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  1. The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    I have been working up a hunting hand load for my Marlin 336CS w/ a 20” micro-groove barrel. Every factor being tested has passed with flying colors until I ran the “penetration/deformation” test. Here’s what I have achieved: A 165 grain (.311) Cast boolit cartridge that achieves an average...
  2. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    What do you guys think about the value of this rifle? It's of course been modified for hunting. I would like to sell it, even though I think the historicity of it is pretty badass.
  3. Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Well after 32 years on this earth my Father finally took me out shooting. The old man has 5 shotguns and never took me out when I was younger! We went clay shooting and I immediately became addicted and needed to buy my own firearm. We then went quail hunting and it was a blast! I found a great...
  4. Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Trying to figure out what is better for duck hunting. Looking to findo out a few diffrent things for a comparison and contrast. Cold weather does one do better in cold than the other? Any one have any jamming problems or feeding problems? Any ejection problems? How is cleaning it? Any...
  5. The Hunting & Fishing Forum
    I do not want an all out brawl on here but I do want to here yalls opinions. I have personally taken many deer with a .223 with a 100% kill rate. Most using the 55gr AMAX. Have started testing some heavier bullets to suit my new rifle. I want to know where yall stand on hunting with .223s in a...
  6. The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    I was planning on using the 75 gr AMAX to hunt deer with, however to get them to fit into an ar magazine I was having to seat them so deep my die was slightly crushing the bullets, so that is no good. Found these hollow points that seem to be a nasty little bullet, my concern is that hornady...
  7. The Hunting & Fishing Forum
    I was planning on using the 75 gr AMAX to hunt deer with, however to get them to fit into an ar magazine I was having to seat them so deep my die was slightly crushing the bullets, so that is no good. Found these hollow points that seem to be a nasty little bullet, my concern is that hornady...
  8. The Ammo & Reloading Forum
    I am starting to reload and was wondering if these were suitable for deer. have used the 60 gr vmax for deer and just want a little more knock down now that i am reloading. and also my my rifle has a 1:7 twist so need a heavy bullet. any input is appreciated. thanks yall!
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