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View Poll Results: Have you taken game with an EBR?
Yes, I have. 10 38.46%
No, I have not, although I am a hunter. 12 46.15%
No, I have not, but I don't hunt. 2 7.69%
Your poll is pretty stupid. 2 7.69%
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Old July 12, 2004, 09:54 AM   #1
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How many of you have taken medium or large game with an EBR?

I'm defining EBR for purposes of this thread only as a "semi-auto, detachable-mag-fed, civilian version/copy of a rifle designed at some point for a country or countries' military unit or units" - examples are ARs, AKs, FALs, HK91, M1A, etc. If so, comment please.
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Old July 13, 2004, 12:44 AM   #2
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I have used an AK model for hunting pigs on and off for awihle now
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Old July 13, 2004, 02:04 AM   #3
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No, but I've killed a deer with a Springield M1903.

I've hunted deer with a No 4 Mk 1 SMLE, and elk with a No. 5 Jungle Carbine.

I've hunted coyotes with an old AR15, but never fired a shot.
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Old July 13, 2004, 07:46 AM   #4
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If an SKS counts,then yes,I have.One hog(150 lb.)and 1 whitetail doe.

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Old July 15, 2004, 07:45 PM   #5
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I have taken my M1A Hog and deer hunting. Iron sights, 5 round mag, Federal Classic 150 grain SP ammo. No luck yet with Whitetails, but it works well on hogs.
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Old September 3, 2004, 09:35 AM   #6
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Wolves with a Daewoo K2.
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Old September 7, 2004, 07:28 PM   #7
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200# boar hog with Colt AR15. Worked better than I expected, but it was a well placed shot through the shoulders.
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Old September 21, 2004, 05:12 PM   #8
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I've taken hogs and javalina with a 16" AR. I've had mixed results. You really need to choose your shot placement and ammunition carefully.
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Old September 21, 2004, 10:19 PM   #9
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ebr

The only thing I have shot with such a firearm would go under the heading of "The most dangerous game" Ya know, the kind that shoots back or first.
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Old September 27, 2004, 10:40 AM   #10
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Why yes, Yes I have. Last fall, a head shot on a small doe just so I could say I have and it could be done. A skilled hunter should be able to and most definitely could, use an EBR to hunt with.

edited to clear up point of statement

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