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.22 for whitetail????

Old 01-24-2005, 02:02 PM
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M.T.Hands, my apology, I thought you said it was okay but having re-read your post I realized I read it wrong. SLAP!!!SLAP!!! Bobby
no apology needed, i shouldn't play around like that, somebody might want to get hostile with me
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Old 01-24-2005, 03:45 PM
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Great post MT and to think you even caught one. Now thats hunting.
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Old 01-25-2005, 05:48 PM
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Ive harvested one sick looking doe with a 22, was squrrilly hunting and the deer got up fell and kept doing the same. I unloaded on it and killed it by the 3-4 shot. Then hauled it away. It was some kind of a nasty doe, idk i guess cwd got that one.
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Old 01-27-2005, 12:37 PM
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a .22 would just wound the deer
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Old 01-27-2005, 05:09 PM
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The caliber that has killed the most White-tails is the 30-30. Walmart carries an awesome Marlin lever action. I shot a deer this year.using mine.I missed the vital shot because of bad positioning and the deer still fell over Instantly. The gun cost about 274.00. I put a scope on too. The accuracy is unbelievable. Our range is only 50 yards and I'm getting a pattern of a nickel.

Best gun I've ever own,
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Old 01-27-2005, 10:52 PM
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could u use a marlin 7000 for whitetail hunting?

The answer is NO, NO, NO. Show the game you are hunting repect and use a caliber that will allow a clean and quick kill. Sure a .22 will kill a deer if your shot placement is perfect, and you maybe a expert marksmen, but deer move way to fast to take the chance of injuring the animal with less than a perfect shot.
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Old 01-28-2005, 07:32 AM
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you could bruise a deer pretty bad with a 22
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Old 01-28-2005, 08:41 AM
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ORIGINAL: johnch

BAD IDEA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Besides being not legal in any state that I know of .
A carterage with that little power is unethical .
its legal here in nc
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Old 01-31-2005, 09:05 AM
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do you have any other guns to use?
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