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Old December 7, 2006, 01:05 PM   #26
Pappy John
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I use 180 gr Barnes X bullets in my 8X57 loads. Took a large doe several years ago with them. They definitely expand. Big exit wound.

I guess the Remingtons did alright for me. I was just surprised at the almost perfectly .308 dimensioned exit holes. More a factor of just not catching any bone along the way I suppose.
Badgers???? We don't need no steenking badgers!!!!
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Old December 8, 2006, 10:10 AM   #27
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awesome deer i would have that shoulder mounted & placed for everyone to see


now i am embarassed to post a picture of my deer from northern pa
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