If I were hunting those 50lb Alabama do... uh.. deer from under 100 yards, I'd probably be using a 5.5lb Kimber 84M Montana chambered in .223Rem
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.