Anyone small game hunt with a Ruger Hunter III?

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by pzlehr, Aug 14, 2011.

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  1. pzlehr

    pzlehr New Member

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    Sep 20, 2008
    Pretty much same as subject line. I have a Hunter MkIII and it's pretty good. I have a cheap 20yr old handgun scope on it...Simmons. Anyway I used to have a Ruger MkII Gov't model. What a tack driver with the same scope. I sold it sad to say....one of those guns you wish you never got rid of. I was wondering what kind of accuracy others got with the Hunter and if they hunjted with one. I have a Henry Golden Boy and I hate to drill and tap into the brass frame, although I will if I have to...so I have been wondering about using the Hunter for actually hunting! It just does not seem to get the groups other .22's I have do.
     
  2. retired grunt

    retired grunt New Member

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    Mar 30, 2009
    Northern NY
    My hunter shoots very well using the factory sights I do wish they were v notch and bead as the fiber front sight is too large for my liking
     

  3. langenc

    langenc Active Member

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    Oct 23, 2009
    Montmorency Co, MI
    The gun is good for hunting. Will shoot better than 99% of shooters.
     
  4. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Can't speak for the Rugers, I don't own one anymore. But I do have an old Colt Woodsman Match Target that I do use for squirrel hunting. While I don't kill a lot of squirrels with the pistol, I do have a lot of fun!
     
  5. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    I havent hunted with one, but, as far as accuracy....the one Ive been shooting with on a regular basis is spot on!
     
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