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.22 for whitetail????

Old 01-23-2005, 06:35 PM
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could u use a marlin 7000 for whitetail hunting?
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Old 01-23-2005, 07:26 PM
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i would say no because it has barley no knockdown power and if u do hit it u will probably just wound it and wont find it and there goes a good deer. get somethin with knockdown power like a 12 gauge
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Old 01-23-2005, 07:36 PM
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It would not be legal in hardly any states that I know of.
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Old 01-23-2005, 07:36 PM
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BAD IDEA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Besides being not legal in any state that I know of .
A carterage with that little power is unethical .
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Old 01-23-2005, 07:54 PM
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Why would you want to use a .22???
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Old 01-23-2005, 08:12 PM
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Ding, Ding... here we go again.[8D]
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Old 01-23-2005, 08:17 PM
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can't understand why any legal hunter would want to use a 22. Almost all states that I have hunted in don't allow anything smaller than a 243.
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Old 01-23-2005, 08:28 PM
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Many states allow the 223 and up. a few states allow the 22 Magnum. Our state allows the 223 and 22-250 but not the Hornet and smaller. I know quite a few meat hunters who head shoot deer for the freezer with their 223 and 22-250 that they carry for coyotes.
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Old 01-23-2005, 08:43 PM
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After the I had post on this subject.
And the replies I will
Use at least a 30 cal or close to it.
A 22-250 may be ok but I just don't think I want to.
A 30 cal in 30-06 or
30-30 something close will be what I will be looking at.
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Old 01-23-2005, 09:50 PM
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a 22 is plenty big enough




























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Ding, Ding... here we go again.
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