons have you used to take deer or other game.

I have killed deer with a 270, a 30-06, a 243, a 30-30, a black powder rifle with patch & round ball, and bow & arrow.

I've killed hogs with a 44 mag pistol, 243, 30-30, and black powder rifle.

My favorite is black powder although I'd like some day to kill a bear with my bow.

Turkeys with shotgun.

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Old 09-09-2009, 06:21 PM
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I have killed deer with
.44mag
.30-30
.30-06
.243
Bow

Small game with
12ga
20 ga
.410
.22
air rifle

-Jake
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Old 09-09-2009, 06:27 PM
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My most recent gun kills have been with my Savage smokeless .50cal and 250gr shockwaves ,that thing is a slayer! Ive also used rifles in 3006,308,7mag,44magand various 12ga shotguns and slugs. Ill be using my 7-08 this year.

All my bows have been Mathews/Missions, and Ive used muzzys,montec,and sonic broadheads.
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Old 09-09-2009, 07:02 PM
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Deer...
Recurve bow
Compound bow
.22 rifle
.22-250 rifle
.243 rifle
.270 rifle
.30-06 rifle
7mm-08 rifle
.40 caliber flintlock and prb
.45 caliber flintlock and prb
.54 caliber flintlock and prb
.357 Ruger Blackhawk
12gauge shotguns with slugs and buckshot
.50 caliber Knight inline

Small game...
Pellet gun
.22 rifle
.410 shotgun
4 different 12 gauge shotguns
Ruger Mark II .22 pistol

Turkey...
.45 caliber flintlock and prb
12 gauge shotgun
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Old 09-09-2009, 11:59 PM
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Deer,
-30-30
-12ga.
-30-06
-.300win mag
-compound bow
-sidelock muzzleloader
-inline muzzleloader

Hogs,
-.300 win mag
-knife

Antelope,
-.300 win mag
-recurve bow

elk,
-.300 win mag

small game,
-12, 20, .410 gauges
-.22 rifle and handguns
-air rifles
-compound bow

And it's all been fun! The .300 used to be my favorite, but I'm getting to like my muzzleloaders more and more as the years pass.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:07 AM
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Deer
30-30
270

Birds
20ga
12ga
22

Small Game
20ga
12ga
22

Armidillos
22
20ga
12ga
30-30 (my favorite tail goes one way head goes another)
car
stick
Chased off a 50 foot cliff (that was cool but nearly went with it)
shovel
dog
there's more but I can't remember right now.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:36 AM
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Deer
243
257 Roberts
7mm-08
7x57
270
280
30-06
308
30-30
300 Win Mag
338-06
50 Cal MZ
54 Cal MZ
Bow

Bear
308
30-06
338-06

Small game, Birds, Varmits
22LR
22Mag
223
12ga
20ga
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:46 AM
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Deer:
30-06
30-30
ak-47
223
243
bolt gun

hogs:
30-06
30-30
ak-47
sks
ar-15
.22
12ga
knife

birds:
12ga
16ga
20ga
410
bow

small game:
.22
12ga
ak-47
sks
ar-15
bow
benjamin sheridan pellet gun
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Old 09-10-2009, 07:55 AM
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I have often wondered how a hog is taken with a knife. Can you explain?

Thanks,

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Old 09-10-2009, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by spudrow View Post
I have often wondered how a hog is taken with a knife. Can you explain?

Thanks,

Spudrow from Mo
You have catch dogs, like pit bulls, holding onto the hog. You have to get to them quick, otherwise the dogs can get hurt. Once you get there, you place the knife behind the shoulder and give it a push. Some people will go through the trouble of flipping the hog or holding the back legs up, but I've never found that necessary. Keep pushing until you hit the heart. It's all pretty quick, just stay away from the sharp end of the hog .
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