Lightweight deer gun

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  1. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

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    joncutt what kind of ground are you going to have hunting on? Lease GP land- Forested- Farm? This may play a big key in your choice
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    I have hunted and taken down deer with smaller rifles(223,243,44-40) within a 100 yards, this year went up to my stand at end of the day with my 270 thought i had perfect kill shoot rite to lungs after the deer layed for a few min i crawled down and just as i hit the ground this deer jumped rite up jumped a brush pile and out of sight.... so the way i think if you hunt with a smaller gun and hit a deer and it drops you must have hit something in the rite spot.unlike larger rifles that just by making a hit might knock it off its feet.. idk just what i have been thinking about since that happened to me might be wrong..but a 243 is a good deer rifle up to 100-150 yards i don't try anything longer when i have used mine..

    the other day my girlfriend used my old 32 rem , that a couple guys helped me out on with reloading info on the forum here :thumbsup..... and she loves that gun
  3. joncutt87

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    Speaking of .32 remington, I need to make few rounds for my model 14
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    I hunt on a farm
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    Longest responsible shot would be 150 yards
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    I think a .243 would be best thats what I started my kids on. But it wasnt long till they went to a 30-30.
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    All most all of the lever guns will do the trick at 150 yards, but that's about it! I have an aquaintance in LA, who hunts right on the border between LA, and TX. His wife fills her tags every year, and she uses a 9mm carbine. All shots are up close, as she only hunts thickets.
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    To me, that is moving backwards, not moving on.:D
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    More for getting ashley into centerfire
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    Hmmm I thought that they were a site supporter
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    I love my Browning A-Bolt in 7mm-08.

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    Lost me on this one Jon..... who's a site supporter and did ya just post this one in the wrong forum?
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    Arms-list, I still haven't found anything that ashley likes. I figured the model 1 would appeal to her. By the way I haven't forgotten about the leather woven sling. Im still looking around for some decent stuff.
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    Maybe it wouldn't post the link because it was the actual ad
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